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commerical accounts

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by backtobasicslawncare, Nov 22, 2007.

  1. backtobasicslawncare

    backtobasicslawncare LawnSite Member
    from TN
    Messages: 126

    whats a good way to get commerical accounts. how much do yall charge normally for commerical. i still havent found a commerical property.

  2. Turf Commando

    Turf Commando LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,186

    To obtain a commercial account usually takes knowing someone who works there who has pull..
    Or they're accepting Bids for mowing /plowing for the season ..
    Residential is easy to obtain vs Commercial
  3. TheOriginalLawnShark

    TheOriginalLawnShark LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    Advertising, We charge 35$ per service to one comm. prop and 365$ per month to another one we have. Hope this helps:waving:
  4. shane mapes

    shane mapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 537

    make sure to have 1 million insurance coverage and good refs to start...
  5. meets1

    meets1 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,855

    Start calling around. Focus on accounts that you can handle - 1/4 acre gas stations/banks to a couple acre complex. Don't go after the 20,30,40 acre jobs cuz that is probably out of your reach at this point. Be prepared, what you do, why it is better (not because your cheaper) your services offered, etc. Hand out biz cards, do some face to face action and hopefully you nail a few.

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