Curb appeal was lacking at Midway Ford in Roseville

Residentially, we design landscapes to extend the indoor living space to the outdoors. With limited retail space at Midway Ford, the exterior became an extension of the interior showroom.

Southview Design created a 3D rendering to show how the exterior would look after a much-needed renovation.

Rather than eliminating front plant beds and replacing them with more parking, retaining wall blocks created level spaces surrounding the front and sides of the store for pavers.

These wall blocks are perfect for commercial applications. At more than 1000 lbs. each, we took advantage of the hollow space and added tubes for concrete footings for aluminum railing.

Soil filled the rest of the block interior for eventual plant beds.

The hottest cars are now displayed around the front of the building and highlighted from below by low voltage up-lighting in the plant beds.

New concrete steps, an access ramp, redesigned drainage, can lights in the eaves, new plants and trees, and aluminum railings were added to complete the updated look.

Midway Ford front entry before. Low evergreen shrubs are uninviting.


Completed brick paver patio, garden, retaining wall and fence.


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