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4 Things all Strata Owners Should Know About Insurance Valuations

In Queensland, we have been experiencing some wild weather this summer season. It is important that your building has an up-to-date insurance valuation and has sufficient cover in the event that your Body Corporate is required to make a claim due to the aftermath of storm season or any general insurance claim is required. [...]

February 9, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Simple Strata Living with the Star BMS App

Have you ever lived in a Body Corporate and had a query or issue with maintenance, noise, common areas or more? Did you know who to contact and how to contact them when it comes to strata living? Unfortunately, in many instances when things go wrong in a Body Corporate people don’t know who to contact. [...]

October 26, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

How to Efficiently and Effectively Manage Common Property

Many Bodies Corporate have the luxury of unique and indulgent common area spaces. From pools, gyms, saunas, BBQ areas and more. While residents can relax and enjoy these common area spaces, many owners do not understand the consequences that come with not maintaining the common property of your building to a high standard. So, how can you efficiently and effectively manage common property areas?  Common Property Condition Reports [...]

September 5, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

8 tips to Better Schedule Your Day as a Building Manager

The role of a Building Manager can often be demanding with time pressures and the variety of responsibilities that the role commands. Time management is the first part of the job that many have to master if they are to become an efficient and effective Building Manager. More specifically, differentiating what tasks are urgent and those which are important - this can be a difficult task.  [...]

July 22, 2021|Categories: Body Corporate, facilities manager|Tags: |

Is Your Compliance Up-To-Date?

Living in a Body Corporate means you are part of a community. Everyone contributes to the functioning and compliance of the property through levies and residents get to enjoy common area facilities. Although Strata living can be an oasis, it can also be a confusing world and knowing and understanding the reports required can [...]

July 22, 2021|Categories: Body Corporate, facilities manager|Tags: , , |

Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation Changes – For Owner Occupiers

Over the past 12 months, we have created multiple articles to inform our clients on the changes to the Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation. In todays article, we will be talking specifically about the legislation specific for owner occupiers. For owner occupiers, there are two dates for legislation changes to be aware of. The first [...]

June 8, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation Changes – For Landlords

Over the past 12 months, we have screated multiple articles to inform our clients on the changes to the Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation. Today, we will be talking specifically about the changes to legislation for Landlords. The changes to legislation From 1 January 2022, landlords must install interconnected smoke alarms in residential rental properties. [...]

June 7, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

A Week in the Life of a Facilities Manager

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 decades of experience as a building and facilities manager. [...]

April 12, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|
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