Press Releases

Our press release archive contains a wealth of information about FirstService Residential, including announcements about properties we add to our management portfolio, awards and recognition to our outstanding associates and more.

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

Posted on Wednesday November 13, 2013

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. 

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FirstService Acquires Curry Association Management

Posted on Monday October 14, 2013

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

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

Posted on Thursday September 26, 2013

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.

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

Posted on Thursday September 12, 2013

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

Posted on Sunday July 28, 2013

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

Posted on Monday July 08, 2013

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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FirstService Residential Rebrands and Expands National Presence

Posted on Wednesday June 26, 2013

Leading Residential Management Company Launches New Branding in Key North American Markets

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Chuck M. Fallon Named CEO of FirstService Residential

Posted on Sunday March 24, 2013

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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FirstService Expands into Commercial Property Association Management

Posted on Sunday January 06, 2013

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

Posted on Sunday November 04, 2012

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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