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Why Is Construction Estimating Important? | ProEst

Why Is Construction Estimating Important?

By ProEst | June 1, 2018

No matter what type of commercial construction project you’re about to embark upon, the objective will always be the same: to fulfill your vision and accomplish the goals you’ve set out to achieve. However, before your ambitions can become a reality, your company needs to carefully examine real-world finances in order to determine the feasibility…

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How to Use Commercial Construction Estimating Software

By ProEst | June 1, 2018

Commercial construction estimating software is an invaluable tool for both general contractors and subcontractors of all sizes. Although many general contractors and subcontractors have already integrated cost estimating software into their operations, many others are still in the dark about what construction cost estimating software does and how it can help their business. In this…

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Construction Cost Estimating Process | ProEst

Construction Cost Estimating Process

By ProEst | June 1, 2018

Construction estimating is an integral facet of the construction process. Construction estimators are responsible for researching, crafting, and presenting a comprehensive cost analysis of a construction project. Creating a detailed cost estimate is a time consuming and laborious process. In this article, we’ll break down this process by showing how a construction cost estimate is…

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What Does a Construction Cost Estimator Do? | ProEst

What Does a Construction Cost Estimator Do?

By ProEst | June 1, 2018

Construction cost estimators fulfill a crucial role in the construction process. A construction cost estimator works closely with professionals in other areas of the construction process, including clients, architects, and vendors to craft a detailed proposal outlining the costs of a specific construction project. Although the importance of a building cost estimator cannot be understated…

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Should Subcontractors Use Construction Estimating Software?

By ProEst | June 1, 2018

Subcontractors need to be able to get accurate, comprehensive bids out to general contractors as quickly as possible. Completing estimates by hand can be a difficult process, which is prone to human error and takes time and resources. In this article, we’ll discuss the advantages of using a construction cost estimating software for subcontractors. Many…

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Why General Contractors Need Cost Estimating Software

By ProEst | June 1, 2018

For general contractors, making accurate estimates the first time around is critical to ensuring profitability and continued success. Creating estimates takes time, which costs money and can create headaches when changes to an estimate need to be made. Although many general contractors still perform estimates the old-school way, construction cost estimating software offers a number…

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Disney to Build New Star Wars Attraction

By ProEst | January 7, 2016

The Force keeps on getting stronger, even after the release of the highly anticipated film “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” This time, Disney is planning to significantly expand its theme parks to accommodate new Star Wars attractions. For this monumental achievement to happen, the company is planning to close down some attractions in the Anaheim…

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Coming soon: Pedestrian Bridge Between San Diego and Tijuana

By ProEst | December 3, 2015

Soon you will be able to walk fromTijuana in Mexico to San Diego in California using a brand new pedestrian bridge … there is a catch, though. In order to use the bridge, you’ll need to be an airline passenger. A new port of entry called the Cross Border Xpress is set to open on…

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