Winning the Work

From requests for bids to managing change – we cover everything you need to know to make your project planning profitable.

  • Strategies for Scaling and Optimizing Prefabrication Services

    Strategies for Scaling and Optimizing Prefabrication Services

    Three contractors share what they've learned about the planning, automation, integration, sales and marketing, and scaling of prefabrication services.

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  • Increased Bid Accuracy and a True Competitive Advantage with Model-based Estimating

    Increased Bid Accuracy and a True Competitive Advantage with Model-based Estimating

    From bidding a project every 10 days to bidding three projects every week.

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  • Here's How Expert Estimators Win More Bids

    Here's How Expert Estimators Win More Bids

    Estimators personally create more than 100 estimates a year, and most win just less than 25%. Here are 3 tips for winning bids.

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  • Ways to Understand Labor Costs In Your Estimates

    Ways to Understand Labor Costs In Your Estimates

    Accurate estimating is a must in the construction industry. You need a good way to estimate the costs involved in any project in order put in a realistic bid. But labor costs can make your estimates..

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  • Estimating and Bidding Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make: Part 1

    Estimating and Bidding Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make: Part 1

    This is Part 1 of a two-part series on common estimating and bidding mistakes. In Part 1, Don Kiper takes us through estimating mistakes that you could be making.

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  • How to Prepare a Profitable Bid/Build Estimate [INFOGRAPHIC]

    How to Prepare a Profitable Bid/Build Estimate [INFOGRAPHIC]

    A robust estimating process can not only safeguard your estimates and reduce the risk of errors but can lead the way to more profitable jobs.

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  • How to create successful construction bids using 3D modeling

    How to create successful construction bids using 3D modeling

    Frostburg State University Education & Health Science Center construction sequence created from a Barton Malow SketchUp model.  Executing fast-paced construction projects requires expertise,...

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  • How to Add Value to Your Cost Estimates with Value Engineering

    How to Add Value to Your Cost Estimates with Value Engineering

    Learn what value engineering is and is not, an approach and 3 stages of good value engineering in construction, and tips for adding value to your estimates.

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  • Building a Better BIM Team Checklist

    Building a Better BIM Team Checklist

    Use this multi-disciplinary BIM Team best practices checklist to make sure you breaking down silos, and improving collaboration and project management at every touchpoint.

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  • Social Distancing at Work: Can You Mind the Six Foot Bubble?

    Social Distancing at Work: Can You Mind the Six Foot Bubble?

    Why keeping people six feet apart at work isn’t always practical and 6 ways to create an environment conducive to social distancing.

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  • 5 Tough Questions for Construction Experts [VIDEO]

    5 Tough Questions for Construction Experts [VIDEO]

    Construction experts answer questions about the future of BIM, robots in construction, labor shortages and talent retention, mixed reality in construction, and the Constructible Process.

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  • Keeping Your Business Connected with Trimble7:16

    Keeping Your Business Connected with Trimble

    Watch this video recap to learn how Trimble MEP is there to support our customers during this time of social distancing. Get all the latest updates on: https://go.mep.trimble.com/remote-working

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  • Innovative Solutions to Unique Challenges Facing Small to Midsize Construction Companies

    Innovative Solutions to Unique Challenges Facing Small to Midsize Construction Companies

    How smaller construction firms solve challenges like limited visibility and access to bids, hiring and retaining skilled people, thin margins, embracing change and more.

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  • How to Differentiate Your General Contracting Company From Larger Competitors

    How to Differentiate Your General Contracting Company From Larger Competitors

    Stand out among larger construction companies with better collaboration, faster payments to subcontractors, and by automating your most time-consuming tasks.

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  • What to Do When Your Cost Estimators Don’t Like Change

    What to Do When Your Cost Estimators Don’t Like Change

    You can convince your estimators that there’s a better method to cost estimating than using spreadsheets. Here are some ways to position construction estimating software as a win-win for everyone.

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  • Do Your Construction Estimates Make You Look Like a Dinosaur?

    Do Your Construction Estimates Make You Look Like a Dinosaur?

    Don’t let technology pass you by and hurt your ability to stay relevant. Construction estimating software is a smart and easy place to begin to embrace new tech and keep up with owners’ expectations.

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  • How to Calculate the ROI of Construction Estimating Software

    How to Calculate the ROI of Construction Estimating Software

    When your estimators have been relying on traditional methods like spreadsheets to produce estimates, making the leap to construction estimating software can be a big one.

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  • Should Trends in the Construction Industry Make You Rethink Your Estimating Processes?

    Should Trends in the Construction Industry Make You Rethink Your Estimating Processes?

    Industry trends are giving future-focused construction contractors pause, causing them to take a closer look at their processes and find ways to be more flexible and efficient—or risk falling behind.

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  • Your Estimating Spreadsheets Are Good Enough… or Are They?

    Your Estimating Spreadsheets Are Good Enough… or Are They?

    Some construction estimators feel their spreadsheets are better than dedicated estimating software. But there are risks to spreadsheets which are compounded by the complexity to make them fit for use.

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  • 7 Tips for Plumbing Success in Modern Construction

    7 Tips for Plumbing Success in Modern Construction

    We’ve identified seven simple but powerful tips that plumbing companies have put into practice to enhance their competitive positioning and optimize their workflow - from design to construction.

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