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Help on large property

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Grass King, Mar 12, 2005.

  1. Grass King

    Grass King LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    Can you guys give me some help on coming up with a ballpark price to cut this property? I ever had to give a price on a property this large.

    7.8 Acres to be cut
    all flat
    1350 feet of edging
    1 hour Trimming
    10 large trees

    Will be using a 61" Z Scag

  2. Grass King

    Grass King LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    Come on guys, somebody got some kind of price in their mind.
  3. jtrice11

    jtrice11 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 380

    get a ballpark figure on how many hours you'll be there. I figure you need to charge 85.00 an hour to be profitable.
  4. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    $550 - $600 sticks out in my mind...would help if I could see it up close too.
  5. crzymow

    crzymow LawnSite Senior Member
    from Pa
    Messages: 378

    Just Bid On A 5 Acre Commercail Account Here. Bid $200 To Mow And Trim, Figured About 2 1/2 Mowing And Trim Time, May Be A Bit High. Shouldnt Really Be A Lot Of Trim, Going To Spray Fence Lines And Around The Building.
  6. AEW

    AEW LawnSite Member
    Messages: 161

    yea I would have to say somewhere around $600 too. These things are hard to do without seeing it..I am too used to looking at properties. :eek:
  7. LawnsRUsInc.

    LawnsRUsInc. LawnSite Senior Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 916

    Come on 7.8 acres $600 what will that take to do by yourself 3 hrs. Is it a commercial property what is it. Iam assuming it is wide open with no obstacles since you said only 10 trees.
  8. rgjlawn

    rgjlawn LawnSite Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 84

    you better keep your day job. :confused: :eek: :confused: :confused:
  9. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    It's been my full time day job for me and 7 others for 11 years now.
  10. promower

    promower LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,233

    I have a job almost the exact smae size and I charge $400, about 20 trees, and 1.75 hrs. trimming.

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