When Good Data Goes Bad: Why the Key to Smooth Handoffs is Integration
Estimating costs that don’t accurately transfer to the project management phase inevitably result in
errors—“bad” data that can negatively impact the bottom line. See how ProEst and Autodesk Build work
together to ensure that project costs are complete, consistent and reliable from beginning to end.
3 Reasons Communication Can Make (or Break) Your Next Construction Project
As every contractor knows, a building project has a lot of moving parts, and
fluid communication among stakeholders is an important part of getting the
job done right. Learn why leveling up communication tools can lead to a
better experience—and improved outcomes-- for everyone involved.
How to Handle the High Cost and Low Availability of Construction Materials
The cost and availability of construction materials has yet to return to pre-Covid levels-- and remains one of the construction industry’s biggest challenges. Learn what you can do to protect profits and keep project timelines on track.
How Mobile Technology Gives You a Competitive Edge
Internet-connected mobile devices have become a “must-have” for every construction company. Here are five reasons to make mobile platforms a key part of your business strategy.
Pencils Down: 5 Reasons Digitized Construction is Here to Stay
Adoption of digital tools in the construction industry is accelerating for good reason. Learn why a growing majority of industry leaders are leaving paper-based processes behind.
2021: The Year in Review
We can probably all agree that 2021 was quite a year, full of twists, turns, challenges and opportunities. And now that 2022 is off to a solid start, let’s take a quick look at how the construction industry fared over the last twelve months.
Top 3 Construction Problems to Avoid In 2022
It’s a brand-new year for the construction industry, yet the biggest issues facing contractors in 2022 will almost certainly be...
Autodesk + ProEst
Announcing an Exciting New Chapter in the ProEst Story When I started ProEst over two decades ago, I felt strongly...
The Good (and Bad) News About Excel Estimating
There’s a reason so many contractors use Excel for project estimating—but there are plenty of downsides, too. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at what Excel can and can’t do when it comes to the bidding process—and why pivoting to construction-specific estimating software may be your best move.
Avoiding the Pain of Data Silos
Are your project teams ever frustrated by data that’s inaccurate, hard to find or missing altogether? Do you spend too much time moving project data from one system to the next? Data silos are often to blame, a reality for construction companies with technology that wasn’t built for integration.
ProEst Estimating Announces Full Integration with Sage Intacct Construction
Delivers Advanced End-to-End Construction Management Solution for Joint Customers September 10, 2021, San Diego CA—ProEst executives today announced a vital...
INC Magazine’s 5000 List Honors ProEst for the Second Time in Two Years
ProEst has once again been included on the list of Inc Magazine’s fastest-growing companies in 2021, jumping an impressive 860 positions in a single year. The prestigious INC 5000 list recognizes noteworthy growth and business accomplishments of privately-owned US-based businesses across every industry.
The Hidden Flaws in Handoffs (and What to Do About Them)
Are you 100% happy with your handoff process? If you’ve ever experienced process bottlenecks, production delays, cost overruns and miscommunication between as projects are transferred from one team to another, it may be time for a change.
5 Things to Look for in Construction Estimating Software
The construction industry is going all in on digital technology, and fast. If you haven’t made the investment in software...
How to Get Ready for the (Next) Building Boom
With workplace restrictions lifting and business activity starting to return to pre-pandemic levels, it makes sense that contractors will see...
Why CRM Belongs on Your Punch List
Why is Customer Relationship Management (CRM) such an important part of running a successful construction business? Because in a competitive...
4 Tips for Creating Professional Construction Proposals that Help You Win More Bids
Before a construction project starts, the bidding process is a crucial step. This often rigorous process begins when the project...
7 COVID-Related Changes to Keep as Part of Your Construction Company’s New Normal
We all want to get back to “normal” and leave COVID-19 behind, but we can’t ignore that it’s brought some...
Your Guide to the Types of Software You Need for Each of Phase of Construction
The construction process is a long one, but software can help you tackle each phase of it. If you’re looking...
Three Questions Every Contractor Needs to Ask About Precon Automation
Automation is hardly a new idea. After all, machines have been used to automate routine tasks for hundreds—even thousands—of years....
3 Common Spreadsheet Issues Your Estimates May Have (& How Software Solves All 3)
It’s a well-studied fact: spreadsheets contain errors. According to a report by Dr. Raymond R. Panko, an IT Management scholar,...
7 Ways Cloud-Based Estimating Software Can Help You Get Ahead of Future Crises
Thinking of migrating your pre-construction process to the Cloud? There are many reasons to make the switch to cloud-based estimating...
3 Tips for Estimating Remotely in the Construction Industry
If there’s one thing companies have learned from the pandemic, it’s how to be more versatile. In 2020, stay at...
6 Ways to Reduce Stress for Your Construction Estimators
As estimators, your team is responsible for procuring new work for your construction company. It’s a lot of responsibility and...
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