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Long Island NY Commercial Lot Pricing

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by MikeNap07, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. MikeNap07

    MikeNap07 Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    Anyone care to share what the going rate would be for an approx 11,000 sqft (50x225) regtangular lot?? ... The Lot is a pretty straight run, has a few garage bays to back the snow out of since there a small curbs next to bays...Other than that it is pretty simple curb to curb with about 40 parking spaces..... Assuming a 6" Storm? thanks
     
  2. MikeNap07

    MikeNap07 Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    anyone????
     
  3. bluerage94

    bluerage94 Senior Member
    Messages: 398

    Depends on what your hourly rate is...
     
  4. CoastalPlowing

    CoastalPlowing Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    Mike, I am from LI as well I would have to say if I were you it would be a minimum of $550 for up to 6" after that would definately up the $ but if you are like me i try to get as much as i can on those parking lots cause they can be done at night and when time is not an issue. If a job like that interferes with my residential contracts and they don't want to pay the $ I leave it alone as I make double doing the estates then parking lots . . . Just my 02
     
  5. MikeNap07

    MikeNap07 Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    Thanks Coastal that sounds about right , but would you charge per inch after 6 or would you do a 6-12 price 12-16 so on so forth?? thank again Mike
     
  6. LI Snow

    LI Snow Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    i plow in li also.. i would charge 2-4 450 5-7 550 8-10 650 and so on..according to who your dealing with and the obsticles in the lot..
     
  7. LI Snow

    LI Snow Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    but i'd do it per pass say its an 12" storm and u hit the lot at 5" and then u hit it at the end another 7" i would charge the customer the rate @ 5" and then for the rate for 7" but its occordoing to the agreement u make with the customer
     
  8. bristolturf

    bristolturf Senior Member
    Messages: 435

    how on earth are you guys getting $400+ on a 1/4 acre lot with 2-4" of snow on it? That means that your getting about 1600 on a 1 acre lot?
     
  9. CoastalPlowing

    CoastalPlowing Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    Us LI'ers get good money what can we say . . .payup
     
  10. cturrisi

    cturrisi Member
    Messages: 30

    My accounts are set up with a base charge for up to 4"; then a per inch price after that. If I have to go back more than once that is included. On a lot your size it would be $350 for first 4 inches and then $75 per inch after that. This does not include any ice management, which is done on an owner request basis.

    Hope this helps,

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    Chris
    02 Dodge 2500 with Boss V-Plow
    Salt Dogg SS Spreader
     
  11. cj7plowing

    cj7plowing Senior Member
    Messages: 382

    prices are right on with what I charge, that would include 300lbs of salt.
     
  12. snoway63

    snoway63 Senior Member
    Messages: 344

    All sounds right on target just make sure of your overhead, all of my lots are 2 inch triggers, why go to four or six
     
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2011
  13. jjklongisland

    jjklongisland Senior Member
    Messages: 470

    Personally I thing the pricing is a little high... If it takes 30 minutes to plow that lot in a 6" storm and figure 15 minutes travel time between your next run I would start the pricing at $300 for a 2" trigger and so on... You have to figure out how long it will take you to plow the lot. Your pricing should be based on your time to be there and your equipment you are using... I would figure on salt/sand separate on a per visit basis.
     
  14. cj7plowing

    cj7plowing Senior Member
    Messages: 382


    becuase the cost of buisness is 3 to 4 times higher here, then it is in Wisconsin. 1600 for an acre would be a little high more like 1200 with salt on a 6" snow fall. figure 800 on a 2-3" storm.