Technology and latest software have made the construction bidding process more competitive. A small error in quantities can make big difference. Over estimating quantities may lead to losing a job, and under estimating quantities can badly hurt your profits. Therefore, Bidding Professionals only rely on the latest and industry leading quantity takeoffs software and the most up to date costing data. Here’s a list of a few software we use to prepare your quantity takeoffs and cost estimates.
Planswift is a user-friendly & customizable platform that creates assemblies of commonly used materials, waste and even labor. Then drag those assemblies onto the takeoff items for instant and accurate estimates. You can get PlanSwift by clicking here.www.planswift.com/pricing
Bluebeam Revu includes a suite of measurement tools that allow us to carefully capture project scope and produce a higher quality quantity takeoff that will give you the competitive edge. You can get Bluebeam by clicking here.www.bluebeam.com
On Center Software
On-screen takeoff automatically saves material takeoff calculations. Addendums to plans the day before bid day can be recalculated without starting from scratch ensures that Bidding Professionals is able to produce advanced, laser-fast, accurate takeoffs for you. You can get On Center by clicking here.www.oncenter.com
RSMeans is a database that provides accurate and up-to-date cost information to help you build competitive estimates in less time.
You can get RS Means online by clicking here.www.rsmeans.com/products/online/packages/facility-managers-package-with-life-cycle-costing.aspx
Craftsman National Estimator
Craftsman costing books are another database which have comprehensive and reliable costs to construction activities. You can get Craftsman by clicking here.www.craftsman-book.com