Author Archives: K & S BMS

Building Manager Review Issue 10 2014- Dealing with WHS legislation in Australia

Issue 10 – April 2014 Welcome to the April edition of the Building Manager’s Review (apologies in the delay in sending, but there were technical issues with the newsletter media software) In this edition I will be dealing with WHS … Continue reading

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Building Manager Review Issue 9 2014- The True Cost of Cleaning

Issue 9 – February 2014 Welcome to the February edition of the Building Manager’s Review. In this edition I am focusing on cleaning and the true cost of cleaners. Cleaners are the backbone of every building. Bad cleaners or cleaning … Continue reading

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Building Manager Review Issue 8 2014- Celebrating 30 years

Welcome to the first edition of the Building Manager’s Review for 2014. It is great to be back and we hope everyone has a fantastic year. This year K&S Building Management Services is celebrating 30 years of service to the … Continue reading

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Building Manager Review Issue 5 2013- Noise

Welcome to the September edition of the Building Manager’s Review. In this issue we deal with noise. “an owner or occupier of a lot must not create any noise on the parcel likely to interfere with the peaceful enjoyment of … Continue reading

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Building Manager Review Issue 4 2013

Issue 4 August 2013 Welcome to the August edition of the Building Manager’s Review. In this issue we deal with the real costs in running and maintaining a residential strata complex. Too often I hear “my levies are too high”. … Continue reading

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Building Manager Review Issue 3 2013

Welcome to the July edition of the Building Manager’s Review. In this issue we deal with fire, essential services and safety tips.   The consequences of fire in an apartment complex can be devastating! Over 100 lives are lost every … Continue reading

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Building Manager Review Issue 2 2013

Welcome to the second issue of the Building Manager’s Review. In this issue we deal with the sociology of living in strata (community living.) “Why choose community living?” “I don’t like my neighbours.” “My neighbours are great!” “I will park … Continue reading

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Building Manager Review Issue 1 2013

Welcome to the first issue of Building Manager’s Review, a monthly newsletter keeping you updated on the ever-changing world of strata.At K&S Building Management Services (K&S BMS) we believe keeping our owners and clients well informed about issues that impact … Continue reading

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Can a Strata Scheme Sue for Negligence?

“A recent case before the Supreme Court in NSW has highlighted the problems experienced by Owners Corporations (in NSW and potentially across all of Australia) in pursuing claims against builders and developers in the area of negligence (as opposed to … Continue reading

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