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Innovative interior design trends for resorts and hotels

by Karen Taylor, Director, Taylor Dade Consulting 09th June, 2017

The look and feel for 2017/18 interiors embraces a holistic design solution with deceptively simple sophistication. While providing practical convenience with wow, the pervading ambience is embracing comfort [...]

New manager sneak peak

by Resort News 09th June, 2017

Jeffrey Zhang, Oceana On Broadbeach   Oceana On Broadbeach welcomes Jeffrey Zhang as the new manager/owner of the management rights business. Having successfully managed another resort on the Gold Coast [...]

Building managers and committees

by Col Myers, Resort News Contributor 03rd June, 2017

Legally, owners corporations or bodies corporate are viewed as corporations. They derive their power from the relevant state strata legislation and by-laws.   Like any other corporate, they need to be [...]

Unfair insurance premiums amended

by Simon Barnard, Resort News Contributor 03rd June, 2017

Late last year, SCA (Qld) achieved a consumer win that we instigated with passion but that, sadly, went largely unnoticed despite its positive outcome for 1.1 million Queenslanders living in strata-titled compl [...]

Manager Spotlight: Port Douglas Reef Club & Proximity Waterfront Apartments

by Accom Properties 03rd June, 2017

Meet the new managers that were featured recently in Resort News: Jose and Lea Sanz and Alice and Barry Yeung.   Port Douglas Reef Club   Calvin Bailey of Property Pacific congratulates Jose [...]

Bustling with business potential: Cascade Gardens, Cairns

by Glenda Threlfall, MR owner and operator, Cascade Gardens 26th May, 2017

Coming from country Victoria, we had never heard of ‘management rights’ until we were on the Gold Coast for a holiday about a decade ago.    After exploring our options, management [...]

Manager Spotlight: Baywatch Coolum and Northwind Mooloolaba

by Accom Properties 26th May, 2017

Meet the new managers that were featured recently in Resort News: Monica, Gene, Tom and Nan.    Baywatch Coolum   Resort Brokers welcomes Monica and Gene into their new roles as [...]

The demands of motel management

by Andrew Morgan 26th May, 2017

The demand from the accommodation industry for managers ebbs and flows: three years ago demand was very strong, then dropped off for a while but there was a resurgence in 2017.   How the industry is [...]

Deal killers: have we beaten the fatal five

by Mike Phipps, Resort News Contributor 09th May, 2017

Back in 2011, I wrote about experiences we were having that resulted in transactions not proceeding. We identified what we referred to as the Fatal Five and introduced the article at the time with the following [...]

Thinking of buying a management & letting rights business?

by Jonathan Hanaghan, Resort News Contributor 09th May, 2017

This article is aimed at first-time buyers entering the industry. I will now go through a basic staged plan to assist with the process. This list is by no means exhaustive but a general guide. Some of you may [...]