Blog - SPI Property Inspections

What do those building terms mean?

What do those building terms mean?

As with any profession, there are a lot of terms that may sound like a completely different language if you have no experience in the field.   Engaging a third-party inspection company to conduct a Building Condition Report on a commercial property is a wise and worthwhile investment. It’s imperative to know the overall condition of the building and whether it complies with building...

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Horror stories when building Commercial properties

Horror stories when building Commercial properties

Building or renovating a property for your business can be a very exciting and rewarding experience. There can be many perks of building the site where your commercial business will reside, such as saving in monthly rent, not having to depend on landlord communication to fix maintenance issues and being able to design the building to suit your exact needs. On the other hand, being the owner of...

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We are recruiting building inspectors

We are recruiting building inspectors

Have you worked in the building construction industry? Are you looking at getting off the tools and earning a good income? If so, then we need to talk. SPI Property Inspections can offer you: • supply of leads to supplement your existing work and provide you with significant additional income • association with a well-recognised and respected brand in the marketplace, with an extensive online...

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Essential Safety Measures- comply or pay the price

Essential Safety Measures- comply or pay the price

The owner of a building is responsible for its ongoing maintenance and implementation of safety procedures.  This also includes ensuring Essential Safety Measures (ESM’s) program is existing at your building. ESM’s are vital for the life, safety and health of people over a building’s duration and from 2 June 2018, the crack down on ESM noncompliance has resulted in harsher...

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SPI’s Frequently Asked Questions

SPI’s Frequently Asked Questions

  Are you wondering why you should select SPI Property Inspections to conduct the inspection of your potential investment? Perhaps you’re wondering what our experience is, how quickly we can carry out the inspection and what areas we cover. To answers some of these questions, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions to ease your stress and explain why you’re selecting the...

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SPI’s newest team member

SPI’s newest team member

We have welcomed a new team member over the past week and we’re very excited for you all to meet her… Cara is now part of the growing SPI team!  Cara will be joining the Projects team who work closely with major rail and infrastructure developments in the commercial space. Here are some interesting details about Cara…   What are your interests? I am a big fan of AFL, and a proud...

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Our Mobile App Reporting Tool

Our Mobile App Reporting Tool

  Have you heard about SPI Property Inspections Mobile App?     In late 2013, SPI Property Inspections launched a multi-function app that runs on an iPad which we famously dubbed “The Inspector App”. The mobile app is used as a tool for on-site inspection reporting, producing a detailed condition report with captioned photos. What this means is that all reports and invoicing...

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Interview with SPI Commercial Manager

Interview with SPI Commercial Manager

To discuss the importance of investing in a Commercial Building Inspection, we interviewed SPI’s Commercial Manager, Elisa Dal Mas. During our chat, we explore why a building inspection report is essential, what the usual process is and additional recommendations from Elisa herself. Tell us a little about yourself/your role at SPI Property Inspections I am the Commercial Manager at SPI...

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New Victorian Pool Fencing regulations 2018

New Victorian Pool Fencing regulations 2018

  In April, the Andrews Labour Government announced some major changes to pool fencing laws. As a consequence, the pool fencing regulations in Victoria are under a huge microscope in parliament this month. Why is there change? The Victorian Government aims to improve the safety around pools and lessen the number of deaths associated with swimming pools. After numerous reports of deaths with...

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2018 Interview with HIA Judge

2018 Interview with HIA Judge

The Housing Industry Awards (HIA) Awards program is an annual event, showcasing outstanding workmanship and design by members of HIA.  Entrants must be licensed or registered builders/companies and are judged by industry professionals. Colin Legg, our Director of SPI, had the honour of being appointed a judge once again for this year’s HIA awards.  We asked Colin his thoughts on judging...

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