The team at KBW Community Management is highly experienced and professionally focussed on offering our clients excellent service, balanced advice and personalised support.
We have many years in body corporate management and development and pride ourselves on keeping up-to-date about local projects, industry changes and legislative impacts.
We provide a full and extensive service to a variety of Bodies Corporate, including Residential, Commercial and Industrial properties, Resorts and project developments.
Our dedicated team of office personnel is based in our Mooloolaba office and provides professional support to our Body Corporate Managers, specialising in key areas including:
- Accounting services
- Secretarial duties
- Debt collection
We profile our Body Corporate Mangers below;
Director/ Body Corporate Manager
Bob’s involvement in the body corporate industry started in 2005 with the part purchase and amalgamation of two body corporate management practices, which formed the foundations of KBW today.
Previously, Bob was a retailer for 16 years and also spent 17 years in the banking industry, the last two of which were spent as a financial planner.
Bob has a strong understanding of client needs, coupled with a deep knowledge of business management. Bob is based in Brisbane and manages KBW’s assets from Bribie Island to the New South Wales border.
Graham & Marion Wareing
Graham and Marion have recently retired from the day to day operations of the KBW Wide Bay Office, however are still actively involved in the business on a Consultancy basis, sharing their extensive knowledge of the body corporate industry.
Our Hervey Bay Office was established in 2003 and Steven Brunjes, Jim Kean and Brian Towers now manage the Wide Bay portfolio.
Strata Title Specialist
With more than 15 years experience in the property industry (11 plus years as full time Body Corporate Manager), Paul is well qualified to provide excellent client service as a body corporate manager and consultant.
Paul has expertise in the legal requirements of property management and he has set up many Community Titles Schemes for KBW and past companies. He is experienced in establishing strata schemes and enjoys consulting to KBW clients.
Paul is a practitioner member of the SCA (Qld) and is highly experienced in identifying and resolving issues, particularly for building maintenance and renovation.
Body Corporate Manager
Mikayla joined the KBW Community Management Team in 2007, having had previous experience in the industry.
She commenced her role at KBW successfully administering the position of Personal Assistant to five Body Corporate Managers, and progressed to becoming a Body Corporate Manager in 2012.
Mikayla has completed a Certificate IV in Property Services (Body Corporate Management), and is a practitioner member of the SCA (QLD).
Mikayla is well regarded within this industry as approachable, efficient, a high-level professional, and has contributed significantly to the growth of KBW.
Body Corporate Manager
Brendan is a member of the SCA (Qld) and manages a broad portfolio of residential and commercial properties, as well as providing advice and services for developers establishing new strata schemes.
After an early career in the aviation industry, Brendan brings his more recent experience as a paralegal in conveyancing and property law to his position as a Body Corporate Manager with KBW.
Body Corporate Manager
Joining KBW Community Management in October 2013, Steve’s professional experience stems from 7 years in the insurance industry in sales as well as leadership and development roles and later 3 years in Commercial Real Estate in sales and property management.
Steve’s previous experiences have enabled him to settle into his role as Body Corporate Manager quickly with strengths in client relationships, building maintenance and accounts management.
A local in Hervey Bay, Steve’s portfolio of buildings extends from Kingaroy through to Emerald and Steve is very proactive in securing new buildings and working with developers with strata set ups.
Body Corporate Manager
Jim brings a wealth of life experience to his role as a Body Corporate Manager with KBW, having spent more than 37 years in the banking sector with 20 years of that time in the position of Senior Relationship Manager and trusted business advisor to his clients.
Jim also has substantial experience in the real estate sector (having held a Principal’s Licence), and the building and mining services industries (including a Diploma in Project Management). He has served as a board member on the boards of a number of companies and community groups. Being a resident of the Fraser Coast for the past 18 years and has been with KBW the past two years, he has an expansive knowledge and understanding of commercial and residential developments in the region.
Jim prides himself on excellent client service. His experience and knowledge coupled with a genuine and supportive approach, enables him to provide sound support and professional advice and guidance to body corporate owners and committees.
Body Corporate Manager
Glenn enjoys assisting Body Corporate owners achieve the best outcomes for their buildings.
Our body corporate has worked with KBW for a number of years. They helped us to do a major upgrade of our lift system recently. I find them to be prompt with their services always of a high standard and importantly are easy to work with
Opat is a Painting and Decorating Company specialising in building maintenance for over 60 years. We have liaised with many Body Corporates within the Queensland region over the years. I wish to take this opportunity to recommend the services of KBW Community Management. I am impressed with the interaction KBW has had with Opat. To name just a few, I have found them to be: Professional, timely and transparent in their transactions Knowledgeable in Body Corporate matters I have also been very impressed in the effort applied in their preparation for jobs to be mobilised, which has...
Having had 12 years’ experience in the Industry, I was well aware of what was required of a Body Corporate Management business from both my and the individual lot owners prospective. KBW met the expectations sought from a Body Corporate Management business and I have regular contact with the Body Corporate Manager who takes a genuine interest in our Building, something that never happened with our prior Community Managers who provided little to no service and above Industry average charges and costs. The move to KBW last year can now be seen as the start of a solid business relationship t...
KBW prepare all notices of meetings, minutes of the meeting and are part of the AGM. We have found that the AGM’s have run smoothly as the information provided for the meeting is fully explained and presented professionally. Any of the team is available at any stage to discuss relevant issues to their portfolio. We have no hesitation in recommending KBW to any Developer or Body Corporate looking for a Management Company.”
I am the Chairperson of Joanne Apartments Body Corporate which has its building of 18 units located at Caloundra. Joanne Apartments has been using the services of KBW Community Management for in excess of 10 years and on behalf of the Joanne Apartments Body Corporate I can advise that we have been very satisfied with the professional service provided by KBW which includes all Secretarial matters; financial accounts; attendance at Committee and AGM meetings and general advice as required. A major refurbishment of the building was undertaken in 2009 and KBW worked very closely with the ...
We've spent nearly 10 years working with KBW, and commend them on their friendly, efficient and attentive strata management - who could ask for more...
My name is Tim Grieve of TMG Construction. My company was first introduced to KBW Community Management by a local design company. We have now been associated with KBW for the past 10 years. During this time I have welcomed the opportunity to work with KBW in all areas of Body Corporate rectification and maintenance works on the Buildings under their management. To date, Carolyn West has been my main contact at KBW Community Management. I have found her and all the staff to be prompt, concise, with a great deal of knowledge and understanding of what is required to quote on these buildi...
KBW has been an excellent Body Corporate manager for the Committee at Oceans Resort & Spa. Their professionalism, reporting tools and knowledge have helped us greatly and they continue to provide responsive services.
“We have been providing pest control services for various buildings that KBW manage since 2005. I just wanted a moment to say thank you to KBW. Working with KBW is a pleasure, most of all because the staff are very proficient, helpful and easy to work with. From our long standing experience with KBW, it is easy to state that they are extremely diligent when it comes to ensuring the buildings they manage receive timely and quality services. All round, the relationships we have been able to foster with the staff at KBW are excellent, and great staff make a great business. Based on this, ...