Our approach: The key to all-encompassing, effective facilities management

Facilities management is an essential part of property management. It focuses on the tools and services that support the upkeep of our buildings, ensuring they remain safe, functional, and comfortable for those using them. Maintaining and taking care of the physical infrastructure of all properties is the key to effective...

Our guide to keeping on top of building health and safety checks

Health and safety is a key element of property management, whether you're managing a facility, block or property. It can be difficult for leaseholders, landlords, and tenants to stay on top of regular health and safety checks and keep up with constantly evolving legislation. Therefore, the correct processes must be...

From net zero to infrastructure: Key takeaways for property managers from UKREiiF 2023

Tim Darwall-Smith, Director, SBA Property Management Taking place in Leeds for the second consecutive year, The UK’s Real Estate Investment & Infrastructure Forum (UKREiiF) saw property professionals from across the country gather to discuss the latest industry topics and trends. There was plenty to discuss, with over 6,000 industry professionals...

Our approach to resident safety using the latest technologies

Yassir Awan, Director, SBA Property Management Resident health and safety should always be a top priority for property managers. Be it fire safety, waste management, electrical problems, or trip hazards, all elements should be regularly evaluated to protect residents, visitors, employers, and contractors. At SBA, we are investing in our...

Our thoughts on MIPIM 2023: Key takeaways for property managers

Tim Darwall-Smith, Director, SBA Property Management MIPIM is the must-go-to annual event for real estate professionals around the world. This year, the event was all about pushing forward stronger businesses – and the role of places and innovative leadership in driving that change. Property professionals gathered in Cannes from 14-17...

Efficiency is key: What do the new EPC regulations mean for leaseholders?

Tim Darwall-Smith, Director, SBA Property Management With the government making strides towards achieving net-zero carbon targets, it comes as no surprise that energy efficiency is high up on the agenda for the property industry. As April approaches, there are fresh changes in legislation that leaseholders and property managers of both...

Energy performance: The importance of energy efficiency during the winter

Yassir Awan, Director, SBA Property Management As freezing temperatures continue this winter, we must heat our buildings effectively and efficiently - particularly during the ongoing energy crisis. To do so, we must consider energy performance levels - the measure of a building’s energy efficiency versus the amount of energy it...

Our approach: Offering an outstanding out of hours service

Tim Darwall-Smith, Director, SBA Property Management Bridging the gap between property owners and tenants, property managers are primarily responsible for ensuring that leaseholders receive exemplary customer service. While there are many systems that property managers can implement to maintain excellent customer service, often the main challenge lies in handling tenant...