CMBM & Cook Apartments: Tailored building management support

Oct 12, 2023 | Asset Maintenance, Case Studies, Managed Services

Client: Cook Apartments | Location: New Farm, QLD

This year, CMBM were engaged to streamline the building management of Cook Apartments, a residential complex nestled in the vibrant community of New Farm, Brisbane. As part of our Managed Services offering, our team of dedicated facility managers and onsite caretakers work closely with Cook Apartment’s body corporate committee to tailor a scope specific to the needs of the premises, including preventative maintenance, strata committee meetings, compliance management, and more.

Since undertaking management of the premises, Cook Apartments have praised the efforts of our team:

“We have received numerous compliments about CMBM,” says a representative from the body corporate committee.

“The team have made a significant difference in a short period of time. Not only is the cleaning, gardening and maintenance work done to an excellent standard, but we appreciate how proactive CMBM is in identifying issues and solutions.

“It certainly has made our job easier.”

Our team work with body corporate committees like Cook Apartments to reduce operational costs and simplify vendor management – read on to find out how we do it.


Feature image supplied by Teneriffe Realty

Tailored building management support

Our management of Cook Apartments began with an in-depth understanding of the distinct needs of the facility. Through collaborative engagement, we determined the requirements of the premises and crafted a specific scope of works to meet their objectives. This saves existing building administrators at Cook Apartments time and resources when responding to the requirements of the premises.

Our tailored scope includes:

•  Onsite building caretakers to respond promptly to daily needs.

•  Common area management to maintain cleaning, repairs, and maintenance schedules.

•  Stringent compliance management, including fire safety, HVAC, electrical systems, plumbing, access control, and lifts, to ensure full regulatory adherence.

•  Preventative maintenance to proactively address potential issues and avoid disruptions.

•  Storm preparation management to safeguard the apartments and grounds during adverse weather conditions, prioritising resident safety and comfort.

•  Regular resource audits to identify opportunities for cost reduction without compromising quality.

•  Detailed Repair & Maintenance Reports to assess hazards and offer effective solutions, ensuring prompt issue resolution.

CMBM Managed Services Cook Apartments outdoor area via Teneriffe Realty

Pictured: Pool and entertainment area at Cook Apartments (image supplied by Teneriffe Realty)

Supporting strata schemes with Managed Services

Our comprehensive strata support services take the time and stress out of managing multiple vendors and stakeholders, allowing busy building managers to focus on other crucial components instead.  Our strata support offers Cook Apartments:

•  Efficient committee meetings and communication through active participation, ensuring transparency and informed decision-making.

•  Project management that ensures the successful execution of building and maintenance initiatives.

•  Sinking Fund Forecasting to aid in efficient future expense planning.

•  Weekly quality inspections to maintain high quality assurance.

• Competitive sourcing and quoting of projects, leveraging our supplier network to provide the best value for services.

As a reliable partner in Managed Services for body corporate and commercial sites, CMBM are committed to providing the best and safest outcomes for your premises. Contact us today on 1800 26 26 37 or at [email protected] to find out how we can help you.

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