Should subcontractors use takeoff software?
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Should Subcontractors Use Takeoff Software?

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.
commercial construction costs
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The Perfect Storm for Rising Construction Costs

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.
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What Is Commercial Construction?

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.
advice on construction estimating, bidding and procurement
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Welcome to the 1build Blog

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!