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.
As every contractor knows, a building project has a lot of moving parts, and
fluid communication among stakeholders is an important part of getting the
job done right. Learn why leveling up communication tools can lead to a
better experience—and improved outcomes-- for everyone involved.
The cost and availability of construction materials has yet to return to pre-Covid levels-- and remains one of the construction industry’s biggest challenges. Learn what you can do to protect profits and keep project timelines on track.
We can probably all agree that 2021 was quite a year, full of twists, turns, challenges and opportunities. And now that 2022 is off to a solid start, let’s take a quick look at how the construction industry fared over the last twelve months.
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.