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

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 responsible for? First off, let's start with who you [...]

February 5, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Sinking funds – What you need to maintain

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 their building.  Homes are like cars. If you want [...]

February 5, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

4 key Tips to Managing Your Strata Property

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 but the committee must, to the best of its [...]

The Cost of Ignoring Safety

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 2011. Ignoring these responsibilities can personally cost you tens [...]

We Have Some Exciting News for You!

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 for your phone. This [...]

Tips On Cleaning During The Christmas Period

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 shutdown is just around the corner meaning employers will [...]

Meet the Team at Star BMS

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 Stewart is the General Manager of Star BMS. He [...]

How to Storm Proof Your Strata Scheme

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 BMS have put together an article to share some [...]

Sinking Funds and Your Body Corporate

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 for repairs and maintenance of a building. The money [...]

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