Press Releases

If you’d like to learn more about our organization, please take a look at some of our recent FirstService Residential press releases.

FirstService Residential Christens New Customer Care Center with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

FirstService Residential, North America’s leading property management company, inaugurated yesterday its brand new 24/7/365 Customer Care Center in Hollywood, Fla. The occasion was marked with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by FirstService Residential CEO Chuck Fallon, CIO Alan Missen and Regional President South David Diestel.

Posted on Thursday July 20, 2017 read more

FirstService Residential Associates Head to the Virtual Classroom to Advance Their Careers with the FirstClass Learning Platform

Thousands of associates with FirstService Residential, North America’s leading property management company, are showing off their back-to-school spirit and enrolling in the company’s exclusive FirstClass online learning platform. Nearly one-third of the company’s 14,000 associates, from managers to support staff, are registered in FirstClass, which provides a vast compendium of resources, including online courses, books, videos and webinars, to support an associate’s progression with FirstService Residential.

Posted on Monday September 26, 2016 read more

FirstService Residential Receives Jetsetter Award for Top Participation in #DaylightHour 2016

FirstService Residential, North America’s leading residential property manager, has been recognized with the Jetsetter Award for its outstanding participation in the 2016 Daylight Hour, an annual global campaign to save energy by turning off all electrical lighting in day-lit office spaces for one hour. FirstService Residential was the highest participating company, doubling its involvement from last year to 70 offices powering down across 53 cities in North America.

Posted on Thursday July 07, 2016 read more

Celebrating Summer to the Fullest with FirstService Residential’s Elements of Living Blog

Celebrating the 4th of July means that summer is in full swing. Whether basking in the sun, splashing about the water or relaxing under the stars, FirstService Residential, the nation’s leading property management company, is turning up the heat on summer fun with new lifestyle trends, tips and advice from its popular Elements of Living blog that will inspire residents to lead healthier, happier lives.

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016 read more

FirstService Residential Goes Dark for a Cause during International #DaylightHour on Friday, June 17

FirstService Residential, North America’s leading residential property manager, is gearing up to participate in Daylight Hour 2016, an annual global campaign to save energy by shutting off all electrical lighting in day-lit areas for one hour. The #DaylightHour initiative was launched in 2014 by the New York City nonprofit, Building Energy Exchange. Participating companies pledge to turn off their lights from Noon to 1 p.m. (respective to time zone) to reduce energy consumption, offset use of electrical lighting and raise awareness for available daylight in commercial office spaces.

Posted on Tuesday June 14, 2016 read more

FirstService Residential Inspires New Ways to Enjoy Home With its Elements of Living Blog

Home really is where the heart is for the tens of millions of residents who enjoy the perks and quality standards of belonging to an HOA, condo or other community association. From active adult communities to planned family neighborhoods and millennial multifamily condos, residents are always seeking new ways to make the most of where they live. That is why the nation’s leading property manager, FirstService Residential, goes the extra mile to keep people in tune with the latest lifestyle trends, tips and advice that will inspire them to lead healthier, happier lives through its Elements of Living blog.

Posted on Friday April 15, 2016 read more

FirstService Residential Sees Amenity Planning on the Rise in 2016

With single and multifamily home construction trending upward in 2016, community developers and home builders are feeling the pressure to stand out with more than just appealing locations and architectural designs. The demand to deliver a desirable community lifestyle in addition to living space has become a key to driving purchasing decisions for many homebuyers and renters. As North America’s largest manager of homeowners and condominium associations, FirstService Residential is attentive to the prominent lifestyle trends and amenities that will shape communities in 2016.

Posted on Tuesday March 15, 2016 read more

FirstService Residential Zeroes In On Residential Property Management Careers in Demand This Week

FirstService Residential, the leading property management company in North America, is raising awareness of career opportunities beyond the traditional real estate sector through its “Spotlighted Careers” recruitment series that highlights property management jobs. This week's series highlights property management jobs in Toronto, Las Vegas, Florida and Minnesota.

Posted on Tuesday November 10, 2015 read more

FirstService Residential Identifies the Top 10 Rooftop Amenities

FirstService Residential, North America’s largest manager of residential communities, has maintained an expansive portfolio of luxury high-rises in major cities across the U.S. that boast some of the best rooftop spaces residential buildings have to offer. From heating lamps to grilling stations, FirstService Residential has rounded up a list of the top 10 rooftop amenities being incorporated today.

Posted on Thursday October 08, 2015 read more

FirstService Residential Compiles 2015’s Top Condo Amenity Trends

North America's leading property management firm reveals the top amenity trends in luxury multifamily living today. Its condo lifestyle experts have compiled a list of seven luxury amenities that have been gaining traction in the multifamily housing market this year – exclusive offerings that are transforming condominium living into resort-style experiences for their homeowners and residents.

Posted on Tuesday August 11, 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 Expands Market-Leading Position in Texas with Acquisition of Austin’s Southwest Management Services

FirstService Residential, North America's leading property management company, has acquired Southwest Management Services, a premier provider of community association management services in Central Texas

Posted on Wednesday January 21, 2015 read more

FirstService Expands Leading Positions in Southern California and San Antonio, Texas

FirstService Corporation announced that it has acquired Euclid Management Company in California and Texas' Association Management Services. These acquisitions add more than 450 HOA properties and over 100,000 units to FirstService Residential’s growing property management  portfolio and expand its leading position in two key Western region markets.  

Posted on Wednesday October 01, 2014 read more

FirstService Residential Names Alan Missen Chief Information Officer

FirstService Residential has appointed IT management veteran Alan Missen to the position of chief information officer. In this role, he will lead the strategic development and delivery of all technology platforms and services, with a primary focus on customer service.

Posted on Thursday July 03, 2014 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

FirstService Acquires Curry Association Management

FirstService Corporation (Nasdaq:FSRV) (TSX:FSV) announced today that its market leading residential property management business, FirstService Residential, has acquired Curry Association Management, a division of Curry Investment Company, and Missouri's largest residential property management company. Adds Kansas City's Largest Residential Property Management Company

Posted on Tuesday October 15, 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 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.    

Posted on Friday September 13, 2013 read more
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