Press Releases

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FirstService Residential to Host Budget and Strategic Planning Seminar in Calgary on September 14

FirstService Residential, Alberta’s leading condominium management company, is hosting a free seminar for condominium corporation board members on the matters of budgets, strategic planning and ensuring financial well-being for condominium communities.

Posted on Wednesday September 06, 2017 read more

FirstService Residential Enlightens Condo Boards on Legal Risks of Mismanaging Insurance Deductibles

FirstService Residential, Alberta’s leading condominium management company, adds to its educational series for Alberta condo board members by hosting two free educational events on condominium insurance. Guest speaker, Greg Cortese, vice president of BFL Canada Insurance, will provide expert insights for the seminar, Condominium Insurance: A Director’s Primer, being held June 26 and June 27 at the Canterra Suites Hotel in Edmonton from 6-8 p.m.  

Posted on Thursday June 15, 2017 read more

FirstService Residential Launches New Employment Website and Lifestyle Blog

Property management leader FirstService Residential has launched  two new websites: I Am FirstService Residential,an industry-first employment microsite targeted to career candidates, and The Elements of Living, a consumer lifestyle blog for current and prospective residents.

Posted on Wednesday May 27, 2015 read more

FirstService Residential Wins Consumer Choice Award for 10th Consecutive Year

FirstService Residential, Alberta’s leading condominium property management company Is Top Consumer Choice Since 2006.

Posted on Monday May 04, 2015 read more

FirstService Residential Launches FirstService Rental Management in Ontario

FirstService Residential in Ontario has launched FirstService Rental Management, a new division providing full-service rental management services for residential property owners and investors.  These customized services, designed to maximize occupancy and value throughout each investment property's life cycle, target owners and investors who may lack the time or experience to effectively manage their units in the regulated Ontario market.  

Posted on Thursday May 22, 2014 read more

FirstService Residential Named "Environmental Stewardship Team of the Year"

FirstService Residential received the "Environmental Stewardship Team of the Year" award at the New York Association of Realty Managers (NYARM) annual awards gala on January 25, 2014.  

Posted on Thursday February 06, 2014 read more

FirstService Residential Launches FS Energy’s Energy Benchmarking Program in Florida

FirstService Residential is launching the innovative cost- and energy-savings programs of affiliate FS Energy in Florida. The pilot program, which targets nearly 100 managed properties in South Florida, is projected to save about $11 million over the next year. 

Posted on Thursday November 14, 2013 read more

FS Energy Gas & Electric Purchasing Program Saves FirstService Residential Properties Millions of Dollars

FS Energy has completed its fall 2013 Energy Aggregation Purchasing Program, which leverages the buying power of FirstService Residential to lower its clients' costs for natural gas and electricity. This is the fifth aggregation program conducted by FS Energy, the energy management and advisory subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, which has saved participating properties over $6.3 million since its launch in fall 2011.

Posted on Friday September 27, 2013 read more

FirstService Residential Establishes $5 Million Emergency Relief Fund to Repair Properties Damaged by Flooding

FirstService Residential, the leading manager of residential properties in Alberta, has announced the immediate availability of emergency funds to aid its managed properties across Calgary and Canmore, which have been affected by the province’s largest floods in history.

Posted on Tuesday July 09, 2013 read more

Condominium First Management Services Ltd. Changes Name to FirstService Residential

The corporate headquarters of FirstService Residential has announced that its subsidiary, Condominium First Management Services Ltd., has been renamed FirstService Residential. This name change is part of FirstService Residential’s national rebranding effort, which took effect on June 27, 2013.

Posted on Thursday June 27, 2013 read more

FirstService Expands into Commercial Property Association Management

FirstService Corporation today announced that its subsidiary, Merit Property Management, an operating unit of FirstService Residential, has acquired Mar West Real Estate, one of the leading providers of commercial property association management services in the western US.

Posted on Wednesday April 10, 2013 read more

FirstService Residential Establishes a $10 Million Hurricane Recovery Fund to Repair Properties Damaged by Hurricane Sandy

200 Properties with 80,000 Residents are Eligible to Receive Emergency Funds in Less Than 48 Hours

Posted on Tuesday April 02, 2013 read more

Chuck M. Fallon Named CEO of FirstService Residential

FirstService Corporation announced today that Chuck M. Fallon has been named chief executive officer of FirstService Residential, a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, and largest manager of residential communities in North America. Fallon succeeds Gene Gomberg, who will remain with the Company as Chairman.

Posted on Monday March 25, 2013 read more