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Tampa to Naples Preferred Service Provider’s Guide

Published May 2019

            Florida Community Association Journal is excited to present the premier Sunset & Sand (Tampa to Naples) Preferred Service Provider’s Guide. These service providers have proven by their track record a willingness and desire to serve community associations from Tampa to Naples. FLCAJ has included several brief company profiles and encourages our readers to learn more about these companies by visiting their websites or contacting them directly.


ACPLM (Asphalt & Concrete Parking Lot Maintenance)

     ACPLM is one of Florida’s most-trusted paving contractors, offering full-service asphalt and cement paving and repair. Our team works with property managers, community associations, and facility managers to help our clients lower maintenance costs, prolong the life of paved surfaces, improve curb appeal, and lower liability exposure.

     With more than 50 years of combined industry experience, we know how to deliver the very best results while handling each project with professionalism and attention to detail.

     For more information on ACPLM and our services, please give us a call at (813) 633-0548 or (888) 959-9637 or visit our website at www.ACPLM.net.


ADT Community Association Program

     ADT Community Association Program is the first choice in security for community associations and the nation’s premier provider of electronic security services, providing world-class customer care and service to more than 100,000 residences through bulk agreements. This includes 24/7 monitoring by our own state-of-the-art monitoring centers and “concierge level” customer care and service provided by our exclusive community association service center. Our technicians are our own highly-trained employees. They are vetted, FASA/BASA-certified security professionals.

     The ADT brand is among the most well-known and trusted brands in the security industry today and is a full-service provider for intrusion, fire, video surveillance, access control, Pulse® home automation, interactive services, video, and two-way voice systems. ADT has 143 years of experience.

     For more information on ADT Security Services, visit www.adt.com/community-associations.


Alliance CAS

     Alliance is a fully- licensed collection agency specializing in homeowner and condominium associations. As leaders in the industry, we’ve successfully partnered with hundreds of associations, working alongside board members and property management companies to collect 100 percent of the past due assessments owed to you! We have decades of collective experience, and our success rate is unmatched. If you have homeowners who are behind, or your association is paying upfront for collection work, you need to call Alliance S.M.AR.T. Collections today! When you select Alliance to serve your community, you can be confident you’ve made the right choice. 

     For more information on Alliance C.A.S., visit alliancecas.com or call (866) 778-9504.


Aquatic Weed Control

     Aquatic Weed Control Inc. has been providing a range of quality aquatic and wetland services for more than 27 years. From algae and weed control to removals and plantings, we do it all.  Time is taken to develop services and solutions that fit each client’s environmental needs.

     We are the provider of choice for many property management companies, HOAs, and others. They have rewarded our range of services with long-standing relationships. Our headquarters is in Orlando with additional locations in Tampa, Fort Myers, and Daytona Beach. Our employees strive to meet and exceed the client’s expectations, making us your clear choice in waterway management.

     For more information, call (800) 543-6694 or visit www.AquaticWeedControl.NET.


Association Reserves

     Since 1986, Association Reserves has been the nation’s leading provider of the most accurate, easy-to-understand reserve studies available, making the present less stressful and the future more secure for our clients. We rely on a combination of experience, attention to detail, and state-of-the-art tools and technology to ensure that our clients are informed regarding the state of their physical and financial assets. We also provide our clients with complimentary software and video presentations, and we routinely publish webinars, articles, and other content to help our clients better understand the role of a reserve study in running a successful community association.

     For more information on Association Reserves, call (954) 210-7925 or visit www.reservestudy.com.


Becker

     Becker grew from its pioneering role, creating the law pertaining to common ownership housing, and continues to be an innovator in the field. Our community association practice leads more than 200 educational classes per year for board members and managers and also advocates on behalf of clients through Becker’s lobbying arm, the Community Association Leadership Lobby (CALL).

     Becker attorneys boast Florida Bar Board Certifications in specialized areas of the law including Condominium & Planned Development Law, Business Litigation, Construction Law, and Real Estate. Board certification demands rigorous testing and is in recognition of having the highest standards of skill, specialty knowledge, proficiency, professionalism, and ethics in a particular area of the law.

    Because our board-certified attorneys are truly immersed in their practice, clients have confidence that they can turn to us when they need legal advice or help solving their most challenging business problems.

     For more information on Becker, visit beckerlawyers.com.


