16 Full Service, Fully Staffed Plan Rooms located throughout California give your project a broad base of exposure to the construction industry. This can be achieved with as just a single set of plans/electronic file provided to a single plan room. At your direction, Exchanges can share the plans electronically with most plan rooms in the State.
There is NO CHARGE to you, the project owner or agency, to place plans in any of the GSPS Plan Rooms. This free service is offered to help you get more qualified bidders for your project, resulting in the lowest possible project costs for you and your client.
Fewer calls will be made to your office since Builders Exchange staff can answer many routine questions about bid date, the list of bidders, trades excluded (if any) plus information regarding addenda, pre-bid meetings and conferences, etc.
Fewer visits will be made to your office by bidders since they can review the plans & specs, make takeoffs and prepare estimates in the participating Builders Exchange Plan Rooms. BX reference libraries containing building codes and various public works standards are also usually available to help bidders comply with your needs.
For the best competitive bids, send your projects to the Golden State Plan Service Network to maximize your exposure to the potential bidders. Our goal is to serve our local communities, the industry and YOU!
Contact the participating plan room in the project area and be assured that you will get skilled and trained contractors submitting bids.
To submit a project, please request a plan room representative to contact you for the best way to get your project documents. We take plans in any format and standardize them to go into our system. You can send us a drop box link, ftp site, mail hard copies or CDs/Flash Drives. Let us know your project location and our local plan room in your area will contact you quickly, we know deadlines and won’t delay.