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.

President Dan Wurtzel Elected to Board of Community Access

Posted on Wednesday January 07, 2015

President Dan Wurtzel of FirstService Residential New York has been elected to the Board of Directors of Community Access Inc., a non-profit organization that assists New Yorkers living with psychiatric disabilities in transitioning to independent living.


FirstService Residential Receives 2014 “Award of Excellence” from The Three Hands

Posted on Monday November 03, 2014

Coalition of Building Managers Organizations Recognizes FirstService Residential for Outstanding Achievement Within the Real Estate Industry


FS Energy Named Finalist in RISE : NYC Competition

Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

FirstService Residential’s energy management subsidiary is recognized for innovative resiliency technologies that will support small businesses in NYC.


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

Posted on Thursday August 21, 2014

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


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

Posted on Tuesday June 10, 2014

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.


FirstService Residential is First to Join NYC Mayor's Carbon Challenge for Multi-Family Buildings

Posted on Thursday January 16, 2014

Industry Sustainability Leader Furthers Commitment to Helping Clients Realize Green Goals


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

Posted on Tuesday December 10, 2013

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


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

Posted on Friday November 15, 2013

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


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

Posted on Monday August 05, 2013

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


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

Posted on Friday July 26, 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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