Our Experience

Smarter Communities is a family-owned business with a history in property and strata title management dating back to 1978.

Our Services

Smarter Communities offer seamless end-to-end strata management services and development consultancy.

Our Brands

The Smarter Communities group now comprises five state-leading strata management companies.

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Smarter Communities

Delivering Smart Solutions

Our focus is ‘Building Smarter Communities’ under our local expert, national support framework. Collectively, we are united by one vision – to deliver smart solutions to create a better lifestyle for people living and invested in communities.

  • 4,500 Communities

    Smarter, more streamlined consultancy, offering experience and advice you can trust. 250 staff servicing the needs of our customers from 11 strategically located local offices across Australia.

  • Smart Solutions

    In addition to an experienced Community and Assistant Community Manager, our customers have dedicated support from knowledgeable support teams in repairs and maintenance, invoicing, levies management, debt recovery, insurance, compliance, accounting and finance to deliver complete strata management

  • Amazing Support

    Each of our offices are supported by our Business Services Team who provide essential corporation functions and drive continuous business improvements.

Smart Solutions

Delivered to create a better lifestyle for people living and invested in communities


Local Experts, National Support

Building Smarter Communities Nationwide

Ernst is a confident, well-established body corporate management company specialising in high-rise residential buildings, mixed-use developments, hotels and resorts, and commercial buildings.

With two local teams conveniently located in Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Ernst has experienced Community Managers with diverse skillsets eager to work with Committees and alongside Bodies Corporate.

CSM are Gold Coast body corporate experts. An experienced, well established, and 100% localised boutique company, CSM manages small apartment blocks through to large high-rise towers, commercial and mixed-use properties, and resorts. CSM has earned its successful, local reputation and boasts an impressive 4.7 from 5 star Product Review rating.

STM is a strata management veteran with a solid reputation for establishing and managing successful, harmonious Owners Corporations since 1978. From offices located throughout suburban Sydney and regional NSW, STM Community Managers have extensive experience across complex community and neighbourhood associations, heritage buildings as well as small and large residential, industrial and commercial properties.

VBCS, a founding member of industry association, Strata Community Australia (VIC), is one of Victoria’s leading and longstanding owners corporation management companies. With a wealth of knowledge, diverse experience and foresight, VBCS continues to invest heavily in its people, processes and technology to be able to provide best practice solutions for its owners corporations.

ASCM is an award-winning company providing personable, thorough and cost-effective strata management outcomes for its Corporations. From residential apartment blocks, to large developments, and commercial or industrial properties, ASCM’s amiable team are experienced, highly knowledgeable and deliver cost-effective, tailored services to each property.

  • 4,500

    Communities Entrust Us

  • 250+

    Staff Nationally

  • 100%

    Equal Opportunity

  • 11 Offices

    Across Australia

Our Communities

4,500 Communities Entrust Us


Happy Clients All Across Australia

  • Peace of Mind

    Our self-managed BC engaged VBCS last year and they have proven to be personable, professional and keen to get the job done. Our Community Manager deals with any issues very quickly and communicates appropriately. Our BC has made the right decision.


    Melbourne, VIC

  • Great service

    Our complex was managed by STM for the last 17 years. Great customer service. Strata managers are all very friendly and helpful! They are very efficient and professional in communication and actioning of events required. Can not recommend them enough!


    Tweed Heads, NSW

  • Frequent & factual communication

    Communication with the committee has been both frequent & factual & is what is needed as we sort out our issues. Willingness & expertise were brought to the table by Ernst - so thanks for that!


    Brisbane, QLD

  • 22 years of stunning service

    Stunning service at Challenge Strata Management. Brilliant, kind, humane, decent, and very very professional. I have been dealing with Challenge strata Management for over 22 years now. At Challenge they really are UP for the strata challenge. Thank you all again for 22 years of service.


    Gold Coast, QLD

  • Great support

    We have had great support from our manager and ASCM in general. Even if they are busy our manager continues to provide ongoing assistance. Very much appreciated!


    Adelaide, SA

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