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With a Proposal Pack, you can create variations of this document of any length to suit your specific needs. This template is built using the Proposal Pack Wizard software included with any Proposal Pack or the Proposal Kit Professional bundle.

We typically include more chapters in the templates than most people will need to give everyone more variety in the chapters they may need. You can trim down a long template by removing pages you do not need or combining multiple chapter topics into one page.

Proposal Pack for Any Business

( Design themes, color schemes, fonts, and images are all customizable )

This set of chapters was selected for crafting a detailed construction business proposal aimed at outlining the scope and cost of a construction project to potential clients. This document was created for a construction company to showcase their expertise, services, and project management capabilities in order to secure a contract.

You can also create countless variations of this document to suit your needs using the included library of 2200+ chapters.
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Popular Proposal Pack Design Themes

The Proposal Pack for Any Business is a plain text design theme that does not include a visual design theme with logos or background photos. These design themes are commonly used to create this template. Any Proposal Pack can be used to create this template. Select a design theme based on your personal preferences for the visual look of the templates.

Use Cases for the Construction Proposal Template

  • Presenting a construction bid to a new client.
  • Proposing a renovation project to a local government or school.
  • Submitting a proposal for a residential development project.
  • Seeking investment for a large-scale construction venture.
  • Presenting a business plan and project proposal to stakeholders.
  • Competing for a public sector construction contract.
  • Detailing the construction phases and costs to potential partners.
  • Highlighting company achievements and reliability to secure a project.
  • Negotiating a joint venture with another construction firm.
  • Applying for permits and presenting the project scope to zoning boards.

Chapters Suggested for the Construction Proposal Template

Cover Letter, Title Page, Table of Contents, Executive Summary, Introduction, Company History, Client Testimonials, Project Summary, Scope of Work, Site Plan, Construction Schedule, Safety Plan, Environmental Considerations, Cost Summary, Financial Information, Guarantee, Insurance, Contract and Terms, Conclusion, Appendices

Copy and paste this chapter list into the Proposal Pack Wizard's 'Select by AI' screen to build the Construction Proposal Template. The Wizard is included with any Proposal Pack or the Proposal Kit Professional.

While the chapter list for this layout has been AI-generated, the Word template that the Proposal Kit software will create is 100% human-written content.

Components of the Construction Proposal Template

Creating the Construction Proposal Template involves assembling several chapters and filling them in with your details. While there's no one-size-fits-all template for every situation, Proposal Kit offers layouts that can be customized using its extensive chapter template library. The Wizard software builds this template for you, customized to your needs. The Wizard software is included in every Proposal Pack and the Proposal Kit Professional. You can customize this list of chapters as needed in the Wizard software, such as adding additional chapters, removing chapters, and changing the order of chapters.

Cover Letter

A cover letter introduces your construction company and briefly outlines your interest and qualifications for the project. It sets the tone and gives a personal touch, aiming to make a strong first impression on the client or potential partner.

Title Page

The title page serves as the front of your proposal, displaying the proposal name, the project name, your company's name, and the date. This page organizes the document and makes it appear professional.

Table of Contents

The table of contents lists the sections and their page numbers found in the document. It helps the reader easily navigate through the various parts of the proposal.

Executive Summary

The executive summary provides a brief overview of the entire proposal, highlighting the key points such as the project scope, the timeline, and the total cost. This section is crucial as it often helps the reader decide whether to read the rest of the document.


The introduction sets the stage for the proposal by describing the purpose, the need for the construction project, and the objectives. It helps to align the expectations of both the proposal writer and the reader.

Company History

This section outlines your company's background, including how long you have been in business, major achievements, and your area of expertise. This helps to establish credibility and trust with the client.

Client Testimonials

Including positive feedback from previous clients demonstrates your company's reliability and the quality of work. It helps reassure the prospective client about choosing your services.

Project Summary

The project summary provides a high-level description of the project, including what it involves and the expected outcome. This section clarifies the project's objectives and scope at a glance.

Scope of Work

The scope of work details the specific activities, deliverables, and timelines for the construction project. It serves as a guide for what the client can expect throughout the project duration.

Site Plan

The site plan includes detailed diagrams or blueprints of the construction site. It shows the layout and specific dimensions, which are crucial for understanding the spatial arrangement of the project.

Construction Schedule

This section outlines the timeline for the project, including start and end dates and key milestones. The Proposal Kit software can automate this data with its line-item database feature.

