The Builders & Contractors Exchange provides centralized information regarding commercial construction projects from federal, state, municipal and private developers from across Virginia and Northeast North Carolina. It is a member-owned association of Commercial Construction Companies comprised of General Contractors, Sub-Contractors, and Suppliers. The Exchange reports over 2,400 commercial construction projects each year. The Exchange also works to help its members sustain and grow their businesses and develop their employees. Numerous networking opportunities are hosted each year that facilitate the growth of business prospects and contacts. Educational programs are offered to assist members in the professional development and certification of their employees.


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The Builders & Contractors Exchange, BCE, furnishes a wide variety of services and benefits to the construction industry.

Since 1908 the Builders & Contractors Exchange has served as the center of one of Virginia’s largest businesses, the construction industry.

The Builders & Contractors Exchange loads approximately 200 Commercial Construction Projects from across Virginia and Northeast North Carolina per month. This chart shows the Projects currently in our Electronic Plans Room. Membership in the Exchange gains you access to the Projects to include Bid Documents, Project Owners, Bidders, General Contractors, Sub-Contractors and Suppliers looking at these projects.


Power of the Electronic Plans Room

  • Real Time Access to Projects across Virginia & N.E. North Carolina
  • Daily E-mail notification of new projects that meet your specifications
  • Bidders Listings
  • Identification of interested parties to Projects to include contact information
  • Daily E-mail notification of addenda postings to your Tracked Projects
  • Project Documents broken down to your requirements
  • Project Award Data
  • Find or be Found as a Small, Minority, or Veteran Owned Company
  • Suppliers can identify that their products meet Project Specifications
  • Find Member Companies by Location, Specialty & Certification
  • Instant notification of changes to your Tracked Projects
  • Search for Sub-Contractors that meet your criteria by location, license or trade division
  • Track who views your projects
  • Set Search Filters to find specific bid opportunities by, type, size, keywords, trade, certification, region, county or city.
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