Lodge expands into body corporate management

Leading Hamilton real estate company, Lodge Real Estate, has expanded its business portfolio with the launch of a body corporate management service.

The newly established service will be led by body corporate expert Rob Owens who joined Lodge Real Estate this week.

With more than 15 years’ experience in the body corporate field in both New Zealand and the United Kingdom, Rob is well placed to lead Lodge Real Estate in its new property specialty.

“Body corporate management services essentially exists to help unit-holders manage multi-unit living environments. This is an area I am passionate about and have extensive experience in,” he said.

“I am thrilled that Lodge Real Estate has branched into this area, I am excited to join the team, and I look forward helping the organisation deliver the service to the highest standard,” Rob said.

Rob has worked for some of the leading body corporate businesses overseas including Curry and Partners in Birmingham and Peverel OM situated just outside London..

His body corporate expertise includes arranging and chairing AGMs, drafting and controlling budgets, arranging relevant insurances, arranging common area maintenance and facilities capital expenditure.

Lodge Real Estate’s managing director, Jeremy O’Rourke said establishing Lodge Real Estate’s body corporate service marks an exciting time for the business.

“It is of utmost importance to us that we continually adapt our services to suit the changing nature of housing in Hamilton. We saw a gap in the market in the area of body corporate, and have adjusted our services accordingly,” he said.

“Our main goal has always been, and continues to be, to provide top-notch customer service. The addition of this service, and the addition of Rob to lead it, allows us to provide Hamilton residents with the full real estate package.

“Rob has vast experience in body corporate management, and we are delighted to have him on board. We also look forward to expanding the team in the near future,” he said.

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