Press Releases

  • Sep 12, 2013

    FirstService Residential Conference to Connect 2,000 Community Association and Industry Leaders

    FirstService Residential's South Florida Conference and Exposition -- Florida's largest form for sharing community association best pracices and establishing core business releationships -- is expected to draw over 2,000 participants to the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood on October 11.  Themed "Connect," the annual event connects community association board members, community association managers, industry leaders and associates, and provides them with information and tools to better manage operations and long-term association planning.    
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  • Jul 28, 2013

    FirstService Residential Keeps Energy Costs on a Tight Leash During Dog Days of Summer

    Energy report cards at core of initiative to curb carbon footprint of multifamily buildings in hot spots of New York, Chicago, Miami
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  • Jul 08, 2013

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

    FirstService Residential 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.
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  • Jun 26, 2013

    FirstService Residential Rebrands and Expands National Presence

    Leading Residential Management Company Launches New Branding in Key North American Markets
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  • Mar 24, 2013

    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.
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  • Jan 06, 2013

    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, with operations in California, Arizona and Nevada. The acquisition adds a total of 160 commercial property associations totalling more than 50 million square feet of office, industrial and medical properties. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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  • Nov 04, 2012

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

    FirstService Residential, the largest manager of residential properties in North America, announced today the immediate availability of emergency funds to aid its 200 New York City and New Jersey area properties affected by Hurricane Sandy. While much of the property damage is still being assessed, the FirstService Residential Hurricane Recovery Fund will allow its properties to begin funding immediate repairs ahead of finalizing insurance claims, which may take months to process given the volume of claims that will result from this unprecedented storm.
     

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  • Nov 06, 2011

    FirstService Acquires Gittleman Management

    FirstService Corporation announced today that its market leading residential property management business, FirstService Residential Management, has acquired Gittleman Management Corporation, Minnesota’s largest and most prestigious residential property management company.
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  • Sep 29, 2011

    FirstService Supports Plan to Enable Small and Large Investors to Purchase Pools of Assets From FHFA

    FirstService Corporation, the nation’s largest property management and leasing services provider and parent company to Colliers International, First Service Residential Rental Management, Field Asset Services, and TenantAccess, today announced its support for large-scale REO sales to institutional investors and is urging the Administration to pursue a diverse approach that can support investors across a wide spectrum of size, geography, and not-for-profit affiliations.
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  • Jul 13, 2011

    FirstService Adds Simerra Property Management

    FirstService Corporation today announced that its subsidiary, FirstService Residential, North America’s largest manager of residential communities, further expanded its scale and market leadership with the acquisition of Simerra Property Management Inc., one of Toronto’s largest and most respected residential property management firms.
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