Purpose of Estimation: 10 Ways It Helps

A project can only come to fruition when the necessary materials and labor are put together. These things, however, cost...

What is quantity takeoff in construction?

Quantity takeoffs reflect a pivotal part of the decision-making process in construction. They make up one of the essential parts...

Construction Estimators: What Do They Do? [Complete Guide]

Whether it's a large construction project or a revitalization project, construction estimators are involved before the actual work begins.  Construction...

Pricing Construction: Types, Methods & Tips

The key to success in construction is keeping up with the numbers. The construction industry is a cost-based business, and...

Conceptual Estimating: What is it? How does it work?

Accurate cost estimating is a serious priority in the construction industry. With the increasing competition and optimization for profit margins,...

Construction cost estimating methods

Preliminary cost estimation occurs before the construction phase of a project. The cost estimates provide a projection of how much...

Rate Analysis: What is it, how does it work

All construction projects are subdivided into various activities. With each activity, there are different construction and civil works. Therefore, the...
Labor Burden Explained

Labor burden explained

From a business context, calculating the labor burden can either make or break a business. Construction companies spend many hours...

Benefits of construction cost estimating software

In the advent of the technological advancements that have taken place over the last several decades, the construction industry has...

Construction estimator skills: How to be a good estimator

Estimating software such as our general contractor software, are extremely useful tools. However, it is only a tool. Estimators still need...
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How to improve your construction estimation accuracy efficiently

Understanding how to increase your company's profit margin is vital to your business’s success. When you know not only how...
Construction Cost Estimating Process | ProEst

Construction cost estimating process

Construction estimating is an integral facet of the construction process. Construction estimators are responsible for researching, crafting, and presenting a comprehensive cost...
Why Is Construction Estimating Important? | ProEst

Why is construction estimating important?

No matter what type of commercial construction project you’re about to embark upon, the objective will always be the same:...
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What is a commercial construction cost estimator?

Providing an accurate forecast for upcoming project expenditures is crucial to the survival of any business or organization considering future...

Construction cost estimating: What is it & how it works

One of the significant challenges in the construction industry is managing projects with unique requirements and features. However, all projects...
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Top-Down Estimating: What is it and how it works

Do you know how your estimated pipeline looks each quarter? Are you sure you'll hit the forecast you developed? Can...

What is RSMeans & how to use it?

We’ve all heard the stories of construction projects, both large and small, running wildly over budget. Avoiding situations where construction...

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