Commercial construction estimating done right. Take a look behind the scenes to learn how these leading construction companies use ProEst estimating software to win more bids and run more profitable jobs.
As a hands-on CEO who likes to see every bid that goes out the door, Allen Wagner needed an estimating solution he could trust to be detailed, consistent and accurate to the penny—and still generate the kind of bidding volume needed to maintain the company’s desired level of growth.
When Brian Whelan founded his namesake company in Vancouver in 2021, his challenge was to compete with larger, more established firms. The ProEst estimating platform helped him generate polished proposals and win lucrative bids right away.
A general contracting company based in Lincoln, Nebraska, Perry Reid Construction needed a cloud-based estimating solution that worked seamlessly with Procore. After narrowing down the contenders, the company chose ProEst for its open platform versatility and ease-of-use.
A leading Northern California general contractor, Blach had spent years looking for an estimating solution that met their expectations for speed, stability and convenience. After implementing ProEst, the company doubled their estimating output.
With a firm belief in Lean-inspired principles, Oswald found that ProEst was the ideal solution to improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of their in-house estimating activities—and ProEst’s seamless integration with Procore was key.
Off-site construction pioneers Vantis leveraged the ProEst Cloud platform to keep a distributed workforce connected and productive. With ProEst in place, the company more than doubled their estimating output and increased annual revenue.
When the precon management team moved from Excel spreadsheets to ProEst, the impacts were immediate. But in 2020, they transitioned to the cloud giving O’Brien estimators and project stakeholders a new way to collaborate.
One of the region’s most respected builders, South Dakota’s Scull Construction has earned a reputation for excellence that spans four decades. Moving from Excel spreadsheets to ProEst was a departure from tradition for the company—a change that has been an essential part of the company’s innovation and growth.
A growing general contracting company based in San Jose, Cost Rica, IHD Group has gone all-in on cloud technology to help them monitor and manage their multi-million-dollar construction projects. It’s a strategy that’s already paying them back.
Known for their collaborative design/build process, Vermont's Neagely & Chase chose ProEst estimating software for it's inherent flexibility and cloud-based platform-- an ideal complement to their Procore construction management solution.
Tasked with producing 200+ estimates a year and planning for more, Wisconsin-based CCI turned to ProEst for a faster, more efficient estimating process. Equally valuable was a new ability for project stakeholders to collaborate in real time.
In-house contracting team Workplace Design and Delivery was eager to replace their outdated estimating process with an automated solution that integrated with Procore. ProEst fit the bill, improving workflow and the time/cost ratio.
SETTING A NEW STANDARD FOR METAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
Nebraska's Ironhide Construction specializes in metal building construction for commercial, agricultural and public sector clients. Their move to ProEst in 2018 was prompted by a growing volume of project bids and the need to integrate seamlessly with Procore and Acumatica.
A family-owned, four-generation general contractor based in Fall River, Massachusetts, Collins Construction Company is moving quickly to replace legacy technology with advanced cloud-based systems. The result, says President Rebecca Collins, is a small, people-focused company with unlimited potential to prosper and grow.
An iconic provider of synthetic playing surfaces, AstroTurf’s objective was to eliminate process siloes and increase stakeholder accountability. Replacing Excel with ProEst was the solution—offering new levels of efficiency and project visibility.
With a high volume of submitted bids—almost 3,000 last year— this Arizona subcontractor had outgrown Excel for estimating their playground installations. A move to ProEst helped scale their efforts and improve the bottom line.
This California-based contractor has worked on high-profile demolition projects for clients that include Sea World, San Diego Airport and the U.S. Navy. Their need to integrate project estimating and management processes led to the implementation of ProEst, a solution that proved essential for 2020's unexpected stay-at-home mandates.
Founding Inherent as a new business start-up in 2017, company executives made a 100% commitment to cloud-based business systems that work seamlessly together. Four years later they're being rewarded with revenue and growth that have exceeded their expectations.
Founded just three years ago, Florida-based Curran Young Construction hit the ground running with an all-in commitment to cloud-based technology for estimating and construction management. Today, growth is accelerating and both ProEst and Procore are an integral part of their business strategy.
An award-winning family-owned business, AMR provides masonry restoration and maintenance throughout Minnesota. AMR chose ProEst for its functionality, flexibility and price—and has seen major improvements in estimating productivity.
Citing the need for a highly customizable estimating solution, this Indianapolis-based civil construction company moved to the ProEst Cloud platform in 2018. The company credits ProEst with a streamlined approach to bidding complex municipal jobs.
Experiencing a prolonged period of business growth, Australia-based Outside Ideas weighed their options for a new estimating solution, ultimately choosing ProEst for its seamless integration with their Vista accounting software.
With end-to-end process integration as a priority, Ohio-based HGC used ProEst to transfer detailed cost breakdowns to their Viewpoint software. The result was greater efficiency and the elimination of potential manual data entry mistakes.
One of Canada’s leading construction firms, Con-Tech needed an estimating platform to support their remote workforce. Moving to ProEst Cloud in 2018, the company discovered that the solution’s simplicity and scalability was just as important.