Our Business Partners

PLATINUM PARTNERS
CHU are the strata insurance specialists. They deal in nothing else, ONLY strata insurance, and they’ve done this for over 33 years now. CHU has grown to become recognised as the world’s leading strata insurance specialist, underwriting more than 135,000 schemes across Australia, America, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. CHU’s innovative approach in providing the best insurance solutions in the market is around making life easier for their customers. CHU consistently leads the market with unmatched knowledge and experience, providing its customers with a unique point of difference, unrivalled throughout Australia. CHU are proud to be underwriting in excess of $400 billion worth of Bodies Corporate assets to provide protection beyond the minimum legislative requirements. It’s why more strata managers, brokers and lot owners continue to choose CHU for their strata insurance. www.chu.com.au
Body Corporate Brokers (BCB) are licensed general insurance brokers specialising in the provision of insurance advice, policy placements and related services for Bodies Corporate, Strata Managing Agents and Landlords of Home Units nationally across the strata and community titles industry. BCB was established in 1996 on the Gold Coast and has grown to become the leading provider of insurance solutions for Body Corporate Managers in Queensland. In response to demand for similar services, the company has expanded significantly and now has branch operations in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.In fact today, BCB are arguably Australia’s largest truly specialist strata insurance brokers. www.bodycorporatebrokers.com.au
GOLD PARTNERS
Grace Lawyers is a service provider with a difference. It is a full service legal provider to the community and company title, stratum (BMC) and strata industries. Grace Lawyers are a market leader in servicing body corporates, community schemes, owners corporations and individual lot owners in the eastern mainland states and territories of Australia. Grace Lawyers has developed a specialist team of strata lawyers that can deal with client matter from its inception to final resolution in every aspect of company and community title law, stratum, body corporate, and strata law. It is a member of panels and partnerships with a diverse range of clients including national insurance companies, insolvency firms and government departments. www.gracelawyers.com.au
At Macquarie Bank, they have been helping strata businesses manage their banking and grow their profits for more than 20 years. As strata business is unique, Macquarie Bank have designed a range of tailor-made payment services for strata management businesses that can make a real difference to a client’s operations. For a quick and easy way to manage levy payments, that’s cost-effective for strata management companies of all sizes, they have created Macquarie DEFT Payments. As an alternative to raising special levies to fund mechanical, aesthetic and structural improvements to clients strata property, Macquarie Bank have Strata Improvement Loans and for wealth creation and business growth opportunities they also offer Property Backed Lending. www.macquarie.com.au
SILVER PARTNERS
Bannermans Lawyers are Sydney’s leading strata law firm. They provide comprehensive, specialised legal services for the strata industry, the construction industry and the insurance industry. Their expertise and experience in the industry allows them to assist clients to resolve issues in a commercial but practical manner. They recognise that not all disputes need to end up in court and as such Bannermans Lawyers provides a pragmatic approach in resolving these complex issues. www.bannermans.com.au
Express Glass specialise in building glass replacement to the strata, facility management and insurance markets throughout Australia on a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year basis. In addition to this, they undertake a range of associated services such as; window films, scratch/graffiti removal and frame repairs. Express Glass also offer audit and remediation services for glazing upgrades to meet compliance or energy efficiency standards and are well known in the strata management environment for adding quantifiable value for clients. Over their long history, Express Glass has gathered a team with a wealth of experience dealing with the individual requirements of strata managers and providing them with cost effective and professional solutions to their glass/film and glazing requirements. www.expressglass.com.au
QIA Group is a well established professional company specialising in providing reports that make a difference to strata managers and their customers. They are a company with over 40 years combined experience in all aspects of fire compliance reporting, insurance valuations and sinking fund forecasting. Their safety division is headed by qualified inspectors with over 20 years combined experience and can provide tailored solutions for risk assessments, site inductions, emergency plans and maintenance schedules. They specialise in delivering practical solutions through quality reporting that is easy to read, explain and understand. Their services are underwritten with a 28 business day delivery and price match guarantee. www.qiagroup.com.au
BRONZE PARTNERS
BPS Strata Maintenance is a unique organisation, with 40 years experience in all aspects of maintenance and sole specialisation in Strata repairs and Insurance work for over 30 years. Their family business principles, coupled with the latest equipment, technology and experienced licenced tradesmen allows them to maintain a competitive and successful edge. They provide solutions for all types of maintenance work including cleaning out of storm water pits, window (sash balance, spiral) and door (solid core, fire, glass or aluminium) repairs, replacement of rotted timbers, waterproofing showers and electrical breakdown. In fact almost any type of project that is required, to keep your building maintained. They provide a full maintenance service to the Sydney Metro area from the Southern Highlands to Cronulla to the North Shore and Richmond. www.bpsstrata.com.au
