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Construction in Texas has always started with Virtual Builders Exchange

Projects, specifications, blueprints and bids across Texas lives here.

We Find You Projects

If finding commercial construction projects is always on your to-do list, become a member of the largest source of verified projects in Texas.

Virtual Builders Exchange is a full service online construction news service that employs trained, Texas Based, professional staff to locate, verify and track local construction opportunities from project conception to the point of occupancy.

This information is organized and made available to construction professionals via membership that provides access to a suite of services customized to individual needs.

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Founded in 1900

We are the largest and oldest plan room service in Texas.

VBX Team in the office

How We Do It

We collect bidding information from multiple sources, i.e. design firms, private owners, governmental agencies, prime contractors, etc., and organize it so that you may quickly search for bidding opportunities by type, size, geographic location or other pertinent criteria.

Our staff maintains direct (personal) contact with sources to update information throughout the bid cycle. This ensures that prospective bidders are aware of changes as they occur and have accurate information prior to preparing their bid.

Our Services are interactive and dynamic. Information flows between contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers, design firms and project owners in real time throughout the bid cycle.

92% Renew Annually

Our members renew annually because our data helps their business grow.

Our History

Founded in 1900 as the Builders Exchange of Texas, we’ve served the construction industry since bid results were posted on black boards and mules pulled supplies to the job site. We were the first to take the plan room virtual.

Today, we provide the most sophisticated online plan distribution and document management service available anywhere in the United States.

Throughout our long history, the Builders Exchange has been just what the name implies – a place for construction professionals to find and exchange critical information during all phases of the construction process.

If you need bidding information or a list of qualified contractors, document management services or a snapshot of current market conditions, please give us a call. We believe that experience counts and customer service never goes out of style!

Old photo of surveyors prepping site in Texas in the 1900s
Surveyors prepping site – Texas (1900’s)
Builders Exchange Building
– San Antonio, TX (1926)
Builders Exchange Building – San Antonio, TX (1926)
Builders Exchange Luncheon
– San Antonio, TX (1931)
Builders Exchange Luncheon – San Antonio, TX (1931)

72% Of Members

Spend more than an hour a day finding projects on our site.

Our Team

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Michael Tollette

Chief Executive Officer

Michael joined VBX in February of 1993 and is a senior partner and co-owner. He is responsible for building the technology our members benefit from today.

He is past-president of the Builders Exchange Network (BXNet – formerly International Builders Exchange Executives), a confederation of plan room service providers located in Canada and the United States. 

He is a two-time winner of the BXNet Management Award and recipient of its’ No Boundaries Award for innovation and creative vision in developing plan room services. 

He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Sociology from Southwest Texas State University.  Michael is best known for applying abstract thinking to solve complex problems that give everyone else a headache.

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Brenda Romano

Chief Operating Officer

Brenda joined VBX in January of 2005 and is a co-owner. She manages the day-to-day operations of the organization and is passionate about the construction industry.

Romano is the Past-President of the Builders Exchange Network (BXNet) and is recognized throughout the U.S. and Canada as a professional facilitator, business coach and guest speaker on construction-related topics.

She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. 

Brenda is best known for being an energetic and entertaining public speaker that is passionate about the construction industry.

52% Of Members

Have been members of VBX for over 20 years.

Talk To Us – We’re Here To Help

Call us during regular business hours Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (CST) or use our quick form below to email us directly.

If you encounter a technical crisis after hours or just need to contact us now, our Technical Support team is on standby to help. Just email us at 911@virtualbx.com and we’ll contact you as soon as possible. Please be patient – it might take a few minutes for us to get back to you but we’ll get back to you!

Corporate Office

San Antonio Headquarters

4047 Naco Perrin Blvd., Ste. 202

San Antonio, TX 78217


Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Texas Skyline for Commercial Construction

We never use webscrapers or robots. Our projects are found by our full-time team of researchers.