In addition always get a copy of the budget and see where the monies being spent. In particular is there a budget for deferred maintenance like the obvious things such as decorating and the perhaps less obvious ones of what happens when the lift that is 20 years old falls over and needs replacing?
We’ve started a list of buildings we know have had problems and we emphasize that some of these will have had money spent on them and had the problems fixed. The list is not exhaustive as we are adding to it as time allows and people inform us. So if you know of one thats not on our list drop us a line.
120 The Terrace. Had a problem with the waste overflow drains not working causing floods to the extent insurance cover not available. Issues with extractor ducts causing fire hazard.
Marion Street Apartments. Issues with leaking. Lot of monies spent on repairs and now believed to be fixed.
19 Palm Grove. Issues with leaking, substantial amounts being spent on correcting.
20 Cuba Street, The Columbia. Currently undergoing extensive repair works for leaking issues.
166 Oriental Parade. Decks and part of facade leaking, currently undergoing repairs.
Luxford Villas Berhampore. Leaking problems.
QBM on Webb Street, watertight issues.
Stadium Gardens 152 Thorndon Quay. Problems with roof and building obtaining a code of compliance certificate.
220 Thorndon Quay. Decks leaking. Problem believed to have been solved.