Chambers Russell Lawyers is proud to be able to offer its clients the highest quality legal expertise in all facets of Strata & Community Title Law, providing access to top-quality legal advice on building defects, construction, and insurance law to dispute resolution, service contracts, by-laws and more. Staffed by widely recognised experts in the field with experience acting for all stakeholders in the Strata & Community Title space – from individual lot owners and owners corporations, through to ASX 200 companies and the New South Wales Government – Chambers Russell Lawyers is your responsive, adaptable and cost-effective legal services solution. www.chambersrussell.com.au
Electra Lift Co. is a 100% Australian owned Elevator and Escalator Maintenance and Modernisation Company, which has been servicing the greater Sydney area from Wollongong to Newcastle for the past 35 years. They serve a wide range of clientele from high and low rise home units to hospitals, shopping complexes, factories and commercial office buildings. A fully equipped engineering and manufacturing workshop enables the company to be self reliant and versatile with its clients requests. Electra Lift Co. provides a service, which will give quality products and workmanship in the most effective and cost efficient way. www.electralift.com.au
Eutility has more than 30 years of experience in managing energy costs, usage, procurement and planning. They work with Community Utilities negotiating with the country’s largest utility providers to obtain the best available rates. Eutility is a wholly Australian owned company. With offices in Australia and worldwide, Eutility has a service-first policy and always ensures that you receive a dedicated account management team on top of our technologically advanced services. www.eutility.com.au
Established in 1949, Higgins Coatings is Australia and New Zealand’s premier commercial painting contractor. Delivering innovative and seamless painting solutions, our experienced painters provide individually tailored programs whilst forging a reputation for excellence. Managing some of the southern hemisphere’s most significant projects, with particular emphasis on WH&S, Higgins Coatings’ company motto “Whatever It Takes” penetrates every facet of the business, ensuring that every finished product is one of supreme quality. www.higginscoatings.com.au
Lannock Strata Finance is a specialist finance company with the sole focus being, lending to owners corporations. They provided their first strata loan in 2004 and are now the market leader in strata lending, which is fast becoming a preferred method of funding capital works in strata communities. It is the owners corporations choice as part of the annual budgeting process, to decide the mix of regular levies, one-off levies and borrowing, and which option best achieves their objectives and their particular situation. Lannock is always willing to discuss these funding options. www.lannock.com.au
Makinson & d’Apice is an Australian law firm committed to providing excellent legal advice and service. They are based in Sydney but undertake work for their clients nationally. Makinson & d’Apice have been in practice over 150 years and continually seek to evolve and provide innovative, client focused solutions in tune with the changing needs of their clients. They strive to build long term client partnerships. Makinson & d’Apice work across all commercial and private client sectors and provide industry specific, informed advice. www.makdap.com.au
BIV Reports are passionate about providing realistic and practical Sinking Fund Plans, WH&S Reports, Building Insurance Valuations and Asbestos Reports with attention to detail and an exceptional service. Their clients see them as approachable and often request their opinions on other matters concerning their property. Wal has over 26 years experience in the Valuation industry (one of the most experienced and reputable Valuers in Australia). This, together with Shane’s 15 year property based career and polished people skills, has resulted in a successful customer focused business. Their constant aim is to provide high quality, easy to read, compliant strata related reports combined with a quick efficient service. www.BIV.com.au
PoolWerx, “The Healthy Pool People” is a national company offering pool services including daily, weekly or monthly maintenance with competitive prices, great service and an extensive scope of works. Unlike other pool service companies that check pool water using a test strip, PoolWerx use electronic water testing equipment to test the health of pool water, meeting stringent public health standards. PoolWerx also check safety compliance of pools and equipment and are sponsors of the Royal Life Saving Association (RLSA), working towards actively reducing the incidence of child drowning in Australia. www.poolwerx.com.au
RHM Consultants provides engineering and building diagnostic services to the Strata and Construction Industries. Their business is about forensic engineering and finding innovative solutions for buildings which have problems with stability, durability and impermeability. They provide reports on building defects, develop cost-effective remedial solutions and prepare remedial specifications and supervision. They also develop strategic maintenance programs and building life cycle analysis (sinking funds), that ensure buildings are maintained at minimal cost with maximum capital appreciation. www.rhmeng.com
Seymour Consultants was established in 2001, with a background of over 25 years experience in Quantity Surveying in construction and development. Seymour Consultants has built a reputation based on honesty and integrity and have become a market leader within the Body Corporate Industry. They provide quality reports on Insurance Replacement Valuations, Sinking Fund Forecasts, Workplace Health and Safety Reports, Fire Safety, Asbestos Auditing Quantity Surveying and many more. They offer a service that is timely, focuses on quality not quantity, competitive pricing and professionalism. www.seymourconsultants.com.au
