Category: PMAS Update

Tenements Today | Tenements Tomorrow Conference 18th September

The Tenements Today – Tenements Tomorrow conference will take place on the 18th September at the Lighthouse in Glasgow from 9.30am – 4.30pm.     The conference, which is to be held in Glasgow, will focus on the future of tenement legislation and look at where improvements could be made.   Many urban Scots live in tenements and are aware that they can pose a task […]
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Celebrating 100 years by helping families across Scotland

2018 was the centenary year of PMAS and we celebrated by donating to our charity of the year, Ronald McDonald House. This wonderful charity provides a safe space close to the hospital for the families of  seriously ill children. Ronald McDonald House provides a homely environment for families from all over Scotland who’s children are […]
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PMAS Annual Dinner

This year at the Property Managers Association Annual Dinner, attendees were very generous with their donations to our charity of the year, The Glasgow Children’s Hospital raising a spectacular £2,555 that will go towards supporting those who need extra special care at Scotland’s largest Children’s Hospital. The Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity raises funds to help […]
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Scottish Government Housing to 2040 leaflet

This is the Scottish Governments Housing to 20240 leaflet. As part of the Tenement Maintenance Working Group, PMAS contributed to the discussion paper, to try to help increase the mention and importance of existing stock and maintenance issues. Happily, there is some improvement in this regard. PMAS were also involved in the Stakeholder group linked […]
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Save the Date! PMAS 2019 Conference

The 2019 PMAS Conference will be held on 25th October this year – remember to mark it in your diary to ensure you’re able to join us on the day. The topic of this year’s conference is: Sharing Solutions Tailored around feedback received, the conference this year will focus on key areas of concern for Factors […]
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PMAS Centenary Lunch 2018

The PMAS celebrated its Centenary Year in 2018, and closed its 100th year with a Centenary Lunch. Held at Chardon d’Or in Glasgow on 4th December, the lunch marked the end of this special year by paying tribute to the Association over the last 100 years and honouring those who have contributed to its success. […]
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Calls for Response on Working Group’s Interim Report on Tenement Repair

An interim report has been published by the Working Group on Maintenance of Tenement Scheme Property. The group was established in March 2018, and comprises MSPs from all parliamentary parties and sector experts, including PMAS. The report, published on 16 January, is calling for regular inspection, ownership associations and sinking funds to improve and protect […]
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PMAS Annual Conference – 7 November 2017

The fireworks were passed, it was back to the working week and Tuesday is only marginally better than Monday, so maybe not the best timing ever for our Annual Conference! Fortunately, as our feedback survey proved, it didn’t really matter, with 100% recommendation to others to attend and all 8 speakers getting excellent feedback: ‘This […]
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ARMA ACE Awards

The Association of Residential Managing Agents (ARMA) ACE Awards were held on 7 July and, with PMAS CEO Alison McDiarmid being one of the judges, she was delighted to be one of 450 attendees at the award dinner in Tobacco Dock, London. A delighted group of winners, for ‘best of’ awards such as Property Manager […]
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High Rise Fire Safety Check

Request for help to gather important information for Scottish Government Fire Safety Review Following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in London the Scottish Government has established a Ministerial working group to review all Scottish buildings fire safety regulation.   The immediate priority is to build a complete picture of large residential buildings, specifically about the […]
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