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Coming Up Short with Cashflow??….

Kim Sceriha, CA, of WMS Chartered Accountants Contact Kim: +61 7 5556 3300 Its tough times out there and with volatile conditions, its easy to get behind with your cashflow. Whilst you may be ok with juggling payment of your trade creditors, are you on top of your tax obligations with the ATO? The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has a comprehensive debt recovery process which demonstrates it’s seriousness toward recovering outstanding tax debts. If you are a director of a company, you can be personally liable ... Read more

Save time and money on site with BIM

Historically, one of the most common causes of delays and cost increases during construction is through conflicting services requirements, and clashes between services and with the building structure. Through arkitektika’s application of BIM for all projects, we can avoid these common issues and save time and money for the builders and owners during the construction period. All too frequently, poor documentation and a lack coordination of the consultant team can lead to unresolved issues that cause time delays on site as they are ... Read more

Magical Mirrors

Contact Vera Siliato, Interior Stylist, 0404088149 Mirrors are a great way to dress up the interior of your home and also provide a practical element to the space. Mirrors can be quite powerful items as where you place a mirror can have an effect on the space and impact either to enhance or detract for the room. There are many shapes, sizes, colours, framed and unframed. A good quality mirror is an investment piece as it is used everyday by all occupants. Below are ... Read more

iPad v Laptop – gimmick or useful tool…

Always looking for ways to use technology and innovation to keep improving our service and communication we embraced a new iPad for the recent trip to service some of our South Pacific clients. Arkitektika are always early adopters of new technology when we see a direct benefit to allegra d prescription our productivity and client service, especially when it comes in a sleek and shiny Apple product. Apart from the novelty factor and sex appeal of the iPad, it turned out to ... Read more

Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park SLSC – “Beachside” works completed

Incorporating a new outdoor area for the sports bar, as well as a roofed deck overhead, and extensions to the existing elevated dining deck, the “beachside” works to the iconic Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park Surf Life Saving Club have now been completed. Challenged by the existing buildings, an existing mature Norfolk Pine, oceanway, access requirements, and maintaining operations of the restaurant and bar during construction, the works were completed by local builder Mal Colwell. The “inland’ allegra d order side ... Read more

Marooned on an idyllic tropical island…

Part of the recent Arkitektika adventure to Vanuatu found us spending a morning marooned on an idyllic tropical island, thanks to the exceptionally low tide that happened at the same time (or at least that was the 10 mg abilify excuse..) Fortunately there was a resort only a short walk around the island that we could visit to get a coffee while waiting for the tide to turn. While there we even managed to resolve the concepts and scope for a couple ... Read more

Kaiviti Motel Construction Commences…

The construction of the new pool area and entry for this landmark motel in Port Vila has now commenced, with the demolition and setout completed. Designed to provide a more appropriate “Polynesian” flavour to the front of house and streetscape, the original pool is to be retained, and kept for scuba diving training, while the old kitchen, bar, and amenities areas will be replaced with a new dining pavilion featuring an outdoor timber dancefloor along with new bar, kitchen and ... Read more

Industry Update

Enquiry for new projects continues. Many of our existing clients and contacts are looking at progressing their plans for new residential and commercial developments, as well as resorts and new homes. Typically we experience a drop-off in enquiry at the end of the financial and calendar year. Now that 2009-2010 is over, the level of enquiry and commitment to ongoing projects is reassuring as we make plans to expand and grow the business. Although, from a completely cheap acomplia online selfish perspective, ... Read more

It’s time to maximise the return on your investment

Maoibh Russell – Director and Manager of Mitchell Brandtman’s Asset Management Team P:  07 3327 5000 Tax depreciation allowances are available to owners of properties that produce an assessable ACOMPLIA DIET PILL income. Owners may be eligible to claim for items such as carpets, air conditioners, kitchen appliances and similar items [known as plant and equipment]. The depreciation rates are dependant on the acquisition date and vary according to the item. Owners may also be eligible for capital allowance, depending on the date of construction ... Read more

Improving development yield in existing projects…

Proving that lateral thought on land use within existing developments can lead to improvements to the overall development as well as improving the yield of the project, Arkitektika recently undertook a project that achieved both of these for the owner of a major retirement facility on the Gold Coast. As a direct result of the consolidation of land uses achieved with the relocation of the community facilities for the Earlehaven Retirement Village, the opportunity to increase the yield of independent living units ... Read more
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