VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 31, 2012) - Securiguard is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract with Hillside Centre to provide security management services for the mall, parking lots, and areas under renovation. The contract comes at a particularly exciting time as numerous renovations creating enhanced services have now finished and many additional improvements are nearing completion.
"Local residents, including Securiguard staff, have witnessed a transformation over the past year at Hillside Centre which now boasts even more great features and services for Vancouver Island shoppers," said Darcy R. Kernaghan, President and CEO of Securiguard. "Our Victoria office staff are equally excited to witness the many other upgrades now being implemented on site. We look forward to supporting this leading retail destination with both added safety and customer services."
Securiguard staff are clearly recognizable by their yellow and black, high visibility jackets. The contract begins tomorrow: September 1, 2012.
About Hillside Centre
Hillside Centre is strategically located in the heart of the suburban residential area of Greater Victoria, making it the premier destination point for both the immediate community and the surrounding regional area. Hillside has recently implemented a series of high profile upgrades to both the mall's interior and exterior areas, a list of which can be located on their website at www.hillsidecentre.com.
Hillside Centre has a gross leasable area of over 425,000 square feet and has a wide selection of major retailers including Thrifty Foods, Zellers, Sears, Shoppers Drug Mart and Bolen Books.
About Securiguard Security Services Ltd.
Securiguard opened its local Victoria office in 1979 to serve the Royal British Columbia Museum. Since then, its scope of services on Vancouver Island has expanded considerably, with offices currently located in both Victoria and Nanaimo. Offering locally-based services is an important component to Securiguard's continued growth and success, with offices in Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo, Kelowna and Edmonton.
From ports to hospitals, airports to schools, Securiguard Services Ltd. has nearly four decades of demonstrated experience putting tailored security solutions at the disposal of its clients. These solutions include uniformed guard divisions and K9 patrols, mobile response teams, integrated video, audio, and GPS technologies and the personal security app, SOS Response.