Verde Landscape often partners with Verde Builds, Verde’s licensed general contractor enterprise (License No 191708; OR ABN Reg. No 7951150-99). The enterprise develops environmental infrastructure, including parks, greenstreets, and weatherization and renewable energy projects, while creating contracting opportunities for target businesses (minority-owned, women-owned, or social enterprise). If you’re looking for general contracting services, you can learn more about Verde Builds by clicking here.
Verde builds serves as the co-general contractor with Colas Construction on the Cully Park project, converting a 25 acre former landfill into a public park in NE Portland's Cully Neighborhood. This approach increases assets and wealth among low-income people by supporting target business contracting and local hiring.
PCRI Affordable House Project
2014, Verde and Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives/PCRI competed a 17-home affordable housing weatherization pilot, awarding 100% of the project’s weatherization contracts to target businesses. 2015, Verde and PCRI expand the pilot to weatherize 25 more PCRI homes.
Verde Builds served as the General Contractor for the green features scope work of Nadaka Park, a community-led park project in Gresham. This projected included a community garden, ecoroof, nature play area, and trails. Verde Builds and Probity Builders utilized and negotiated the bid process with Friends of Nadaka Park to control costs and create an inclusive project management practices.