Press Releases

To see news and features about FSR, here are some of our recent FSR press releases.

FirstService Residential Acquires South Carolina-based K.A. Diehl

FirstService Residential, the leading property management company in North America, announced it has acquired K.A. Diehl, a leading South Carolina-based community association management company. Established in 2002, K.A. Diehl currently manages over 80 associations, representing 15,000 homes in South Carolina.

Posted on Tuesday March 15, 2016 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

Kim Burgess Promoted to Director of Finance at Sun City Hilton Head

The Sun City Hilton Head Community Association is pleased to announce the promotion of Kim Burgess to Director of Finance. She previously served as the community’s Controller for more than a decade.

Posted on Monday December 15, 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

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

Associates of FirstService Residential Carolinas Achieve Industry Designations

Another four Community Association Managers within FirstService Residential Carolinas have been designated a Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®) by Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAMICB).

Posted on Tuesday August 27, 2013 read more

Abbott Enterprises, Inc. Changes Name to FirstService Residential

The corporate headquarters of FirstService Residential has announced that its subsidiary, Abbott Enterprises, Inc., has been renamed FirstService Residential. This name change is part of FirstService Residential’s national rebranding effort, which took effect on June 27, 2013.

Posted on Thursday June 27, 2013 read more

Chuck M. Fallon Named CEO of FirstService Residential

Respected Fortune 500 Executive to Lead North America’s Largest Residential Property Management Company

Posted on Friday April 19, 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