Not that long ago, general contractors who weren’t using a subcontractor prequalification process were taking a huge risk. We were in the midst of the Great Recession and good contracting opportunities were becoming harder and harder to find.
This led to more firms, both general contractors and subcontractors, bidding on projects they weren’t equipped to handle. General contractors were focused more on getting the lowest bid from subcontractors rather than making sure they were capable of adequately performing the work.
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