GENERAL CONTRACTORS

Track projects in the early planning stages, gain access to architect, engineer, and project owner contact information, and search our database to find subcontractors for your projects. 

How Membership Benefits General Contractors:

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Planning Projects

Find jobs without a construction manager or general contractor assigned yet. Browse through leads filtered to your specialty.

Contact Information

Get your foot in the door with architects, engineers, & project owners. Track companies you work with often to keep an eye on the projects they’re planning.

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Find Subcontractors

Search for companies based on specialty, labor designations, and affiliations to find the right companies for your projects.

Member Testimonials

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Through our research of all the lead source options out there, we feel like there is no better platform. The ability to aggregate a ton of information in one convenient and easy to use place has been remarkable.

On top of that, you’re not dealing with some tech company that doesn’t understand the industry or the market and is based out in California. There are real people you can talk to that actually care about understanding what you truly need so that they can provide benefits to your business.

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Jeremy Neybert
Member since 2020
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For many years Builders Exchange of Michigan has been the most comprehensive project reporting service. We have never missed a bid and they always connect us with local subcontractors. The staff is always helpful with timely responses.

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Randy TerHorst
Member since 1952
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Builders Exchange of Michigan has allowed us to connect in a high-demand market. The reputation and reach of their platform has allowed us to broadcast to top trades, resulting in successful projects and happy clientele.

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Jamie Duplissis
Member since 1963

Features for General Contractors

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Private Planroom Plus

Gain access to Private Planroom Plus – our bidding invitation system – to send notices to your list of subcontractors, view metrics on responses, and utilize our list of DBE/MBE/WBE contractors to help you exceed participation requirements from owners.

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Detailed Reports

Nightly reports sent directly to your email – with links to view full project information in early planning stages, including RFQ/RFPs.

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Personalized Training

Our membership team will set up filters and track projects for you when you join – and send you a link to request training, even if you’ve been a member before. Your membership specialist will be available to answer questions during office hours and you’ll also gain 24/7 access to video guides about using our plan room.

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Project Alerts

For every project you track you’ll receive an alert via email when changes are made, allowing you to keep an eye on upcoming projects.

Track Clients

Utilize the Track Companies feature to find all the information you need about potential clients in one place, and get notified when they’re posting new projects.

Integrated Tools

Send project information, with documents and personal notes, to your team directly through our online plan room. Your membership includes space for 20 users who are paid employees of your company.

Construction Projects in the Earliest Stages

Regardless of the project type you specialize in, the Builders Exchange of Michigan reporting team finds project information and documents faster and sooner than non-local drop-and-go bidding platforms. Covering the entire state of Michigan, our planning division is second-to-none and Construction Managers are often referred to us by our competitors for their needs in early pre-bidding. Request a free demo to learn more!

Featured Projects & Companies

Top Project Edison Environmental Science Academy

Top Projects May 3, 2021

New Edison Environmental Science Academy

Each month Rachael, Active Bidding Construction News Reporter, will highlight the top project viewed by our members in our virtual plan room! This month, learn more about the new Edison Environmental Science Academy for Kalamazoo Public Schools. The new Edison Environmental Science Academy was designed by TowerPinkster with The Skillman...

5120 East Paris Member Project Spotlight

Member Project Spotlight May 3, 2021

5120 East Paris

With construction on 5120 East Paris beginning in May 2021, D&K Engineered Construction plans to have this structure ready for prospective tenants by December 2021. This project was a much-needed light industrial, warehouse, and office space on the southeast end of Grand Rapids, and space is currently available for lease. The 23,055 square...

WIC Terri Palmer Burton

Women in Construction Apr 7, 2021

Terri Palmer Burton

Builders Exchange of Michigan: How did you earn your first dollar?Terri Palmer Burton: I earned my first dollar as a horseback riding instructor. I've had a lifelong love of horses. I spent five years in hospitality before joining Palmer Moving Services and founded Palmer Logistics Services in 2008. BX: What drew you to the construction...

EKHS Math Wing Renovation Member Project SpotlightFeatured Image

Member Project Spotlight Apr 7, 2021

EKHS Math Wing Renovation

In April 2020, construction began at East Kentwood High School (EKHS).  The Fritz Wahlfield Construction team faced some challenges while working on a K-12 school project during the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis. Even through the rising material costs, navigating new safety protocols, and ensuring social distancing practices, the team came...

Top Project New Airport Operations Center Gerald R Ford International Airport

Top Projects Apr 7, 2021

New Airport Operations Center

Each month Rachael, Active Bidding Construction News Reporter, will highlight the top project viewed by our members in our virtual plan room! This month, learn more about the new airport operations center planned for Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The new airport operations center was designed by DLZ Michigan...

2021 Top Projects Kalamazoo Downtown Justice Facility

Top Projects Mar 10, 2021

Kalamazoo Downtown Justice Facility

Each month Rachael, Active Bidding Construction News Reporter, will highlight the top project viewed by our members in our virtual plan room! This month, learn more about the new downtown justice facility planned in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The Kalamazoo Downtown Justice Facility was designed by TowerPinkster with CSM Group as the Construction...

GVSU Innovation Design Center for Engineering

Member Project Spotlight Jan 6, 2021

GVSU Innovation Design Center for Engineering

In August 2018, Phase 1 of the Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Innovation Design Center for Engineering began in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  The Rockford Construction team knew that working within the confines of an active campus would prove challenging, but they kept the project site safe and minimally disruptive to the GVSU community. With...

Lindsay Alldaffer-Earley

Women in Construction Dec 9, 2020

Lindsay Alldaffer Earley

Builders Exchange of Michigan: How did you earn your first dollar? Lindsay Alldaffer-Earley: I earned my first dollar from my dad when I was around 3 or 4. He was a semi-truck driver and part of his routine was to polish the wheels. I was little and could fit inside. It was my job to clean all the little corners and crevices, and I was proud...

Women in Construction Laura Hopson EM Services LLC

Women in Construction Nov 11, 2020

Laura Hopson

Builders Exchange of Michigan: How did you earn your first dollar? Laura Hopson: EM Services was established back in 1993. I did not start EM Services, I bought the majority of the ownership of the business in November 2018. So, it is difficult to really pinpoint my first dollar as it relates to business, for I was fortunate to have an...

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