The Project Intelligence Project Details Page is available to paid subscribers and includes a summary of all available information about a project to help you make an informed decision, including the Project Header (enabling you to add a project by status to your Bid Center), Events (i.e., Bid Dates), Details, Documents, Location, and Description. It also includes relevant Contacts associated with that project as well as the Trades needed. General Contractor subscribers will also have an opportunity to click on Add as Bidder to be added to projects they are interested in but for which they have not yet been assigned.
More detail about each section of the Project Details Page is outlined below.
The Project Header includes the Project Name, Watch List Indicator, Project Status, Last Updated Time, and View History.
More information about each of these fields is outlined below.
The date and time of the most recent significant update to the project.
Enables you to view the change history for the project and includes the type of change made, the user that made the change, the date and time of the change, and any notes for the change.
NOTE: Once a Project Intelligence (Subscription) project is added to yourBid Center, you can assign the project to anyone in your company, and add an estimated value or an internal ID.
Events listed here include any pertinent dates for a selected project, such as Bid Date or Project Start and End Date.
The Details section provides the user with more information about a project, specifically:
The ConstructConnect ID for this project.
The agency specific project number for a municipality or state or federal agency, such as the park bench replacement solicitation number 12345 for the Department of Parks. There can be multiple solicitation numbers, each representing separate agencies.
The stage of the project, such as GC Bidding or Post Bid.
The type of bid for the project, such as Pre-Qual/Invited GC or Bidding as Prime.
The area of work for the project, such as Private.
The total estimated value of the project.
The type of project work, such as New Construction.
The end use of the project, such as Water / Sewer.
The percentage of work that is set aside for minority and other special interest concerns.
The percentage of financial amounts for bonding.
Associated Documents for a Project
This section provides a high-level summary of the types of Documents associated with this project (i.e., plans, specifications, addenda); the count for each document type; who provided the documents; the estimated cost of the project; and any additional notes.
NOTE: When the Document status for a project is Project Details Only, you will instead see details on how to acquire the plan documents under the Details section for the project.
Viewing Project Documents
To access the documents for a project, you can either click View/Download Documents in the Documents section or click on any of the document count numbers in the section. The document viewer will open in a separate window. See Working with document viewer for more information.
To add the company to your Watch List, click on the star icon which will turn yellow when the company has been added to your list. Also, you’ll know when any of your favorite companies are already attached to a project by checking out the star in their Contact row or card.
The Trades section lists the trades associated with the project. Click the tabs at the top of the section to switch between viewing all trades and the trades that align with the trades you selected in Predict Preferences (Only My Trades).
The number next to All or Only My Trades represents the number of trades for that category.
To see all of the trades for a Division associated with the project, click anywhere on the line for the Division. To expand all Divisions, click Expand All at the top of the section. To locate a specific Division or Trade Code, enter the code for either the Division or Trade in the Quick Search box at the top of the section and press Enter.
Sharing, Downloading or Hiding Project Information
You can share, print, download, or hide a Project Intelligence project. The print, download, and hide options are all found by clicking on the three-dots button, next to the Share icon. This will enable you to print the project information as a formatted PDF; download it as a CSV or Excel file; or hide the project so that it doesn’t appear in future searches.
Match Score, Task List, and Notes
Beneath the Share menu, you will see the relevant Match scores, Task List and any Notes added to the project, as described in the table below.
The Match Score displays a ranking of how well the project matches your profile preferences.
Notes for the projects added by you or another member of your company. The number of notes is shown next to the section name.
To create a note, enter the note in the box. Click and select a due date. If required, select Send Reminder. This sends a reminder of the note to your email address on the note due date.
Click Add Note to complete the task.
Add as Bidder to a Subscription Project
General Contractors who subscribe to Project Intelligence can add themselves to any subscription project by clicking on the Add As Bidder button, either at the top of the Project Details Page above Events (Figure 1) or above the Contacts section.
Figure 1: Add as Bidder - Top of Page
Figure 2: Add as Bidder - Contacts Section
After clicking on the button, a new window will open, revealing a form with almost all the needed information prefilled except for Contact Name and Phone Number. Add your name and phone number as above, then click Submit.
After clicking submit, you’ll get an email confirming your request has been received. You will also appear as a Planholder for the project in the list of Contacts associated with the project.
Within two business days, you’ll be notified of your approval status. When approved, you’ll now appear in the Bidders list for the project.