Safety Plan

The safety plan describes the measures that will be taken to ensure a safe work environment during the construction project. This is essential for compliance and for protecting workers and the public.

Environmental Considerations

This section addresses the environmental impacts of the construction project and the strategies to mitigate these effects. It is crucial for ensuring compliance with environmental regulations.

Cost Summary

The cost summary provides a detailed breakdown of all expenses related to the project, including labor, materials, and other costs. The Proposal Kit system helps automate and organize this data effectively.

Financial Information

Financial information includes funding sources, budget projections, and financial statements. It helps the reader understand the financial health and planning behind the project.


This section outlines any guarantees offered by your construction company regarding the quality of work and materials used. It provides assurance to the client about the reliability of your services.


Describing the insurance coverage related to the project is crucial for mitigating risks. This includes liability insurance and any other relevant policies.

Contract and Terms

This part of the document specifies the legal agreements, terms of service, and conditions of the contract. It serves as a formal agreement between your company and the client.


The conclusion summarizes the proposal, reiterates the benefits of choosing your construction company, and provides a call to action, urging the client to proceed with the contract.


The appendices section can include any additional documents, charts, or detailed information referenced in the proposal that supports your case. This helps in providing comprehensive evidence and data.

This template is also referred to as

  • Building Project Proposal
  • Construction Bid Template
  • Contractor Proposal Form
  • Construction Business Plan
  • Construction Project Outline
  • Contractor Bid Document
  • Construction Services Proposal
  • Infrastructure Proposal Template
  • Building Construction Quote
  • Construction Contract Proposal

How to create the Construction Proposal Template with Proposal Pack Wizard

You can create this document using any of the logo-designed Proposal Packs. Pick any Proposal Pack with a logo design theme you like best; they will all work equally well. The Proposal Pack for Any Business has no extra logos or colors added. It is designed to be used plainly or customized with your logos and graphics.

This is a recipe for a template you can build in the Proposal Pack Wizard software using any of the Proposal Pack design themes. This template uses a new feature in the Wizard software for creating templates based on lists of chapters selected by the Business Proposal Outline Creator for Proposal Kit OpenAI GPT. We've used the GPT to generate this template recipe that you can paste into the Wizard's 'Select by AI' screen when selecting the templates for your project document. This Wizard feature will auto-select all the chapters generated by the GPT and map any mismatches to Proposal Kit chapter templates as best possible. This is a new experimental feature of the Proposal Pack Wizard software.

See this article, How to Streamline Your Business with AI Proposal Writer Tools, for more details on using ChatGPT to create your proposal outlines that can then be made by the Proposal Kit software.

If you have a ChatGPT Plus subscription for custom GPTs, use the Business Proposal Outline Creator for Proposal Kit OpenAI GPT to generate custom proposal chapter lists.

The Proposal Pack design theme you purchase will determine the visual look of this template. The screenshot above only shows the plain generic design theme.

We include a library of chapters to be assembled based on your needs. All proposals are different and have different needs and goals. We designed the Proposal Packs so you can customize the documents to suit your needs.

You will best create this document using the Proposal Pack Wizard - Expert Edition software to select this template and build it in the Proposal Pack logo design theme of your choice along with any desired customizations (such as adding additional chapters, removing unneeded chapters, changing the order of chapters, and importing your company logo). This template outlines a proposal for the described situation. Each user is responsible for typing in the actual content of the provided pages with their information to complete the proposal.

You create this template using the Wizard software, which includes the entire Proposal Pack library and software. We include the Expert Edition of the software in the Proposal Kit Professional bundle. Microsoft Word for Windows is required to use the customizing software.

How to Build Proposal Template from an AI Outline

This video shows how to build a Word format proposal template using the Proposal Pack Wizard software from an AI-generated outline. This video is illustrated with pre-created AI outlines of chapters that are pasted into the Wizard software, which then generates a Word document from the outline.

Key Takeaways

  • The Construction Proposal Template is built using a Proposal Pack or the Professional bundle using the included Wizard software.
  • You can create unlimited custom variations of this template.
  • The Wizard software automates quotes and other financial pages with a line-item database.
  • There are no ongoing subscription fees. You get lifetime unlimited use.
  • Proposal Kit is made for freelancers, small businesses, and non-profits.
  • Proposal Kit product content (templates, samples, software) is 100% written by humans.
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