What is a construction RFQ?

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When looking to hire a construction manager for your renovation or new build, the best place to start is with the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) process.

What is a construction RFQ?

An RFQ typically introduces your company and project details including the scope of work the general contractor will be hired to perform. You can think of an RFQ as the first screening of a construction company. This is the time when you ask basic questions to gain insight into a firm’s capabilities, expertise and experience. Remember, it’s important to choose a qualified contractor you want to work with for the duration of your project, which sometimes takes multiple years to complete. The RFQ should help you find a team you can trust and want to personally work with.

What does an RFQ ask?

At minimum, these qualifications can include firm history, project team structure and resumes, past project experience and client references, and the firm’s approach to your project.

How to write an RFQ?

When writing an RFQ, it’s important to ask all the right questions to ensure you hire the construction team that best meets or exceeds your expectations.

We’ve had the opportunity to respond to countless requests for qualifications from different owners in a variety of industries. Leveraging our experience, we have compiled the best questions in an appropriate format to create an RFQ sample that is easily editable to fit your needs as you navigate through your project journey. The best part? It’s free – our gift to you!

Download the sample RFQ 

Even though you might not be a first-timer, and you may already have a standard RFQ that you use, we encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity. Cross-reference our sample with yours to see if there are ways to enhance yours.

Here are three reasons why downloading our sample RFQ will benefit you:

  1. Offers you a great starting point if you’ve never written a request for qualifications before.
  2. Gain new ideas on what to include in your already established RFQ/RFP
  3. Provides insights into how to write clear and concise requirements, how to structure the evaluation process, and how to communicate.

Do you have questions or need further assistance with the complex RFQ process? We are here to help. Contact our team today to get started on your next construction project.

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