Buying Out the Job


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Buying Out the Job
10104011031000Buying Out the JobThe start of this chapter warrants a short story. The author of this book, early in his career, was a project manager with a small general contractor and did a fair amount of hard-bid work. The owner of the company would often come back to the estimating department and make last-minute adjustments to the bid, which generally meant arbitrarily reducing each low subcontractor’s bid by at least 5 percent. The notion was that this would give us a better chance to get the job, and since most subcontractors expected to have their price “negotiated,” we’d end up okay. Wel…
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Sidney Levy: Project Management in Construction, Fifth Edition. Buying Out the Job, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2007 2002 2000 1994 1987), AccessEngineering Export