TAG: RFP

The ins and outs of RFPs

May 24, 2017By
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Commercial maintenance experts demystify this aspect of the sales process. Request for Proposal, or RFP, refers to a process by which many municipal and commercial entities award jobs to third party contractors. It’s as popular in industries like construction or even web design as it is in landscaping. “The whole theory behind an RFP process, be it commercial or municipal,... read more

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