Most mechanical estimators working in construction today are forced to complete as many as eight estimates ...
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From bidding a project every 10 days to bidding three projects every week.
Estimators personally create more than 100 estimates a year, and most win just less than 25%. Here are 3 tips for winning bids.
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..
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.
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.
Frostburg State University Education & Health Science Center construction sequence created from a Barton Malow SketchUp model. Executing fast-paced construction projects requires expertise,...
In this guide, we’ll discuss why the modern construction industry is so dynamic and competitive in comparison to the past, and how the right cutting-edge technology will enable you to thrive.
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.
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.
Why keeping people six feet apart at work isn’t always practical and 6 ways to create an environment conducive to social distancing.
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.
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
How smaller construction firms solve challenges like limited visibility and access to bids, hiring and retaining skilled people, thin margins, embracing change and more.
Stand out among larger construction companies with better collaboration, faster payments to subcontractors, and by automating your most time-consuming tasks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You may be well versed in the advantages of construction estimating software, but if the challenge of implementing it is weighing heavily on your mind, you’re not alone.