Pricing for networking a new building.

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  1. billbixbysmonkey

    billbixbysmonkey more coffee please!!

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    My boss has asked me to give him a ballpark figure for networking a new building.

    I can easily figure out a rough estimate for patch panels, racks, cable management, switches, etc.

    Figuring our pricing for someone to come in a run cable is another thing. How would I even begin to figure that out if I have no idea as to the size or structure of the building?
     
  2. Scoob_13

    Scoob_13 Anything is possible, but the odds are astronomica

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    It's impossible if you don't know the size and structure of the building.

    However, a lot of installers go by the number of workstations since it usually averages out for them, and charge on a per workstation basis. Not having the floorplan of the building can severely impact that, too.
     
  3. percent

    percent deluded

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    My company bills per jack for networking + time and materials. Without knowing the number of jacks that need to be installed, an estimate is pretty fucking worthless.
     
  4. P07r0457

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    I do a flat hourly fee + materials. So the length of the runs would dictate cost of the cable.

    Call around and see if you can get some people to come out and give estimates.
     

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