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Virginia Beach

Discussion in 'Network: South' started by economiclawncare, May 19, 2004.

  1. sticklelm

    sticklelm LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 335

    What do people around here try to get for their profit margin percentage on landscape installation? I've got a job a person is having me plant trees for and i'll need to use an auger. I dont want to bid to low and drive the market down, but i dont want to bid to high and not get the job. So people that service areas outside of virginia have told me they try to shoot for 80% unless its a builder then they'd get special pricing. Any information on what you guys try to aim for would be appreciated. Thanks!
     
  2. DCJ Lawn

    DCJ Lawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 159

    Any of you guys down that area ever dealt with a trailer place called superior trailers? Looking for an enclosed
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  3. GQLL

    GQLL LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 844

    Bought my last open trailer from them. Good people to deal with, but do call and check and make sure they haven't sold the trailer if your looking on there website. They take some time to update it.
     
  4. DCJ Lawn

    DCJ Lawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 159

    Ok.. Thanks looking at their bravo st line of enclosed trailers
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  5. GQLL

    GQLL LawnSite Senior Member
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    The bravo trailer are well made. We are looking at picking up a 8.5 x20 with the landscaper package. Bravo trailers are made by the person who use to own pace american before they went out of business.
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  6. DCJ Lawn

    DCJ Lawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 159

    I'm waiting on a quote now myself ... Thanks
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  7. Cantorm21

    Cantorm21 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 2

    I am new to this forum. I have been in business since 2009 out in the Charlottesville area. I fell into the lawn service business, was doing REO maintenance which included grass cuts, and now just doing Lawn services. Anyways, I hope everyone is off to a great start.
     
  8. GQLL

    GQLL LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 844

    Did you end up getting a bravo trailer. If you did how do you like it. We're looking at getting one but comparing the bravo to other trailer prices it about 1k more
     
  9. DCJ Lawn

    DCJ Lawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 159

    Ended up with a homesteader Hercules .. And I like it
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  10. GQLL

    GQLL LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 844

    If you don't mind me asking what did you pay for your homesteader. I compared a bravo star to a homesteader Hercules both landscape packages. With 5200 pound axles both 8.5x18. Bravo was 7599 and homesteader was 6500
     

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