Tender For Council

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  1. koopmaster

    koopmaster Guru
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    I have a large tender for a council for a couple of hundred buildings... instead of driving to each and every one I am using google maps to price it.

    I have been doing it since this morning and only just about done 20 quotes. Phew.

    Has anyone done a large tender before? do you quote prices a little lower or higher that residential?
     
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  2. harunh

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    Well done mate :)
     
  3. rcproperty

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    i did one for our council, be prepared to work for peanuts,
    i went in at a low price and it still came out at £23,000 a year for 2 years,
    one of the buildings had over 1000 panes of glass that was to be cleaned inside and outside!
    there was a few others that came higher up points wise for the costing, in the end a national got it and there price was really low!
     
  4. koopmaster

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    I have only quoted about 23 so far nad already costs are nearly 10 grand and my budget is 30 000. oh well lets see what happens.
     
  5. rcproperty

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    good luck with it,
     
  6. Belfastcleaning

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    Why have you got a budget of £30k?
     
  7. rcproperty

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    most tenders say that the estimated value is £xx,xxx

    the one i had to tender for was for £50,000 for the 2 years, £25,000 a year.

    i priced it up with £23,000, one guy i know was £21,000 and there was still people lower than him!
     
  8. koopmaster

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    did you have to price up every singe building individually?
     
  9. rcproperty

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    Yer, price per clean then a total price of each one then total..
    Then answer about 50 questions about history, h&s, letting them know any issues with cleaning etc.
     
  10. harunh

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    price what u think is right for u mate :) how much do u want to earn per an hour ? how long will it take u ? charge it that way mate :) that way your cheap and your still making the good money cos your happy with your hourly wage that u worked out for the job :)
     
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