Commercial Building Contractors

Commercial Building Contractors

Overview

The 131,000 commercial building contractors in the US coordinate resources and manage the building process for industrial, commercial, and institutional projects. About 60% of contractors are sole proprietors or entities without workers on payroll. Most commercial building contractors rely heavily on subcontractors.

Dependence on Subcontractors

Commercial building contractors are dependent on subcontractors for specialized activities, such as electrical, plumbing, or mechanical work.

Competitive Pricing Environment

Most commercial construction jobs are competitive bidding situations, and price is a major deciding factor in which commercial contractor obtains the job.