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 Acquires Gittleman Management

Posted on Sunday November 06, 2011

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.


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

Posted on Thursday September 29, 2011

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.


FirstService Adds Simerra Property Management

Posted on Wednesday July 13, 2011

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.


FirstService Expands its Residential Property Management Operations in Las Vegas

Posted on Sunday June 19, 2011

FirstService Corporation today announced the acquisition of Excellence Community Management, one of the
leading providers of residential property management services in the greater Las Vegas, Nevada
market. Jamie McCafferty, Founder & CEO of Excellence, will retain a significant equity stake in
the company and continue to manage its day-to-day operations.


FirstService Further Expands Market Leading Residential Property Management Operations

Posted on Sunday April 17, 2011

FirstService Corporation today announced it has increased the size and breadth of its market leading residential property management business in British Columbia and North and South Carolina with the acquisitions of Vancouver Condominium Services Ltd. and Abbott Enterprises Inc. The acquisitions add a total of 30,000 units to FirstService’s portfolio that includes over 4,800 properties comprising 1.2 million residential units. Terms of the two transactions were not disclosed.


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