Cutting Edge Acquires CLS

October 10, 2019

Cutting Edge Landscape announced the acquisition of Community Landscape Services in Bluffdale, Utah. This acquisition will enable Cutting Edge to expand and strengthen their position in the Utah market. More acquisitions are planned to further enhance geographic reach. (Pictured: Douglas Belshe – Maintenance Manager/CLS, Mike Wilson – Owner/CLS, and Ben Helton – Co-Owner/Cutting Edge)

Community Landscape was founded in 2005 and provides landscape maintenance, design, installation, and snow removal services to the greater Salt Lake City area. CLS has built a reputation of quality work and long-term relationship-based growth. CLS will be re-branded and operate under the name Cutting Edge Landscape.

“We are looking forward to increasing our presence in the Utah market. As the third fastest-growing state, Utah represents a unique opportunity for us with its proximity to our Idaho operation,” said Bob Wheeler, Co-Owner of Cutting Edge. Ben Helton, Cutting Edge Co-Owner commented, “Expansion into Utah is a natural path for us. Mike and his highly skilled team are a great addition to our operation.”

Mike Wilson, owner of CLS, agreed, “Our team is excited to join Cutting Edge. We look forward to continuing to grow the business while utilizing the additional resources and synergies that this move provides.”

About Cutting Edge Landscape

Cutting Edge Landscape provides commercial exterior maintenance services including grounds maintenance, snow and ice management, asphalt maintenance and repair services, and more. Recently recognized on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing privately held small businesses in the U.S., Cutting Edge will celebrate their 25-year anniversary in 2020. Recognized for service excellence, they have been awarded Best Landscape Company for the past three years by Idaho Business Review readers.

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