comm bid

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bkhrd, Aug 2, 2001.

  1. bkhrd

    bkhrd LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    Got a chance to enter a commercial bid in central florida.just getting into buis. think 40.00 hr is a pretty good rate for 1st profile acct. cust wants yearly bid.should be able to finish in about 10 hrs with present equipt. I know theres alot of factors but Im trying to jump full time and I think this might be worth it even if I'm a little low.I know it may be low but I dont want to be way low. Help
  2. trimmer

    trimmer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 293

    I only charge 35.00 and I live about an hour from Orlando. I don't think your to low if you are working alone. If it is going to take 10hrs with 3 people working then I would
  3. bkhrd

    bkhrd LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    thanx. ive got 9 res accts. Trying to make jump to full time need to make at least that to cover all bases. :jester:
  4. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,810

    Do you have insurance?

    That's the first thing the commercial accounts will look for...

    How large is the property? What equipment will you be using?

    What may take you 10 hours with a 36" walk behind, may take someone else with larger equipment less...

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