Markup & Profit : A Contractor's Guide, Revisited
by Michael C. Stone


Overview - In order to succeed in a construction business, you have to be able to price your jobs to cover all labor, material and overhead expenses, and make a decent profit. But calculating markup is only part of the picture. If you're going to beat the odds and stay in business -- profitably, you also need to know how to write good contracts, manage your crews, work with subcontractors and collect on your work.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In order to succeed in a construction business, you have to be able to price your jobs to cover all labor, material and overhead expenses, and make a decent profit. But calculating markup is only part of the picture. If you're going to beat the odds and stay in business -- profitably, you also need to know how to write good contracts, manage your crews, work with subcontractors and collect on your work. This book covers the business basics of running a construction company, whether you're a general or specialty contractor working in remodeling, new construction or commercial work. The principles outlined here apply to all construction-related businesses. You'll find tried and tested formulas to guarantee profits, with step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow examples to help you learn how to operate your business successfully. Includes a link to free downloads of blank forms and checklists used in this book.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781572182714
  • ISBN-10: 1572182717
  • Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
  • Publish Date: April 2012
  • Page Count: 332
  • Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.3 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.98 pounds


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