Meet Sheree Ly. Based in the Gold Coast and married to Andrew Ly, she’s mum to Ella (9) and Jayden (6) while also Owner/Manager of Miami Business Centre & Burleigh Gold Coast Motel.
Tell us about your business/current role?
I own and manage both the motel and business centre. My role is to manage and oversee all operations of the business including staff, accounts, suppliers, marketing, sales, business development, renovations and future developments and the general day to day requirements of running of a business. Each business requires a different level of input and involvement from me as they are quite different operations. The Miami Business Centre offers 25 fully integrated serviced office suites. Shared serviced offices provide a cost-effective solution for start-ups, entrepreneurs, home-based business owners and large companies to establish branch locations. Our tenants represent a mix of well-regarded business services and professions including Psychologists, Naturopaths, Financial Planners and Mortgage Brokers. The Burleigh Gold Coast Motel is a budget motel with a goal, to provide clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation in the heart of the Gold Coast.
Where did the concept for this come from?
We purchased the business centre as could see the potential as it was really run down. So the foundations were there we just had to build it.
What’s your business background?
Who were your mentors along the way?
My mum! She gives me the confidence that I can do anything!
What time does a typical day start for you?
7am … My kids and I are night owls so sleep in more than most.
Who does the cooking and cleaning at your house?
We eat out a lot as I’m a terrible cook! And I do the everyday cleaning but have a great cleaner to do the hard stuff
If you have 10 minutes to yourself, what do you do?
Facebook stalking Lol …. But I do love a massage
What do you do for childcare?
Burleigh Heads State School
Do your kids do many extracurricular activities?
Ella – Susy Boyer Art, Arial Angels and Tiffany Wood Sing School
What do you do for fun as a family?
We love going to yum cha and have just started bike riding.
What is your favourite thing to do for date night with your partner?
We don’t really do date nights, as Andrew is away so much we enjoy the time together as a family.
What is your favourite Gold Coast place?
Miami, I love living in this suburb it has everything including the best coffee
How about favourite place to eat out as a family?
Paradise Korean BBQ at Broadbeach
Where do you head to when you get time for a girls’ night out?
Atrium Bar, the Casino
What is your best beauty tip for mums?
Treat yourself to a massage!
Favourite place to shop?
KMART it has everything plus more stuff you don’t need!
Must-have parenting tip or tool?
Never feel guilty
Can you share any tips on finding the right balance and that juggling act?
Don’t get the guilts, just take each day as it comes.
How do you stay motivated?
I am surrounded by a great people. As they say your vibe attracts your tribe. And my tribe is awesome!