Readers’ Choice Awards Spotlight—February 2024

Readers’ Choice Awards Spotlight

Published February 2024

     Editor’s Note: FLCAJ would like to congratulate these 12 outstanding 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards winners! (For a full list of 2023 RCA winners, please read the March 2023 issue or visit

Complete Property Maintenance

Diamond Level Winner—Landscaping
(Winner 2023 and eight previous RCA wins) 

     Complete Property Maintenance was founded in 1977 to provide reliable and professional landscape maintenance to serve the emerging HOA and COA communities. The mission was to be honest, offer the best service at a fair price, and still retain high-quality employees. Celebrating its 46th year in business, CPM has firmly achieved that goal, planting its roots in South Florida serving Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, and St. Lucie Counties with five centrally located offices.

     CPM has consistently focused on providing a premier landscape service to homeowners’ associations, condominium associations, and developers and builders. Today that focus is driven by the corporation’s president, Shane Humble, who brings more than 15 years of professional landscape management experience. Shane holds the following certifications while also sitting on the FNGLA (Florida Nursery Growers Landscape Association) board of directors’ certification committee:

  • FNGLA Florida Certified Horticultural Professional
  • FNGLA Florida Certified Landscape Maintenance Technician
  • Professional Landscape Manager (University of Florida Extension Office)
  • Best Management Practices
  • Florida Water Star Accredited
  • Certified FNGLA Judge

    CPM’s services include but aren’t limited to the following:

  • Landscape budgeting and financial planning
  • Landscape design and installation
  • Landscape and ornamental maintenance
  • Licensed irrigation installation and maintenance
  • Licensed fertilization and pest control
  • Certified arborist tree care
  • Hurricane & storm cleanup

  Our locations—

  • Coconut Creek—Serving Broward County
  • Delray—Serving South Palm Beach County
  • Lantana—Serving Palm Beach County
  • Jupiter—Serving North Palm Beach, Martin, and St. Lucie Counties
  • Port Saint Lucie—Serving St. Lucie and Indian River Counties

     For more information on Complete Property Maintenance, call 954-973-3333 or visit

Hotwire Communications

Diamond Level Winner—Technology and Communications
(Winner 2023 and six previous RCA wins)

     Hotwire Communications is a South Florida-based telecommunications company and internet service provider (ISP) that has been providing fiber-based solutions for TV, internet, and phone since 2002, meeting the specific needs of diverse customer types in multi-unit and multi-dwelling communities including condominiums, homeowners’ associations, municipalities, student housing, and senior-living communities.

     An industry disruptor and trendsetter, Hotwire was the very first ISP in Florida to invest in an all-fiber network for all of its installations, and the first to deliver services to residences via fiber-to-the-home technology. In 2006 Hotwire was the first company in the state to build an internet protocol television (IPTV) headend and offer IPTV services to customers, and in 2014 it became the first to offer gigabit-speed internet.

     Since its foundation Hotwire has grown to serve more than 1,000 properties across its national footprint and has been recognized for the exceptional quality of its services by multiple independent outlets and organizations, including being named by PCMag as their 2020 Fastest Business ISP in the United States, 2022 Fastest ISP in the Southeast United States, and 2022 Best Gaming ISP in the Southeast United States, in addition to being named 2020 Independent Operator of the Year by Cablefax.

     For more information on Hotwire Communications, visit

Kaye Bender Rembaum

Diamond Level Winner—Legal Services
(Winner 2023 and nine previous RCA wins)

     Kaye Bender Rembaum, a nine-time Diamond Readers’ Choice Award winner from FLCAJ, is a full-service law firm dedicated to the representation of community associations throughout Florida. With offices in Broward, Palm Beach, Hillsborough, and Miami-Dade Counties (Miami by appointment), the firm provides its clients with an unparalleled level of personalized and professional services that are prompt, effective, and understandable, regardless of the size of the community and taking into consideration their individual needs and financial concerns. 

     Led by a team of experienced attorneys, several of whom are board-certified specialists in condominium and planned development law and one board certified in construction law, KBR assists clients in all matters of association representation, including the collection of assessments, contract drafting and negotiation, updating of governing documents, covenant enforcement, complex litigation, construction defect claims, and more.

     Kaye Bender Rembaum attorneys remain active statewide, many with leadership roles on statewide committees that work to improve community association legislation and knowledge outreach, while keeping their clients up to date on new developments in community association law and how they may be personally affected. KBR is also a well-known provider of free legal education, which often includes CE credit for managers and state certifications for board members.

     For more information about Kaye Bender Rembaum, call 800-974-0680, email, or visit

Lang Management

Diamond Level Winner—Management Companies
(Winner 2023 and six previous RCA wins)

     The property management industry in Florida continues to expand as more recently built communities join existing condominium and homeowner associations in maintaining their properties and remaining fiscally sound. A management company with tenure, experience, and dedicated employees is the key to a well-run association. Lang Management is proud of its 43-year history in providing property management and accounting services from Palm Beach County north to St. Lucie County. Our customer loyalty is proof that Lang makes a difference.

