Popular Plants for Common Gardens

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Well-maintained common property around your strata community not only improves your property visually, but can also impact on your property’s values.  Common property which can be greatly and easily improved includes all aspects of the gardening and grounds such as lawns, access roadways and swimming

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In-home Tech For Apartment Living

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SSKB Strata Managers is taking a look at some to the high tech gizmos and gadgets to make apartment living even better. Some of the things we’re featuring are high concept, others are available to purchase right now. Sometimes apartment living – and its space

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Ben Brings a Fresh View to Valley Living

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It’s 10am and Fortitude Valley, the party of heart of Brisbane, is coming alive for the day. Some of its most colourful characters won’t emerge for another 12 hours, but the Valley’s quirky off-beat charm is unmistakable – even during daylight hours. Like so much

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Chief Strata Officer A New Role For Kim

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SSKB is delighted to announce the promotion of Brisbane General Manager Kim Fenton to Chief Strata Officer, a newly created position within SSKB. According to CEO of SSKB, Mark Roy, the new position is unique in the industry. “SSKB has experienced outstanding growth over the

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SSKB looks at why morning meetings are best

Good Morning, Sunshine!

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Meetings are an important and inevitable part of body corporate life. Each body corporate/owners corporation will have one AGM, possibly an EGM, and a number of committee meetings throughout the year. Strata managers and committee members alike want these meetings to be efficient and worthwhile. Though many

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Energy efficiency is possible in strata communities. SSKB looks at some of the options.

Ideas For Going Green

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It can be easy going green, and the long term benefits could include financial savings as well as ecological ones. Encouraging green planting in and around buildings – especially creating green shade on balconies that receive a blast of western sun – can reduce the

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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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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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grevileas make a great native feature in strata community gardens

Native Plants The Natural Choice For Smart Committees

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By Bethany King One of my favourite places to spend time is my grandma’s garden – always filled with beautiful scents, vivid colours and joyful rainbow lorikeets. While my grandma (still an avid gardener in her eighties) can spend hours planning what plants will go

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Strata Technology – Time to Trade Up

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In today’s fast-moving world, immediate access to information and ease of communication are vital. If I’m travelling somewhere, I pull up Google Maps on my iPhone and see if there are any traffic delays or congestion on my route. If so, I pick another route,

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The SSKB Owners Card

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You may already know that SSKB has an online portal dedicated to your community, giving you 24/7 access to your owners corporation / body corporate records. But did you know that we now offer all lot owners a free business card sized document with all

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Introducing SSKB’s new and improved client documents!

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Introducing the next big thing for SSKB! Months in the making, we are excited to reveal our NEW AND IMPROVED CLIENT DOCUMENTS. This is a step forward in our commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of lot owners. We are always looking

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Tick of approval for SSKB’s Invoice Hub!

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SSKB is proud to announce that our innovative new system, ‘the invoice hub’ is now being used by over 50 percent of our clients. Additionally, the system has generated some fantastic feedback! CLICK HERE to watch Janis, the treasurer of Willahra Tower in Brisbane share her experience

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Online innovation at SSKB

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At SSKB we’re always thinking up new ways to make a positive difference in the lives of our lot owners. We have a team of strata management professionals who work together from different departments across the company who are constantly dreaming up innovative product offerings. After all, this is at the very core of what we do.

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Communication is key at SSKB

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The central focus behind all of SSKB’s Owners Corporations and Bodies Corporate is communication. After all, without successful communication, chaos would erupt!

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