Castle Group

     Castle Group is the premier choice for community management, specializing in serving the finest condominium and homeowner associations. The company’s philosophy is an unwavering focus on the resident experience; at Castle it is called Royal Service®. Castle is owned by CPAs who oversee a powerful combination of incredible people, streamlined systems, and advanced technology. Since no two properties are identical, Castle has created a menu of services that allows customers to create a solution that fits their needs. Castle does not manage an exceptional number of communities, just a number of exceptional ones.

     For more information on Castle Group, call (844) 815-5321 or visit www.castlegroup.com.


Expert Inspectors

     Expert Inspectors has been conducting insurance replacement valuations and inspections in Florida since 2002. Our business focuses on the needs of condominium and homeowner associations. Even though our primary product is our insurance valuations, we have also included many other services for our clients. These include reserve studies, wind mitigation inspections, and roof condition certifications as well as balcony and railing inspections. Currently Expert Inspectors is servicing the North and Central Florida areas—Jacksonville through the Space Coast and across to Tampa. We are actively looking for potential business partners in order to expand to the rest of the State.

For more information on Expert Insurance Valuations, call (866) 480-8236 or visit www.flinsurancevaluations.com.


FirstService Residential

     FirstService Residential is the preferred partner of HOAs and community associations in the U.S. and Canada. In Florida alone, FirstService Residential manages more than 2,000 community associations, consisting of low-, mid- and high-rise condominiums and cooperatives; single-family homes; master-planned, lifestyle, and active adult communities; and rental and commercial properties. The company also specializes in working with complex communities that have large budgets and offer numerous amenities to their residents.

     As a complement to property management services, the company offers banking and insurance, financial management, developer services, concierge services, energy management, value engineering, technology solutions, and a customer care center available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

     With an unmatched combination of deep industry experience, local market expertise, and personalized attention, FirstService Residential delivers proven solutions and exceptional service that add value, enhance lifestyles, and make a difference, every day, for every resident and community it manages.

     For more information on FirstServiceResidential, visit www.fsresidential.com.


Henderson Franklin

     Henderson Franklin’s Condominium and Homeowners Association attorneys represent residential and commercial condominium, homeowners and property owners associations, non-profit social and recreational clubs, developers, builders, and individuals in all aspects of real estate development, operation, and condominium and property association law. Our attorneys keep up to date in this constantly evolving area of the law and routinely handle governing document interpretation, amendments and updates, resolution of disputes, and collections.

     For more information on Henderson Franklin, please call (239) 344-110 or visit www.henlaw.com or the Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate at www.legalscoopswflre.com.


J.R. Frazer Inc.

     J. R. Frazer Inc. specializes in providing quality reserve studies and property and flood cost valuations for condominiums and HOA communities throughout the southeast and central Florida areas.

     We feel our reserve studies provide a good roadmap for associations to help manage their long-term assets that need replacement. With more than 25 years of experience in the industry, we have found that reserve studies are not only helpful in planning current budget numbers but also for avoiding future assessments.

     For more information on J.R. Frazer, please call (800) 298-0683 or visit our website www.jrfrazer.com.


KW Property Management & Consulting

     KW Property Management & Consulting provides full-scale property management services to homeowner associations and condominium boards. KWPMC delivers operational precision, hospitality with a personal touch, outstanding financial reporting and accounting controls, and flexible and efficient technology solutions—all distinguished by a dedicated and committed staff that aims to enhance the experience of every association we serve. We’re privately owned, with a hands-on approach that involves our founding partners and executive team assigned and engaged with each and every property.

     For more information on KW Property Management & Consulting, call (305) 476-9188 or visit www.kwpmc.com.


Leland Management

     Leland Management is a leading community association management firm that has been managing Florida condominium and homeowners associations for more than 25 years. We have 16 offices located throughout Florida and currently manage more than 400 associations ranging in size from fewer than 100 homes to approximately 4,000 homes.

     Leland is a full-service management company with seasoned professionals who pride themselves in providing the best quality service to the communities they serve. We have more than 90 licensed community association managers who carry numerous advanced professional designations, and we have an effective system for sharing this expertise within the company and with our communities. 

     Although Leland is large enough to have all the resources necessary to meet the needs of any association, Leland is family-owned and -managed. 

     For more information on Leland Management, call (888) 255-8577 or visit www.LelandManagement.com.


Menchinger & Tyack

     Menchinger & Tyack CPAs LLC is a Certified Public Accounting firm that provides audit, taxation, and accounting services to community associations. With our paperless systems, we are able to provide services to you and your association no matter where you are located in Florida.

