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Search for Construction Jobs & Bids in Virginia

Unlike many other industries, 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. In fact, there are so many active and upcoming construction projects in Virginia that it ranks within the top 15 states in the nation for construction demand today. 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. You can learn more about current Virginia construction projects here.

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Looking for construction project projects and bids in Virginia?

PlanHub allows you to see the current projects available for bid throughout Virginia. You can search by a project type such as new construction or remodel. Or you can search for construction contracts by location, whether by specific cities such as Washington DC, or expand your horizons by searching widely across all counties such as Loudoun County.  You can easily find a variety of new construction contracts all over the state with a few mouse clicks. In addition, you can also browse through and choose a much smaller construction project such as simple road work for fast work.  You can learn more about PlanHub’s listings of current Virginia subcontractor jobs here.

What you should know about Virginia construction projects and bids

The state of Virginia requires you to become a licensed contractor with the Virginia Board of Contractors, a division of the DPOR. 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 Virginia, you will want to visit the Virginia State Worker Safety website. Understanding the state’s latest worker safety requirements will be helpful as you prepare your bids for Virginia 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 Virginia’s most prominent and active general contractors, and here are their website links. 

FAQs about construction projects and bids in Virginia

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. 

Once you become a licensed contractor in the state, you can begin submitting your bid to the general contractors bidding on the project. GCs should submit their bids to the project owner or agent. 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, forms, or specify the need for a qualified individual for jobs such as electric or plumbing, typically included with the plans and specs.

The AGC of Virginia provides training, support, and business resources to help contractors, and subcontractors, build a better construction environment, and promote construction safety for the future in Virginia.

Every state creates its building code to address localized environmental issues such as hurricanes, tornadoes, landslides, flooding, and even earthquakes. Some similarities from one state to the next are typical since most state building codes provide a baseline of occupant safety and comfort.

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