Estimating Overview

 

 

 

 

 

Contractor Challenge:

  • Are you comfortable with Excel spreadsheets to do detailed estimates but wish that you could easily create and manage a detailed project estimate with pull-downs and a powerful database?
  • Are you asked to provide a conceptual estimate in a matter of days or hours from your company’s historical data?

Estimating Solutions Overview in 90 seconds:

Ways to Understand Labor Costs In Your Estimates (Article & White Paper from Trimble Constructible)

Accurate estimating is a must in the construction industry. You need good estimates of the costs involved in any project on the table in order put in a realistic bid. This shouldn’t just appear low and appealing— but also accurate. Bid too… >>more from Trimble Constructible>>

From Paper to PC: Why Estimators Are Adopting BIM Technology (Article & Free Guide from Trimble Constructible)

Project estimation has come a long way in the past ten years. Thanks to evolving BIM technology, estimators are improving day-to-day workflows, reducing overall project costs, and saving money by reducing time and resourcing. >>More from Trimble Constructible>>

Is your estimating strategy holding you back?  Take the 5 minute assesment:

Are your hands tied in the competitive bidding process? Learn how technology can play a part in improving your estimating, here.

How We Can Help:

  • Create feasibility budgets in Modelogix based off of completed project actuals in Prolog.
  • Create detailed estimates in WinEst from the conceptual estimates in Modelogix.
  • Create project budgets in Prolog from detailed estimates in WinEst; and close out the project with actuals in Prolog and send the data back to Modelogix for even more precise courtesy estimates for Owners.

This 7-minute video from Trimble explains more about the interoperability of Trimble’s solutions:

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