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California Construction Bid Opportunities List

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How To Find & Bid on Construction Jobs in California

The following free California construction bid opportunities resource has been put together by Surety First, Inc. to help contractors find and bid on construction projects in their local CA area/region. Our list provides bid opportunities available in all major California cities including San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, and more. As a note, while many of the links below are managed by state agencies, these resources have not been individually vetted, nor are they endorsed by Surety First.

Construction bid opportunities are sorted by both region and city for faster viewing with general construction bid resources categorized at the bottom of this page.  The resources listed were selected to provide opportunities for contractors large and small.  Also, we are constantly updating this list so if you know of a helpful resource not listed, we’d love to hear about it. To make a suggestion, please contact us today!


California Construction Bid Opportunities

The Complete Master List

(Resource Links Sorted Alphabetically By Region & City)


Federal or Statewide California Construction Projects

Not Region Specific




Regional California Bid Opportunities

Northern California



Bay Area


San Francisco

San Jose

Central California



Southern California



Chula Vista

Los Angeles

Long Beach


San Diego

Santa Ana

Other Construction Bid Opportunity Resources – (Statewide)

Below are a list of general construction bid opportunity resources for California.  Some of the services listed below are free while others require a paid subscription.  For California contractors serious about bidding on public projects, it’s probably a good idea to explore each of the services below to see if they are a good fit for your particular business objectives.  As a note, these resources have not been vetted, nor are they endorsed by Surety First.

Sub Contractor Bid Opportunity Requests – (Statewide)

Below is a list of California contractors that have posted sub contractor bid opportunities on their company website.  Some of the companies listed are regional, while others are statewide or even nationwide in their operating territory.  As noted above, these resources have not been vetted, nor are they endorsed by Surety First.

About the Author:

Shortly after graduating from the University of California, Los Angeles with a bachelors degree in economics, Jeremy founded Surety First Insurance Services (formerly Schaedler Insurance), a Northern California based insurance agency specializing in surety bonds for California construction professionals. Jeremy is happily married and the proud father of two young boys. In his free time, he enjoys camping, fishing and shooting the breeze with friends and family.


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