How Membership Benefits Subcontractors:
Find the right jobs for your company with powerful filtering tools. We utilize OCR, so you can search for keywords relevant to your business and specialty.
build your network
Bidding the right jobs starts with meeting the right people. Attend our events and make connections with your construction industry peers.
train your team
An informed and compliant construction company is a successful one. Expand your knowledge with courses from job-site safety to print reading.
I first joined Builders Exchange of Michigan in 1985 and my membership is a huge part of our success. I could not imagine trying to work in our industry without this tool!
I love the updates that I receive every day of projects that are going out for bid. It is especially nice that I can use the filter creation tool to narrow down the projects that interest me. After seeing which projects are available, I am able to go directly to the website and view the prints. The easy takeoff tools make it easy to figure projects out.
The Builders Exchange of Michigan is a vital part of our company in getting job leads. Their customer service is tremendous! In fact, because of their desire to see their clients thrive, they personally called when a project was missed by our staff and made sure we saw it. We ended up being the low bidder on that job and it was the most profitable job we have had to date. It would not have happened without Builders Exchange of Michigan. We are glad they are a part of our team.
Features for Subcontractors
Nightly reports sent directly to your email – with links to view full project information including the scope of work, bid dates and times, location, project contacts, and construction documents. Includes projects relevant to your unique specialty as well as every project we’ve reported on the previous day.
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.
For every project you track, you’ll receive an alert via email when a new addendum is posted immediately, so you don’t miss out on changes to blueprints, specifications, or bid information.
Add notes to your projects, viewable by your entire company, to track project progress, status, key contacts, and bidding efforts.
Download project information and lists into documents to store on your company’s hard drive with a simple click.
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.
June's Top Project highlights a new Schoolcraft Elementary School facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan. This new construction project bid in late June.
Jeffrey Howard with Advantage Mechanical Group talks about how his company began and their goals, both short-term and long-term.
Builders Exchange of Michigan: What products/service(s) does your company provide for the construction industry?Brock Walker: Andersen Corporation provides composite and wood-based window & doors systems for both residential and commercial applications. BX: How did your company get its name?BW: In 1903, a Danish immigrant, Hans Jacob...
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 third and final bid package for the Byron Center Public Schools 2020 bond project! The Byron Center Public Schools Bid Package 3C project is the final bid package in a...
Builders Exchange of Michigan: What services and products does Perk's Excavating LLC provide for the construction industry?Jeremy Perkins: Perk's Excavating LLC offers site prep, land clearing, foundations, ponds, driveways, demolition, road building, and trenching for both residential and commercial projects. BX: What are your company's...
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...
Builders Exchange of Michigan: What services and products does EcoSurroundings provide for the construction industry?Susan Hall: We supply sustainable and environmentally-friendly materials, surfaces, and acoustical products for the construction industry. BX: What core values does EcoSurroundings hold that make you successful?SH: We are...
Builders Exchange of Michigan: What services and products does Broadfence provide?Andy Deayton: When it comes to perimeter security and crowd control, Broadfence offers the safest, simplest, and most secure temporary fence solutions. We deliver temporary fence panels or crowd control barricades right to your location, so all you have to do is...
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...
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