Search for Construction Jobs & Bids in South Carolina

The demand for commercial and residential contractors and workers has continually grown since 2012. General contractors are reporting their biggest backlog of work in years, thanks to increased consumer demand, coupled with the unprecedented low interest rates. The good news is that many general contractors are busy searching for subcontractors and material suppliers to keep their projects on schedule and meet completion deadlines. In fact, there are so many active and upcoming construction projects in South Carolina that it ranks within the top 15 states in the nation for construction demand today. You can learn more about current South Carolina construction projects here.

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Looking for construction projects and bids in South Carolina?

PlanHub allows you to see the current projects available for bid throughout South Carolina. You can search by a project type such as new construction or renovation. Or you can search for construction projects by location such as Charleston or Columbia. With just a few clicks you can browse through a wide range of construction jobs from a variety of clients all over the state. From small school improvement projects in Mount Pleasant to the full renovation of large healthcare facilities in North Charleston. We are confident that you will find construction work in the best places all over South Carolina. You can learn more about PlanHub’s listings of current South Carolina subcontractor jobs here.

What you should know about South Carolina construction projects and bids

South Carolina requires all contractors to hold a current South Carolina 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 South Carolina, you will want to visit the South Carolina Worker Safety website. Understanding the state’s latest worker safety requirements will be helpful as you prepare your bids for South Carolina construction projects.

Sadly subcontractors experience a constant struggle when trying to find and connect with reputable and busy general contractors. PlanHub has reviewed the most recent construction industry data to determine South Carolina’s most prominent and active general contractors, and here are their website links. 

FAQs about construction projects and bids in South Carolina

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.

Access the PlanHub plan room to pick and choose the projects that interest you and start your takeoff process. Once you’re properly licensed with the state, you can begin submitting your bid to the general contractors bidding on the project. Certain publicly funded projects may contain specific bidding requirements, forms, and may require specific field experts for a certain project aspect; typically these caveats are included with the plans and specs.

Yes and you’ll notice that the South Carolina AGC chapter also serves the “other” Carolina to the north. The AGC provides training, support, and business resources to help contractors promote worker safety and build a higher quality construction environment for the future in South Carolina.

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.

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