ProEst News - June 2021

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 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...
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4 Tips for Creating Professional Construction Proposals that Help You Win More Bids

At the end of the estimating process comes the proposal — the culmination of all your hard work. Make your...
Construction Workers Using Hand Sanitizer

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...
Construction Estimator At Desk

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...
Precon Automation

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,...
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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...
Preconstruction Team On Video Call

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...
Construction Estimator Smiling

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...
Estimator At Desk

How to Compare Construction Estimating Software to Find the Best Fit for Your Company

The decision making process when buying new estimating software can take longer than actually implementing the new platform with your...
7 Ways to Win in Precon: How to Give Your Construction Company an Edge

7 Ways to Win in Precon: How to Give Your Construction Company an Edge

Want to win more of the jobs you bid on? Of course, you do. Take at look at seven different ways successful contractors tip the odds in their favor.
Construction Estimators

5 Reasons Cloud-Based Estimating Software is Necessary for Your Construction Company

The Cloud is more than just a trendy tech term — it’s a vital safety net, backup plan, and collaboration...
Construction Office Estimators

How to Determine What Features Your Team Needs When Selecting Estimating Software

You’ve recognized the problems you’re experiencing with your current estimating software or spreadsheets and have made switching platforms one of...
Estimators Using Takeoff Software

How Investing in New Platforms Can Reduce Costs & Increase Profits

How many things are holding you back from investing in new construction software? People are creatures of habit and often...
Construction Estimator Onsite With Tablet

4 Top Construction Software Trends to Watch in 2021

Construction software trends that have slowly gained traction for the past several years have been accelerated by the challenges of...
5 Reasons to Simplify Your Estimating Process

5 Reasons to Simplify Your Estimating Process in 2021 (& How Software Can Help)

Simplification should be at the top of every contractor’s list of to-dos for 2021. Last year was a complicated year...
Team Meeting

7 Steps to Reevaluating Your Construction Software for the New Year

It’s a new year, which means it’s the perfect time to take a second look at the software your team...
How to Use Cloud-Based Estimating Software to Gain a Competitive Edge in 2021

How to Use Cloud-Based Estimating Software to Gain a Competitive Edge in 2021

Whether you’re hoping to recoup losses from 2020 or just want to be prepared for anything 2021 throws at your...
Top 5 New Year Resolutions

Top 5 New Year Resolutions

As we say goodbye to 2020 and look forward to the year ahead, it seems like the perfect time to...
Top Pre-construction Planning Techniques

Top Pre-construction Planning Techniques

Any good construction project starts with solid planning. But how you plan means the difference between a successful project and...
Why Your Construction Team Communication Is Everything

Why Your Construction Team Communication Is Everything

Without communication within your construction team, it’s challenging to have your projects hit the ground running. What’s important to you...
4 Steps to Align Your Construction Team for Peak Performance

4 Steps to Align Your Construction Team for Peak Performance

Is your construction team singing from the same hymn sheet? While this widely used metaphor can be used in several...
The Changing Face of Construction

The Changing Face of Construction

Data gathered by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics between 2015 and 2019 and published by Smart Asset this year...
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