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Four BT, LLC Awarded Contract by ESC Region 19 Allied States Cooperative Job Order Contracting Consulting Services

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Four BT, LLC awarded nationwide contract for Job Order Contracting Consulting by ESC Region 19 Allied States Cooperative 

The ESC19/Allied States award, one of several anticipated, validates that there is an industry need for lower cost, best value, solutions for developing/managing high performance Job Order Contracts.

— Mark Powell, President, Four BT, LLC

DALLAS, TEXAS, UNITED STATES, September 23, 2016 / — Four BT, LLC today (4BT) announces winning an  nationwide contract award for Job Order Contracting Consulting Services.  from Education Service Center Region 19 – Allied States Cooperative (ESC19/Allied States).

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The date of the award of July 14, 2016 and the contract extends through July 31, 2017, with the option to extend in one year increments annually for an additional four (4) years if agreed to by ESC19/ASC and Four BT, LLC. Total estimated award value to awarded vendors is approximately $3,000,000.

Services to be provided by Four BT, LLC include

  • Staff Development
  • Job Order Contracting Program Set Up & Support
  • JOC Program Audit, JOC Facility Solutions that include JOC Estimating Services
  • Independent Government Estimating (IGE)
  • 3rd Party Independent Estimating Auditing Services
  • Budget Collaboration Reviews, and Training for JOC
  •  JOC Estimating Software for contract compliance and transparency

Four BT, LLC a veteran-owned small business – recently formed by industry thought leaders in the production of cost data, LEAN collaborative construction delivery methods, and cloud-based software – announced today the first of several pending awards.

Four BT, LCC combines its exclusive and uniquely powerful localized construction cost data, knowledge of Job Order Contracting and Building in Cloud technology platform to enable Owners, Contractors, Subcontractors, and Cooperatives to more efficiently deploy, execute, and manage the numerous renovation, repair, and maintenance projects that make up the bulk of global construction spending.

We are pleased to partner with an innovative leader such as the ESC19/Allied States Cooperative, and to have the opportunity jointly drive enhanced productivity and cost reduction for its real property owners and contractors” – Mark Powell, President of Four BT, LLC.

About Four BT, LLC

Four BT, LLC (www.4BT.US) is a veteran-owned small business exclusively focused upon Job Order Contracting and current, independent, and verifiable construction data, software and services.

From initial concept, through procurement to construction and ongoing maintenance and operations, Four BT’s dynamic and open approach to providing efficient and effective best management practices, training, products and services drive efficiency, cost savings and increased quality.

The principles formerly demonstrated their knowledge, capabilities, and innovation at companies such as The RSMeans Company, LLC, 4Clicks Solutions, LLC, VFA, Inc., and The JOC Group, and consider professional service and long lasting collaboration a priority. The abilities of the Four BT team helps Owners and Contractors to better manage information and costs for renovation, repair construction projects.

For more information, please call 972.663.9476, go to http://www.4BT.US or email info@4BT.US

About ESC-Region 19 Purchasing (Allied States Cooperative)

The ESC-Region 19 Purchasing (Allied States Cooperative) is a national governmental purchasing cooperative which competitively bids and awards contracts to local, regional, and national vendors in compliance with local, state, and federal procurement laws and regulations.

The ESC-Region 19 Purchasing (Allied States Cooperative) contracts are available to public schools, charter schools, private schools, community colleges, universities, cities, counties, other governmental agencies, and non-profits.

Members deal directly with awarded vendors who can provide goods and/or services. The savings for members are realized through dealing with vendors who have been evaluated and verified to provide a quality product or service at a competitively bid price in compliance with bidding requirements.

MEDIA CONTACT Peter Cholakis pcholakis@4BT.US 508.435.3096 www.4BT.US

Attachments/Links: Collaboration in Construction White Paper 4BT Team
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For Immediate Release – August 16, 2016

August 16, 2016 – Four BT, LLC today announces a new industry resource to enable measurable gains in construction productivity.

Historically, the renovation, repair, maintenance, sustainability, and construction of physical infrastructure (buildings, roadways, dams, bridges, mass transit, utilities…) have faced major problems such as low productivity, waste, and negative environmental impacts.   Real property owners and their service providers (architects, engineers, contractors, and construction management firms) have not been able to reverse a 30 years+ cycle of declining productivity.

There is a solution, the implementation of LEAN collaborative construction delivery methods and asset life-cycle management strategies.   A combination of education, change management, robust business processes, and detailed construction cost information, and supporting technology can drive significant improvement.

Four BT, LLC announces a new industry resource that enables Facility Management Professionals and Real Property/Building Owners and their service providers to deliver over 90% of renovation, repair, and maintenance project on-time, on-budget, at the anticipated level of quality, and to the satisfaction of all stakeholders

Four BT, LLC provides services, technology, and construction cost data to enable consistent, open, transparent, and objective deployment of LEAN JOB ORDER CONTRACTING, a proven LEAN collaborative construction delivery method.


MEDIA CONTACT Peter Cholakis pcholakis@4BT.US 508.435.3096 www.4BT.US

Attachments/Links: Collaboration in Construction White Paper 4BT Team