Skyline Landscaping soars away with award

Written on the 31 October 2019 by Gold Coast PR Company Consulting Hall

Fast-growing Nerang-based gardening operation Skyline Landscaping has been honoured in the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards for October.

The business, which was launched in 1991 by brothers Colin and Chris Richardson and now employs more than 400 people, was named the winner of the Construction and Trades category at an awards presentation held at the Southport Yacht Club.

Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards vice president Richard Holt said Skyline Landscape Services was now the largest privately owned horticultural, landscape and grounds maintenance company in Australia.

"After recently securing two major contracts the Sydney City Council and Vic Roads the company is now on track to employ between 600 and 700 people and to record at least 35% revenue growth in 2019-2020,'' said Mr Holt.

"It is clear to see that Skyline Landscaping is a worthy winner of one our awards and it is incredible to see what some Gold Coast businesses are achieving at national and international levels."

The other winners in the October awards were:

  • The Mayor's Innovation GC Award: NewBook
  • The Student Employability Award: Urbis
  • The Family Business Award: SEE Group
  • The Health and Wellbeing Award: Medical Rescue
  • The Professions and Business Services Award: ISR Training
  • The Retail, Wholesale and Distribution Award: Balense Skin
  • The Manufacturing Award: Simtech
  • The IT and Digital Business Award:  onPlatinum ICT
  • The Tourism, Hospitality and Events Award: Experience Oz
  • The Emerging Business Award: Macro Mike
The October awards were the last chance Gold Coast businesses had to be in the running for the 2019 awards.

The annual gala awards dinner, where the Gold Coast's Business of the Year and the latest Gold Coast Business Hall of Fame inductee will be announced, will be held at The Star on Saturday, November 23.

The awards, now in their 24th year, aim to foster pride in the city's business community and highlight its important as a business hub. Some of the city's best-known companies can claim to have been winners.

Monthly winners in each category then vie for the annual awards, including the coveted Gold Coast Business of the Year, to be awarded at a gala event in November.

The awards' major sponsors include Dreamweavers, Ramsden Lawyers, Study Gold Coast, City of Gold Coast, Regional Development Australia Gold Coast, Choice Homes, Westpac, Harvey Norman Commercial Queensland, Optus Business Centre Gold Coast, Griffith University, Gold Coast Airport and WeVideoPromos. The awards' media sponsors include the Gold Coast Bulletin, Nine NBN Television, 92.5 Gold FM and 90.9 Sea FM.

The GCBEA's major supporters are KPMG, Document Solutions Australia, Bloomtools, Consulting Hall, The Graphic Design Company, The Star Gold Coast, Regina King Photography and Bond University.

Author: Gold Coast PR Company Consulting Hall

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