The ELITE Awards 2023 - Elevating the Landscape Industry through Excellence

The ELITE AwardsThe ELITE Awards were presented at a reception on November 15, 2023, at Wellshire Event Center in Denver, Colorado. The ELITE Awards recognize professionalism and innovation, as well as business practices and original projects. The cornerstone of the program is what ALCC has always recognized: professionalism, executing work to the highest possible standards and doing so with integrity. These commitments are the bedrock of ALCC's core values. In addition, this program also recognizes a company's commitment to sound business practices, the ability to innovate, to have a culture wherein employees can excel, to practice environmental stewardship, to treat customers well and to give back to the community.

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The ELITE Awards for Design/Build - Project Budget Greater Than $500,000


Gold Award: Designscapes Colorado for Kianna Creek Ranch

Silver Award: Lifescape Colorado for Haute Hideaway

Bronze Award: Lifescape Colorado for Family Chic Retreat

The ELITE Awards for Design/Build - Project Budget Under $500,000

Gold Award: Lifescape Colorado for Hillside Beauty

Silver Award: Wild Heritage Gardens and Design for Divine Residence - Books and Berries

Bronze Award (tie): Phase One Landscapes for The Overlook at Deer Creek Mesa

Bronze Award (tie): Hughes Landscaping Inc. for Gilstrap Home

The ELITE Awards for Landscape Construction

Gold Award for 
Residential Landscape Construction: Singing Hills Landscape for Modern on Monaco

Gold Award for Commercial Landscape Construction: Landtech Contractors for Central 70 Cover Park

Silver Award for Commercial Landscape Construction: Designscapes Colorado for Dicken's Farm Nature Area

Bronze Award for Commercial Landscape Construction: Timberline Landscaping for Panorama Park

The ELITE Awards for Landscape Maintenance

Gold Award
: Landtech Contractors for Blackstone Metro District

Silver Award: Designscapes Colorado for Bowles Metropolitan District

The ELITE Awards for Plant Design

Bronze Award: Designscapes Colorado for Country Club Renovation

The ELITE Award for Sustainability

Gold Award: Tree of Life Landscapes for Tenuto

MVP Award Recipient

Lluvia Valdes, Phase One Landscapes


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