CT Subcontractors Invited to Learn Bidding Tips for Historic Projects on Oct. 30

KBE Building Corp. to host free conference in West Hartford

WEST HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 27, 2014 – Small business, minority-owned, and women-owned subcontractors across Connecticut will learn how best to bid on two historic KBE Building Corp. projects at a free conference on Oct. 30.

KBE is Design-Builder and Constructor for the $67.8-million, 183,600 s/f Litchfield Judicial District Courthouse construction project in Torrington and the $79-million, 210,000 s/f Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Residence Hall at the University of Connecticut in Storrs.


Estimators and Project Managers at KBE Building Corp.

Small business, minority-owned, and women-owned subcontractors across Connecticut


Small business, minority-owned, and women-owned subcontractors will learn how to access bid documents online, perform on-screen take-offs, and pre-qualify with the State Department of Administrative Services – along with the best way to bid on these upcoming KBE projects :

  • Litchfield Judicial District Courthouse in Torrington
  • University of Connecticut STEM Residence Hall in Storrs

All attendees will be eligible to win prizes, including a DeWalt Drill Driver.


Thurs., Oct. 30 from 5-8 p.m.

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED — Log on to www.sbembesubcontractors.splashthat.com or call Judy Hock at 860.284.7462.

5-6 p.m.         Reception, registration, and refreshments

6-6:30 p.m.    Presentation on bidding with KBE

6:30-8 p.m.    Meet and greet with KBE’s Project Managers and Estimators


Zach’s Community Room

University of Connecticut

1798 Asylum Ave.

West Hartford, CT 06117


Regionally located in Farmington, Conn., and Columbia, Md., KBE Building Corporation is a full-service, single-source commercial construction company strategically positioned to serve the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S. Founded in 1959 and incorporated in 1966, the firm is celebrating its 55th year providing preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the educational, senior living, federal, corporate, hospitality, health care, institutional, and retail markets. KBE has managed more than $2.5 billion in construction volume over the last decade and is ranked among Engineering News-Record magazine’s top 400 construction companies nationally.

Media Contact: Jonelle Lawhorn | KBE Director of Marketing

t: 860.284.7431| c: 860.836.7517 | f: 860.284.7831 | e: jlawhorn@kbebuilding.com