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2 Properties- You guess my bid.

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by andersman02, Oct 22, 2013.

  1. andersman02

    andersman02 Senior Member
    Messages: 756

    Two properties we recently acquired. We'll have either wideouts or V-plows doing them. Both within 1 mile of our shop. We just started doing seasonal for commercial as many people want that instead of per push. Both are pretty small commercial lots. We get roughly 14 plowable events per season

    Both lots about 24k plowable area, Both lots have not 1 car in them at night. (nevermind lot a's trucks, that was the old business)

    LOT A

    Lot to be cleared outlined in red
    -red spraypaint is semi unloading ramp
    -Yellow spray paint is where some minimal snow can go (2-3 storms)
    -Pink is where any amount of stacking can go
    -Pink strip is sidewalk needing to be cleaned, 4'x~30'
    -1" trigger, salt on "on-call" basis

    LOT B

    Lot to be cleared outlined in red
    -Yellow is minimal piled snow
    -Pink most snow will go here
    -pink by building is side walk/patio needing to be cleaned, 200sq ft.
    -1" trigger, salt and plow included

    I know these are small but I'm still getting the hang of seasonals. Whats your seasonal and how long to do think it will take. Ill tell you higher or lower.
  2. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,440

    $2500 ea
  3. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    6500.00 plus the salt.for both.
  4. Longae29

    Longae29 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,953

    Clever spin on how much should I charge....$6501.00
  5. NorthernSvc's

    NorthernSvc's Senior Member
    Messages: 781

    $6599.00 ... come on no whamie no whamie...
  6. andersman02

    andersman02 Senior Member
    Messages: 756

    Higher. Im figuring 45 mins per place, will be completely open when plowing
  7. kimber750

    kimber750 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,678

    It only snows at night there? I guess $2,999.99 each
  8. Buswell Forest

    Buswell Forest PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,668

    8400 a year, both.
  9. andersman02

    andersman02 Senior Member
    Messages: 756

    Yes, It only snows at night here in MN. Higher
  10. Sawboy

    Sawboy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,700

    My thoughts exactly
  11. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,943

    5g's each plus salt
  12. andersman02

    andersman02 Senior Member
    Messages: 756

    Its kind of a how much should I bid to be honest.We already have the contracts and price set though. Im thinking I came in low if what you guys are saying is based off 14 events a season.

    Lower than 5g each w/ salt, higher then 3g each with salt
  13. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,943

    so you got them for $3500-$4000 range I'm guessing, for a 14 event area I dont think you did bad, atleast you didnt bid 2g's each.
  14. MK97

    MK97 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,057

    Rookies, I will go $1 Bob :lol:

    1" trigger is pretty good. Don't think I have seen any that do it for that accumulation here. Wouldn't mind that type of job, all mine include slaloming light poles.
  15. andersman02

    andersman02 Senior Member
    Messages: 756

    Usually its give or take depending on the type of snow, real light fluffy might get skipped or just salt if its 1.5", a nasty .5" slush might get plowed. Typical stuff, they know about this before hand. You guys mainly 2" triggers?
  16. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,943

    for me alot of 2", some 1", some 3" a couple zero tol accounts.
  17. Chineau

    Chineau Senior Member
    Messages: 447

    The second property looks similar to one of mine 4000.00 is very close, zero tolerance on the sidewalk at my property. I like those ones if there is a snow flake get rid of it "yes ma'am".
  18. REAPER

    REAPER 2000 Club Member
    from 60050
    Messages: 2,230

    Never bid "salt on call only".

    $1,000,000 2 year seasonal contract.