bidding tips

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by B&B LAWN, Jun 9, 2003.

  1. B&B LAWN

    B&B LAWN LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 267

    ive been in the business for 2 yrs and all of my accounts are residential. im looking to sart bidding on commercial properties but i have no clue where to start. any tips or pointers?
  2. crazygator

    crazygator LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,048

    Stay residential! :D
  3. EJK2352

    EJK2352 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,150

    I agree with crazygator. Stick to the residentials. They tend to be more loyal customers. I do a few commercials and the always want a new bid each year. I don't run into this w/ residentials, and if you do a quality job the word of mouth will get you all the work you'll ever need. I know as it has worked for me, I'm at the point now that I am turning work down.
  4. Zattpazz

    Zattpazz LawnSite Member
    Messages: 18

    I agree with crazygator...stay residential.
    Take care,
  5. wacamaster

    wacamaster LawnSite Member
    from MI
    Messages: 198

    There are commercial accounts worth getting. Why drive all over the place to rush and get $900 worth cut in 10-12 hours when you can pull up to an aparment and sit there for 10 hours and make $1000.

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