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28 unit condomiuim bid help

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by jnmaricic, Feb 11, 2009.

  1. jnmaricic

    jnmaricic LawnSite Member
    Messages: 26

    I am bidding on a 28 unit condomiuim 155,520 sq ft property in Jersey. This is my first time with something this big. I have to mow, trim, blow off sidewalks among other things. Wondering what you all would estimate something like this? Rough estimate want to see were I'm at with what I got so far. thanks
  2. djagusch

    djagusch LawnSite Platinum Member
    from MN
    Messages: 4,350

    No clue with the info given. Most HOA's want a all inclusive package. Fert, weed control, hedges, tree fert, sprinkler start up/blow out/adjustments, plowing, edging, trim, blow, and mow. They also want it in a monthly payment year round so it's the same price each month.

    The among other things in your post can drastically change a the price.
  3. jnmaricic

    jnmaricic LawnSite Member
    Messages: 26

    everything but plowing and sprinkler
  4. jnmaricic

    jnmaricic LawnSite Member
    Messages: 26

    ok need to gave them a proposal on mowing, triming, blowing off sidewalks, edging, pruning, fertilizer in the spring summer fall and late fall, spring and fall clean ups. that is it. aerating, dethatching, seeding, and mulch has to be gaven as options
  5. PROCUT1

    PROCUT1 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from TN
    Messages: 4,891

    You need to first post your balance sheet, profit and loss statement.
    A copy of last years tax return would help.

    Then we can get started
  6. jhastrello

    jhastrello LawnSite Member
    Messages: 105

    Is that 28 bldg's, or one bldg with 28 units? If 28 bldg's, break them down by bldg (doing one thoroughly), then parse them out one at a time. In short, break the bigger work down into managable pieces, that you are familiar working on/bidding.

    Does that help?
  7. jnmaricic

    jnmaricic LawnSite Member
    Messages: 26

    there is seven buildings but they all dont have the same size yard. i was thinking of 2200 a month for mowing trim and blowing the sidewalks?????
  8. jnmaricic

    jnmaricic LawnSite Member
    Messages: 26

    should take about half a day with travel

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