Soaring lumber prices are causing widespread chaos in the construction industry, thwarting momentum in residential construction and decreasing contractors’ profit margins. Here we provide three practical strategies for navigating volatility in lumber prices.
More than 50% of the work completed on construction sites is non-value-added work, which increases wastes and reduces profitability. In this post, we discuss 6 strategies for eliminating construction waste in your projects.
Cost overruns are the greatest risk to any construction project large or small. Without accurate cost estimates, project costs can balloon out of control. In our latest roundup, we not only reveal the biggest, boldest and most expensive construction projects being built on earth or over it, but also their runaway costs.
Estimating a project's costs accurately can be almost as difficult as trying to estimate the timetable needed to get the job done. Fortunately, we've put together this guide to help you create an accurate concrete takeoff estimate for your next project.
1build isn’t just for estimators. In this blog post, we show how successful real estate development funds, like Seagull Prime Real Estate, are leveraging 1build estimates to strengthen loan qualification for their projects.
Developing a professional and competitive bid proposal for a project is difficult and time-consuming, but 1build is here to help. We’re excited to announce our new free “ultimate” construction bid template for MS Word and PDF!
1build was selected by the National Association for Home Builders as a Top 9 innovative startup from 100 construction companies. Discover why 1build stood out in a sea of startups.
Learn how concrete contractor Crescenta Valley Concrete won a 420K Bid with a 1build estimate.
The construction industry is going through a digital transformation. Builders that don’t get onboard will get left behind. In this post, we discuss 17 new technology advancements that are shaking up the industry.
Estimating a project's costs accurately can be almost as difficult as trying to estimate the timetable needed to get the job done. Fortunately, we've put together this guide to help you create an accurate framing takeoff estimate for your next project.