A Beginner’s Guide to Bidding on Construction Job
When it comes to construction projects, contractors usually eat what they kill. This means that if you get out there and actively bid on projects, you’ll keep your crew busy and your business thriving. Take a conservative approach to the bidding game, however, and your business will likely starve. There simply aren’t many projects that just fall into your lap.
At its core, a construction bid is a proposal. You’re telling a potential client what you can do for them and how much it will ultimately cost. Because your bid will include your expenses and profit, it differs from a simple estimate, which usually just accounts for the costs of the job.