Bidding or Negotiation

Bidding or Negotiation

Once Construction Documents are complete the Owner may select from a number of methods for constructing the building.

  • An Open-Bid (open to all qualified Contractors)

  • A selected or by invitation only bid process (pre-selecting qualified Contractors)

  • Negotiated Bid: working with one Contractor that the Owner has selected

The Architect’s involvement during the Bid Process may include:

  • Answering Contractor Questions

  • Sending out Addendums or clarification to the Bid Documents

  • Reviewing Material substitutions Requested by the Contractors

  • Receiving & Reviewing Bids


Lloyd & Associates Architects

321 West San Francisco Street,

Suite A,

Santa Fe, NM 87501

Phone. 1-505-988-9789