A Week in the Life of a Facilities Manager

A Week in the Life of a Facilities Manager

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Facilities Management is an integral role to the successful running of any Building. At Star Building Management Services, our facilities managers undertake a wide variety of tasks with the ultimate goal of securing your asset’s value. The general manager at Star BMS, Mark Stewart, brings

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Building Management Consultant

A Week in the Life of a Building Management Consultant

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The life of a Building Management Consultant means no two days are the same. One day you may be at the Sunshine Coast conducting a common property condition report at a 10-lot scheme on the beach, the next you are at a 300-lot scheme in

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Water Damage

Water Damage – Do you know what you are responsible for?

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Queenslanders are blessed with sun, sea and sand. However, living in Queensland also comes with unpredictable weather including ‘storm season’. So, if your strata scheme is affected by this wild weather and suffers water damage, who should you be talking to and what are you

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Sinking funds

Sinking funds – What you need to maintain

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Sinking Funds. It’s a term you may hear a lot if you are living in a Body Corporate but what does it actually mean? A Sinking Funds is effectively a deposit which exists to allow a Body Corporate to pay for repairs and maintenance of

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Is your apartment fire safe

Is Your Apartment Fire Safe?

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Are you up to speed with the changes to the Queensland smoke alarm legislation? New legislation has been introduced to install photoelectric smoke alarms that are also interconnected. Recently, changes have been made to a variety of regulations related to fire safety and the placement

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Managing cleaning post COVID

Managing Cleaning Post-COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a worldwide alarm for people to protect themselves, their homes and their workplace. While the number of active cases may be significantly reduced throughout Australia, the risks should still be taken seriously. Cleaning is an essential part of disinfection. The

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Building management checklist

Building Management Checklist

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Property assets need to be rigorously maintained to retain their value. However, many owners do not know or understand what is required to do this. Below we have created a building management checklist so you can ensure your building is well maintained and the value

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Has your business been experiencing these challenges when returning to work post COVID-19

Has Your Business Been Experiencing These Challenges When Returning to Work Post COVID-19?

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Most states in Australia have begun to return to the office as COVID-19 restrictions have eased. However, just because the restrictions have eased, does not mean the risks have disappeared. In fact, as more restrictions begin to ease, the risks may become higher due to

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Risks for non compliance in your building

Risks for Non-compliance in Your Building

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Many Bodies Corporate are not aware of the risks associated with being compliant in their building. Throughout our many years in the industry we have seen the consequences that come with not being compliant. Failure to ensure your building is compliant can lead to: Fines

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Is your workplace covid compliant?

Is your workplace COVID Compliant?

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As workplaces begin to re-open and people return to their daily routines it is important to remember that the risks associated with COVID-19 remain prevalent. Many offices throughout Australia are struggling with the return to work due to the high volume of employees who rely

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