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  • 12-Dec-2017

Army & Marine Vets, SDVOSB Merger


2 Western NY SDVOSB Construction firms Merge Business assets and capabilities to provide an expansion of business services to the small business marketplace. One firm is rated as the fastest growing construction firm in Rochester NY, the other firm is SBA Veteran Business of the year. Merger opens a more diverse market share, mitigates business risks, and increases our corporate capability.

Additional Questions

Who is your customer?

Federal and state government entities, Dept., of Veteran affairs, Dept. of Defense, New York State agencies, Local General Contractors (commercial new build), and small percentage of private work

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

Quality and reliable construction firms are in demand throughout the US. Our firm has an exceptional grasp on federal construction contracts and we meet the qualifications for a set-aside contracts in the SDVOSB category. Our firm is the solution for federal contract officers who are looking for reliable SDVOSB set-aside Contractors.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

A focus on set-aside work is a reliable business plan where our classification is a socioeconomically group sought by Contract Officers. There are not many firms with this specific qualification so the opportunities in this business sector have minimal completion.

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

There are very few service disabled veterans who have both the certification and contract/construction experience to compete in this market. As a former Federal Contract Officer, educated Civil engineer, and over 50 years in combined construction experience. We combine the an exceptional level of skill/expertise with a rare certification.