General contractor focus – Winning the subcontractor lottery with prequalification
Abstract: Sometimes getting the right subcontractor for a job may seem like playing the lottery. But a good way for a contractor to win the subcontractor lottery is to prequalify the subs with whom they intend to regularly work. From there, having a sound scheduling system can go a long way toward getting the most from subs that make the list. This article offers tips on how to examine a sub’s financial condition and scheduling capacity, while a sidebar gives suggestions for subcontractors hoping to get prequalified.