Facilities Manager plays an important role in many strata communities.

The Role of a Facilities Manager

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In the relationship between a body corporate committee and a facility manager, problems can sometimes arise where there is confusion on the roles of the facility manager. A ‘fit and firing’ relationship between these two entities is vital to ensuring a strata scheme can function

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Power To The People – Qld

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Important information for all Queensland body corporate committees from Silver Asset Services: The National Energy Customer Framework (NECF) was introduced to Queensland on 1 July 2015. NECF is a set of national laws, rules and regulations governing the sale and supply of energy (electricity and

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FREE Seminar for all Body Corporate Committees & Resident Unit Managers

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Calling all Body Corporate Committees and Resident Unit Managers! Discover how to: Access building management and compliance experts for FREE Create a complaint building management system Use a building management system to make you money Use great record keeping as the key to mitigating risk.

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SSKB Take Five with Craig Whye, Evolution Apartments

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Take Five: With Craig Whye, group general manager Flair Hotel Group (including Evolution Apartments) Property Profile Location – Evolution Apartments – 18 Tank Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000 Property Type – Serviced Apartments What is it that you love about this place – Location, standard of the building and

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Chris Nezmah from StarBMS recommends RUMs do their homework first

Working with Committees – Prioritising Improvement Budgets

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In 2015 SSKB surveyed Resident Unit Manages to ask them what their top five challenges were. The answer came back – working with body corporate/owners corporation committees to approve budgets for building improvements. We asked Chris Nezmah, general manager of Star BMS for practical tips

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Property Manager, Building Manager, Strata Manager – Managing the Difference

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For anyone new to a strata titled development, there are terms which may sound similar but are in reality, completely different. We’ve created a quick guide that might be helpful to lot owners, committee members, resident unit managers and property managers to explain the role

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SSKB always recommends the use of a body corporate seal

Body Corporate Seal – Qld

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The Queensland Government has announced a review into the state’s property laws including the Body Corporate Community and Management Act 1997 and other community titles legislation including body corporate governance issues. The review period ends on the 22nd of February. This follows on the heels

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Part 5 Appointments – Qld

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The Queensland Government has announced a review into the state’s property laws including the Body Corporate Community and Management Act 1997 and other community titles legislation including body corporate governance issues. The review period ends on the 22nd of February. This follows on the heels

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SSKB recommends contributions continue whilethe budget negotations are underway

Continuity of Contributions – Qld

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The Queensland Government has announced a review into the state’s property laws including the Body Corporate Community and Management Act 1997 and other community titles legislation including body corporate governance issues. The review period ends on the 22nd of February. This follows on the heels

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SSKB helps ensure that your Body Corporate Insurance is up to date

Insurance Renewal For Body Corporate – Qld

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The Queensland Government has announced a review into the state’s property laws including the Body Corporate Community and Management Act 1997 and other community titles legislation including body corporate governance issues. The review period ends on the 22nd of February. This follows on the heels

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SSKB: Planning Your Body Corporate's AGM (anniversary)

End of Year and AGMs – Qld

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The Queensland Government has announced a review into the state’s property laws including the Body Corporate Community and Management Act 1997 and other community titles legislation including body corporate governance issues. The review period ends on the 22nd of February. This follows on the heels

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Putting the Community Into Community Living

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When you hear the words ‘body corporate’, what do you think of? Unfriendly neighbours? Power hungry committees? The barking dog cooped up all day in the unit next door? What about when you hear the word ‘community’? Maybe this brings to mind some more warm

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Time For A Cool Change

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February is the worst of the summer months – hot, humid and plain unpleasant. But there are plenty of things you can do to stay cool with or without the air conditioning. Follow the sun – In the southern hemisphere, a northerly aspect is best

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Go Paperless with SSKB and experience the difference

Going Paperless: an FAQ

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In 2016 SSKB is encouraging all our communities to ‘go paperless’ wherever practical. We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions you might have about our new program. Question: What does ‘go paperless’ mean? Answer: Go paperless means opting to receive contribution notices, agendas, minutes

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Go streamline with this besta TV storage hub

Space: The Final Frontier

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Whether you’re in a multi-bedroom townhome or a bijoux studio apartment, storage space always seems to be at a premium. In fact, the Victoria Government released the results of a recent survey which revealed that a lack of storage space is the number one thing

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