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Old 06-15-2013, 01:34 PM
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$435/Acre seems high. Maybe not for your area though. I am definitely not experienced with right-of-way bidding and really had no reference point to base my bids in the past other than my experience with lawncare in general. I have put in a bid with one of the major Natural Gas companies in my area for bare ground at their compressor sites. The bid is for 300+ acres spread out over 6 counties. I have bid around $330/acre the last 2 yrs and have not gotten the bid. My thought is that I am high. I have met with the Maintenance supervisor and he liked the fact that I was centrally located and local. I am a small company though and that may have played a part in the decision. Just some personal experience I thought I would share.
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