need help with bidding on a 25 acre condo complex

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Fins Up, May 6, 2002.

  1. Fins Up

    Fins Up LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    I have been offered to bid on a 25 acre condo complex with abou 910,000 s.f. of turf areas to maintain.Could anyone suggest an approximate amount per s.f. to charge for a yearly contract. Any help would be appreciated. I currently maintain commercial propertys but non that are this large.
  2. hlgmoney

    hlgmoney LawnSite Member
    Messages: 57

    List exactly what you'll be doing and how many buildings occupy this area. Will help determine what to charge
  3. anythinglawns

    anythinglawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 81

    The way I bid multi. unit complexes is to break each unit into a section. I then figure the
    approximate time it will take to complete each section. I then tally the total time for all units and then add in any common areas. I found it entirely too difficult to look at a large complex as a whole. Bidding like this helps me to not overlook things that may come back to haunt me. I have won some bids like this I have also lost some like this. Hope it helps some.

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