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Old 02-10-2009, 11:15 AM   #1
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How To Bid Commercial Projects? Need Help


I am breaking intot the commercial construction market. I need help in the areas of estimating to be able to submit my bids for diffferent projects. Does anyone have any suggestions?
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Old 02-10-2009, 12:16 PM   #2
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I've already touched on this a couple of times. Here are those links:

http://www.contractortalk.com/f16/commercial-bid-50613/

http://www.contractortalk.com/f11/t-...-school-51246/


I am not wasting too much time this time. They OP never comes back!

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That is because once they realize that it involves more than scratching a few numbers on a napkin and that they actually have to be able to cover finances without upfront draws, they decide not to do commercial contracting.
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That is because once they realize that it involves more than scratching a few numbers on a napkin and that they actually have to be able to cover finances without upfront draws, they decide not to do commercial contracting.
Yep.
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I usually take all the materials needed for the job and lay them out.

I than take them one by one and weigh them on a scale.

I take that number and divide it by the total weight of the GC's mother and WA-LA!!

It's so simple!
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I usually take all the materials needed for the job and lay them out.

I than take them one by one and weigh them on a scale.

I take that number and divide it by the total weight of the GC's mother and WA-LA!!

It's so simple!
I bet you get screwed when she's a porker. I would use a lower # to divide by myself.

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