February 18, 2011

KIRA Begins Phase-in of USCG Base Maintenance Contract in Maryland

KIRA has begun phase-in of the five-year, multi-million dollar contract to maintain the United States Coast Guard YARD in Baltimore, MD. Full contract operations begin March 15, 2011.

Services provided on this contract include: maintenance and operations of buildings and structures, pest control, fire protection and safety, refuse and recycling, elevator maintenance, HVAC and refrigeration, grounds maintenance, and electrical and water distribution systems.

For over a century, the

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November 18, 2010

KIRA Receives Customer Service Award from Fort Carson DPW

Fort Carson Support Services (FCSS), the KIRA Team who executes the base operations support services for Fort Carson, has received a customer service award from Mr. Hall Alguire, Director of Public Works.KIRA collage photo with facilities maintenance photos

Mr. Alguire focused the recognition

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October 05, 2010

KIRA Expands Scope of Services on DHS Contract

KIRA will now provide protective maintenance during the next 90 days for the Massena Border Patrol Station, located in New York. KIRA’s responsibilities include the following areas:  fire alarm system, generator emergency maintenance, fire extinguisher maintenance, lighting issues, heating system, potable water testing and report, HVAC water system testing, fuel storage tanks, daytime and after hours emergency on call response, and all administrative tasks related to these areas. KIRA

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October 05, 2010

KIRA Ranked as 2010 Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company

KIRA has once again ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in America.

Inc., introduced the list in 1982 to recognize the fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States.  Since debuting in 1991 with 100 of the fastest-growing private U.S. companies, then expanding the following year to the Inc. 500 and again in 2007 to the Inc. 5000, the list has severed as evidence of the significant accomplishments of entrepreneurial companies.


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August 17, 2010

KIRA Project Sites Awarded Numerous PLANET Safety Accolades

KIRA has received the results of the company's 2010 PLANET Landscape Award Entries.  The 2010 awards are based off the 2009 OSHA 300 numbers in conjunction with vehicle incident reports from Enterprise and Hartford.

Results of KIRA’s 2009 performance is as follows:

  • Fort Carson, CO - Overall Safety Achievement – Gold Performance Level and No Vehicle Accidents
  • Naval Air Station Jacksonville, FL - Overall Safety Achievement – Silver

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June 22, 2010

KIRA President, Chief Executive Officer and Owner named Most Influential Business Executive

Florida Trend, in their June edition, named Carlos Garcia, KIRA President/CEO and Owner as one of Florida's Most Influential Business Executives. Included in this list are executives for companies such as AutoNation and Raymond James.

Garcia's feature within the publication is as follows:

Through innovative use of GPS, IT and other creative approaches, Miramar-based KIRA, under president and owner Carlos Garcia, a Havana native, has turned itself into a high tech, low-cost growth

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