Whether you are just looking to get into offering commercial lawn care or you are currently offering it and wanting to see what others are charging for their services, here is a great inside look at one condominium associations commercial lawn care contract. In this example discussed at the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum, a condo association agreed to a $72,000 a year lawn care contract.
This condo association consists of 82 condos. The lawn care contractor is to be paid in ten installments, with a $7,220 invoice sent monthly from March through December.
The lawn care services to be provided in this lawn care contract consist of the following:
- $16,340 - Turf Mowing
- $3,760 - Early spring cleanup
- $23,904 - Mulching
- $2,066 - Lawn edging
- $5,152 - Weeding of mulch beds
- $1,055 - Pruning in early Summer
- $355 - Pruning in mid Summer
- $355 - Pruning in late Summer
- $1,055 - Pruning in late Fall
- $1,235 - Fall lawn aeration
- $1,450 - Fertilization - Spring
- $1,450 - Fertilization - Summer
- $4,200 - Fertilization - Summer
- $1,450 - Fertilization - Fall
- $952 - Fall leaf pickup #1
- $952 - Fall leaf pickup #2
- $952 - Fall leaf pickup #3
- $952 - Fall leaf pickup #4
$67,635 - Total year contract not including taxes.
Also to be provided are winter snow plowing services at the additional rate of:
- $80 - Plow salt truck per hour
- $0.12 - Salt per pound
- $35.00 - Hand Shovel Labor per hour
- $0.45 - Ice melt per pound
Here is what the lawn care contract looks like. Click on the link for a larger image.
Here is an overhead drawing of the condo association property. Click here to see a larger image.
Here is a satellite image of the condo complex prior to it’s completion to help with visualizing the scale of the area. Click here to see a larger image.
Commercial lawn care contract bid example. GopherHaul 61 Lawn Care Software Show
Commercial lawn care contract bid example. GopherHaul 61 Lawn Care Software Podcast