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Fahey Group Continues to Invest in Disrupting the Lawn and Garden Sector

• Acquires Landmark Lawn and Garden Supply, one of Northeast Ohio’s leading and

oldest suppliers of lawn and garden products

• Under new ownership, Landmark will increase its emphasis on eco-friendly products,

new technology and customized services

• Will also continue its long history of offering great wholesale products to contractors

CLEVELAND, Ohio – September 3rd, 2019 – Fahey Group, a Northeast Ohio-based holdings

company, has completed its acquisition of Landmark Lawn and Garden Supply, one of the region’s

leading suppliers of lawn and garden products and services for contractors, residents and cities.

Landmark has been operating under a management partnership with Fahey Group since 2018.

“This acquisition is the latest in a series of investments we are making to bring disruptive

innovation to the lawn and garden sector,” said Logan Fahey, founder of Fahey Group. “We are

excited about the future of the sector and the growth opportunities for the business as we

continue to build on Landmark Lawn and Garden Supply’s 85-year history of providing the

highest-quality products and services to consumers and contractors.”

Fahey Group also recently acquired Robin Autopilot, a rapidly growing pioneer in robotic

mowers for the U.S. market that is changing the future of the landscape services industry.

Under Fahey Group’s ownership, Landmark will provide enhanced value to customers by

offering the newest and best organic and eco-friendly lawn and garden products, along with more

customized services, such as advanced home delivery of propane and other products. In addition,

new technology will be introduced to streamline the ordering systems in Landmark’s stores.

Founded in 1934, Landmark Lawn and Garden Supply operates stores in Strongsville and Avon,

Ohio. Ellen Bruno, Chief Operating Officer of Landmark, said, “We are confident that this

transaction will result in exciting new opportunities for the business and our customers.

Landmark Lawn and Garden Supply will be well-positioned to lead the Northeast Ohio lawn and

garden market toward a bright future, based on Logan Fahey’s vision for the business.”

About Fahey Group

Fahey Group is a holdings company that owns and operates a series of companies including

Fahey Advisors, Robin Autopilot, Landmark Lawn and Garden Supply, Landmark Automation,

Total Property Contracting, and Chaplais and Fahey. The firm takes an innovation-led approach

to helping businesses solve problems, grow and realize their goals. It is passionate about

addressing challenges head-on and delivering results that last.

About Landmark Lawn and Garden Supply

Landmark Lawn and Garden Supply Inc. has provided Northeast Ohio residents, contractors and

cities with quality products and services since 1934 and is the “One Stop Shop” for all lawn and

garden supply needs. Landmark offers a full line of bulk landscaping materials such as mulch,

soil, stone, gravel and sand, along with bagged mulch, topsoil, soil conditioners, fertilizers, weed

controls, propane, firewood, salt and birdseed. Landmark also carries a full line of “Do It

Yourself” lawn and garden products.

For more information, contact:

Ellen Bruno

574-524-0364

ebruno@faheygroup.co

Logan Fahey
Fahey Group Acquires Robin Autopilot, a Rapidly Growing Innovator in Robotic Mowing Technology

 

CLEVELAND, Ohio – July 7th, 2019 – A Cleveland-based group led by entrepreneur Logan Fahey is making a key investment in innovative robotics technology that is changing the future of the landscape services industry. Fahey Group, LLC has acquired Robin Autopilot, a rapidly growing pioneer in robotic mowers for the U.S. market.

Robin Autopilot mowers are battery-powered, programmable and energy- and cost-efficient. They can be used daily to keep a lawn trimmed to a precise length, resulting in a healthier, more attractive landscape, with pollution-reducing benefits equivalent to replacing two family cars with electric vehicles. The automated mowers also offer significant cost savings for landscape service providers who are challenged by a lack of available workforce in many markets.

Founded in 2015 by Justin Crandall and Bart Lomont, Robin Autopilot operates through 15 franchisees in 12 states and has more than 1,000 customers with robotic mowers in use. Landmark Automation, a Fahey Group company, owns and operates the franchises in Cleveland, Ohio, and Tampa, Florida. Cleveland now has the largest single concentration of robotic mowers in the United States with more than 150 active mowers, and another 50 pre-sold. 

Following the acquisition, Robin Autopilot will move its headquarters from Dallas to Cleveland. It also will continue its partnership with Cleveland-based MTD Products Inc., a worldwide leading producer of outdoor power equipment. MTD produces the robotic mowers and is an original investor in Robin Autopilot.

“Headquartering the company in Cleveland where both Landmark and MTD are located can help streamline our service and deployment collaboration as we continue to expand the business and bring this technology to new markets,” said Logan Fahey, who will be Chief Executive Officer of the company. “In addition to our strong management team, the deal is backed by investors who have scaled similar businesses and believe robotic mowing represents the future of landscaping services.”

About Robin Autopilot

Robin Autopilot is the world’s first robotic lawn maintenance franchise, combining proven robotic mowing technology with highly professional installers and lawn maintenance crews to deliver a more reliable, affordable, and eco-friendly lawn care solution, all for a price less than traditional gas-powered mowing. A typical subscription service for the robotic mowers costs about $19 per week for consumers. This fee includes installation, maintenance, GPS tracking, wire repairs and theft protection. The mowers operate two to three hours a day.

About The Fahey Group

Fahey Group is a holdings company that owns and operates a series of companies including Fahey Advisors, Robin Autopilot, Landmark Lawn and Garden Supply, Landmark Automation, Total Property Contracting, and Chaplais and Fahey. The firm takes an innovation-led approach to helping businesses solve problems, grow and realize their goals. It is passionate about addressing challenges head-on and delivering results that last.

Logan Fahey