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Unless you are bidding as a prime, which has its own set of criteria (specifically bonding); your role as a subcontractor has its own set of rules, protocol, and industry standard practices.
As a small business, have you pondered your customer’s thoughts about how effective your business is, what they think about your customer service, and any suggestions for improvement that your customer’s might have, but are reluctant to give you? Carol S.
If you are a newly minted construction contractor who wants to start bidding on California Public works projects, there are few things you need to know. Depending on whether you are bidding as a prime contractor (GC) or as a sub, there are definite protocols and procedures that come into play... more
When the Government awards a contract to a large business prime contractor, an opportunity for small businesses usually exists under the large prime’s Subcontracting Plan. A Subcontracting Plan is the prime’s roadmap for how they will utilize small businesses as they perform the project. The... more
During the partial shutdown the departments of the Interior, Agriculture, State, Housing and Urban Development, Treasury, Commerce, and Homeland Security would lose funding – and government contractors with existing contracts with those agencies could face a temporary loss of funding.
Not long ago, the U.S.
When considering opportunities in the government marketplace, clients will often only focus on Federal agencies (e.g., Department of Defense, GSA, etc.), overlooking those available with State and local agencies.
Government agencies frequently advertise for “Sources Sought” – what does that mean? Should you bother responding to a sources sought when it doesn’t directly result in a contract?
Unfortunately, disasters are inevitable.