I think this is a very poor practise on the part of any property manager to want kickbacks for awarding contracts. This puts the Board in a very bad position. The Board and the Property Manager should be requesting 3 quotes for jobs and there should be no kickbacks for either. I personally think you should be looking for a new property manager if this is there way of doing business. There are lots of contractors out there that will give you a quote and are happy to do the work your require. My personal thoughts are if you used an engineering firm to write the specifications for your work (on large projects) they would tender the contract and give you a list of the bids and you could choose. There are no kickbacks involved then.
Anne A on August 07 2018 at 10:20 PM