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Thursday's Ask the Experts: Bidding on multiple buildings

April 28, 2011
Thursday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: We are bidding on a 150,000 square foot building that has carpet, tile cement, VCT, done five days a week. Conference rooms, locker rooms, model shop, elevator, office areas, road test garage, cafeteria and kitchen. The company has three separate buildings; we will staff four people in each with a supervisor. Which bid formula should we use? It will be our largest account; we service a 90,000 square foot building right now also.
The answer:
It reads as if you have three buildings, each 150,000 square feet, and the eight hour production time for each is around 3,750 square feet per hour. Since you have a large building already, review... — Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor
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