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Question Hi My Name Jacee

I am a 35yr old woman with two sons. I have been in busniess for the last couple of years and I want to really start moving forward with my business. My business is located just outside Charlotte, NC. I have been given an opportunity to bid on seven properties all ownede by the same gentleman. They consist of several mills, I have never even thought about how to bid on commercial property. Can anyone help me or guide me in the right direction on where to start. I really need to get this account. I have my oldest son who is 18 and one more 31yr old who actually does the work. I just need to know how to price things... Please help!
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Hello JC,

Welcome to our forum!

Tell us about the property you want to bid on. Give us some details to help you create a price.
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I am going to take some pictures of the said areas today and try and post them to help give an idea of what I am dealing with. Can someone tell me how to figure out the square foot of the property needing maintenance? I will take all the help I can get. My main job has cut me back to 2 days a week, so I really need to get this account and some more too. I am running out of time too, grass season is basically here!!
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You should be able to measure the length and width of the property with a measuring wheel.



http://www.benmeadows.com/store/Surv..._Wheels/22115/

Then you take the width x the length in ft and you get the sq ft measurement of the area.

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You should be able to measure the length and width of the property with a measuring wheel.



http://www.benmeadows.com/store/Surv..._Wheels/22115/

Then you take the width x the length in ft and you get the sq ft measurement of the area.

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I am looking forwards to seeing the pictures you take of the area. Let us know what kind of bid price you come up with.
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I tried last night to up load some of my documents so everyone could see what I am talking about, but I can't get them to upload. help!
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Here is the squarefootage of Site #1. I tried uploading the pics again, but not luck. Can I maybe send someone an actual e-mail and then you can look at it?


Sqft. 115,752

Sqft. 28,217

Sqft. 64,056

Sqft. 14,367


Sqft. 6,700

Sqft. 16,209
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