Trusted, Strong Relationships

The quality of our projects lies in the hands of the many hundreds of exceptional trade contractors with whom we have worked over the years. We value these long-standing relationships and look forward to building new relationships with new partners.

As one of the region’s largest and most successful merit shop contractors, KBE seeks out the most qualified and competitively priced trade contractors for our projects, regardless of union or non-union affiliation. In our 64+ years of experience, we have found this merit shop approach brings the best value to our clients and our business – and increases employment opportunities for all trade contractors.

How to Work with KBE

We encourage all qualified trade contractors to bid on our projects.

We welcome the opportunity to talk with you about your services and how we can work together on future projects.

  1. KBE uses Building Connect for subcontractor prequalification.
  2. KBE Prequalification Manager, Kimberly Castellini, manages the prequalification process. If you’d like to be prequalified for upcoming bid opportunities, please email with your company name, address, phone, fax, and contact person for next steps.
  3. The prequalification application will be provided through Building Connect. Complete and submit the form and provide the required supporting documents:
    • Prequalification Application Information Required:
      • Organization Information
      • Financial Information
      • Project History & References
      • Safety Information
      • Insurance Information

Standard Package (Regular)
Sample Subcontract Agreement (Long Form)
Sample Subcontract Agreement (Short Form)
Sample Purchase Order Agreement
Insurance Requirements