Press Releases


For information about our latest corporate news items, updates and events, please take a look at some of our recent press releases. 

FirstService Residential Chosen To Manage Three Luxury Rental Towers In Lower Manhattan

More than 1,300 apartments added to the company's Financial District portfolio.

Posted on Thursday August 21, 2014 read more

FirstService Residential's Sustainability Expo Stresses Capitalizing on NYC's Energy Efficiency Incentives Before They Expire

FirstService Residential organized a panel discussion of industry experts for its board members and building owners focused on the NYC agencies that offer efficiency incentive programs. For superintendents, resident managers and property managers, a series of seminars was held to complement demonstrations by nearly 30 suppliers who displayed a spectrum of goods, services, and technologies addressing sustainability. These ranged from environmentally friendly cleaning products, water management, and roofing systems, to efficient lighting, heating controls, pest extermination and solar and wind solutions. Also presented were clean fuels, tankless water heaters, combined heat and power (CHP), landscaping, car sharing, and all of New York City’s recycling programs.

Posted on Tuesday June 10, 2014 read more

Robert Scaglion Joins FirstService Residential as Executive Managing Director

As part of the FirstService Residential executive team, Scaglion is responsible for business development, pre-development consulting for new rental developments, re-positioning existing rental assets, as well as developing a marketing and leasing platform for rental properties. A 25-year industry veteran, he is a noted authority on real estate sales, marketing and leasing.​
 

Posted on Tuesday June 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 is First to Join NYC Mayor's Carbon Challenge for Multi-Family Buildings

Industry Sustainability Leader Furthers Commitment to Helping Clients Realize Green Goals

Posted on Thursday January 16, 2014 read more

FirstService Residential Chosen to Manage Two Five-Star, Amenity-Laden Condominiums

Two distinctive buildings -- one in Gramercy Park and another in Williamsburg -- have been added to the company's portfolio.

Posted on Tuesday December 10, 2013 read more

FirstService Residential Launches FS Energy's Innovative Energy Benchmarking Program in Florida

Cost- and energy-saving initiatives are brought to nearly 100 managed properties in Florida. Pilot program will potentially save $11 million in energy costs.

Posted on Friday November 15, 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

Property Management Icon David Kuperberg to become Chairman of FirstService Residential New York

Dan Wurtzel To Succeed Him As President Effective January 1, 2014

Posted on Tuesday October 22, 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

Three Promoted to Senior Vice President at FirstService Residential

Proven leaders stand as examples of our company’s pledge to Making a Difference, Every Day.

Posted on Thursday September 19, 2013 read more

FirstService Residential Helps Launch Mayor’s Organic Food Waste Recycling Program

Pilot composting project at Morningside Heights Housing Corp. to expand to boroughs

Posted on Monday August 05, 2013 read more

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

Posted on Friday July 26, 2013 read more

Cooper Square Realty Changes Name to FirstService Residential

The corporate headquarters of FirstService Residential has announced that its New York City subsidiary, Cooper Square Realty, has been renamed FirstService Residential. This change is taking place simultaneously as 18 regional FirstService Residential subsidiaries adopt a unified name, effective June 27, 2013.

Posted on Thursday June 27, 2013 read more

FirstService Residential Sustainability Expo Champions "Green" Building Systems and Practices for NYC Condos and Co-ops

Exclusive Session for Board Presidents Illustrates How Boards Can Benefit From Compliance with Greener, Greater Buildings Legislation

Posted on Thursday April 25, 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

FirstService Residential Chosen To Manage St. Tropez Condominium

Luxury Building was First Condominium in Manhattan

Posted on Tuesday February 19, 2013 read more

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

200 Properties with 80,000 Residents are Eligible to Receive Emergency Funds in Less Than 48 Hours

Posted on Monday November 05, 2012 read more

$100 Million in Real Estate Loans Facilitated for FirstService Residential Properties

Fixed-rate 10-year mortgages for cooperatives and apartment buildings feature rates as low as 3.03%

Posted on Thursday August 16, 2012 read more
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