Condo Smarts: Hire a consultant before start of strata project

Dear Tony: Our strata is replacing the roof of our highrise and the property manager and strata council are recommending one contractor to do the work. It will require the removal of landscaping and common area facilities and the cost is estimated at more than $200,000 and will take three months for the construction as it has to be completed in sections.  The owners are being asked to vote on the contract at a special meeting in October, but there are no quotes and the resolution is only to approve the contract and price.    Read the Q & A………………….


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