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The Body Corporate ownership model

A Body Corporate is a collective of unit owners within a multi-unit building or complex (called a Unit Title Development).  The Body Corporate is the legal entity which “owns” the building or complex which your unit is part of. 

If you are the owner of a unit, you are, by default, a member of the body corporate.

Most Body Corporates are governed by an elected Chair and a Committee, they are bound by the Unit Titles Act and Regulations.

We represent body corporate Chairs and Committees and promote good governance

We share information with Chairs, Committees and service providers. Our aim is to enhance skills and knowledge. 

Do you want to know more about:

  • the Body Corporate ownership model?
  • your role as Body Corporate Chairperson or Committee member?
  • what your responsibilities are under the Unit Titles Act and Regulations?
  • short and long-term building maintenance?
  • how to optimise the cost of insurance?

If you answered "YES" to any of these questions then the BCCG is right for you!

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Latest News

5 July 2022

A new Seismic Risk Guidance Document was released today by MBIE following expressions of concern regarding continued occupancy of buildings which have a low seismic rating.

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4 July 2022

In response to recent queries from members about how to convert body corporate property from leasehold to freehold we recalled the case of a Wellington Branch Member Body Corporate who achieved the transition. 

In 2020 Melanie Carroll wrote about Piermont Apartments’ journey.  Her article was published on Stuff and explains the process the BC went through.

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