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Construction Estimating Consultant

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Are you a contractor struggling to keep up with the demanding bidding process? Are you tired of missing opportunities or bidding on the wrong jobs? Look no further than Build an Estimate - your ultimate construction estimating consultant.

Our team of experienced estimators and consultants has served over 1000 satisfied clients across North America's construction industry. We are well-versed in current market conditions and possess a keen eye for detail, enabling us to help you beat the competition and generate more leads.

At Build an Estimate, we offer a comprehensive range of services designed to streamline your construction projects' estimation phase. From budget estimates to construction document estimates, we offer advice on budgeting, filing proposals, selecting contractors, negotiations, value engineering, and project closeout. Our expert estimators use the latest takeoff software and a highly developed construction cost database to provide you with accurate and reliable estimates.

We pride ourselves on adhering to the policies and guidelines of certified American estimators organizations like the American Association of Cost Engineers (AACE) and the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS). Our diverse portfolio of commercial, residential, and industrial projects serves developers, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, home builders, owners, and lenders.

Don't let the bidding process hold you back any longer. Contact Build an Estimate today to learn how we can help you succeed in the competitive construction industry.

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Our Construction Estimating Services

At Build an Estimate, we provide expert consultation to help our clients gain a comprehensive understanding of construction costs and manage their budgets effectively. With 15 years of experience and a thorough understanding of the AEC industry, we offer a wide range of services, including:

Feasibility Studies

If you're a developer, investor, or owner unsure about investing your time, resources, and budget into a project, we can help. Our preliminary estimates, feasibility studies, and square footage prices provide you with economic, legal, scheduling, and financial perspectives to help you make informed decisions.

Preconstruction and Change Order Management

We understand that accurate material takeoffs, labor and man-hours, and reliable estimating services are critical to successful construction project planning. Our team of expert estimators and consultants offer comprehensive preconstruction and change order management services to GCs, construction managers, and owners. From procurement to value analysis, scheduling to labor force hiring, we ensure that your project is completed on time and within budget.

CPM Scheduling Services

Our CPM consultants work collaboratively with your project teams to ensure on-time completion of the project by planning activities, measuring progress, quantifying results, and updating to changes throughout the entire lifecycle of the project. We help you choose the most suitable path for the project execution to achieve your project milestones.

Bidding Assistance

As a contractor, if you require assistance with the bidding process, our team of expert construction estimators is here to help. We not only perform accurate bill of material and create your bids but also provide consultancy regarding bid filing and tactics to win and negotiate on jobs. We also contribute to helping our clients by managing their bidding network profiles.

Litigation Assistance

If you are facing a legal dispute related to negligence, negligent misrepresentation, deceptive trade practices, or fraud in the construction industry, we can help. Our estimating consultant employs accurate cost data to resolve conflicts among contractors, vendors, designers, and owners. Our independent and unbiased estimates with our company's stamp can assist you through intervention, negotiation, testimonies, and trials.

Project Cost Management

We understand the challenges of budget constraints faced by construction companies. Our consultants engage with the project teams from planning and design to construction and closeout to estimate, monitor, and control costs to achieve the project goals. Trust us to help you manage your project costs effectively.

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Who Can Benefit from Our Estimating Consultant?

Project Cost Management

As a real estate developer, you need to have a clear understanding of the project costs to secure funding and make informed decisions. Our estimators provide reliable preliminary estimates, while our consultants guide you through the planning process, budget management, loan allocation, pricing strategies, and contractor negotiations.

General Contractors

Tight budgets and strict timelines are the biggest challenges faced by general contractors. Our consultation team can help with project scheduling, bid quality control, and negotiations with subcontractors to ensure that your project is completed on time and within budget.


We help homeowners understand the execution process of their projects and deal with contractors. Our in-house architectural design and CAD drafting services can also assist in developing drawing plans.


Architects rely on estimates to adjust design elements within their clients' budget limits. Our consulting team uses schematic drawings to create a budget estimate that is updated at each stage of the design process.


Subcontractors can struggle to manage their bidding process while being focused on site activities. Our estimating consultants can manage bidding network profiles, file bids, and develop strategies to win and negotiate prices for projects. We also help with subcontractor marketing and project lead generation.


Vendors can benefit from our consultation services to help them measure quantities, determine costs, and calculate labor to create quotes for their clients.

Our Construction Estimating Services Cover All CSI Divisions

At Build an Estimate, we offer comprehensive construction estimating services that encompass all CSI divisions of the construction industry. Our experienced estimators are skilled in accurately estimating the costs associated with each trade, including but not limited to:

  • Concrete
  • Masonry
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Ductwork
  • HVAC
  • Sitework
  • Earthwork
  • Finishes
  • Drywall
  • Painting
  • Lumber
  • Insulation
  • Structural steel
  • Rebar
  • Door/Window
  • Door/Window
  • Thermal/moisture protection
  • Plastic/wood composites

What Projects Can You Get Estimating Consultancy For?

At Build an Estimate, we offer consultancy services for a wide range of residential, industrial, and commercial projects, including:

  • Residential projects, such as townhomes, modular homes, high rises, apartments, and private homes
  • Commercial projects, including offices, warehouses, theaters, and sports arenas
  • Institutional projects, like educational facilities and healthcare centers
  • Retail projects, such as shopping centers, grocery stores, and restaurants
  • Industrial projects, such as manufacturing units, food processing plants, and power facilities
  • Civil projects, including bridges, dams, and highways
  • Mining and marine projects
  • Restoration and repair projects

Our experienced estimators and consultants possess the knowledge and skills necessary to provide you with reliable and accurate cost estimates, regardless of your project's size or complexity.

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