View Full Version : Price on 836,000 sqft open ground with hills
02-28-2008, 02:20 PM
Anyone got a price idea for 19 acres of open ground and some hills to be mowed weekly. Thanks
02-28-2008, 02:24 PM
I'd bid $475 19 acres at 25 an acre.
02-28-2008, 02:25 PM
What type of mowers do you have?
02-28-2008, 02:45 PM
I currently run a 2 man crew with a 61 inch grasshopper diesel and a 61 inch gravely but i will be running 2 Ferris 3100 with 60 inch decks. Also there is about 8 hours of trimming and edging around the walks, drives, curbs, signs, and other odds and ends
02-28-2008, 03:02 PM
25 an acre seems really low??
mowing grass 1111
02-28-2008, 03:04 PM
that would go for $28 - $30 an acre around here
02-28-2008, 03:06 PM
30-35 around here.
then just add your man hours per week for the trimming/edging on top of the total acreage price and your set.
02-28-2008, 03:07 PM
thanks for everyones input. It is a large commercial bid and I am not sure i will be able to get it but i am going to give it a shot anyways.
02-28-2008, 03:12 PM
Its really hard to give you an idea without seeing it. It could be as low as 600 or as high as 900 around here.
02-28-2008, 03:15 PM
Just dont under price it. I would rather do less work and make the money on it that I should rather than try to be the largest volume guy around.
02-28-2008, 03:29 PM
i completely agree. I am bidding this so it is completely worth it to me if i win it. I strive for quality not quanity but in a small rural area such as mine I have to take what I can sometimes to make ends meet
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