Green View History
Peter W Hoerr and his father, John, founded 'Peter W Hoerr Trucking & Landscaping.' The business was operated out of Peter's home with only the two of them employed.
Company Name changed to 'Peoria Landscaping Company.' Thomas D Hoerr, Sr (along with three seasonal employees) joined the team.
One hundred and thirty acres of farm ground was purchased for production in Dunlap, IL.
All operations moved to Dunlap making this the new company headquarters.
Retail Garden Center opened in Dunlap.
The Bloomington/Normal landscape & maintenance operations were established.
Production expanded from exclusively sod to trees, container shrubs, and perennials.
The Champaign/Urbana location was opened to offer landscape and maintenance services to Eastern Illinois.
With the expansion over the last four years, a decision was made to change the company name to Green View.
Green View added a Springfield branch. This location provides landscape and maintenance services, as well as a retail garden center.
Peter W Hoerr, Founder and Chairman of the Board, passed away at the age of 92.
Thomas D Hoerr, Sr, CEO, passed away at the age of 70. Tom led the business through to its current position as a national leader in the Landscape Design Build industry.
Tom Hoerr II became the CEO and Michael Hoerr became the COO. Jeanette Hoer assumed the role of Chairman of the Board.
Green View's Champaign branch acquired a new building in neighboring town, Mahomet, and launched a retail garden center shortly after.