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Good & Roberts Construction

Published on February 24, 2020

Good & Roberts Uses ProEst Estimating to Revolutionize its Estimating Process – and Save 800 Staff Hours a Year

Company: Good & Roberts, Inc., City ST – General Contractor

Employees: Varies between 100-150

Annual Revenues: $50M

Estimates: Approx. 400 each year

Challenge: Find a single solution to create estimates and takeoffs and handle the bid day rush to select subcontractor bids for final estimates.

Solution: ProEst Estimating 11 and the newly-enhanced ProEst Bid Day and ProEst Takeoff 11 modules.


  • Digital takeoff technology improves productivity by providing easy access to multiple layers on-screen
  • Colored takeoff printouts cut project familiarization time in half
  • Printed takeoffs that correspond to original plans protect against undocumented changes
  • Automated method of sorting and selecting lowest subcontractor bids lessens the stress associated with bid day
  • Bid Day module protects company from excluding items on final estimates
  • Responsive support decreases downtime
  • Greater efficiencies save 800 staff hours each year

Using ProEst Takeoff with digital plans and a mouse has revolutionized our estimating process.”

Jeff Gay, Vice President of Estimating
Good & Roberts, Inc.

About the client

Good & Roberts (G&R) is a multi-faceted builder providing General Contracting and Design/Build services to the San Diego region. Originally founded in 1979 by Jack Good and Stan Roberts, G&R specializes in large tenant improvement projects, small shell and core work, and specialty market sectors such as biomedical/life sciences, industrial and manufacturing, and technology.

About ProEst

ProEst provides advanced construction estimating capabilities for leading companies and public sector clients in the United States, Canada and Australia. Our cloud-based platform combines cost estimating, digital takeoffs and bid day analysis in a single powerful solution— a proven way to reduce costs, ensure accuracy and streamline pre-construction workflow.
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