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Commercial landscaping examples validate our work

These case studies demonstrate the depth and breadth of EarthTech’s capabilities as an effective and skilled commercial landscaping company. Whether providing plans or working with a landscape architect, we bring a collaborative, proactive approach to every client relationship.

GOVERNMENT

Marion County Sheriff’s Office

3610 Aumsville Highway Salem, OR 97317

Scope of project
  • Installation of irrigation, landscape plan and stormwater system
  • Build landscape beds and lawn areas with imported organic compost/loam top soil
  • Install stormwater system using City of Salem required soils, plant materials, plus river rock swales and temporary irrigation
  • Flow control on site with check dams and erosion control with jute netting
Project challenges
  • Coordinating installation with many other trades
  • Ordering plant materials up to a year in advance
Architect:
Carlson/Viet
Landscape Architect:
Charles Mangum
General Contractor:
Emerick Construction
Excavation:
K &E Excavation
Project size:
74,984 square feet
Stormwater system:
18,200 square feet

COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT: RETAIL & OFFICE SPACE

The Pointe at Glen Creek 

555 9th Street NW, Salem, Oregon 97304

Scope of project
  • Complete installation of irrigation, landscape design and stormwater system
  • Ongoing maintenance of landscape
  • Import organic compost/loam top soil for all landscape beds and lawn areas
  • Stormwater system included certified soils as required by the City of Salem, all plant materials, river rock swales and temporary irrigation
  • Flow control on site with check dams and erosion control with jute netting
Project challenge
  • Conducting traffic control at 4:30 am on Wallace Road to coordinate placing new topsoil
Architect:
CB | Two Architects
Landscape Architect:
AKS Engineering and Forestry
General Contractor:
Deacon Construction
Excavation:
Valley Pacific Construction
Project size:
35,745 square feet
Stormwater system:
6,200 square feet

“This was a challenging job with a lot of obstacles and changes that we needed to overcome. They always had a great attitude and willingness to do what it took to get the job done. Thank you again and look forward to working with the team at EarthTech Solutions again in the future.”

Ed Hutchinson, Superintendent, Deacon Construction, LLC

COMMERCIAL EXPANSION

Capital Manor Retirement Community

1955 Dallas Hwy, Salem Oregon 97304

Scope of project
  • Complete installation of irrigation, landscape design and stormwater system
  • Import organic compost/loam top soil for all landscape beds and lawn areas
  • Stormwater system included certified soils as required by the City of Salem, all plant materials, river rock swales and temporary irrigation
  • Flow control on site with check dams and erosion control with jute netting
Project challenges
  • Coordinating timing and logistics with other trades to manage installation in phases
  • Ordering plant materials up to one year in advance
  • Placing topsoil and installing irrigation up to a month in advance to stay ahead of other subcontractors
  • Coordinating soil placement and irrigation installation in an interior courtyard up to six months in advance
Architect:
LMC Architecture
Landscape Architect:
Christopher Freshley
General Contractor:
Pence Construction
Excavation:
Willamette Excavation
Project size:
188,085 square feet
Stormwater system:
18,150 square feet for 15 systems