Building Management System - For Caretakers

Building Management System For Caretakers

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Are you new to the building management industry?  Have you been around for a while but feel like you are working too hard or going around in circles? Do you want to follow a simple, smart, time efficient building management system? Most importantly, do you

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Building Management System - For Bodies Corporate

Building Management System For Bodies Corporate

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Have you been told your current caretaker is selling up and moving on? Will the new caretaker know what to do? Frequent transferring of caretaking agreements in not uncommon in Strata schemes in Queensland. A potential result of this activity is that the management of

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Maintenance myths

Maintenance Myths 

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There are many myths when it comes to the maintenance of your Strata scheme. Don’t fix what’s not broken unfortunately doesn’t apply when it comes to the maintenance of your scheme. However, many people believe different. At StarBMS we are going to bust some maintenance

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Risks for Deferring Maintenance

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Many Bodies Corporate don’t understand the risks associated with deferring maintenance to their building. Throughout our many years in the industry we’ve seen the consequences that comes with a lack of planning combined with a poor standard of maintenance that results in buildings being not

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Cladding update

Cladding Update

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Over the past two years since the tragic fire at the Grenfell Tower in London in 2017, the fire safety risks associated with combustible and non-compliant cladding on high-rise buildings has been highlighted. Although the presence of combustible cladding is Australia wide, each state has

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Cladding Deadline Extended

Cladding Deadline Extended

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An extension has been announced for the QBCC combustible cladding deadlines. Parts 2 and 3a have been changed. At StarBMS we have been working hard and engaging industry professionals to meet the original deadlines. For some committees it is a breath of fresh air to

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Pool Safety

Pool Safety

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In Australia we are lucky enough to have nice hot weather throughout most of the year. This makes swimming pools a valuable investment. With a growing population living in strata communities, the allure of a pool within the scheme can be highly appealing. However, with

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Parking Rules and Common Parking Rules

Parking Rules and Common Parking Problems

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Resident Parking The right of residents to park cars, trailers, caravans and trucks on the common property is generally limited. Usually only cars may park on the common property, only in the areas nominated, and only with the written permission of the body corporate. Unless

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End of part 1 - Cladding Update

End of part 1- Cladding update

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The Part 1 Cladding deadline elapsed on 29 March 2019, with some buildings required to continue to Part 2. Website issues put a lot of owners and industry professionals under the pump trying to complete by the due date. To now engage an industry professional, the

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How can StarBMS Benefit Your Building

What Can Star BMS Do For You?

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Our qualified staff can inspect your premises and consult with you to provide a wide range of advice that is essential for bodies corporate. Star BMS are proficient in the following: Safety and Compliance We carry out safety and compliance inspections, reporting on risks at

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