PARSIPPANY, N.J. (May 17, 2018) Planned Companies, the fastest growing real estate service provider, takes home the gold for the third year in a row at the New Jersey National Apartment Associations’ 10th Annual Maintenance Mania event.

Over 75 of New Jersey’s best maintenance professionals competed in a series of challenges ranging from fixing a toilet to changing a ceiling fan blade – in just a matter of minutes! Albert Kasneci put his skills to the test and beat out all of the region’s trade professionals.

“It’s an honor to represent Planned Companies in the annual contest…,” stated Albert Kasneci. “This year’s competition was an incredible showcase of our industry’s dedicated trade professionals and I look forward to the Nationals.”

As local winner and finalist, Kasneci will head to the national championship taking place in June in San Diego, California. Trade experts from around the country will participate in challenges that test their abilities and knowledge to earn the title of Maintenance

Mania® National Champion.

As reported by USA TODAY, there is an increase in demand of labor-intensive jobs which is expected to grow over the years to come. “We have observed a superior need for knowledgeable maintenance specialists for both commercial and residential properties,” stated Robert Francis, CEO of Planned Companies.

Planned Companies provides building maintenance services which help improve system reliability, minimize downtime, track inventory, monitor equipment conditions and reduce the potential cost associated with unit replacement.

“Trade professionals are the unsung heroes of the service industry,” explained Francis. “Maintenance Mania provides an opportunity to recognize those who play such an important role in keeping properties operating optimally.”

Planned Companies’ maintenance services include: handy-porters, handymen, painters, superintendents, building engineers and 24-hour emergency crews, which are offered throughout New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, District of Colombia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Atlanta and San Francisco.