According to published reports, Florida-based Vila & Son is seeking a buyer or investor.

Vila, which ranked 14th on last year’s Lawn and Landscape Top 100 list, is heavily dependent on landscape construction and has been deeply affected by the downturn in construction in Florida. It had approximately $48 million in revenue in 2010.

Vila & Son is based in Homestead, Florida and has eight branches across the state. The Company has had a “chief restructuring officer” since March. The Company recently filed notice with a state agency that it may lay off all of it’s 641 employees in August.

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One Response to Vila & Son Seeks Buyer or Investor

  1. CP says:

    Yeah, well they didn’t exactly “LAY OFF” all of the workers, they just shut the doors without paying the employees for the hours worked. The laborers are due for 2 weeks worked and the managers (salaried employees) are due for 3 weeks worked. We can’t get answers WHEN or IF we’re getting paid….how can a company just leave all of the employees out to dry like that when they were so loyal to MR. JUAN CARLOS VILA for so many years!?!?!?

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