550,000 SqFt Bid

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by PremierLawnsOmaha, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. PremierLawnsOmaha

    PremierLawnsOmaha LawnSite Member
    Messages: 61

    How much would someone charge to mow 550,000 SQFt once a week mowed trimmed and blowed. It take about about 12 to 13 hours to mow with a 2 man crew.

    Ive perviously mowed this before with one guy mowing and one guy trimming it took a day and a half to complete.

    what would be a a resonable estimate to give.
     
  2. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,903

    ah how about $240.38.
     
  3. jackedf150

    jackedf150 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 443

    Why not $238.40?
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  4. JadestoneLawncare

    JadestoneLawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 69

    Im sorry but 240.38 sounds extremely cheap for a day and a half of work with 2 people. That covers your cost for paying your workers and thats about it you have all your gas to get you there and in your mowers and so on but my personal .02 is that 240.38 sound really cheap....
     
  5. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,268

    They were just joking....
     
  6. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,903


    I'm serious, I've been watching the "Price Is Right" today so I'm practicing bidding.
     
  7. mowyo

    mowyo LawnSite Member
    Messages: 84

    Dad burn lowballers up in heah !!!


    Seriously premier, charge whatever you're happy with for 26 hrs. of work .
     
  8. grassmasterswilson

    grassmasterswilson LawnSite Platinum Member
    from nc
    Messages: 4,791

    You said you had mowed it before and know how long it takes. You should have a feel for how much fuel and supplies you use on it. Just charge your hourly rate! Should be a pretty easy bid imo
     
  9. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,268

    You obviously don't watch the price is right often enough, I'll beat you!....


    ONE DOLLAR BOB!!!
     
  10. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,903


    apparently you don't it's, DREW.
     

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