Case Studies

Good & Roberts Construction

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

Company: Good & Roberts, Inc.

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.

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Results:

  • 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.