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Delaying Construction or Renovation of Your Commercial Building is a Costly Mistake

Exploring Myths, Realities and a Call to Action We all like to save money and some of us have a belief that if we wait to make a purchase, a better deal can be had.
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Why Getting 3 Bids Is The Worst Thing You Could Do

I was recently invited to meet with a prospect who is looking for a build-out of commercial space in Northeast Wisconsin. When I arrived, the owner was meeting with another contractor who had also been invited to do a walk-through and to discuss the impending project. I soon found out another contractor would be walking in my same footsteps just a couple of hours later. The owner was doing what he thought was best—getting three bids. This has been a standard practice for decades among owners who feel that, in order to get the best deal on their construction project, they should create competition among contractors. They believe this will allow them to leverage the three bids to their advantage. Here is why getting three bids is the worst thing you could do:
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