We interviewed David Green, Vice President and Regional Estimating Manager at Swinerton Builders to learn more about how his company applies construction technologies like SmartBidNet during pre-construction.
For the past year and a half, Swinerton has managed invitation to bid online and from mobile devices using the web-based SmartBidNet software. “Our primary driver [in adopting SmartBidNet] was ease of use for subcontractors, our clients in a bid situation. The ability to have one database for multiple offices and ease of use for our employees were other primary factors,” added Green.
“Swinerton Builders was recently awarded preconstruction of a $60 million retail project in downtown San Francisco, which we only had one week to budget. Use of SmartBidNet was essential to be able to get documents and communication out in an expeditious manner for subcontractor feedback. We are now continuing to use the system for preconstruction and value engineering efforts,” he further explained.
Along with the web-based bid management system, Swinerton is leading the charge in adopting…