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About the Mobile Chamber

The Mobile Chamber is a private business organization with more than 1,700 members and the economic developer for the City of Mobile and Mobile County. The Mobile Chamber’s focus is to provide members with networking, marketing and professional development opportunities, expand jobs in the area, develop the local workforce, advocate legislative priorities and offer resources to help small businesses grow. Additional information is on the Chamber’s website, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.


Business View – October 2021 / Eagle Award Winner


Green Magic Landscaping and Small’s Mortuary and Cremation Services are this year’s Eagle Award winners. Beginning in 1998, the Mobile Area Chamber annually recognizes business success and community contributions of minority-owned companies.



Owners: Larry and Carita Koen

Founded: 2016

Employees: 5

Website: greenmagiclandscapes.com


“If your property is looking tragic, don’t panic. Call Green Magic.” This is the call to action by the husband-and-wife team of Larry and Carita Koen, owners of Green Magic Landscaping.


The company does more than lawn maintenance and landscaping. Services range from shrub and tree removal to land clearing to storm-related cleanup. Serving residential and commercial customers in five south Alabama counties, the company also markets to real estate investors, and property and project managers. The Koens have won several contracts with the City of Mobile, helping alleviate blight and keeping parks pristine.


In this competitive environment, one challenge addressed recently is how to price projects quickly. To make it easier, potential customers can fill out an online form and upload video from their cell phone.


In addition to a savvy website, the company is growing its customer base through social media and community involvement.


Click here to read the Business View – October 2021

Additional information is on the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce’s website at mobilechamber.com, on Facebook at @MobileChamber, Instagram at @mobile-area-chamber and Twitter at @MobileChamber.