SUBCONTRACTORS

Filter jobs to your specialty, make connections with new general contractors, and train your employees for success.

How Membership Benefits Subcontractors:

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Filter Projects

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.

Member Testimonials

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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.

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Jason McKinley
Member since 2006
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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!

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Michael Otis
Member since 1985
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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.

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Jon Brush
Member since 2016

Features for Subcontractors

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Detailed Reports

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.

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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 a new addendum is posted immediately, so you don’t miss out on changes to blueprints, specifications, or bid information.

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Company Notations

Add notes to your projects, viewable by your entire company, to track project progress, status, key contacts, and bidding efforts.

Easy Export

Download project information and lists into documents to store on your company’s hard drive with a simple click.

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 for Every Specialty

Whether you’re looking to build restaurants, schools, hotels, or anything in between, Builders Exchange of Michigan’s reporting team collects, analyzes, and verifies project information and documents for projects across the entire state of Michigan + surrounding counties in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Not only do we report on projects earlier, we follow up on every single project to ensure the information is accurate and we’ve received documents.

Popular Project Types include:

K-12 | Hotels | Religious Facilities | Office Buildings | Hospitals | Industrial Warehouses | Prisons | Apartment Complexes | Universities | Restaurants

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...

GTKOM EcoSurroundings

Getting to Know Our Members May 3, 2021

EcoSurroundings

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...

Broadfence GTKOM

Getting to Know Our Members Apr 8, 2021

Broadfence

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...

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...

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...

GTKOM Builders FirstSource

Getting to Know Our Members Feb 16, 2021

Builders FirstSource

Builders Exchange of Michigan: As a supplier, what products does your company provide to the construction industry? Don Tucker: Builders FirstSource is the nation's largest supplier of value-added components and structural building products. We manufacture our own wall panels and roof and floor trusses. We also supply Engineered Wood Products,...

GTKOM Klein Cabinets & Interiors Inc

Getting to Know Our Members Feb 2, 2021

Klein Cabinets & Interiors Inc

Builders Exchange of Michigan: What sets your products apart from other similar products? What makes Klein Cabinets & Interiors Inc special? CJ Kupcek: Klein Cabinets & Interiors is a custom shop with some of the most highly skilled craftsmen in the trade. Clients come back to us because of our quality, consistency, and customer...

Al's Roof Coating Systems GTKOM

Getting to Know Our Members Jan 21, 2021

Al’s Roof Coating Systems

Builders Exchange of Michigan: What services does Al's Roof Coating Systems provide? Alton Mast: We provide metal restoration, fabric reinforced, EPDM recoats, spray poly foam, and single-ply membrane for commercial roofs.  BX: What are your short term goals for Al's Roof Coating Systems? How about long term goals? AM: In the short term, we'd...

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