Features

Why Fast Internet is a Must-Have for Residents

With many of us now working and learning from home, being connected to a fast and reliable internet network is no longer a nice-to-have but a must-have. We’ve all experienced […]

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By nbn

April 10, 2024

Exploring the Future with Insights from the 2023 Dubai IRECMS Summit

In the heart of Dubai, amidst its towering skyscrapers and visionary urban planning, the 2023 International Real Estate Community Management Summit (IRECMS) emerged as a pivotal event shaping the trajectory […]

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By Grace Lawyers

April 10, 2024

Navigating Combustible Cladding Risks for Strata Properties

Expanding urbanisation in Australia has led to a surge in the use of construction materials such as Aluminium Composite Panels (ACPs) in apartment complexes. Since the 1970s, ACPs had been […]

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By CHU

April 10, 2024

Strata Insurance – Tips and Pitfalls to Watch in 2024

Strata insurance is compulsory. So, the ongoing challenging insurance market and cost- of-living pressures mean it’s crucial to spend time buying your insurance protection wisely. The outlook for 2024 There’s […]

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By BCB

April 10, 2024

Do We Need a Third Fund?

If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got. This article leads on from my earlier article on Making your Scheme Competitive to Insurers […]

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By Wal Dobrow, Director, BIV Reports

April 10, 2024

Demystifying Local Utility Networks

Local Utility Networks, also known as embedded networks and bulk/centralised hot water networks, should be a fantastic asset for Owners Corporations (OC’s). They have the potential to earn an ongoing […]

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By Active

April 10, 2024

Where to in 2024?

Wow – what a crazy couple of years… thankfully, the world didn’t collapse because of Covid and StrataLand just keeps on giving. As we move into 2024, I wonder about […]

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By Colin Grace, Partner, Grace Lawyers

February 19, 2024

Strata Industry Preparedness and Resilience –Learnings from Recent Catastrophes

Australia’s climate presents unique challenges for strata buildings. From scorching summers to torrential rains and hailstorms, it’s essential for Strata Managers, Insurance Brokers, and property owners to be well-prepared for […]

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By CHU

February 19, 2024

Are You a Risk Seeker or a Risk Avoider?

We’re exposed to many types of risk in our lives. Our attitude to risk is often referred to as our “risk tolerance” and in the insurance world, the term “risk […]

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By BCB

February 19, 2024

Better Done than Perfect

The adage “Better Done than Perfect” holds significant value, particularly when coupled with the transformative power of artificial intelligence (AI). Leveraging AI to Enhance Strata Management Communication and to Reduce […]

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By Wal Dobrow, Director, BIV Reports

February 18, 2024

Australia’s Largest Independent Local Utility Network Provider

On 20 September 2023, PATRIZIA Infrastructure acquired a 100% stake in Active Utilities on behalf of Australian superannuation fund client, Prime Super. This acquisition sees PATRIZIA Infrastructure manage Australia’s largest […]

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By Active Utilities, partnered with Savant Energy

February 18, 2024

Secrets to Success: How to Attract and Retain Top Talent

Finding skilled, capable, and motivated staff has become an increasing challenge for Australian businesses, with the labour market at its tightest since the 1970s. What are the push and pull […]

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By Macquarie Bank

February 18, 2024

Fibre is the Future

An additional 700,000 eligible apartments in 50,000 strata complexes become ready to connect. It’s difficult to believe that just ten years ago the nbn® network didn’t exist – but now […]

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By nbn

February 18, 2024

Advancing Sustainable Development in the Strata Industry: A Path Aligned with UN SDGs

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) are a set of 17 goals, embraced globally, which outline a vision for a fairer, greener future. They cover important world issues, […]

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By CHU

December 12, 2023

Are Further Insurance Premium Hikes Inevitable?

Weather events have been the greatest contributor to rising strata insurance premiums. While Queensland is seeing some relief from premium hikes thanks to the Cyclone Reinsurance Pool (CRP), many strata […]

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By BCB

December 12, 2023

AI – Take the First Step

Most of us are aware that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will have a marked and significant effect upon our society particularly in building business efficiencies. Benefits for a Strata Manager includes […]

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By Wal Dobrow, Director, BIV Reports Pty Limited

December 12, 2023

Complex Greenfield Developments

While facing some difficulties with supply chains and other areas during COVID, the construction of residential apartment complexes continued relatively unabated and does so to this day. The demand for […]

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By Active

December 12, 2023

Estate Planning — It’s Not All About the “End”

Recently I gave a seminar on basic estate planning for managers (both business owners and staff) and I was surprised on how many people either didn’t have a will or […]

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By Colin Grace, Grace Lawyers

December 12, 2023

Elevate Your Building Maintenance — Get the Service you Deserve!

Unexpected car breakdowns and repairs are inconvenient, frustrating, and stressful, especially when you have a busy day ahead. Regular servicing and maintenance prevent this, to ensure your car is always […]

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By KONE

December 12, 2023

Strata Communities — Who, Where and Why?

Our strata industry continues to grow and evolve, as more Australians choose to own or live in high-density communities. This is due to population growth, the conversion of existing buildings […]

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By BCB

October 8, 2023

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