TAG: RFP opportunities

Web Extra: Municipal vs. Commercial RFPs

May 12, 2017By

In some form or another, both municipalities and commercial entities, often property management groups, use RFPs to bid work. Municipal RFPs are often called “formal,” due to their rigidity and cookie-cutter aspects, while “informal” Commercial RFPs are more flexible and open-ended. “Formal RFPs are fairly regimented,” says Ken Thomas, co-founder of Envisor Consulting. “Informal RFPs are more in the property... read more

Web Extra: Where to find RFPs

May 12, 2017By

The Internet makes it very easy to find RFPs—if you know where to look. Municipalities are often legally obligated to publish RFP opportunities in order to create an even playing field, says Mike Voories, COO at Brillar, a Detroit-based landscape maintenance firm. Municipality websites—i.e. City of Cleveland www.city.cleveland.oh.us—are often a good place to start. There are also many regional sites... read more