Thread: Bidding a park
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Old 06-18-2013, 06:04 PM
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Originally Posted by jrs.landscaping View Post

KNOW YOUR COSTS before you bid.
I knew my costs, plus I had the inside track as to what it cost before as I worked for this park last year. I suppose my problem is I don't quite know where the profit margin is supposed to be. Could someone from another state (Not MI as that would be counter productive) give me a hand here? I had my fuel at .50 per lot, my maintenance at .35 per lot, my taxes at .25 per lot, me and my guy at $8 an hour, and a 24 % profit. Can someone show me where I went wrong?
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