Our Services

Construction Cost Estimating Services

Welcome to Build an Estimate, where precision is matched with excellence in construction cost estimation and management support. In the fast-changing construction industry, our experienced team is ready to tackle the intricate details of any construction project and provide prompt, accurate, comprehensive cost estimates from beginning to end.

Your Trusted Partner in Construction Cost Management

With Build an Estimate, We are aware of the specific requirements of the construction market. Our custom-designed services cater to an array of clients, including:

  • General Contractors
  • Subcontractors
  • Project managers
  • Developers
  • Investors
  • Architects
  • Homebuilders
  • Owners
  • Vendors

Tailored to Your Needs

We understand that every client has different needs. Our services for estimating construction costs are crafted to meet the requirements of:

  • General Contractors
  • Subcontractors
  • Project managers
  • Developers
  • Investors
  • Architects
  • Homebuilders
  • Owners
  • Vendors

Our Range of Services

Cost Estimates:

Exact projections for your project's budget plan.

Materials Takeoffs:

Accurate evaluations of the materials required.

Feasibility Studies:

Conducting thorough evaluations to aid in informed decisions.

Assessment and management of bids:

Making it easier to manage the bidding process to make it more successful.

Consultation on Bid Files:

 Professional guidance on the complexities of bid submission.

NEW Project Leads:

Be on top of our valuable leads.

Subcontractor Marketing:

 Expand your reach with a marketing strategy.

Litigation Assistance:

Expert help in legal issues.

CPM Scheduling:

Streamlining project timelines for efficiency.

Project Cost Management:

Ensure that your project is within budget.

Change Order Management:

Effective management to avoid surprises.

Value Engineering:

Maximizing value without compromising on quality.

CAD Drafting:

Precision in design documentation.

Bid Estimating:

Confidence in making accurate bids.

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Bidding Simplified

Bidding for busy professionals can be complicated and takes a lot of time. Build an Estimate streamlines the process by providing highly detailed and precise cost estimates. We assist with exact bids filing bids, and coordinating your bidding network, allowing you to concentrate on delivering high-quality construction projects.

Digital Estimating for Architects and Engineers

Engineers and architects require accurate estimates of costs throughout construction. Build an Estimate offers services specific to every stage, from conceptual to comprehensive construction cost estimation. Make informed design decisions, ensure you conform, and execute high-quality projects by utilizing our knowledge.

Budget Estimating for Developers and Owners

For owners and developers, an accurate budget estimate is essential. Creating an Estimate gives accurate and precise cost estimates that help determine the budget's initial scope and secure financing, verify the contractor's bids, and set budgetary limitations. Make informed business choices, make smarter decisions, negotiate efficiently, and stay clear of costly change orders.

Preliminary Estimating for Investors and Owners

Investors, developers, and owners benefit from our dependable preliminary estimates. We offer accurate and reliable estimates based on past project information and square footage costs. It aids in the analysis of feasibility for projects.

CSI Division Construction Cost Estimating Services

Our experienced estimators, who adhere to AACE and AIQS guidelines, can cover all CSI divisions, which include:

  • Sitework
  • Earthwork
  • Masonry
  • Concrete
  • Finishes
  • Drywall
  • Painting
  • Flooring
  • Roofing
  • Lumber
  • Millwork
  • Cabinetry
  • Stucco
  • Metals
  • Structural Steel
  • Door/Window
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC
  • Thermal/Moisture Protection
  • Insulation

Construction Cost Estimating for Diverse Projects

Our estimators excel across many different tasks, including:

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Retail
  • Civil
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Public Safety
  • Urban Development
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Mixed-Use Development
  • Mining & Marine Projects
  • Renovations & Remodeling

Methodology for Construction Cost Estimating

We at Build An Estimate emphasise the importance of accurate estimates when establishing budgets and coordinating costs across the entire lifecycle of a project. Our methodology is based on an extensive process that begins with an in-depth review of the design documents followed by an exhaustive examination of various aspects like locations, materials logistics, permits and other cost-influencing factors.

Our team of trade-specific estimators will conduct quantity takeoffs to ensure an accurate breakdown of the project specifications. The lead estimator supervises the process to ensure alignment with project objectives.

In the past, having cultivated North American business relations with general contractors, vendors, and subcontractors. As a result, we've developed an extremely accurate cost database covering materials, labour, and equipment prices. To improve accuracy, our tools are industry-standard, like RSMeans or Craftsman, and incorporate zip codes into our pricing. This approach guarantees that our estimates match and surpass expectations, helping our clients confidently meet their goals. Our method of meticulousness includes:

  • An in-depth review of the design documents
  • Evaluation of various factors, such as materials, locations, permits and logistics
  • Quantity takeoffs based on trade-specific estimates
  • The lead estimator ensures that the project aligns with the project's goals.

Utilizing Cutting-Edge Construction Estimating Software

We use advanced estimation software, including Planswift, Bluebeam, FastPIPE, FastDUCT, FastWRAP, Trimble, and Quest Estimating, ensuring precision and effectiveness.

Work with confidence

Build an Estimate outsources construction estimating has several benefits:

  • Very precise, simple to understand, and precise estimates
  • The fastest turnaround time (24 -48 hours)
  • Estimators who have been certified by AACE and AIQS certification
  • Monthly takeoff packages that reduce 60% of the cost of hiring an estimator who works full-time.
  • 24/7 customer support

The Simple Process:

Submit your Drawing Plans:

Submit your drawings for review and analysis.

Request a Quote:

 Receive an estimate based on examining your design documentation.

Get Estimate:

Our expert estimators will provide a precise estimate while ensuring it aligns with your objectives and budget.

Our Service Areas

Build an Estimate has successfully delivered construction estimating services throughout United States of America and Canada. In the US, the portfolio of our company includes the following markets: New York, New Jersey, Florida, California, North Carolina, Virginia, Washington, Massachusetts, South Carolina, Oregon, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Minnesota, Illinois, Texas, Georgia, Arizona, Michigan, Missouri, Colorado, Kentucky, Indiana, Louisiana, Alabama, Maryland, Connecticut, Ohio.

Get Build an Estimate to provide precise, thorough, and reliable construction cost estimation services that take your construction projects to new levels. Work with us, and let's work together to achieve success.

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