Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs


  • Q: What are the most searched RFPs, bids, and contracts? A: These industries/services historically are the most searched for bids/RFPs/Contracts: 1. Construction 2. Architectural 3. Engineering 4. Landscape 5. IT/Information Technology 6. Janitorial & Cleaning 7. Security & Safety Learn More

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  • Q: Most active contracting/bidding states A: These 8 states have historically issued the most bids and awarded the top total contract awards (in dollars): 1. California 2. Texas 3. Florida 4. Massachusetts 5. Georgia 6. New Jersey 7. North Carolina 8. New York Learn More

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  • Q: What are the most active contracting/bidding states? A: These 8 states have historically issued the most bids and awarded the top total contract awards (in dollars): 1. California 2. Texas 3. Florida 4. Massachusetts 5. Georgia 6. New Jersey 7. North Carolina 8. New York

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  • Q: What is the difference between an Addendum and an Ammendment? A: Amendment makes a change to the contract. Addendum makes an addition to the contract.

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  • Q: What are the most active contracting/bidding states? A: These 8 states have historically issued the most bids and awarded the top total contract awards (in dollars): 1. California 2. Texas 3. Florida 4. Massachusetts 5. Georgia 6. New Jersey 7. North Carolina 8. New York Learn More

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  • Q: What is a Computed Cost Score? A: COMPUTED COST SCORE: The cost evaluation shall constitute ten (10%) percent of the total points assigned and will be based upon standard cost rates submitted by the proposers. The proposer with the lowest cost shall receive the highest cost evaluation score. Other proposers will receive a cost …

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  • Q: What is an E-Verify Requirement? A: The bidder warrants compliance with all Federal immigration laws and regulations relating to employees and warrants its compliance with A.R.S. § 23-214, Subsection A. (That subsection reads: After December 31, 2007, every employer, after hiring an employee, shall verify the employment eligibility of the employee through the E-Verify …

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  • Q: When I am working on a proposal/bid/RFP/RFQ, how often should I check for an addendum and/or an ammendment? A: Daily – put an appointment on your calendar so you remember, and make sure to check even the morning that the bid is due.

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  • Q: How do you calculate your company’s burn rate? A: Gross Burn = Total Monthly Cash Expenses. Net Burn = Total Monthly Cash Sales – Total Monthly Cash Expenses. Implied Runway = Cash Balance ÷ Burn Rate. You will need to review a couple of months to get the average to determine your burn rate.

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  • Q: What are the most active contracting/bidding states? A: These 8 states have historically issued the most bids and awarded the top total contract awards (in dollars): 1. California 2. Texas 3. Florida 4. Massachusetts 5. Georgia 6. New Jersey 7. North Carolina 8. New York Learn More

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  • Q: How do I look up to see if my company or any company is registered/enrolled in E-Verify? A: Visit the link below and search by the following criteria: * Business Name * Primary Industry Type * Hiring Site Locations (by state) * Account Status Learn More

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  • Q: Can an agency award the soliciation to multiple companies? A: Yes, the bid typically indicates if it is a single or multiple award. Examples are below: Contract Award It is anticipated that a contract under this Solicitation may be awarded to multiple offerors. Multiple Award Per A.A.C. R7-2-1024(B)(1)(i), the District reserves the right to …

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  • Q: Are there costs for E-Verify? A: There are no costs associated with registereing/enrolling with E-Verify. Learn More

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  • Q: What is E-Verify? A: E-Verify is a web-based system that allows enrolled employers to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. Learn More

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  • Q: Is it appropriate to use your business logo as your background for Zoom/online meetings? A: Yes, it is appropriate to use your business logo or a virtual background during a presentation. However, make sure place it correctly. Check out our video on virtual presentations for more details.

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  • Q: How do you get a CAGE number? A: You have to have your company registered in SAM.gov and they will assign you a CAGE number. The process can take a while, so be patient!

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  • Q: What if you are just starting and have not done any business with others? Where do you get references? A: You can use a reference for prior work as long as you are clear about that when you provide the reference.

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  • Q: Can businesses based in other states also bid on Harris County bids? A: You do not have to be located in Harris County to do work with Harris County.

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  • Q: When requesting records of previous bids (open records request), do you receive those electronically? A: Yes. When you submit an open records request, you will receive them electronically. If you want a printed version you will be charged per page of the document. We suggest you request them electronically to save money.

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  • Q: What tips does B2G Victory have for meeting buyers at virtual pre-bid conferences? A: Tip #1 – Read the RFP before the Pre-bid Tip #2 – Know what part of the scope or parts of the scope you are prepared to perform Tip #3 – Make sure you’re registered as a vendor with the …

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