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What are the underlying benefits associated with Strata Titling an Industrial Estate?

‘Industrial Estates’ have been around for a long while, however in recent times strata titling within industrial and commercial estates has become a talking point amongst many developers. Traditionally these estates have been developed as industrial land blocks one next to the other.  There is nothing binding these land blocks together. This raises the question as [...]

April 28, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Parcel Delivery in the Age of Online Shopping

Online shopping, amplified through a pandemic, is becoming the new normal. What does this mean for Bodies Corporate…loads of deliveries and loads of parcels. When designing your next development, big or small, considering space for a parcel lockers is going to provide peace of mind for owners that their precious deliveries are not left [...]

April 15, 2021|Categories: Property Trends|Tags: , , , , , |

What role do I play once my development has registered with the titles office as a Body Corporate?

As soon as reasonably possible after registration, we will assist you in holding the First Extraordinary General Meeting. In this meeting, there will be a range of motions passed such as; entering into contracts, striking levies, and, electing the committee. As you are the the sole owner of all lots at this point [...]

March 31, 2021|Categories: Property Trends, Titling|Tags: , |

Things Are Looking up for the Queensland Property Market

COVID-19 has had significant impacts on the economy and on many industries throughout the world. In Australia, the property industry has been relatively lucky in surviving the challenges of a worldwide pandemic. In Queensland in particular, the last couple of months have seen a huge increase in property prices across the state. In [...]

March 3, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

What are management rights and do I need them?

Management rights is a common part of community title development in Queensland, and it is a highly effective form of property management.  While not as common in other states of Australia, it is also available as a service for bodies corporate in those states. Management Rights provides for economic synergies by combining the various [...]

February 17, 2021|Categories: Property Trends, Titling|Tags: , , , |

What Happens Immediately Following Engaging SSKB as Your Development Consultant?

Following engaging the services of SSKB, we will generally recommend convening a meeting with the key contracted consultants for the project. You may not deem this necessary due to the scale of your project, however where possible we suggest gathering: You, the developer. Your Solicitor Your Project Manager (if applicable) Your surveyor, and of [...]

January 20, 2021|Categories: Property Trends, Titling|Tags: , , , , , , |

Titling Structure …the effervescent complexities involved in mixed use developments.

When we discuss titling structure for a new development, particularly on a smaller scale, it is often as simple as a singular body corporate scheme in standard or building format plan. However, when a large site is acquired, it’s common that the site will be designed as a mixed-use precinct with a variety [...]

December 3, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Lot Entitlements – What are they? And how are they calculated?

When we provide the developer with a budget for disclosure, it will always be accompanied by an engagements schedule. This schedule outlines each lot’s: Annual Contribution to the; Administration Fund Sinking Fund Insurance Any contract the Body Corporate has entered Total weekly contribution in $, and, Their Contribution and Interest Entitlements In short, contribution [...]

A Carbon Neutral Community

“Unravelling the potential restrictions and limitations that may arise when installing electrical vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure on Body Corporate Common Property.” As electric vehicles (EV) become more mainstream in our society, the need to have readily available charging stations is growing. Despite the demand for charging stations being limited, it is probable that owners [...]

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