Subcontractors often assume that takeoff software will solve their estimation problems, but it could end up costing their business time and money. In this post, we discuss the best alternative to estimating software.
The most successful projects follow best practices. In this post, we cover the 6 essential phases of the construction process to help general contractors keep their projects on time and under budget.
If you’re a builder, you’ve probably noticed that construction costs have skyrocketed in 2020. In this post, we look at 4 incidents in 2020 that led to what we call a “perfect storm” for increasing construction costs and what you can do to increase your profits in the wake of this storm.
Many of the largest and most beautiful structures in the world are built by commercial construction. In this blog post, we define and demystify the term, show how the term evolved, and provide examples of the common projects built in this important construction sector.
Most contractors lose more bids than they win. To start winning more than you lose, the secret is to bid a job as a general contractor. Check out our latest cheat sheet to help you win more bids.
Most construction firms are struggling to get new projects and/or make a profit. We’re excited to announce a brand new free guide: A Contractor’s Guide to Increasing Construction Profit Margins: Unlocking the Benefits of Construction Estimating Services.
Creating accurate cost estimates is one of the most difficult and time-consuming aspects of bidding for new jobs. That’s why we’re happy to announce a new free cost estimate template for Excel.
Construction estimating is changing rapidly. Learn what construction estimating is and why accuracy is essential for construction estimates.
Meet the new 1build blog! Our new construction blog will provide all of the latest content, news, and resources on construction estimation, bidding and procurement for builders!