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In a year filled with business challenges—and some lingering uncertainty for the industry as a whole—overall, things were trending up.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, total construction spending during November 2021 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate above the November 2020 estimate:
While it’s true that the construction industry was still predominantly male (only 13% on payroll were women) in 2021, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the gender pay gap between full-time workers was less in construction than in other industries:
All industries = 19% gender pay gap
Construction = 3.7% gender pay gap
In 2021—and for the first time ever-- over half of all global web traffic came from mobile devices.
Mobile adoption rose among construction workers:
87% of ProEst customers increased their use of ProEst outside of the office
In spite of widely reported labor and materials shortages, supply chain issues and other challenges, ProEst users had a good year, and took an optimistic view of the future. We added thousands of new construction professionals to our community—growth that speaks volumes about the far-reaching benefits of our cloud-based estimating platform.
130K estimates were prepared and submitted through ProEst in 2021
21% increase over 2020 numbers
45% of ProEst users reported higher revenue in 2021 than the year before
36% of ProEst users added full-time employees to their payroll in 2021
72% of ProEst users forecasted continued growth over the next five years
In 2021, ProEst was acquired by Autodesk, fueling our commitment to excellence and helping us deliver new levels of innovation to a global ProEst community:
In 2021, ProEst released new feature enhancements:
In 2021, ProEst was in use by construction professionals around the world: