The General Fund consists of day today operating and administrative expenses used to maintain your community. Operational expenses include, but are not limited to, the maintenance, utility costs and management of the following:

  • Common areas including infrastructure, landscaping / irrigation and water features; general as well as specialised cleaning; pest control; and civil works such as painting, tiling, masonry and carpentry
  • Common area lighting, which includes streets and walkways
  • Common and shared recreational areas such as swimming pools and parks
  • Waste collection
  • Firefighting equipment
  • Elevators and related equipment
  • High and low voltage systems and networks
  • Domestic water and supply systems / networks
  • Irrigation water and supply systems / networks
  • Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing assets (MEP)
  • Signage – its design, manufacture and placement within the community
  • Access control systems
  • Community security and control rooms
  • Periodic upgrades and / or replacements of non-capital equipment and consumables
  • Monitoring / supervision personnel including swimming pool lifeguards and security staff
  • Compliance with statutory requirements and / or related internal policies, which includes water quality testing and monitoring, cleaning, security, waste management, insurance, swimming pools, firefighting, pest control and management

Administrative expenses include, but are not limited to, the maintenance, utility costs and management of the following:

  • Community events and awareness campaigns
  • Statutory fees and permits
  • Common area insurance
  • Auditor’s fees
  • Communication charges such as printing, SMS and postage
  • Legal and professional fees
  • Management costs
  • Bank charges