Planned Companies Expands Operations to Florida

Planned Companies Expands Operations to Florida

Planned Companies Expands Operations to Florida   Planned Companies is expanding its operation to the southeastern Florida market.  Over the past decade, Parsippany, New Jersey based Planned has seen expansion to Boston, San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento,...
Advantages & Benefits of Outsourcing

Advantages & Benefits of Outsourcing

Peter Drucker, a management consultant, once said, “Do what you do best and outsource the rest.” Cleaning is one of the most outsourced services in the US, with its market set to reach $320 billion by 2027. The massive demand for janitorial services is...
PLANNED RECOGNIZES EMPLOYEE SUSAN GESSLER

PLANNED RECOGNIZES EMPLOYEE SUSAN GESSLER

Executive Assistant is “Uniquely Invaluable” at Growing Real Estate Services Provider PARSIPPANY, NEW JERSEY – March is Women’s History Month – a period to highlight the contributions of women in society. At Planned Companies, Susan Gessler is one of the cornerstones...
FS Relief Fund Provides Financial Support

FS Relief Fund Provides Financial Support

In early October, Vickie Kennedy, a Concierge with Planned Companies, began to feel unwell. It wasn’t anything she could put her finger on, just a general feeling of not feeling like her usual self. She chalked it up to stress and worry about COVID. One day as she was...
Excitement turns to worry

Excitement turns to worry

This story highlights how the FirstService Relief Fund was key in helping an associate who had to unexpectedly quarantine for two weeks due to COVID.  The associate in this story has chosen to remain anonymous.    When “B” started working as a high-rise...
PLANNED EMPLOYEES ARE ESSENTIAL

PLANNED EMPLOYEES ARE ESSENTIAL

At Planned Companies, we have seen the weather forecasts this week – predictions of a nor’easter that will dump not just snow, but also stacking up some more challenges to an already difficult 2020. Up to 14 inches of snow expected in Massachusetts. New York City is...
SURIVING SHIPAGEDDON DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON

SURIVING SHIPAGEDDON DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON

The growing popularity of online shopping – combined with increased demand due to the ongoing pandemic – have some packaging experts predicting a “shipageddon” in 2020. According to one national estimate, as many as 79.1 million parcels may be shipped per day in the...
THANKSGIVING TIPS FOR APARTMENT RESIDENTS

THANKSGIVING TIPS FOR APARTMENT RESIDENTS

Celebrating Thanksgiving is going to be a bit different this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Yes, there will still be turkey, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and football. But the annual trip over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house should...
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