Alan J. Christensen is founder and principal of A.C.E.   Alan graduated from Utah State University in 1977 with a BLA in Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning.  He also studied at Harvard University Graduate School of Design where he obtained a masters degree and excelled by being awarded “distinction” upon graduation.  He has worked for over 30 years in the landscape industry and holds licenses in Utah, Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii. He is a member of the International Ecological Engineering Society, American Society of Landscape Architects, American Institute of Certified Planners, and the American Landscape and Nurseryman Association. In 2002, Alan was awarded patent #6,360,480 B1 for a method of planting trees to target contaminants in phytoremediation. Alan has extensive breadth and depth of experience in landscape architecture and construction which totals well over 400 projects.


With a dream and a shovel, ACE Landscape was founded by Alan Christensen in 1978.   We have been landscaping ever since; Designing, planning, and creating beautiful landscapes for lasting memories.  Alan Christensen Enterprises began work as Alan J. Christensen & Associates, Inc. providing landscape architectural, land planning, landscape ecological, and landscape construction services.  A.C.E. has since expanded into the fields of excavation, demolition, and property maintenance services. Our project history spans Utah, California, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming, New York, Michigan, and Minnesota with over 400 projects ranging in size from a few thousand to over $3.7 million.  A.C.E. employs up to 75 employees at any given time.  Our key employees hold an aggregate of over 100 years of construction and design experience.


Ever visited Hogle Zoo in Utah?  Yeah, we did that.
Ever visited the Utah State Capital?  Yeah, we did that too.
Ever visited EBAY's world headquarters?  Yup, did that too.
Ever visited the Hill Cummorah in New York, Temple Square....?  Yup, we were there with our shovels too.


After 38 years of business it is obvious A.C.E. Landscape is here to stay.  Our reputation for finishing a project and doing it well is rivaled by no other landscaping companies in the state of Utah.
We have performed landscapes for high quality individuals, organizations, and businesses all over the country.  With landscapes in Las Vegas, Salt Lake, New York and Arizona, as well as projects ranging in size from $20,000 to $4 million, A.C.E. has shown that no matter the size or location-- you can count on A.C.E. to get your project done.
All of our employees are local.   We do not "import" our employees.   All of our employees are verified as citizens with the eVERIFY program from the US government.  
Join us and learn what knowledge, experience, reliability, and hard work from A.C.E. can do for you.
A.C.E. is bondable and insured up to $4 million and can increase this coverage for special projects requiring higher bonding and insurance limits. We are licensed in Utah, Idaho,  and can become licensed in other states upon request.  In addition, A.C.E. is registered with the Utah Unified Certification Program (UDOT, UTA, and SL International Airport) as a certified MBE/DBE which helps many of our clients fulfill MBE/DBE requirements on federal and state projects.

A.C.E. is committed to achieving superiority in customer satisfaction. We take pride in completing all projects within the approved schedule and budgetary guidelines.  Due to the breadth of our experience and licensure in many aspects of design and construction, which frequently overlap, we can often limit the need for change orders by foreseeing possible conflicts in design and construction and by providing proficient solutions.  In addition, by keeping up with cutting-edge technology within each aspect of our company, we are able to provide our customers with more efficient, better quality services.  We understand that our future prosperity is directly linked to the success of our clients.  Because of the quality of our work and exceptional customer service, most of our clients are repeat customers or from referrals.