     Lang Management’s expertise is in customer support and satisfaction. With a successful track record to attract and retain experienced professionals, Lang offers in-house professionals and strategic partners in repair and maintenance, pest control, irrigation design and maintenance, landscape architecture, arboriculture, aquatic weed control, and other services for your community.

     Our professional services are affordable, comprehensive, and customizable. Management services include all-inclusive financial reporting, a board and owner portal system, risk management services, and emergency preparedness and disaster recovery programs. Lang’s customer service department is available 24/7. Where you live means everything to you. How you live means everything to us. If you are interested in learning more about Lang Management and how Lang can make a difference in your community, please contact us.

     For more information on Lang Management, call 561-750-8800 or visit

Leland Management

Diamond Level Winner—Management Companies
(Winner 2023 and nine previous RCA wins) 

     Celebrating 25 years of award-winning service, Leland Management is the industry-leading, full-service association management firm specializing in managing Florida condominium and homeowner associations. With 12 offices statewide, we are proud to partner with more than 400 associations exclusively in the state of Florida. 

     Our team of professionals takes great pride in delivering the best-quality service to the communities we serve. We have over 100 licensed community association managers who average more than seven years of experience, and many carry advanced professional designations. To bring it all together, we have honed an effective system for sharing this expertise both within the company and in our communities. 

     Our superior accounting strategies, dedication to lifestyle, and always-local resident support call center are just a few of the standards you can expect from a partnership with Leland, but we don’t just talk the talk. Evidence of Leland’s walk can be seen in consistently being named Central Florida’s Top Workplace and the Orlando Business Journal’s Best Place to Work by our team year after year. 

     Although we are large enough to have all the resources necessary to meet the needs of any association, Leland remains a local, family-owned and -managed firm to better meet the individual needs of each community. We understand that building solid, lasting relationships is of utmost importance to delivering the best quality of service and the continued success of our company. 

     For more information, call 888-255-8577 or visit

Seacrest Services

Diamond Level Winner—Financial Services, Landscaping, and Management Companies
(Winner 2023 and four previous RCA wins)

     Founded in 1968, Seacrest Services Inc. has professionally provided premium community management services since 1975, achieving complete customer satisfaction in all our communities.

     Through steady planning, Seacrest has brought its unique approach to property management and landscape maintenance to serve Palm Beach, Martin, and Broward Counties while continuing to offer the same commitment to excellence today as we did more than 48 years ago. The longevity of our clients is matched by the tenure of our employees. We maintain one of the highest levels of experienced employees in our industry, ensuring that your community association gets the professionalism and expertise it deserves.

     With full-service community management services, professional accounting and financial services, 24/7 live customer service support, and complete landscaping and property maintenance services, Seacrest has the resources and knowledge to tailor a custom management plan for your community association.

     As a proud recipient of the Diamond Level Readers’ Choice Award for both our property management and landscape services for the fifth year in a row, we would like to thank you for honoring us with your vote and trusting our services for over 48 years!

     Discover the Seacrest difference for your community and let us Lead Your Community into the Future today!

     For more information on Seacrest Services, contact us at 561-656-6354 or visit us at

Sentry Management

Diamond Level Winner—Management Companies
(Winner 2023 and nine previous RCA wins) 

     At Sentry Management our purpose is to nurture outstanding communities we are all proud to call home. Our reliable services and team-based approach put our communities first, consistently enhancing property values by supporting the board’s endeavors and improving the lifestyles of residents.

     Sentry Management provides experienced operational leadership for communities by focusing on what matters: facilitating great meetings, providing simplified technology, delivering on-time and accurate financials, offering reliable vendor coordination, and promising timely communication. 

     As we’ve grown over the last four decades to become one of the nation’s largest full-service management companies, we have never forgotten that our roots are always local, and our community always comes first. We proudly remain family-owned with a single business focus.

     Headquartered in Florida with 16 offices in the Sunshine State alone, Sentry Management’s team of nearly 1,000 experienced professionals embraces the honor to serve our communities every day. We empower our community managers with comprehensive training, dedicated support teams, and constantly-evolving technology. Sentry even boasts a dedicated and robust training and development department known as Communities College, which provides high-quality in-house onboarding and ongoing training for Sentry employees and our board members. We maintain over 300 training resources and also offer a variety of live webinars each month. 

     We care deeply for the communities we serve and inspire our Sentry team members to further support these communities through our philanthropic program known as “Giving SMILES.” Sentry also donates to local charitable organizations, raising over $100,000 per year through fundraising events. Sentry Management was named one of the top philanthropic companies in Central Florida by the Orlando Business Journal for the past three years.

     For more information on community association management services, locations, and careers at Sentry Management, call 407-788-6700 or visit


Diamond Level Winner—Construction, Engineering, and Building Services
(Winner 2023 and eight previous RCA wins)

     SOCOTEC, a leading TIC (testing, inspection, and certification) company, optimizes the integrity and sustainability of built assets through highly technical consulting services. Our clients rely on our holistic teams of engineers, architects, expert witnesses, and construction advisors to solve their most complex challenges throughout the entire lifecycle of a project, around the globe.

