Michigan requires all contractors to hold a current Michigan state contractor’s license issued by the Contractors State License Board. In addition, there may be specific bond and insurance requirements listed in greater detail on the state website.
If you’re considering bidding on projects in Michigan, you will want to visit the Michigan Worker Safety website. Understanding the state’s latest worker safety requirements will be helpful as you prepare your bids for Michigan construction projects.
Subcontractors constantly struggle to find and connect with reputable and busy general contractors. PlanHub has reviewed the most recent construction industry data to determine Michigan’s most prominent and active general contractors, and here are their website links.
Plans for new construction projects go out to bid once the architect has finalized the plans with the project owner. Depending on the project’s size and scope, new drawings can take a few weeks to several months to complete. While we can’t speak for other plan room services, once PlanHub receives a new construction project, the plans, specs, and bidders list are available online within hours.
Compared to the rest of the United States, how is Illinois looking in terms of construction work? Quite busy, in fact, thanks in part to the Department of Transportation’s five-year construction project. Starting in 2022 and ending in 2026, this plan is a huge economic opportunity. Workers searching for construction jobs in Michigan should have no problem. Job seekers with experience can get roles like construction project manager. Entry-level positions are also available, where employment levels are high for qualified applicants. Low experience positions include being a construction laborer or a construction worker. In summation, there will be no shortage of projects and opportunities in Illinois. PlanHub can help get you involved with the construction industry today!
Once you’re properly licensed, you can begin submitting your bid to the general contractors bidding on the project. Access the PlanHub plan room to pick and choose the projects that interest you and start your takeoff process. Certain publicly funded projects may contain specific bidding requirements or forms, typically included with the plans and specs.
The Michigan AGC chapter provides training, support, and business resources to help contractors build a better construction environment for the future in Michigan.
Some similarities from one state to the next are typical since most state building codes provide a baseline of occupant safety and comfort. However, every state creates its building code to address localized environmental issues such as hurricanes, tornadoes, landslides, flooding, and even earthquakes.