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Paul Davis Selected as a Preferred Vendor by Allstate

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Paul Davis Restoration, Inc., a national franchise company and leading provider of fire, water and mold damage restoration services for residential and commercial properties, has been selected to participate as a preferred vendor in Allstate's mitigation direct repair program. As part of their agreement, Paul Davis offices will provide Allstate customers with emergency mitigation services for damage to residential properties caused by water, fire, mold, storm and other disasters. The Allstate Corporation is the largest publicly held personal lines property and casualty insurer in America.

"On behalf of the more than 300 Paul Davis offices across the US, we are pleased to be chosen by Allstate as a preferred vendor," Tim Robinson, Paul Davis CEO said. "We feel that the Paul Davis network has the best trained, experienced property damage emergency services and restoration professionals in America and it is one of the few networks qualified to meet the unique needs of large insurance carriers. We look forward to working with Allstate and serving their customers."

"This agreement is as much about technology and innovation as it is about service capability," Robinson said. "Today, clients like Allstate demand precise information in a timely fashion for all their property damage claims in order to more accurately measure the loss. Whether the claim is in Florida or California, the techniques for handling and documenting losses should be the same. Paul Davis has made significant investments in technology and training over the years to ensure adherence to a uniform standard as defined by the client. This was a key reason for Allstate's selection of Paul Davis."

The Paul Davis Network of franchises deliver exceptional customer service to ensure the resolution of a policyholder's claim is a good one. "We are available 24/7. Our highly trained professionals arrive within hours to do the work necessary resolve the claim. More than that, Paul Davis brings understanding and compassion to what is typically a traumatic situation," Robinson said.

For more information, contact Paul Davis at 904.737.2779. Visit the website at www.pauldaviscompanies.com

About Paul Davis:

Paul Davis Restoration, Inc., a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (Nasdaq:FSRV) (TSX:FSV), is a national franchisor and leading provider of property damage emergency services, restoration and reconstruction for residential and commercial properties since 1966. Full service capabilities include, water extraction, fire, soot and smoke restoration, mold remediation, household and business contents cleaning and restoration, and complete reconstruction services. Paul Davis also provides complete remodeling services and has franchise locations throughout North America with owners and technicians who are certified by The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC). Visit the website at www.pauldaviscompanies.com.

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About FirstService Corporation:

FirstService Corporation is a global leader in the rapidly growing real estate services sector, providing a variety of services in commercial real estate, residential property management and property services. As one of the largest property managers in the world, FirstService manages more than 2.3 billion square feet of residential and commercial properties through its three industry-leading service platforms: Colliers International, one of the largest global players in commercial real estate; FirstService Residential Management, the largest manager of residential communities in North America; and Property Services, one of North America's largest providers of property-related services delivered through franchise and contractor networks. FirstService generates over $2.3 billion in annual revenues and has more than 23,000 employees worldwide. More information about FirstService is available at www.firstservice.com.

CONTACT: Malcolm Stone 904.737.2779 mstone@pdrestoration.com

Source:Paul Davis Restoration, Inc.