SSKB strata managers looks at the pros and cons of timber flooring

Floored By Choice – Qld

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Timber flooring is a popular choice for many households in Australia for their attractive and polished appearance. While this is rarely an issue for those living in houses, the existence of timber flooring in a strata scheme can create problems. Most issues revolving around timber

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Strata FAQ: Setting Precedents – Qld

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Each edition we will be taking a frequently asked question received by our community managers and share them with you. This is part of our commitment to providing education and support for body corporate and owners corporation committees across Australia. If you have a question

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Gabba Central Is Now A Tale With A Happy Ending

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Gabba Central is the place that Mick built. Well to be more accurate, this is the place that Mick Sharp and the Gabba Central body corporate rebuilt with the help of strata managers SSKB. The story of Gabba Central in Brisbane’s inner city suburb of

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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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