Business Development


It contains construction business development resources designed to push your new or existing enterprise over the top.

SCORE Senior Corp of Retired Executives

Would you like a mentor to help you with the nuts and bolts of your construction business? Someone who has accumulated years of experience and success in the industry? Finally, would you like to receive this assistance at absolutely no cost?

If your answer is YES, then you need to contact SCORE!

SCORE is the nation’s most extensive network of volunteer, expert business mentors, with over 10,000 volunteers in 300 chapters. As a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), SCORE has helped more than 10 million entrepreneurs through mentoring, workshops, and educational resources.


Craftsman Construction Contract Writer is a vital and low-cost tool for any construction company!

Protect both yourself and your clients by providing California-specific ironclad legal contracts. You need contracts that accurately take all state laws into account. In short, you need contracts that stand up in court in the event of payment or contract dispute.

One lousy client could easily cost your construction business tens of thousands in fines or lost revenue. You can download this software’s free, fully functional trial version minus the sharing and print features.

The subscription version costs less than $200 for three years. It also includes an “ask a question” button linked directly to an attorney on the Craftsman Book Co. staff. Use this feature for legal help when you have a question or get stumped while trying to properly set up your company profile. You can also use it when you have a contract question while using the software. This service is free; you can expect a response within 24 hours. “If you have ever paid to consult an attorney, you know the added value this service provides.”


Join your local business exchange. Gain access to and submit bids for local, state, and federal government contracts. Network and build relationships with other area contractors. Gain access to discounted services and other benefits.

Also, be sure to check out our blog for more helpful information relating to the construction industry!

SCORE – Business Startup: Simple Steps to Starting your Construction Business.

Select a free online business course from the SCORE online courses below. These courses help lay the foundation for a thriving construction business. (or any company).

Workbook: (START HERE)

Workbook Online Exercises:

Startup Basics

Business Concept

Marketing Plan

Financial Projections

Funding Sources and Next Steps


Craftsman Construction Contract Writer, $199

Contract Writing Software is a must-have tool that could potentially save your construction business.

Construction Contract Writer – Download

Answer the software’s simple questionnaire to draft residential or commercial prime or subcontracts, cost-plus (time & material) contracts, green LEED contracts, home improvement contracts, pool contracts, solar installation contracts, or construction management (consulting) contracts.

Writing contracts that comply with the law in your state is not easy. Improperly written contracts can leave you with no way to collect.

You need contracts that:

  • Fit your jobs exactly,
  • Anticipate the most likely disputes,
  • Resolve critical issues in your favor.
  • Favor either the contractor or the owner. You choose.

The setup is simple, and no legal experience is required. You answer the program’s interview questions. Moreover, if you get stuck, click the “Get Help From an Attorney” button. Clicking this button provides FREE ACCESS TO AN ATTORNEY whenever you need specific contract advice. Answers are delivered within 24 hours, no charge, no limit. This feature alone makes the Craftsman Construction Contact Writer a must-have tool for building your construction business.

Create ironclad drafts, residential &  commercial prime, and subcontracts. Also create cost-plus (time & material) contracts and green LEED contracts (commercial, IT, or gut-rehab). Craftsman Construction Writer can additionally be used to create home improvement contracts, pool contracts, solar installation contracts & construction management (consulting) contracts. Protect and grow your construction business with easy-to-create Ironclad contracts that are legally enforceable.