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How to Win Bids on Government Contracts Part 4

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In this six-part article, we are offering advice to contractors on ways our Miami contractor attorneys can help navigate you through the bid process and obtain government contracts. In the first, second, and third sections, we discussed how to develop a positive reputation with government agencies and establish your business as a reliable partner to utilize on projects. In this section, we will offer you some more advice on ways to establish your business as a reputable company in the eyes of government agencies.

Create Benchmark Goals

It’s best to have a benchmark goal for the type of company you want to be and the type of government contracts you want to procure. This can be achieved by researching the most successful companies in your area. Once you discover the best companies that are working on the type of projects you aspire to win bids for, you can analyze their approach and apply many of the successful traits of their business model to your own operation.

Gain Insight as a Subcontractor

Another way to be involved in government projects is to become a subcontractor for a contractor that procured a project. For smaller businesses, this is a great way to partner with a larger construction company that already understands the process and has won several bids before. You also get the opportunity to perform government contract work, earn a nice salary, and gain a better understanding of the process.

Of course, once you have gained this invaluable experience and established a good relationship with the government agency, a Miami contractor attorney can help you make some effective bids of your own. By starting small and building up your government contract work, your business will have the necessary experience and reputation to win bids and deliver results as promised.

Feature Unique Qualities in Your Bid Package

These government agencies put a major emphasis on selecting the best value for the project. If your company is utilizing any groundbreaking, cost-effective strategies, our Miami contractor attorneys can ensure they are prominently featured in your bid package. For example, many recent technological breakthroughs have proven to have cost-cutting results that can save projects significant overhead by avoiding delays, design gaffes, or other issues. From utilizing construction management software to new construction processes, companies that show dedication to innovative techniques will be rewarded as they separate themselves from the pack.

For more information on bidding on government contracts, please read sections five and six.

If you would like to speak with a Miami contractor attorney, please contact us today.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general educational information only. This information does not constitute legal advice, is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor should it be relied upon as legal advice for your specific factual pattern or situation.