Why Ernst

Unmatched Experience

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.

With offices located in Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Ernst manages a varied portfolio of prestigious high-rise residential and commercial buildings, hotels and resorts and excels with managing smaller residential properties, townhouses, and villa complexes.

The Ernst team are highly experienced, extremely personable and strive towards continuously improving the customer experience.

Our Values

Local Service, National Support

4,500 Communities across Australia choose Smarter Communities

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

With more than four decades of evolving strata knowledge and expertise, Smarter Communities is now one of the largest strata management companies in Australia after successful integrations of leading local strata companies.

The Smarter Communities group now comprises five state-leading strata management companies; Adelaide Strata and Community Management (SA), Challenge Strata Management (QLD), Ernst Body Corporate Management (QLD), Strata Title Management (NSW & QLD), and Victoria Body Corporate Services (VIC).

Our Vision

Ernst Body Corporate Management, together with the Smarter Communities group, are united by one corporate vision; to deliver smart solutions to create a better lifestyle for people living and invested in communities.

Our ultimate goal is to increase the value of our customers’ property investments in a sustainable way by providing greater access to quality information and empowering them to make smarter decisions about their community.

To achieve our vision, and reinforcing everything we do across all levels of our business are our four core values; quality, honesty, curiosity and collaboration.

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Provide us with a few details about you and your Body Corporate and we’ll get in touch with you within two business days.


Happy Clients All Across Australia

  • This is a perfect!

    This is a perfect! Thank you, Bill for your professional assistance and appreciated for your prompt response on the annual review. All the documents and information you provided are very details.

    Thomas Wu


  • Efficient & Helpful Service

    Mitchell Toft was very helpful with the service and information he provided to assist my clients with the sale of an apartment in a complex that Ernst Body Corporate manages.

    Deahnne Brodie

    South East Queensland

  • Excellent Customer Service

    I contacted Ernst Body Corporate by email and was promptly answered by Stephanie Peters. As a new property owner and new to the Body Corporate policies, I had a few concerns with my fees . Thanks to Stephanie Peters, she was very patient in answering my queries . My concern has been addressed to in an orderly manner. My husband and I are pleased.

    Ralph and Antonette Tangapa


  • Congratulations Rikki. An award well deserved

    Since commencing our BC management with Ernst, our association with Rikki Slaughter, our community manager, has been very pleasing indeed. She is always efficient, knowledgeable and professional and at the same time friendly and engaging. Thank you Rikki

    Lorraine M,

    Home Owner

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