Jeff Gerardi is the owner, President and CEO of ProEst, a California-based technology company that develops estimating software for the construction industry. Born into a family of business owners, Jeff has long had an entrepreneurial spirit. That’s why, in 1992, he welcomed the opportunity to take over the small estimating software company where he worked, and built it into the company he runs today--an organization with 8,000+ clients and office locations around the world.
There’s a reason so many contractors use Excel for project estimating—but there are plenty of downsides, too. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at what Excel can and can’t do when it comes to the bidding process—and why pivoting to construction-specific estimating software may be your best move.
Are your project teams ever frustrated by data that’s inaccurate, hard to find or missing altogether? Do you spend too much time moving project data from one system to the next? Data silos are often to blame, a reality for construction companies with technology that wasn’t built for integration.
ProEst has once again been included on the list of Inc Magazine’s fastest-growing companies in 2021, jumping an impressive 860 positions in a single year. The prestigious INC 5000 list recognizes noteworthy growth and business accomplishments of privately-owned US-based businesses across every industry.
Are you 100% happy with your handoff process? If you’ve ever experienced process bottlenecks, production delays, cost overruns and miscommunication between as projects are transferred from one team to another, it may be time for a change.