Press Releases

To learn more about some of our company’s latest successes, you can read some of our recent press releases here. 

Sean Ingraham Promoted to FirstService Residential Vice President, Community Development

FirstService Residential, British Columbia's leading property management company, has promoted Sean Ingraham to Vice President, Community Development. In his new role, Ingraham will work with developers and oversee the expansion of service offerings to bring a higher level of service and quality of lifestyle to owners and residents in British Columbia.

Posted on Wednesday August 30, 2017 read more

FirstService Residential Announces Appointment of Jeff Faith to Director, Human Resources

FirstService Residential, British Columbia’s leading property management company, announces the appointment of Jeff Faith as Director, Human Resources.

Posted on Thursday August 10, 2017 read more

FirstService Residential Appoints Dale Dyck vice president, Strata

FirstService Residential, the leading property management company in British Columbia, announces the appointment of Dale Dyck as Vice President, Strata.

Posted on Wednesday May 31, 2017 read more

FirstService Residential Raises $76,300 for the Canuck Place Children’s Hospice

This past holiday season, FirstService Residential, the Vancouver property management leader, teamed up with 56 local vendors to raise money for its third annual Canuck Place Children's Hospice Campaign. With a record $76,300 in donations raised, it was the largest amount raised in a single year by FirstService Residential for the campaign.

Posted on Thursday March 09, 2017 read more

FirstService Residential Hosts Seminar on Maintenance Planning for Strata Corporations

FirstService Residential, Metro Vancouver’s leading residential property management company, hosted its latest educational seminar for Strata Council Members on July 21st on the topic of “Annual Maintenance Planning for Strata Corporations”. The event, held at the Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre in Vancouver’s Olympic Village, was attended by Council Members from more than 100 different Strata Corporations, making it one of the largest educational Strata events in British Columbia.  


Posted on Wednesday August 31, 2016 read more

FirstService Residential to Host Seminar on Maintenance Planning for Strata Corporations

FirstService Residential, the leading residential property management company in Metro Vancouver, is pleased to announce its next educational seminar for Strata Council Members. The seminar will take place on Thursday, July 21st on the topic of "Annual Maintenance Planning for Strata Corporations" and will be held at the Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre in Vancouver's Olympic Village. 

Posted on Thursday July 07, 2016 read more

FirstService Residential B.C. Raises $65,500 for the Canuck Place Children’s Hospice

This past holiday season, FirstService Residential, the strata management leader, teamed up with more than fifty local vendors used by its strata corporation clients to raise money for the Children’s Hospice, supporting local children with life-threatening conditions.

Posted on Monday March 07, 2016 read more

FirstService Residential B.C. Acquires Rental Portfolio from Colliers in Vancouver

FirstService Residential, the leading residential property management company in Greater Vancouver, has acquired Colliers International Group’s portfolio of rental properties and investor units in Vancouver. Colliers is a global leader in commercial real estate services and operates from 502 offices in 67 countries.

Posted on Tuesday August 25, 2015 read more

FirstService Residential Hosts Record Seminar on Short-term Strata Rentals

FirstService Residential, the leading residential property management company in Greater Vancouver, recently held its largest educational seminar for strata council members to date. Held on April 30th in the theatre of UBC Robson Square in Vancouver, the complimentary seminar was hosted exclusively for strata council clients on the topic of short-term rentals in strata corporations. Company representatives were present to welcome nearly 150 guests representing more than 100 strata corporations across Greater Vancouver.

Posted on Monday June 29, 2015 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 Welcomes 800 Guests at Chinese New Year Celebration

FirstService Residential, the leading residential property management company in Greater Vancouver, was invited by owners of [http://www.aberdeensquare.com/ Aberdeen Square, a new 325-unit mixed-use development in Richmond, BC, to welcome guests during its recent Chinese New Year celebration event. Held on February 14th in the atrium of Aberdeen Square, FirstService Residential representatives were present to speak with more than 800 guests, participate in the new year celebration, and meet business owners. Aberdeen Square, a landmark community in Richmond, Metro Vancouver’s fourth largest municipality, recently awarded management of its office space to FirstService Residential.

Posted on Wednesday May 06, 2015 read more

FirstService Residential Raises $30,000 for the Canuck Place Children’s Hospice

FirstService Residential, the leading residential property management company in Greater Vancouver, has raised more than $30,000 in donations for the Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. This past holiday season, the property management leader worked with twenty-five of the top vendors used by its strata corporation clients to raise money for the children’s hospice, supporting local children with life-threatening conditions. The donation was presented to Canuck Place by representatives of FirstService Residential and its vendors.  

Posted on Thursday February 19, 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 Educational Seminar Series

Metro Vancouver’s leading residential property management company has launched a continuing educational event series to educate owners and council members on relevant condominium topics.

Posted on Friday December 06, 2013 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

Crosby Property Management and Vancouver Condominium Services Renamed FirstService Residential

The corporate headquarters of FirstService Residential has announced that its British Columbia based subsidiaries, Crosby Property Management Ltd. and Vancouver Condominium Services Ltd., have been renamed FirstService Residential. This name change is part of FirstService Residential’s national rebranding effort, which took effect on July 1, 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 Friday April 19, 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