House Building

Propeller Studios has successfully supported many house builders to secure new development opportunities working with Housing Associations and councils.

For instance we have provided a quality tender writing service for an Irish Contractor with a turnover of £50M and secured contract opportunities and tenders to a value of £27M. We have assisted a Southampton based Regional House Builder pre qualify and secure contracts for Hyde Housing, Southampton City Council and Radian.

We have expertise in tendering for traditional and design and house building contracts whether for social rent, affordable rent, shared ownership or open market sale. We also have expertise in the growing extra care and dementia housing sectors.

It is essential for contractors wishing to win work in this sector to have a robust bid strategy which ensures you put your energy into the right bids and that the bid process is managed effectively and results in well structured, well presented, compelling and compliant tenders that leave your prospect in no doubt that your company represents best value for money and will deliver their project on time, on budget and to the best quality.

If like many house builders, you do not have the in-house expertise to manage and prepare pre-qualification (PQQ) and tender quality (ITT) submissions, the experienced team at Propeller can help. Our bid response professionals have held senior positions in the construction industry and are hugely experienced in social housing and house building.

We have considerable experience of working within Housing Association and the Homes and Communities Agency‘s (HCA) procurement processes and directly employ a consultant with a 100% success rate in HCA Sifting Briefs. We understand the demands of:

  • master-planning
  • planning
  • design
  • sales values
  • community consultation
  • Section 106 agreements
  • supporting the local economy and employment
  • budget
  • programme
  • quality
  • health and safety
  • environment and sustainability
  • supply chain

We are experienced in writing about:

  • code for sustainable homes
  • lifetime homes
  • building for life
  • secured by design

We excel at pulling together text and input from architects, engineers, planning consultants, urban designers, etc. as well as from our client’s own delivery teams. Our expertise has helped secure over £18Bn worth of contracts and opportunities within the last few years achieving:

  • 97% success rate at PQQ stage
  • 80% success rates on framework contracts
  • 63% success rate of achieving highest quality submission at tender stage
  • 93% achieving top 3 quality score on tender submissions.
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