RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. – Apr. 27, 2016 – Park West Companies, a leading provider of landscape construction, landscape management and tree care services, has been awarded the landscape management services for the Fairplex venue in Pomona, east of Los Angeles.
With a start date of April 2016, Park West is now providing comprehensive landscape management services for the complex including turf care, water management, tree care, agronomic services and upgrades/renovations for the entire facility.
Since 1922, Fairplex has been the home of the Los Angeles County Fair, one of the largest county fairs in the world. It also houses The Learning Centers which encompass Fairtime Learning, Child Development Center, Career and Technical Education Center, Millard Sheets Art Center and Junior Fair Board. Fairplex also operates a diverse hospitality business offering restaurants, hotel and conference center. And it is home to the NHRA Motorsports Museum, Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, Barretts Sales and Racing, and the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition.
“The Fairplex had been managed in-house for over 25 years, and the decision to partner with Park West entailed a lengthy and rigorous process,” said Dustin Kemmerer, President of Park West Landscape Management. “We are very excited to be selected to serve this iconic Southern California venue in a long-term relationship.”
The on-site Park West team will be led by Operations Manager Chad Folds, who has 20 years of green industry experience including high-profile accounts such as Disney Resort in Vero Beach, Disney Resorts in Orlando, Tampa International Airport and Miami International Airport.
Park West delivers consistent, reliable landscape maintenance services to more than 50 million square feet of property including streetscapes and parks, master associations and homeowner associations, condominium and apartment communities, regional malls, five-star resorts and hotels, and office parks. Its in-house team of horticulturalists, certified specialists, project supervisors and field labor staff offers complete landscape maintenance services.