Access to construction opportunities

The BidCentral Online Planroom provides members exclusive access to the most up to date construction opportunities in BC. BidCentral is a suite of web based products and services for the complete construction bidding process.  Rooted in industry standards and expertise, it boasts an array of tools and features that help owners, consultants, contractors, and suppliers save time and money and reduce risks during the bidding and construction processes. Interested bidders can track project opportunities and documents, view, download, print or order plans, specs, and addenda, and do on screen take offs 24/7.  Owners and consultants can benefit from enhanced control and an audit trail. For more information visit www.bidcentral.org.

BidCentral Features

  • Listing of all current projects
  • Listing of all current plan holders
  • Up-to-date bid schedule
  • Access to Pre Bid Reports 
    • VRCA has partnered with Reed Construction Data to provide up-to-date Project Pre Bid Reports. These reports track hundreds of industrial, commercial, institutional and multi-residential projects before they go to tender and provide valuable information on changes as projects move through the various stages from conception to completion.
  • Advanced search functions
  • Unlimited number of users
  • Email notification and opportunity matching
    • Automatically receive project updated and addenda that are posted to the site
    • Set up automatic notification of projects that are relevant to you by creating a Project Keyword Search

Premium BidCentral Features

For an additional $350 per year members get all BidCentral services plus Premium BidCentral features;

  • Access to all project documents
  • View complete project documents and drawings
  • Advanced take-off tools
    • Save drawings for easy reference for the next viewing or download and save to your desktop
    • Counting tools integrate calculations directly into estimating software
    • Area, line segment and multi-segment tools allow for accurate, to-scale measuring
    • Highlighting and text tools track progress as you move through drawings
  • Limited to maximum 5 users
  • Custom print function
    • All documents can be saved and printed to scale in-house or ordered through VRCA


If you would like to request a BidCentral Quick User Guide, please email [email protected] .


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