Acquires Atlantic Pacific Association Management
TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FirstService Corporation (TSX and NASDAQ: FSV) (“FirstService”) announced today that FirstService Residential, the North American property management leader, has recently acquired the Condominium Association Management Division of Atlantic | Pacific Companies (“APAM”), a fourth generation real estate organization. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
APAM is one of the leading providers of high-rise condominium management services in South Florida with more than 20,000 units under management across approximately 100 association properties. The APAM acquisition further extends FirstService Residential’s leadership position within the high-rise segment in the South Florida market.
“This is a key transaction which cements our presence in South Florida and brings additional capabilities to compete and increase our market share,” said David Diestel, Chief Executive Officer of FirstService Residential. “The addition of APAM strengthens our talent pool and furthers our brand position, allowing us to better serve and add value to our community association clients. We welcome APAM’s team of experienced associates to the FirstService family and look forward to working together in further advancing our growth strategy in the important Florida market,” he concluded.
ABOUT FIRSTSERVICE CORPORATION
FirstService Corporation is a North American leader in the essential outsourced property services sector, serving its customers through two industry-leading service platforms: FirstService Residential, North America’s largest manager of residential communities; and FirstService Brands, one of North America’s largest providers of essential property services delivered through individually branded franchise systems and company-owned operations.
FirstService generates more than $3.0 billion in annual revenues and has approximately 24,000 employees across North America. With significant insider ownership and an experienced management team, FirstService has a long-term track record of creating value and superior returns for shareholders. The Common Shares of FirstService trade on the NASDAQ and the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “FSV”.
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