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Neighborly® Surpasses $4 Billion in Systemwide Sales Amid 2023 Filled with Historic Private Equity Activity

The company experienced significant achievements last year, highlighted by a multitude of territory acquisitions from leading private equity firms, and foreshadowing more growth in 2024 across its brands Neighborly®, the world’s largest home services company, announced today during this year’s annual International Franchise Association (“IFA”) convention that it officially surpassed $4 billion in systemwide sales and 5,500 franchises globally in 2023, a milestone year during which the company’s continued success garnered an unparalleled wave of private equity investments across the global franchisor’s flagship brands. “The substantial private equity investments we’ve attracted across our flagship

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PuroClean Looks to Expand to Serve Boston and Greater Boston Area

The Paramedics of Property Damage Announce the Opportunity to Service Boston and Surrounding Communities PuroClean, one of the country’s leading property restoration and remediation brands, is targeting Boston and surrounding communities as it continues its rapid expansion across the nation. The franchise brand is looking to capitalize on its ongoing success by securing multi-unit franchise owners who will fulfill their mission of unparalleled customer service and quality of work within the Boston area. This expansion aims to address the increasing demand for restoration services in the region, particularly in such areas as East Boston,

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Restoration Technical Institute and The Language of Leadership, Launches a Leadership Academy for the Restoration, Cleaning, and Related Industries

Reading, PA-based Restoration Technical Institute (RTI) and The Language of Leadership, headquartered in Bend, OR, are thrilled to announce the launch of the Academy.   Erik Berglund, the visionary Founder and CEO of The Language of Leadership, has emerged as a leading authority in the field of effective leadership practices.  As a compliment to the programs that Erik has developed and launched, the Language of Leadership Academy for Restoration and related industries.  It is a safe virtual space where leaders can practice, receive coaching, and continue to learn and master the skill of leadership. 

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GUS Chooses KnowHow to Launch Training Hub for Disaster Restoration Services

Veuillez noter qu’une version française de ce communiqué de presse suit la version anglaise. GUS, Canada’s largest full-service restoration company, announces its adoption of KnowHow, a mobile-first application designed to centralize company best practices and build confidence on-the-job. This collaboration is set to enhance GUS’s operational efficiency and service quality through the development of an exclusive GUS process hub, designed to facilitate seamless access to training documents, Standard Operating Procedures, and reference materials across various departments including finance, human resources, and field staff. According to Lisa Bono-Luciani, Vice President of Operations for GUS, “Integrating

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Phoenix Announces DryMAX XL Pro with Complete DryLINK® Integration

Phoenix Restoration Equipment, a top provider of water damage restoration equipment today announced the launch of DryMAX XL Pro, the most advanced restoration dehumidifier on the market. The Phoenix DryMAX XL Pro solves the one shortcoming of horizontal dehumidifiers, ease of going up and down stairs. It also adds many new features including complete integration into DryLINK and DryLINK Asset Manager. Some of the benefits include: Two position handle improves stair performance beyond traditional upright dehumidifiers Extended handle serves as a dolly with interlocking features with AirMAX and Focus II Onboard USB to power

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John Downey Announces Retirement at Restoration Winter Break 2024

Industry Icon John Downey announced his retirement at Restoration Winter Break held at the Fairfield Inn by Marriott in Bonita Springs Florida from February 1 to 3, 2024. Winter Break Host and Conference Facilitator Pete Consigli made John Downey the guest of honor at the Winter Break Banquet and Networking Dinner on February 2nd, held at DeRomos La Fontana Banquet Room in the Bonita Bay Promenade in Bonita Springs. Downey addressed the Winter Break Banquet delegates during the dessert and coffee service giving a heartfelt retirement message to his many friends and colleagues in

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BMS CAT Acquires Mission Viejo, CA Restoration Company Drymaster

Acquisition strengthens BMS CAT presence in Southern California commercial & residential restoration market BMS CAT, a leading provider of comprehensive disaster recovery and restoration services, proudly announces the successful acquisition of DryMaster, a prominent restoration company based in Mission Viejo, California. This strategic move reflects BMS CAT’s commitment to expanding its service offerings and geographic reach. The acquisition of DryMaster enhances BMS CAT’s capabilities in providing expert restoration solutions, reinforcing its position as a trusted leader in the industry. DryMaster has been providing restoration services since 2010 and has established itself as a trusted

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PuroClean Ranked Among the Top Franchises for 2024 by Franchise Business Review and Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500®

The Paramedics of Property Damage Start 2024 with Rankings in the Franchise Business Review and Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500® PuroClean, one of the country’s leading property restoration and remediation franchises, is proud to announce that the brand has been ranked number 28 in the 19th annual Franchise Business Review, the brand’s sixth consecutive year within the top 50. In addition, the brand elevated two spots from 2023 to number 82 in Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2024 Franchise 500® Rankings, marking the third consecutive year within the top 100 and the seventh consecutive year appearing on the

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New Software Launch: RestoreTech 360 – Revolutionizing Restoration Industry Training

RestoreTech 360 is excited to announce the launch of its innovative online training platform, specifically designed to address the critical labor shortage in the property restoration industry. RestoreTech 360 offers a comprehensive solution that blends classroom knowledge with practical simulations. This groundbreaking program is set to transform the way technicians are trained, addressing the critical labor shortage in the industry.  Revolutionizing Training with Technology  RestoreTech 360 utilizes a unique approach combining digital classroom training, digital field experience, ongoing support through AI Restore Assist, and uses 360-degree cameras / 3D modules. This method ensures that

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An Innovative Partnership in Pushing the Boundaries in Contents Restoration

After the announcement of Corelogic and Artigem aligning to launch contents estimation capabilities to improve the insurance claims process, Kurt Artinger, CEO of Artigem, and Mikhail Palatnik, Head of Product Management at Corelogic, sit down and talk with Michelle at #INTRConnect to share more about the value of their partnership and the innovation in contents restoration they are providing the restoration industry.

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