PICA Group’s specialised facilities management service, Building Facilities Management Solutions (BFMS), is designed to boost your strata property’s value by improving efficiency, reducing operating costs and risk, and enhancing your property’s community living potential.
Extensive facilities management expertise
Best practice management techniques
Full-time and part-time building management services
Wide network of contractor relationships.
PICA Group and BFMS difference
PICA Group is Australia’s number one provider of strata services and our facilities management through BFMS is second to none, thanks to our:
Extensive property expertise
With access to the expertise of one of Australia’s largest strata and property services companies, PICA Group, our team has extensive knowledge of committee and owner responsibilities and the complexities of strata legislation and compliance.
Proactive management techniques
We observe proactive practices such as preventative maintenance by identifying issues before they have the chance to become serious and expensive.
Full-time and part-time building management services
Our facilities management services can be tailored for both your immediate and long-term building care plans and can provide 24/7 emergency maintenance support for common property maintenance issues.
Wide network of contractor relationships
Our contractors are held accountable to a high standard. Through CommunitySelect, we engage and manage them with your property’s best interests at heart and oversee tender processes to provide competitive options for everything from cleaners to plumbers.
How our facilities management services work
Proactive facilities management aims to identify maintenance and safety issues before they have a chance to escalate. As a team of professionals, we pride ourselves on our ability to save strata committees and owners money through preventative measures, their expertise and care.
Through regular monitoring and auditing of common areas such as gardens, swimming pools and tennis courts and plant and equipment such as lifts, lighting, fire and flood control systems, BFMS can organise and drive the up-keep of your property.
Your PICA Group facilities management team, BFMS, will also take care of a wide range of other duties including:
Managing strata works
Managing contractors and overseeing works
Identifying breaches of by-laws and escalating appropriately
Implementing building care plans to reduce risk and prevent liability
Managing residents when moving in or out
Managing property assets that require bookings such as tennis and squash courts and entertainment and barbeque areas
Monitoring and informing you of regulatory changes
Common property management
Professionally managing your common property
Communicating with all relevant parties and stakeholders
Managing the asset register
Providing a central location for information distribution, taking the onus off you and your committee.
When you choose BFMS to handle your facilities management, you also gain access to a great range of additional services and incentives including:
Community Health & Safety – fulfil your duty of care and protect yourself from liability with our 24/7 assistance and resources for reporting and managing hazards, injuries and incidents that occur on your common property.
CommunitySure – get competitively priced strata insurance cover that’s tailored to your property. Be safe with affordable cover for your common property that both meets your requirements and provides enhanced cover. Available exclusively to properties managed by PICA Group and backed by QBE and CHU, Australia’s largest strata insurer.
PICA Group privilege – a range of competitive discounts and exclusive deals for PICA Group customers on a variety of products and services including by-law and building rule drafting and insurance cover.
About PICA Group
PICA Group has been enhancing community living for more than 70 years. As Australia’s leading property services provider, our wide range of services includes strata management, facilities management, debt recovery and legal and developer services.
Our products and services provide strata property owners with the tools and support they need to effectively manage their property, extend its life cycle, and boost its value.
Why choose us?
While our service, professionalism, hands-on expertise, and extensive network are contributing factors to our referrals, another important factor is our knowledge of strata management.
Community harmony increases liveability and at PICA Group, we promote this harmony by supporting people and providing practical community living solutions through our technology, services and resources.
We provide a variety of facilities management services – no matter your property type.
At BFMS, we have been providing industry-leading onsite full or part-time building management services for 20 years, including proactive and preventative maintenance, upgrades, building life-cycle analysis, works forecasting and contractor management.
Get a free tailored facilities management quote
No two strata properties are alike, and each has its individual needs. At PICA Group, we provide tailored quotes that take into account your particular circumstances and the degree of management you require.
Additional services our facilities management team can also provide:
- A building condition report
- Contractor management
- Project coordination
- Property administration and reporting
- NABERS for Apartment Buildings assessment
If you are interested in getting a building and facilities management quote or related information, simply fill out the form and we’ll be in touch soon.
Please note: these services are currently only available in New South Wales.