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Check out some of the press coverage, interviews, and awards we have received here.
An Omaha residential project installed by McKay Landscape Lighting was featured on the cover as well as the article on page 34 in the April Issue of Landscape Contractors. Read More»
A project from McKay Landscape Lighting was featured on houzz.com. The article gives tips for creating an ambience and setting the mood with lighting for any room and outdoor space. Read More»
Thank you Omaha and to everyone that voted for us! We greatly appreciate receiving the 2016 First Place title for Landscape Lighting again this year – four years in a row! Thank you!
We are thrilled to receive Best of houzz 2016 Design again this year! Thank you! Make sure you check out our houzz page»
McKay Landscape Lighting worked with Hoodscapes on a project in South Dakota. The project was featured in Landscape Contractors April Issue. Read More»
One of McKay’s holiday lighting projects was featured in article, Seasonal Splash. Andrew Coleman discusses working with a client on developing a holiday display that is unique and presented well in the neighborhood, but not over the top. Read More»
We are thrilled to receive Best of houzz 2015 Design again this year! Thank you! Make sure you check out our houzz page»
Doug Smith, executive chairman of Ervin & Smith, a digital marketing agency that specializes in optimized brand marketing, was a featured speaker at The Lighting Summit. Attendee, Marisa Palmieri, shares her take aways from his topic. Read more»
Wow! Thank you Omaha and to everyone that voted for us! We greatly appreciate receiving the 2015 First Place title for Landscape Lighting again this year – three years in a row! Thank you!
McKay Landscape Lighting received a few mentions in from Creighton University for our work on the Jesuit Gardens, one of the most popular spots on campus for students and faculty.
“In the Garden,” article featured in the Creighton University Magazine. Read the full issue»
“New lights brighten Jesuit Gardens,” article in The Creightonian newsletter. Read the newsletter»
McKay Landscape Lighting had two projects featured that demonstrate our ability to tackle a variety of endeavors featured in their annual lighting issue. Find Beaver Lake Shine on page 22 and Omaha Glow on page 26. View the online issue»
McKay Landscape Lighting was featured for our work on a redesign of an Omaha home that required an overhaul the landscape lighting. Read more»
McKay Landscape Lighting, Owner & Lighting Designer, Jerry McKay, was featured in an article for Lawn & Landscape’s February issue. Landscape contractors should be serious about lighting if they are adding it as a service. Read more»
We are thrilled to receive Best of houzz two years in a row!
A big THANKS to our clients for voting McKay Landscape Lighting as the #1 Landscape Lighting contractor in Omaha Magazine’s Best of Omaha 2014 contest! We won First Place again – two years running! Thank you!
McKay lighting designer, Andrew Coleman, discusses some of the techniques and challenges faced when illuminating a water feature. Read more»
McKay Landscape Lighting’s founder, Jerry McKay, was featured on the cover of Landscape Management. In the interview he shares the story behind starting McKay Lighting and how his business has been successful by sticking to a “niche.” Read more »
We were featured on loveyourlandscape.com as the spotlight story for July. We shared a story of a particular job we installed this year and discussed how we improved the client’s sense of security and safety while outdoors at night. Be sure to read the spotlight story here and take a look at the photos as well!
Andrew Coleman, outdoor lighting designer, gives his advice on using low-voltage lighting for your water feature projects. Read more»
McKay recently installed lighting for Mutual of Omaha’s statue of US Senior Open golfer, Fred Funk. If you are down by Midtown Crossing, be sure to check out Fred Funk at night just outside of Mutual of Omaha. We recorded the installation and lighting design that went into lighting up Fred Funk. See the video»
Be sure to pick up a copy of June’s Issue of This Old House. Lighting designer, Andrew Coleman, was quoted in the spread discussing maintaining your lighting system and adding path lighting to your “late-night dreamscape.” A McKay picture was featured in the article as well.
Jerry McKay joins Jody Shilan on FD2B “Talk” Radio show to discuss the evolution of landscape lighting over the years including the various lighting uses, styles and applications. Listen here»
We were asked to showcase one of our latest projects in the February 2013 issue of Total Landscape Care called “Night Light“. Please check out the digital version of the magazine, http://www.totallandscapecare.com/night-light/
An informative article about various types of outdoor lighting and photos from a number of other prominent outdoor lighting companies from across the country. A huge thank you to Houzz for featuring McKay in their article! Read more»
Pathway lighting can mean the difference between a path that is fully functional and safe to walk at night, to one that cannot be used at all. McKay contributes sound advice to this article featuring expert tips on walkway lighting Read more»
This fall we finished the second phase of our outdoor lighting design at The Players Club at Deer Creek. The lighting design features downlighting on the putting green and uplighting on south trees by clubhouse. The next time you finish your round of golf at dusk you will be able to see a little better on your way back to the car. Read more»
An article on the different ways to use outdoor lighting as she mentions her three S’s: Safety, Security and Sexy to landscape lighting. Read more»
McKay’s lighting designs were featured in two different articles, “The Backyard Oasis” on page 30 and “Paradise at Home” on page 58. Two great projects we were proud to be a part. View the digital issue»
Seven tips on how to increase your home’s security & get more enjoyment out of your property by using outdoor lighting. Thanks for to the team at for asking us our professional advice on this article. Read more»
This summer we were asked to illuminate a special project for the Mutual of Omaha to promote the 2012 USA Olympic Swim Trails in Omaha. The Mutual of Omaha is a sponsor of the USA Olympic Swim Team. An artist out of Minnesota sculpted a Giant Swimmer coming out of the water and we were ask to light it. Thank you to Mutual of Omaha for allowing us to be on a one of kind project, we had a great time and are proud to call Omaha our home.
This past spring we were asked to partner with Matthew Placzek, local artist and fountain designer to illuminate his newest piece called “Aquatic Rhapsody” at the new Suzanne and Walter Scott Aquarium inside Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo. When you get a chance to visit the zoo, make sure you check it out this special project. We were honored to be apart of it and hope Omaha enjoys it for years to come.