     For more information on Menchinger & Tyack CPAs, visit www.cpasmt.com or call (941) 706-2880.


Preferred Property Program

     Preferred Property Program Insurance Inc., located in Holmdel, NJ, and American Union Risk Associates, located in Hallandale, FL, are both subsidiaries of JGS Insurance, which is currently celebrating 100 years in the business. We offer competitive umbrella coverage with limits ranging from $1 million to $100 million. We also offer Workers’ Comp (with payroll or “if any payroll”), Environmental Impairment, Equipment Breakdown coverage, and package policies for community associations and real estate owners.

     For more information on Preferred Property Program Insurance and American Union Risk Associates, visit our websites today at www.ppp-quotes.com or www.aurains.com.


RealManage

     RealManage is a full-service HOA and condominium management office with all the technological advantages you need along with the hands-on and local approach you want. Communication, transparency, and support are our top priorities. We understand the importance of getting an answer when you need it, and we deliver the personal management touch your community deserves. In addition to our personal touch approach, our boards have access to the association information 24/7. Office locations are Tampa, Orlando, and Port Charlotte.

     For more information on RealManage, call (866) 403-1588 or visit www.realmanage.com.


Republic Bank

     Republic Bank is Kentucky’s largest, locally-owned community bank. Started in 1982, Republic Bank has since grown to a $5.2 billion bank, with 45 banking centers in Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Florida, and Tennessee. The seven Florida locations include two in St. Petersburg and one each in Tampa (Westshore), Seminole, Largo, Port Richey, and Temple Terrace.

     Republic offers a full array of banking and financial services for individuals, small and large businesses, and community associations.  We offer a wide variety of personal and business checking accounts, all with the latest online and mobile features. Need a loan? Republic offers a full line of home mortgages, equity lines and loans, small business loans, larger commercial loans, and leasing. Our community association banking includes interest-bearing operating and capital accounts, ACH, and check scanner services.

     Our local and dedicated associates provide the personal understanding that comes from being a part of the communities they serve. Our goal is to make banking easier than anyone else for our clients and to exceed their expectations in all that we do.

     For more information on Republic Bank, call (727) 526-5678 or visit www.republicbank.com.

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Seacrest Services

     Seacrest Services is your community’s partner, from full-service property management and professional accounting services to complete landscaping and property maintenance. At Seacrest Services, we understand no two communities are the same, and we take great pride in the longevity of our client relationships and continued customer satisfaction.

     With industry-leading technology, professional management skills, and relational expertise, Seacrest is proven to meet the specific needs of your community.

     For more information on Seacrest Services, call us today at (561) 656-6354 or visit www.seacrestservices.com.


Stellar Public Adjusting Services

     Stellar Public Adjusting Services is one of the premier public adjusting firms providing claim representation throughout Florida. Our diverse team of professionals includes attorneys, public adjusters, contractors, loss consultants, estimators, appraisers, mediators, and real estate professionals offering a unique level of expertise to ensure the most professional and comprehensive claim adjustment for each of our clients. All cases are handled by our in-house public adjusters with a focus on the details of each claim to determine the proper strategy. Whether your claim has been underpaid, it has been denied, or you just want a consultation regarding your particular situation, please contact us today for a free claim inspection. 

     For more information on Stellar Public Adjusting Services, call (305) 570-3519 or visit www.stellaradjusting.com.


Vesta Property Services

        Founded in 1989, Vesta Property Services has worked tirelessly to provide unmatched services to community boards of directors and residents. Quickly becoming Florida’s first choice for community management, Vesta has regional offices located throughout the state of Florida, employing more than 1,200 professionals providing a wide spectrum of services to more than 250,000 residents and unit owners.

     Vesta Property Services specializes in providing the ultimate management services to condominium associations, planned communities, active-adult communities, and commercial properties.

     The Vesta Difference: Vesta is NOT just a community management company. We are also an amenity management company, providing lifestyle services such as pool services, spa and wellness services, food and beverage operations, special events, theatre operations, and more.

     In addition to all of this, Vesta’s Financial Services Division offers financing, comprehensive financial tools, fiscal management, low closing costs and expert strategic planning, and consulting services.

     “We don’t have any boundaries to what services we’ll provide our clients. I don’t know any other company in Florida that’s doing what we’re doing,” says Frank Surface, CEO, Vesta Property Services.

     For more information on Vesta Property Services, call (877) 988-3782 or visit www.VestaPropertyServices.com