GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado – October 24, 2022 – First Onsite Property Restoration (First Onsite), one of North America’s largest disaster recovery and restoration providers for commercial enterprises, has acquired Watermark Restoration, Inc. (Watermark), a capital improvements and property restoration company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. This strategic partnership is part of First Onsite’s approach to attain operational excellence for clients by focusing on the expansion of critical services and timely responses.
Founded in 2002, Watermark services the commercial and multi-family sectors. The company specializes in capital improvements and provides fire and water restoration to its clients. In addition to the Birmingham headquarters, Watermark has sales offices in Tampa, FL, Atlanta, GA, Charlotte, NC, and Houston, TX.
“We are excited about this opportunity to partner with such an outstanding company as Watermark which under its exceptional leadership has built a reputation of trust and integrity with its clients during the past two decades. This arrangement provides us with additional resources to enhance our customer experience by utilizing this exemplary team of capital improvement and property restoration professionals,” stated Jeff Johnson First Onsite Global CEO. “It’s a win-win situation for all.”
“After careful consideration, we decided that the best partner for Watermark is First Onsite. We feel there could be some great synergies between the work we’re doing and the client base that First Onsite is focused on growing,” said Shane McMillan, Watermark Vice President.
First Onsite, which operates in the U.S. and Canada, is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSV, TSX: FSV) and represents the second-largest independent North American restoration and reconstruction services provider for commercial enterprises. This agreement with Watermark is the latest in a series that expands First Onsite’s capabilities and resources across North America. The financial terms of the acquisition are not being disclosed.
About First Onsite
First Onsite is one of the largest and fastest-growing emergency response planning, mitigation, and reconstruction service providers for commercial enterprises in North America. First Onsite employs over 2,300 team members and operates from more than 90 locations across the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico. With a culture focused on harnessing the human power of its team members and a commitment to doing what’s right, the First Onsite team helps clients restore, rebuild and rise. First Onsite is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation. For more information, go to firstonsite.com or follow @firstonsite on Twitter and LinkedIn.