How Technical Due Diligence can spot the best property investments & save owners headaches down the track
October 9, 2020

To buy or not to buy, that is the million-dollar question. If you’ve got a hand in the commercial property market, now must feel like a frenetic mix of instability mixing with promising opportunity. A strange cocktail of risk and reward for sure. On balance, there seems to be a number of reasons Property firms […]

Industry Update, News, Technical Advisory
Hendry ranks best in class at the 2020 AFR Most Innovative Awards
October 8, 2020

Hendry has taken out a top spot at this year’s Australian Financial Review “Most Innovative” Awards, placing 6th in the Property, Construction & Transport category and rounding out a hat trick by placing in the list over the last three years consecutively. We want to say congratulations to our valued clients and property leading peers […]

Innovation, News
NSW Government introduces Fire Safety Reforms
July 10, 2020

Compulsory Competent Fire Safety Practitioner Registration Now in Force for Annual Fire Safety Statements The NSW Government has introduced reforms to Fire Safety to strengthen the state’s building regulation and certification systems. On July 1st, 2020, the Secretary of the NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation (now integrated under the Department of Customer Service) […]

Life after COVID-19: What can PropTech do to improve health and well being?
April 27, 2020

There will be much to take away from COVID-19, and naturally all eyes will be on minimising the likelihood such an event could happen again. At least, not with such an aggression and inability to detect, monitor and protect as effectively. While it may not seem one of the first places to look, PropTech is […]

Global, Innovation, News, Thought Leadership
Employers caught out by legal requirements as Work from Home surges during COVID-19
April 15, 2020

It is said that you need to treat your house like an office when Working from Home. Believe it or not, this is a requirement by law. The aggression we’re seeing across the expansion of COVID-19 has exposed a glaring deficiency in the Business Continuity plans of several organisations and left many to hurriedly adapt […]

Industry Update, News, Thought Leadership
Avoiding liability during COVID-19: How to maintain Safety Measures and Emergency Planning Compliance during building vacancy or inactivity
March 20, 2020

The rapid acceleration of COVID-19 as a point of global concern has caused an equally sharp rise in popularity, and necessity, for Work from Home arrangements in order for employers to maintain employee health and safety. The flow on effect of this mass transition is creating a larger number of temporarily vacant workplaces, offices and […]

Industry Update, News, Technical Advisory
Minimising risk across your buildings through scheduled servicing and accreditation: Know your responsibilities
February 6, 2020

Consider the following: How confident are you in the reliability and readiness of your building’s fire safety systems? What happens if or when there is a fire? Is your contractor reliable? Can you be assured of their competency or qualifications? Where are your buildings exposed to liability? Can you rectify that? How are you optimising […]

Technical Advisory
Understanding the Victorian Cladding Rectification Levy
January 8, 2020

Following the past few years of investigation and assessment into non-compliant and potentially flammable cladding products in our buildings, most states are now beginning the process of addressing buildings deemed “unsafe” through their respective remediation programs. State Governments continue to discuss a national rectification and funding program with government, however Victoria has become the first […]

Technical Advisory
Australia’s Cladding Landscape: 2019 review and 2020 forecast
January 7, 2020

2019 has been a year of rising concern against relatively steady but modest progress, as Government and Industry seek to deal with the issues surrounding the use of non-conforming and unsafe building materials, particularly combustible Aluminium Composite Panels (ACPs) Concerns this year have also included the rising cost and availability of the prescribed level of […]

Industry Update, News, Technical Advisory
Bring your Risk and Compliance obligations together with an Integrated Approach
November 7, 2019

An integrated approach to risk and compliance is the optimal solution to reducing the risk profile across your asset portfolio and enabling clearer decision making to enhance the safety of occupants and maximise the longevity of asset infrastructure. Choosing a provider that can deliver a holistic understanding of overall risk is paramount in streamlining key […]

News, Technical Advisory
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