Elite Grounds, LC Joins the Stratton & Brätt Family of Companies

Award-Winning Landscaper & Maintenance Company Merge to Beautify Utah Homes and Business

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stratton & Brätt, the largest, longest serving privately owned Utah landscaper, celebrates increasing growth and jobs from southern Idaho to St. George, Utah. To meet demand for ongoing landscape maintenance the company recently merged operations with Elite Grounds, LC. Both companies are headquartered in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Elite Grounds will handle all commercial and residential property maintenance while Stratton & Brätt focuses on design and building stunning commercial and residential landscapes.

Stratton & Brätt is known and celebrated for large commercial and high-end residential projects like current work on the St. George Temple, the company brings industry best landscape architects, arborists, aquatics, and desert xeriscaping experts to more effectively serve growing area demand. With projects in Mexico and Haiti, the company’s multilingual skills are spurring international growth.

“Utah showcases amazing red-rock desert and mountain canvases on which to create stunning personal paradises for folks flocking to the intermountain west,” states Zack Stratton, CEO for Stratton & Brätt. “Hundreds of happy corporate and residential clients pave the path to continuing quality work in the future. If you can dream it, we can build it.”

At the top of Utah landscape design and architecture, Stratton & Brätt brings its deep and prolific regional industry experience and expertise to every project. Elite Grounds maintenance portfolio speaks volumes for its exceptional work in areas of aquatics, residential, community, and commercial. Client satisfaction approaches 95 percent and maintenance agreements, by client request, average 6-7 years. Merging with Elite Grounds’ solid track record immediately expands Stratton & Brätt’s growth potential.

“Elite Grounds has a strong team of industry leaders who understand not just the how but the WHY of landscape construction and maintenance,” states Steven Bingham, Community Manager for Desert Color Community Association. “Their team is thoughtful and strategic as they provide the highest quality landscape solutions.”

Stratton & Brätt seeks to develop interns from regional universities for long-term careers.

Company awards include Utah Valley BusinessQ UV 50; Inc. 500 America’s Fastest Growing Companies; Sandy Summit Award; American Society of Landscape Architects Award of Excellence & Merit Awards; Associated Landscape Contractors of America Environmental Improvement Award of Distinction.

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About Stratton & Brätt

The largest privately held family of such companies in the region, Stratton & Brätt creates and manages beautiful landscapes for clients ranging from large commercial properties to high-end residential homes. We are one of an few elite firms in the nation with the experience and ability to handle very large-scale projects both in the United States and abroad. Founded in 1967, Stratton & Brätt is now in its fourth decade of creating stunning landscapes using sustainable practices.


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