     SOCOTEC has an extensive proven track record of meeting our clients’ aesthetic and performance goals while never losing sight of the end user experience. SOCOTEC has great knowledge of the Florida market for the past 27 years and is well versed in all phases of the built environment, from construction projects to upgrades, maintenance, or repositioning of existing buildings. Our experienced team guides clients through the most technical issues related to the design, procurement, and execution of building envelope systems and develops project-specific, industry-proven, durable, and sustainable design solutions.

     As always, it’s our privilege to serve each of you and your associations.

     SOCOTEC is an international company, with 1,100 employees in 25 countries, and values commitment and excellence, entrepreneurship and innovation, accountability, and social responsibility.

     For more information on SOCOTEC, call 239-514-4100 or visit

Unicoat Industrial Roofing Corp.

Diamond Level Winner—Roofing
(Winner 2023)

     Thank you for selecting Unicoat as a Diamond Level Readers’ Choice Award winner.

     It is a proven fact, when it comes to selecting a roofing contractor, that Unicoat Industrial Roofing Corporation has your best interest in mind; whether before, during, or after finishing a project, we strive to exceed your expectations.

     With more than 35 years of experience in successfully working with condominium owners such as yourself, Unicoat provides the following:

  • We are fully licensed and insured.
  • All crew members are fully trained and employed by Unicoat.
  • Our equipment is the latest in application technology designed for performance and efficiency, allowing superior quality, lower costs, and shorter completion times.
  • Unicoat is certified to install all major coating systems, specializing in roof restorations.
  • We provide a best available guarantee thanks to our close relationship with high-quality manufacturers.
  • Unicoat carefully plans and establishes job details such as safety and scheduling, so we can set the proper expectations before the project begins.

     From materials and workmanship to ongoing preventive maintenance programs, Unicoat has you covered!

     For more information or to request your free inspection and analysis, please give us a call at 800-510-7661 or visit our website at

Kent Services

Platinum Level Winner—Safety and Security
(Winner 2023 and four previous RCA wins)

     As an industry leader for the past four decades, we are so much more than just a security provider. We are the ultimate source for security, technology, and streamlined business services, designed for today’s home and workspaces. 

     Locally grown with nationwide reach, we proudly serve Florida, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. We have a proven ability to deal with any situation and exceed expectations.

     Kent Services is a family-owned and -operated minority-owned business. We answer only to our clients and partner with them to create high-performance, measurable solutions. Our management teams work tirelessly to meet and exceed the goals and expectations of every customer because our success depends solely on our clients’

    We provide access control, armed and unarmed security officers, concierge personnel, package handlers, janitorial workers, and so much more for all sectors: residential, commercial, religious, educational, hospitality, and construction. Ask about our exclusive Concierge Service Officer program, designed to maximize your security dollars.

     We are honored to be a repeat FLCAJ Readers’ Choice Winner in the security category and look forward to providing unsurpassed security solutions for many years to come!

     For more information on Kent Services, call 305-919-9400, email, or visit

Swaysland Professional Engineering Consultants

Platinum Level Winner—Construction, Engineering, and Building Services
(Winner 2023 and seven previous RCA wins)

     Swaysland Professional Engineering Consultants Inc. was established in 1990 to assist property managers, owners, contractors, and lenders in the solution of a wide variety of building and construction problems. We are licensed professional engineers and special/threshold inspectors in the state of Florida. Our typical project role includes performing inspections of existing building systems, assessment of current conditions, estimating remaining service life, preparation of repair plans and specifications, conducting the bid process, and performing site observations of the repair work in progress. We have extensive experience in concrete restoration, waterproofing, roofing, painting, structural strengthening, building recertifications, and milestone inspections.

     Certainly, not all projects go according to the original plan, particularly when working on existing buildings. We possess the people and technical skills necessary to keep the construction team (owner, property manager, contractor, and engineer) working together towards the common goal of a successful project. We have completed thousands of successful projects and look forward to working with you on your next project.

     For more information, call 954-473-0043 or visit


Gold Level Winner—Construction, Engineering, and Building Services
(Winner 2023 and four previous RCA wins)

     Hypower continues to be a leader in Florida’s electrical contracting industry as it continues its growth across the state. Hypower’s electrical services and special projects group provides 24/7 quality and professional service to local businesses, property managers, and assisted living, institutional, and industrial facilities. The group serves most of South Florida from coast to coast and handles projects from simple service calls to new construction. It is currently helping to rebuild the west coast of Florida while installing hundreds of EV chargers and generators and is completing 40-year inspection work across the state.

     Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Hypower employs more than 500 people and has successfully completed thousands of projects valued at over $1.2 billion. Hypower is licensed to operate in more than 30 states and consistently ranks at the top of its class nationally for its exemplary safety and innovation record within the construction market.

     Hypower consistently emphasizes safety from an employee, job site, and public safety perspective. Widely recognized for its industry excellence, Hypower is currently ranked as a TOP 20 electrical contractor in the nation by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). This national U.S. trade association also placed the company on its 2022 Top 200 Performers list. As a result Hypower has been honored with ABC STEP Platinum Awards for Safety Training annually since 2013.

     For more information on Hypower or to request a service quote, visit