Buyer Memberships

Overall, the Construction Buyer is by far the biggest beneficiary in Constructions’ transition to an industry fully engaged in the exploitation of technology and established standards that improve efficiency throughout the entire construction project supply chain infrastructure ecosystem consisting of dozens of different types of entities with individual objectives and interest.

Registered Subscribers receive a quarterly email to follow developments and announcements, news and advancements in each membership category, trade and/or field of technology.

Buyer Memberships include

    • Steering Committee Membership
      Denotes Developmental Participation in the Establishment & Adoption of Standards
      See Construction Steering Committee Methods &Guides
    • Buyer Membership
      Construction Buyers are committed to established standards, professional process and procedures in the electronic exchange of pre-build design specifications and strict confidentiality of contractor project price data.
    • Buyer Partners
      Partners provide funding, design and development resources and support. Actively participates in design and development of technology standards for the secure exchange of pre-build data between construction buyers and contractors.

Buy-Side Steering Groups

(Subscriber Status = Observer Only)

Bid Form Steering Group Members participate in development of technology standards and methods for the communication and exchange of confidential financial data between participants of dissimilar interest in the Construction Project Supply Chain Infrastructure.

Areas of Interest

      • Digital Construction Project Buyer-Side Design
      • Automated Bid/Quote Price Analysis
      • Construction Project Cost Analysis
      • Access Management and Authentication
      • Technology and Connectivity Integration
      • Project Delays & Market Price Updates
      • Data Confidentiality & Ownership


Participation highlights the Construction Buyer Company (or individual) as a thought leader in development of future technology Standards that advance the construction industry by connecting Buyers to potential Contractors who compete (via price bids) in joining their Construction Project Supply Chain Infrastructure.

Buyer Members represent the Construction Buyers’ interest in establishing Standards around key operating procedures. Construction Buyers are represented by a wide range of interest and expertise including property management firms, property manager, investors, building owners and other agents that represent ownership.

As a Steering Group Member, you’ll proudly display the BidForms Buyers Plaque to demonstrate you’re a Though Leader participating in advancing Construction Technology. Separate BidForms Membership Plaques apply to participating companies and individuals (as employees) who participate independent of a company’s affiliation.

Buyer Members

Defines Construction Buyer firms, qualifying employees and Individuals as users of Standards based pre-build design specifications and pricing formats established by industry thought leaders and experts in the various types and roles of buyers in the field of construction. Buyer Members adhere to recommended construction design specifications, professional bid standards and pricing format best practices, regulations, industry and manufacturer standards and related documents.

A BidForm Member Plaque displayed on a Buyers website and marketing material indicate the organization as a Construction Buyer Member use design and pricing formats to assure Contractors provide apples-to-apples pricing on a defined scope of work based on industry standards.

Benefits of Buyer Memberships

      1. Recognized Thought Leader in Construction Technology
      2. Grandfathered Membership Rates (early adopters only)
      3. Automatic Discounts for Technology Partner Solutions
      4. Construction Buyer Best Practices: Buyer Guidelines and Technology Updates
      5. Industry Standard Price Quote Request and Contractor Price Analysis Forms
      6. Identify potential contractors by trade, specialty and proficiency
      7. Compare contractors by industry trade, region, size, specialty and more
      8. Access to Digital Contractor Qualifications
      9. Access Digital Qualification Profile Analysis & Reports
      10. Process “Additional Insured Certificates” Directly with Contractors’ Insurance Agency

BidForms Membership Plaques apply to participating companies and individuals who participate independent of a company’s affiliation. A company may display an individual’s Membership Plaque alongside the employees bio and individually (ie: home page) if linked to the employees bio.

Distinguish your firm as a standards based organization that places best practice above cost cutting measures without sacrificing either. Assure Contractors provide ownership with bid formats that differentiate base prices from budget based alterations to best practices.

Professional desktop forms and digital formats help Buyer Members request and distinguish best practice pricing and cost cutting measures while configuring the final scope of work by selecting bid components. BidForm members define the standards for pre-build formats Buyers, Consultants, Contractors, Professionals and other Service Providers need to obtain pricing and facilitate the Buyers’ budget analysis related to project objectives.

Construction Buyer Partners

Partners provide funding, design and development resources and support. They’re also credited as an Early Adopter of construction technology standards. Buyer Partners include Investors, assent and property managers, property management firms and commercial property owners. Construction Buyers who own the construction project supply chain infrastructure for its duration may enlist a cross-functional group of third party administrators (consultants, engineers, professional firms and general contractors) to manage all or parts of the construction project infrastructure.

Buyer Partners work closely with the Organization to define the latest Standards around the characteristics of construction buyer  firms, agents and personnel who also deploy and actively use technology in partnership with our Technology Partners. They are the first to be digitally connected and fully engaged in the Construction Project Supply Chain Infrastructure.

Their market advantage is engaging in design, development and automated exchange of pre-build specifications and expense data between contractors and service providers on the buyers Construction Project Supply Chain Infrastructure.

The assistance of Construction Buyers benefits the entire real estate industry by defining administrative access and operational control for the different buyer / agent roles. The underlying objective to recommend and adopt Standards specific to the various type of construction buyers as it relates to the future construction technology.

When it comes to Construction Project Supply Chain Infrastructures, the Construction Buyer is the Master User where everything revolves around the construction design concept under advisement. Even when third party professionals and service providers act in their Administrative and/or collaboration capacities, Ownership is the ultimate benefactor and owner of all data, project submissions and documentation. Partners work to assure buyers have the necessary resources to access the construction projects’ infrastructure data online and off.

Jerry Rice, CTO, BidForms Organization

Investors, assent and property managers, property management firms and commercial property owners interested in becoming a BidForms Partner should reach out to our Partner Liaison who will put you in touch with the appropriate Technology and Organization members. Please include relevant details on your interest, type of buyer or firm and/or scope of annual construction project acquisitions.