Partnering with Developers

Partnering with Property Developers

VBCS is proudly part of Smarter Communities, one of the largest Community Management companies in Australia, managing 5,000 communities across New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Victoria. 

The team at VBCS appreciate that each development has its own complexities, so we respond quickly to understand your vision. We have proven expertise with adding value to residential and mixed-use developments as well as master planned communities.  

VBCS will provide ongoing support and guidance throughout the entire development consultation phase of your project, as with the establishment of the owners corporation.  

We’ll successfully drive the transition from developerowned to an active, operational complex with all service contracts executed, and contractors ready for foundation residents.  

The services VBCS delivers can be tailored to suit the specific needs of each unique project to maximise returns, with a view to exceed client expectations, whilst making the investment an attractive and realistic option for new homeowners.

Benefit from our Experience

Victoria Body Corporate Services has partnered with well-established and up-and-coming property developers for four decades. Our reputation for being innovative in providing solutions to maximise returns and address the unique challenges encountered with each individual project has ensured that we have a loyal developer client base that have used our services for a number of years.

We understand the complex needs of the developer and provide an enviable record of reliability. Our attention to detail when preparing and reviewing documents as part of our consultancy service ensures your peace of mind when it comes to settlement time.

The types of strata structures that we have established and/or been involved in with developers, include Strata Title (owners corporations), Community Title, Building Management Committees, Company Title, Retirement Villages and Title Deeds. Whatever project type, we work closely with you from conception to completion and ongoing management, tailoring our solution to suit your specific project needs.


Our development services generally follow a three stage process

  • Consultancy
  • Establishment
  • Transition

Consultancy Service

Thorough briefing of the development and collaborating with the development team including architect and builder throughout the stages of development. Equipped with detailed understanding of your unique project, we provide advice and assistance in the design of the Strata and Community Title, including:

  • Preparation of the preliminary budget and levy schedule for marketing purposes Review and advise on rules and/or additional/special rules
  • Review and advise on the draft strata plan and any revision required
  • Advice as to the establishment of the owners corporation including services and overall management of the development
  • Contractor negotiation on insurance and other common services of the owners corporation with the facility to also negotiate on bulk purchase of fittings to the development


Expert guidance and support when establishing the owners corporation.

  • Establish owners corporation books and documentation
  • Prepare and undertake Inaugural General Meeting
  • Set operational budget(s)
  • Facilitate and arrange all insurances and strata policy at practical completion
  • Register by-laws
  • Ensure legislative compliance


Successfully driving the transition from developer-owned to an active, operational community.

  • Preparation of owners corporation/bodies corporate certificates
  • Tender all service contracts, execute agreements and implement
  • Coordinate any specific services; place management,
    building and/or facilities management, concierge or embedded networks
  • Adopt and coordinate move-in schedules
  • Tailor comprehensive defects process in consultation
    with developer and builder

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