How Membership Benefits General Contractors:
Find jobs without a construction manager or general contractor assigned yet. Browse through leads filtered to your specialty.
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.
Search for companies based on specialty, labor designations, and affiliations to find the right companies for your projects.
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.
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.
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.
Features for General Contractors
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.
Nightly reports sent directly to your email – with links to view full project information in early planning stages, including RFQ/RFPs.
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.
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.
Send project information, with documents and personal notes, to your team directly through our online plan room.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
In June 2018 at the 6.7 acre site at 2648 3 Mile Road in Walker, Michigan, the Construction Simplified team began construction for the Indian Creek Industrial Park project. Construction Simplified used pre-engineered steel building systems, for budget purposes, bringing the total project cost to approximately $2.5 million. The building owner...
Builders Exchange of Michigan: How did you earn your first dollar? Brenda Vander Ploeg: At a young age, my father would take me to his office on Saturday mornings for miscellaneous chores. I still remember him taking the cash out of his wallet to pay me and thinking, I earned that money, now do I save or spend it? BX: What drew you to the...
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