2019

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The three types of renovations in strata

The three types of renovations in strata
In New South Wales, renovations can be classified into three categories – cosmetic, minor and …

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The sustainability programs allowing building managers to offer more value

Sydney has the highest density of urban living in Australia with 80% of residents living in apartments. The boom in high-rise living …

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Strata’s high-performance metrics, and what’s driving them

Since 2006, Macquarie Bank has been tracking and monitoring the strata industry’s performance and, according to their 2019 Strata Management Benchmarking …

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When more is not merrier: Avoiding overcrowding this Christmas

As we veer deeper into the festive season, it’s natural to feel a little merry – but that shouldn’t mean that …

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How to avoid a strata grinch: 8 tips to make sure your holiday guests, cheer, and parties don’t get on your neighbour’s nerves

The halls are decked, dreidels are spinning, things are jingling, and Michael Bublé is on repeat. The festive season is upon …

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Don’t get your neighbour’s tinsel in a tangle over rubbish this holiday season

From 14 November until 24 December 2019, it is predicted Australians will spend almost $53 billion in the lead-up to Christmas…generating …

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Your summer on a strata balcony: What to know

As the weather warms up to higher temperatures, so does the festive cheer. Here’s some tips for enjoying entertaining on your …

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Garbage disposal – not a throwaway topic

The lifestyles being led by strata property owners across the country continue to shape our communities. From pet ownership to sustainability, …

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Negotiating the minefield of building defects

For strata managers, the realisation that Australia has a severe defects crisis crystallised well before Sydney’s Opal or Mascot Tower covered …

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From making buildings to caring for buildings

Regardless of whether you’re the strata manager, owner, tenant, insurer, design or building professional, Australia’s defects crisis is triggering a much-needed …

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