The ELITE Awards finalists announced Email
Colorado Green NOW
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 05:00 AM

The ELITE AwardsFinalists have been announced for The 2018 ELITE Awards Reception. Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC) will present the awards at a reception on Wednesday, March 21 at CU South Denver. In addition to The ELITEs, the reception will recognize scholarship recipients and Volunteer Service Award honorees. Registration for the event is open to the public.

The ELITE Award finalists in each category are listed here in alphabetical order:

Community Stewardship

  • The Clayton Early Learning Project – Designscapes Colorado, Clayton Early Learning, Denver

Customer Service

  • Colorado StoneWorks Landscaping, Colorado Springs
  • MCS Landscape Supply, Denver
  • Timberline Landscaping, Inc., Colorado Springs

Design/Build, Project Budget $200,000+

  • Environmental Designs and Marpa Design Studio – Black Bear, Boulder
  • Outdoor Craftsmen – Williams Residence, Longmont
  • Phase One Landscapes – Cherry Hills Village Residence, Cherry Hills Village

Design/Build, Project Budget Under $200,000

  • JBK Landscape, LLC – 401 Leyden Residence, Denver
  • L.I.D. Landscapes – Robinson Residence, Boulder
  • Zak George Landscaping – Olsen Residence, Fort Collins


  • Designscapes Colorado Safety and Training Program – Designscapes Colorado, Denver
  • Smith Patio 2017 – High Country Landscape, Highlands Ranch


  • Changing Landscapes – Lee Garden, Boulder
  • Designs By Sundown – Tazi Ranch, Larkspur
  • Rocky Mountain Trees and Landscaping – Schutt Residence, Crested Butte


  • Environmental Designs, Inc. – Chapungu Sculpture Park, Loveland
  • Terracare Associates – Centennial Center Park, Centennial


  • Jacob Busch – Timberline Landscaping, Inc., Colorado Springs
  • Jose Valdes – Phase One Landscapes, Denver


  • Changing Landscapes – Contemporary Asian Tea Garden, Boulder
  • Outdoor Craftsmen – Lyons Den, Lyons

Use of Color – People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice

  • Centerra – McWhinney Real Estate Services
  • Cathedral Pines Residence

Company names are withheld while voting is open. The general public can vote daily for People’s Choice award through March 4 at

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