Finished June 2021, the full excavation, trenching, plumbing, backfill, concrete placement, and drywall was completed for a new restaurant to be placed within JBLM, WA for our soldiers. The project was approximately $150,000.
Finished September of 2023, after nearly a year of work, the military barracks remodel to get them up to code was complete. We did carpentry, mastic removal, doors and hardware, floor leveling, weather proofing, insulation, and more. This project was approximately $500,000.
No project is too small for our military family. We enjoyed our trip out to Neah Bay, WA to support our Coasties with a facility remodel. The project was approximately $50,000 and completed within three days.
There have been a series of projects for the Navy on different bases within Washington State that we pride ourselves on being a small part of their overall mission. A year in the making several projects have been completed with them to improve their facilities through upgrades and full remodels. In total over the past year, we have completed approximately $430,000.
For many businesses, the term "government contracting" might sound like a complex and exclusive realm, reserved only for the biggest players in the industry. However, government contracting, especially with the military, is a broad spectrum of opportunities that can be unlocked by businesses of all sizes. In this post, we'll dive into the concept of government contracting and share our company's journey and expertise in collaborating with the military.
What is Government Contracting?
At its core, government contracting refers to the process by which governmental bodies, from local municipalities to federal agencies, purchase goods and services from the private sector. These contracts can range from office supplies and consultancy services to large-scale construction and defense projects.
While government contracts are vast and varied, our company has chosen to specialize in the military sector. Here's what that entails:
Defense and Security: We engage in projects that cater to the defense and security needs of the country. This includes everything from constructing military bases to supplying advanced equipment.
Research & Development: The military continuously seeks innovations for better efficiency and capability. Our collaborations often involve R&D projects aiming to support those enhancing the country's defense technologies.
Rigorous Standards: Military contracts often come with stringent specifications. Our adherence to these standards has not only made us compliant but has also elevated our overall quality benchmarks.
Timely Deliveries: Given the critical nature of defense and military operations, punctuality is paramount. This has instilled a discipline in our operations ensuring timely delivery of projects.
Confidentiality & Security: Working with the military often involves handling sensitive information. As a result, our team is trained and committed to the highest levels of confidentiality and data security.
Continuous Learning: The military's needs are ever-evolving, pushing us to continuously learn, adapt, and innovate. This dynamism keeps us at the forefront of our industry.
Advantages of Military Government Contracting
Stable Work Stream: Military contracts often offer long-term engagements, ensuring a steady flow of work and revenue.
Prestige & Credibility: Being a contractor for the military is a badge of honor. It brings prestige to our brand and reinforces our credibility in the market.
Diverse Opportunities: From technology and logistics to infrastructure and consultancy, the range of projects is vast, allowing us to diversify our portfolio.
Government contracting, and especially our work with the military, is more than just a business avenue. It's a commitment to aiding national defense and playing a part in safeguarding our nation. While the challenges are numerous, the rewards – both tangible and intangible – are immense. Through our journey, we've not only grown as a business but have also deepened our understanding of the country's defense mechanisms, making us proud contributors to national security. Timely Deliveries: Given the critical nature of defense and military operations, punctuality is paramount. This has instilled a discipline in our operations ensuring timely delivery of projects.