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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.
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You only get one chance to make a first impression. When it comes to large or complex construction projects, your first impression is often your response to a request for a conceptual estimate.
As a construction estimator, you’re under pressure to work quickly. Needing to move quickly, but beware of generic cost estimates. Generic cost averages can’t ensure accurate construction estimates.
MEP estimators must work their magic consistently, sometimes with very little hard data to go on. Here are 5 challenges they face today and practical tips for addressing them.
How do you decide if conceptual estimates are really worth pursuing? Read this post to discover a few key considerations that can make your decision clearer.
General contractors are losing money relying on paper-based construction files. Learn the 5 ways paper-based construction files are costing money, and how digital cost-estimating can help.
Spreadsheets are a familiar estimating tool for a lot of industries. Because they’re a staple of the business software mix, they’re an easy choice. That doesn’t mean they’re the best choice for you.
While basic spreadsheets were once the de facto standard, they’re no longer the best solution. They lack critical features and functionality that could be putting your profits in danger.
Your firm can’t afford another bad estimate. Learn how to improve the appeal of your bids with a few easy tips and construction estimating software.
Experts estimate that most construction companies only win between 10-20% of the projects they bid. Estimating is often considered to be a numbers game. Here's how to compete for bigger projects.