Cultivating Exceptional Trade Partner Relationships
Wednesday, February 28 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM
LVCC - West 304
What It's About
Join us for an insightful look at how builders can cultivate strong partnerships with trade partners, ensuring access to top-quality crews, on-time schedules, and fair pricing. From bid solicitation and clear scopes of work to reliable schedules and ready home, you'll gain the tools and processes needed to become the preferred builder for trades. Discover the keys to getting your trades' best crews and earn your position as first customer on their schedules. Drawing from decades of expertise in homebuilding processes and trade relationships, our seasoned presenter will guide you through the key interactions and activities that shape successful builder/trade partnerships. You'll leave with a blueprint for managing and nurturing these vital relationships, backed by real-life examples and proven strategies.
What You’ll Learn
- Discover the key activities and attributes needed to become the builder of choice for trade partners, earning their commitment to high quality, on time work.
- Learn the difference between adversarial versus collaborative relationships and how builders and trades can work together to improve performance and profit.
- Uncover the primary areas of importance to trades - clear scopes of work, stellar construction documents, ready homes, reliable schedules and more.
- Leave with a clear list of improvement priorities to improve your relationships with your trades.