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 – 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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4 key Tips to Managing Your Strata Property

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The different demands of managing property vary from scheme to scheme. Indeed, many disputes on a body corporate committee are between one side that wants to invest to secure asset value and the other which wants to keep building costs down. Ultimately, the majority rules

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The Cost of Ignoring Safety

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When you are on a Body Corporate Committee, you may not realise it, but you are running a business! You are managing levy funds, hiring contractors, directing workers, managing safety and more! All business owners have legal obligations under The Work Health and Safety Act

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We Have Some Exciting News for You!

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At Star BMS we believe in making your life easier, so we have invested in a very exciting technology project in order to better serve your community. The project is a complete Facilities Management software which includes a portal for your PC and an app

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Tips On Cleaning During The Christmas Period

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COVID-19 has caused many new cleaning regulations to be implemented into commercial spaces throughout Australia. It can be difficult to conduct a deep clean of your office on a day to day basis with employees constantly in and out of the office. However, the Christmas

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Meet the Team at Star BMS

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It takes dedication, experience and a genuine passion for the industry to offer second-to-none service. As leaders in the building management services sector, the team at Star BMS is committed to delivering a comprehensive and diverse range of professional services. Mark Stewart FACILITY MANAGER Mark

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How to Storm Proof Your Strata Scheme

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Queensland is known for its rapid changes in weather. In summer we may have a scorching hot day at the beach and get home in the evening to be hit with a destructive storm! To minimise the damage that may occur in your home, Star

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Sinking Funds and Your Body Corporate

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One of the benefits of living in a Body Corporate is that everyone contributes to the future upkeep of the property. So, what is a sinking fund? A Body Corporates Sinking Fund is effectively a deposit which exists to allow a Body Corporate to pay

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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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