A Boston general contractor hires and organizes all necessary workers for a construction job. He or she also provides materials, obtains necessary permits, schedule inspections, complies with all building codes and sees the project through to completion.
How do general contractors make money?
Boston General contractors get paid by taking a percentage of the overall cost of the completed project. Some will charge a flat fee, but in most cases, a general contractor will charge between 10 and 20 percent of the total cost of the job. This includes the cost of all materials, permits and subcontractors.
What it means to be a general contractor?
Boston General contracting is the term used to describe the supervisory work performed by a general contractor (GC). This person is responsible for managing and building a project designed by someone else.