“I can’t believe they haven’t fixed it. Why is this taking so long when our safety is at risk?” The original notice to residents in January 2016. Photo: Supplied To add to the potential risk, the Trilogi building is also home to burger outlet Huxtaburger and two other restaurants. “I don’t … Keep Reading

The issue of short-stay accommodation in residential buildings is no closer to being resolved, with a government committee examining the matter sitting firmly on the fence. On June 8, State Parliament’s Environment and Planning Committee released its report into the Owners Corporations Amendment (Short‑stay Accommodation) Bill 2016. The report recognises … Keep Reading

While there are now more solar panels in Australia than people, many apartment-dwellers have largely been locked out of this solar revolution by a minefield of red tape and potentially uninformed strata committees. In the face of these challenges, Stucco, a small co-operative housing block in Sydney, embarked on a mission to … Keep Reading

We received this question about running a home business in strata, and how this can affect the owners corporation’s insurance. The following response has been provided by Ann Farrugia, National Client Relationship Manager – Strata, Whitbread Insurance Brokers Question: Running a home business in strata – how does this effect … Keep Reading

his article your personal accident cover when volunteering at your strata property has been supplied by Ann Farrugia, National Client Relationship Manager Whitbread Insurance Brokers. Volunteering for odd jobs around your Strata property? Think you’re covered for Personal Accident under Strata Insurance if you’re injured? Think again. While all Strata … Keep Reading

BRW richlister Tim Gurner has labelled Melbourne’s inner city suburbs under-supplied with apartments after snapping up an entire suburban block in Collingwood. In a deal worth more than $40 million, Mr Gurner has struck agreements with the private owners of a 5100 square metre site between Wellington and Cambridge streets that includes a massive 200 metres of frontage. The site incorporates numerous … Keep Reading

This article about window maintenance in time for the storm season has been supplied by Mark Jennings, Express Glass. It’s never too late to ensure you’re well prepared for the storm season! One of the most common problems during storm season are windows that have been blown out by the … Keep Reading