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Building better apartments in neighbourhoods.

The government has announced changes to the planning rules for apartment developments, with a focus on the relationship between new apartment developments and the amenity of existing neighbourhoods. A discussion paper has been prepared which outlines some potential changes and explores five policy aims for new apartment developments, including the need for green space, high
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The future of mobility and energy: electric car sharing launches in Melbourne.

EQ Towers trial Australia’s first electric car sharing service. Last month, Australian start-up company Ohmie launched Australia’s first residential electric car sharing service in Melbourne’s EQ Tower. The ‘Ohmie Go’ initiative is a partnership between Ohmie, car manufacturer Hyundai and Australia’s leading EV charging company, JET Charge. The model is something JET Charge founder, Tim
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The Knight Appoints Training & Development Manager.

Congratulations to Alex McCormick, our newly appointed Training & Development Manager. Here at The Knight, something we value very highly is the training and development of our staff. We like to offer every opportunity for staff to develop their professional and personal skills, setting aside time and money to equip our team with necessary tools
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Community Grant at Monarc

The Knight Community Grant: Monarc Apartments.

On Wednesday 17th July, 2019 residents and owners at Monarc Apartments in Melbourne attended some Christmas in July festivities in the common area of their building. The evening was put on by the Owners Corporation Committee and Building Management and was proudly supported by The Knight through our Community Grants initiative. Each year The Knight
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The Knight's Biggest Morning Tea event

The Knight’s 8th Annual Biggest Morning Tea.

Each year, The Knight hosts a Biggest Morning Tea in our Malvern office to raise funds for the Cancer Council and the great work they do supporting those affected by a cancer diagnosis. 2019 was our 8th year hosting the event and we set a fundraising target of $1000, aiming to beat our previous years
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Common Property design mistakes to avoid

Common mistakes to avoid when designing apartments.

Thinking about Common Property and how it will be used could help you avoid some embarrassing (and costly) mistakes. There are many important factors that go into the design of a new residential building. Developers and Architects will consider things such as the cost of materials, the environmental impact of the build and the health
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The Knight Community Grant: M1 Urban.

Owners and Residents Lunch On the 23rd of March, a lunch was held by the Owners Corporation at M1 Urban in Preston as a way to meet the neighbours and build a sense of community within the building. The committee at M1 Urban put on a delicious spread and invited not only all owners but also
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Our 2019 Australian Knight

Every Australia Day, staff at The Knight recognise a worthy recipient(s), for our ‘Australian Knight’ award, who has demonstrated qualities that personify those of a Knight.  This year, we wish to acknowledge Mat Bowtell as our Australian of the Year, our Australian Knight. Click here to view our 2019 Australia Day Card The Knight is donating
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An Evening with The Knight

On Wednesday 24th October, over 80 Chairpersons and Committee members attended an information session hosted by The Knight which provided an update on non-compliant cladding and the effects on insurance policies, a presentation on the benefits of community building within apartment buildings and a talk on the preservation of personal information whilst online. The feedback we
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Gregor Evans appointed as Board Director for Strata Community Association

The Knight’s Managing Director appointed as Board Director for Strata Community Association. The Knight team congratulates our Managing Director, Gregor Evans, for his recent appointment as a Director for Strata Community Association (SCA). SCA is the peak industry body for Owners Corporation Management in Australia and New Zealand. Strata Community Association