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Client Diaries: Two Decades with Rosalind Franklin University

Client Diaries: Two Decades with Rosalind Franklin University

As we commemorate two decades of partnership with Rosalind Franklin University, we are thrilled to share the remarkable journey chronicled in our client diaries. Since April 1, 2004, we’ve had the honor of tending to the 97-acre medical school campus, nestled in the northern suburbs of Chicago. Let’s dive into the narrative of growth, challenges, and triumphs that have defined our shared commitment to excellence and sustainability.

Create Hauntingly Beautiful Gardens

Create Hauntingly Beautiful Gardens

Are you ready to add a touch of enchantment to your landscape this Halloween season? We’ve got some bewitching ideas that don’t involve tricks or treats!

Let Us Brighten Your Holidays!

Let Us Brighten Your Holidays!

As the holiday season draws near, we at Balanced Environments, Inc. are excited to offer you our exceptional holiday lights installation services! Get ready to transform your property into a winter wonderland and spread the festive cheer throughout your neighborhood.

Don’t Fall Behind on Leaf Cleanup

Don’t Fall Behind on Leaf Cleanup

As the leaves start to turn brilliant shades of red, orange, and gold, it’s a clear sign that fall is upon us. While the season brings with it a certain charm, the inevitable leaf fall can be quite a chore to manage. But don’t worry, Balanced Environments Inc. is here to make your fall cleanup a breeze!

Fall Foliage Minus the Allergies

Fall Foliage Minus the Allergies

Our carefully selected collection of Hypoallergenic Plants is tailored for the Midwest, offering you the beauty of autumn foliage without the sneezing and discomfort.

Our Affiliations

Balanced Environments, Inc. is actively involved with and supports many industry-related and business organizations.


Read what our clients say about us.

Landscape Installation
{Hello Mike, I hope all is well. I want to thank you and your team for the amazing job they are doing with the property. Everyone is glad to see it be a building we can be proud of again. Please share our appreciation with your team.{
Kurt Vavra
Deputy Chief, Glen Ellyn Police Department
Landscape Installation
{My experience with Balanced Environments has been wonderful. My account manager is always available when we need her. She returns calls or emails faster than anyone I have ever worked with. She is also very creative to come up with solutions to some tough problems. Her service is always with a smile. This past year she was able to meet our very strict budget and still make the hanging baskets, flower beds and property look better than ever. She is a pleasure to work with and is always under constant demands from our very vocal landscaping committee. I would highly recommend her to any other campus or property.{
Randy Gross
VP of Facilities Management, Covenant Retirement Communities, Skokie, IL
Landscape Management
{For the few years that I have been working with Balanced Environments, they are far and above better than the rest. They are always available, either for site visits or site phone calls. When something needs to be addressed at the property it gets taken care of right away.{
Kevin Ahmer, CMCA
Kalman Management, Inc. Libertyville, IL
Landscape Management
{Balanced Environments is a "complete" landscape company, from design to implementation to lawn care and plant maintenance. During the drought, plants were monitored and watered, sometimes daily, to prevent loss. The crews have always been polite and accommodating, especially to driveway traffic. Not always an easy task on some days! I use Balanced Environments at my primary residence and two additional properties as well.{
Amy W.
Crystal Lake
Landscape Management
{I wanted to let you know how pleased I am to be working with you at the Castle Rock Home Owners Association in Schaumburg this year. Balanced Environments has done a complete turnaround from our previous contractor. I have received many compliments on how professional your company is. Dealing with hundreds of residents here is not an easy feat and I appreciate you getting to know who the "squeaky wheels" are and accommodating them the way you do! This makes my job a lot easier! Please let your crews know that they are doing a great job. Keep up the great work!{
Linda Ney, CMCA
Property Manager, Castle Rock HOA, Schaumburg, IL
De Icing
{Working with Balanced Environments for our Snow and Ice management has been rewarding. Covering more than 65 acres of parking and drives, and over three acres of sidewalks, we have the peace of mind that our property will be safe for our employees at all times. The dedication and professionalism portrayed by their hard working employees and staff is a testament to their customer service driven organization.{
Geno F.
Facilities Manager, Motorola Solutions
Landscape Management
{I want to let you know how much I appreciate all that you and your crews do for us. Our landscape looks better and better each year and we have received so many compliments from many different people. The knowledge and experience at Balanced Environments shines through every time you propose solutions to our problems. I am the lucky one because you do a great job of making me, and our site shine.{
Dawn J.
Facilities Manager, CBRE, Inc. Global Workplace Solutions
mystery person
{The appearance of our campus is characterized by the presence of our large, stately trees. The care and longevity of these trees is critical to the overall campus environments and contribute to the educational focus of our cirriculum. We have placed our trust in Balanced Environments for the overall stewardship for our trees and appreciate the dedication they have made to our campus.{
Bob J.
Director of Facilities, Rosalind Franklin University
Landscape Installation
{From concept through construction to completion, working with Balanced Environments on our landscape redevelopment forged a valuable partnership. The three-dimensional site-graphic presentation truly helped us visualize the great potential in our courtyard area. The dedicated project management team was essential to bringing this complex project to fulfillment on schedule and within our budget.{
Sam B.
Technical Services Manager, Golub & Company LLC
Irrigation and Water Management
{I have relied on Balanced Environments' Irrigation Technicians to watch over our multiple irrigation systems for many seasons. Their industry knowledge and ability to promptly respond, gives me the peace of mind that I need as Chief Engineer. {
Fernando O.
Chief Engineer, Colliers International

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(847) 838-6750

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17950 W. Rt. 173 Old Mill Creek, IL 60083

Let us Manage and Improve your Landscape

Our Landscape Installations provide creative solutions, based on sustainable ideals, to maximize the aesthetic appeal to individual properties. Our landscape designs respond to the particular client requests with innovative ideas. The installation process is driven by the most current practices, with trained personnel, in order to perform exceptionally in health and growth, aesthetic appeal, and value – all combined with lower maintenance demands.

Our Locations

Balanced Environments, Inc. services Chicagoland, Southern Wisconsin and Northwest Indiana.

24/7 Snow Command Dispatch (800) 883-8750

Old Mill Creek

Corporate Office
17950 W. Rt. 173
Old Mill Creek, IL 60083
Phone: (847) 395-7120
Fax: (847) 838-6750

Plainfield Branch
12006 Spaulding School Rd., Unit 102A.
Plainfield, IL 60585
Phone: (815) 733-5342
Fax: (815) 733-6076

Lombard Branch
951 N. Ridge Ave.
Lombard, IL 60148
Phone: (630) 916-8830
Fax: (630) 916-8055


Chicago Branch
2420 W Washburne Ave.
Chicago, IL 60608
Phone: (847) 395-7120
Fax: (847) 838-6750


Wisconsin Branch
250 E Wisconsin Ave.
Suite 1530
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 262.455.3882