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4 Takeoff Construction Shortcuts Every Estimator Should Know
In this business, every minute and every dollar counts. A slow or inaccurate construction takeoff can cost you the job....
How Construction Estimating Companies Align Their Business for Peak Performance
Alignment can mean many things in business. In certain environments, it means matching the information technology you use to your...
5 Reasons Your Estimating Spreadsheet Is Failing You
One of the most stressful aspects of construction planning is the cost estimation process, which is why many professionals in...
5 Methods to Optimize Your Construction Cost Report Processes
Streamlining your company’s construction cost report processes will save your team headaches, but building efficiency into every part of pre-construction...
New Ways to Align Your Construction Estimation Workflow Efficiently
As constructors, when we rely on manual means, we often create more hurdles than we remove, common ones being human...
Top Pre-construction Risk Assessment Techniques
Before you get involved in any construction or renovation project, you need to go through a pre-construction stage to take...
4 Secret Performance Tips for Commercial Construction Companies
1. Plan Ahead “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” —Antoine de Saint-Exupéry We all know planning is...
Simple Tips to Replace Your Construction Takeoff Sheet
Construction managers throughout the country habitually turn to manual takeoffs. As a result, they spend a considerable amount of time...
Why a Construction Estimating Worksheet Creates Costly Problems
Construction estimators play an irreplaceable role in their teams, their firms, and the construction industry. So, why are they working...
Improve Your Takeoff Estimate Speed with These Simple Tips
Improve your takeoff estimate speed while keeping accuracy in mind. Commercial construction leaders understand how streamlining the estimating and takeoff...
Centralizing Construction Data to Strengthen Business Communication
Spend less time in Excel and more time on profit-driving initiatives. Do your teams have to spend time catching up...
4 Ways to Improve Your Takeoff Estimating Accuracy
Accurate takeoffs are a critical part of the cost-estimating process because you're considering the material costs, which account for a...
Improving Your Construction Company Workforce's Accountability
If one of your workers makes a mistake on the job, it's up to you to call attention to it...
Going “Green”: Nurturing a New Generation of Builders
As a response to the energy crisis of the 1970s, green building methods sought to conserve scarce resources and reduce...
Top Down Estimating: Tips to Improve Visibility of Estimate Pipeline
Do you know how your estimate pipeline looks each quarter? Are you sure you'll hit the forecast you developed? Can...
How to Reduce Your Commercial Construction Takeoff Time
There's a difference between small one-off projects where construction managers can develop estimates in their head and large-scale commercial construction...
3 Smart Tips to Boost Your Commercial Construction Company Performance
The construction industry has seen significant shifts in the last decade, from stricter building code requirements to heavy attendance at...
Pre-construction Estimating Made Easy with These 4 Simple Steps
What if you had a tool that made it easier to deal with project hold-ups, that was integrated with your...
How to Improve Your Commercial Construction Cost Estimation Process
How much could flaws in your commercial construction cost estimating process be costing your business? As mentioned in Construction Business...
4 New Ways to Improve Construction Project Profits with Accessible Data
According to the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), profit margins for general contractors and subcontractors range between 1.4% and 3.5%...
Construction Project Management Techniques to Increase Profits
Project management means you wake up in the morning ready to motivate your team to get the job done! Or...
Reduce Costly Errors in Your Construction Estimating Services
Even though costly errors frequently occur on construction sites, that doesn't mean there aren't ways of proactively reducing them. According...
The Top 5 Risks of Construction Estimating Using Excel
All construction projects come with risks, from more serious instances of on-the-job injury to missed deadlines or faulty equipment. But...
3 Ways Construction Estimating Software Can Double Your Company's Performance
If you want to win more bids, you have to produce more estimates. But how can you produce those estimates...
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