Associa's Worldwide Expansion Continues in South Africa

DALLAS, Texas, April 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Associa, the world's largest community management firm, announces the newest addition to its worldwide family - Associa South Africa. The joint venture agreement between Associa and partners in South Africa was completed in late March and the new entity now reflects the Associa name.

"We are proud to reinforce the fact that Associa has become a truly international company with its recent branch opening in Dubai and now this exciting opportunity in South Africa," says Associa Executive Vice President and COO Joey Carona. "We're proud to partner with our colleagues across the globe and hope to continue this relationship for years to come as we commit to helping communities around the world realize their vision."

Jeff Gilmour, President of The Association of Residential Communities (ARC), is proud to be involved in bringing Associa to South Africa where President Johan Kruger, and A.J. Van Rensburg will lead the team with Gilmour serving as the industry specialist. Associa South Africa, a South Africa based company will bring a new, integrative and professional approach to community association management in the Republic of South Africa.

"We couldn't be more thrilled to partner with our friends at Associa, a company we've respected and admired for years," says Associa South Africa President Johan Kruger. "We're honored to be part of the Associa family and confident that this endeavor will exponentially benefit the families living within our communities."

Building and managing successful communities for more than 35 years, Associa is the world's largest community association management firm with over 9,000 employees operating more than 170 branch offices in the United States, Mexico, Canada, the United Arab Emirates and South Africa. Based in Dallas, Texas, our industry expertise, financial strength, and innovation meet the unique needs of clients across the world with customized services and solutions designed to help communities achieve their vision. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to or

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Source: Associa Online