One of the oldest paint brands in the market, Taubmans has been painting Australian homes for over 110 years. Back in the early 1900s, George Taubman built the company on a foundation of technical superiority. Taubmans’ new owners, PPG, also have a long history of applying global technologies to gain a competitive edge. Taubmans has grown to become a major player in the Australian architectural coatings market. It is also responsible for launching well known and innovative consumer paint brands such as Endure with Nanoguard, Living Proof Silk with Teflon®, Easy Coat with Microban® and All Weather with Dirt Shedding Technology. www.taubmans.com.au
SUPPORTING PARTNERS
Demlakian has been a long-standing and well-regarded member of the Australian Property Sector for almost 30 years and has, from its inception, provided the highest quality engineering and rectification services to its clients. Over time, the firm’s continual dedication to excellence and extraordinary attention to detail has seen demand surge in not only the civil, structural and hydraulic divisions but also the strata and remedial sector. Since its inception in 1984, Demlakian has been one of Sydney’s most respected, trusted and reliable consulting engineering practices. Demlakian combines in-depth knowledge of building structures with extensive experience in claim and recovery procedures, including vast experience in litigation matters to provide clients with the most valuable, ethical and professional advice. www.demlakian.com.au
Havencab is a market leader in the provision of sustainable cleaning solutions to various sectors throughout Australia. Our service provision ensures that our sites are cleaned with the world’s most advanced environmental sustainable practices reducing energy, water, waste, chemical usage and carbon emissions, whilst delivering cost reduction and savings to clients. The Havencab brand has been built on trust, ethical conduct, integrity, transparency, reliability, and systems that deliver a consistently high level of customer service. We offer real-time reporting and detailed photographs of issues on site, so that strata managers can resolve issues quickly. Whether its cleaning a building of 1000 lots, water-blasting a floor or carpet cleaning a foyer, Havencab does it all. www.havencab.com.au
Solutions in Engineering have over 27 years experience in the strata industry and in excess of 88,000 reports completed. They provide Bodies Corporate & Owners Corporations Australia-wide with accurate, easy-to-read reports on time, every time. Solutions IE is a member of the Strata Community Australia (SCA) which is a national representative association for parties involved in the professional full-time administration of community, strata and body corporate schemes. They provide professional services including Sinking Fund Forecasts, Insurance Valuations, Contribution of Lot entitlements, Maintenance Reports and Safety Reports etc. to the strata titles industry throughout Australia. www.solutionsie.com.au
Success Law is a highly regarded Queensland based law firm which specialises in all areas of Body Corporate Law. Their team of experienced senior and junior lawyers, paralegals and support staff ensure that all matters are attended to in a skilled and cost effective manner.Success law provides advice to Bodies Corporate, Body Corporate Managers, Resident Unit Managers and often answer queries from other law firms which is a testament to the firm’s wealth of experience and knowledge with respect to Body Corporate issues. www.successlaw.com.au
Commercial Cleaning & Caretaking Services are leaders in the Strata Cleaning and Caretaking for over 30 years. A one stop shop for all Strata building needs with cost effective and sustainable solutions. CCC is a professional family company you can trust. Bill Coles is the recipient of SCA NSW Presidents Award, Max Dunn Award & Business Person of the Year Award, Bill is also the longest serving Board Director of SCA NSW. Their slogan is “Small to Tall we do it All”. www.commercialcleaning.com.au
Windowline is a licensed contractor and specialises in replacement windows in older Home Unit Buildings. Since 1989 they have been providing quality window and door replacement services to the Strata Industry. Their jobs range from single windows to complete unit buildings. With offices in Sydney, Gold Coast and Melbourne; they offer a wide range of high performance windows and doors, professional service and competitive pricing. Windowline is a member of the Housing Industry Association, Australian Window Association and also sponsors of Strata Community Australia (NSW). www.windowline.com.au

As a multi winner of Awards for Excellence from the Master Painters Association, 3 Colours takes pride in delivering the highest standard of
workmanship that will transform any strata property. Supporting its high quality professional painting services, 3 Colours can also provide colour consultation, remedial repairs, heritage restoration and preservation, high pressure cleaning, electrostatic spray painting and asbestos encapsulation.

www.3colours.com.au


Since being established in 1984, AGC has become a leader in the roofing industry, servicing the entire Sydney Metropolitan area and country NSW. AGC is a privately owned and operated company with over 20 employees, plus hand chosen contractors and a fleet of fully equipped service vehicles to take care of your every roofing need. www.agcroof.com.au


Keen Property is a specialist strata and community title valuation company established by Darren Keen in 1995. They have a proven track record within the strata industry and enjoy a reputation for integrity, results and for providing independent and impartial advice. Their services include valuations for the purposes of insurance, common property, unit entitlement, easements, statutory and market value and sinking fund analysis and shared cost agreements. Keen Property is a member of the SCA and API. www.keenproperty.com.au