There’s a reason so many contractors use Excel for project estimating—but there are plenty of downsides, too. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at what Excel can and can’t do when it comes to the bidding process—and why pivoting to construction-specific estimating software may be your best move.
ProEst is offered free of charge to accredited colleges, universities and vocational schools for use in their construction management curricula—offering today’s students the hands-on training they need to succeed as tomorrow’s construction professionals.
How much time are you really spending on your estimates? ProEst now lets you track your estimating hours by project, individual user, and other definitions. It’s a better way to plan estimate turnaround, measure estimating productivity, and deliver bids on time.
Implementing an efficient new estimating tool makes a lot of sense for your business, but you may experience pushback from the very people who are asked to use it. Learn seven simple ways you can help your estimators embrace change and get on board.
America's #1 construction accounting software, Foundation improves efficiency, streamlines processes, and simplifies the complexities that come with construction management -- from payroll to job cost accounting.
Watch as CEO Jeff Gerardi walks through ProEst’s powerful integrations, advanced functionality that lets you seamlessly transfer estimate data to cloud-based project management and accounting software.
A need to integrate project estimating and management processes led this California-based contractor to move from Excel to the ProEst cloud platform, a solution that proved essential for 2020's unexpected stay-at-home mandates.
Get the end-to-end insight and control you need to run more profitable jobs with Sage Intacct financial management software—the best-in-class cloud-based solution that integrates seamlessly with ProEst.
With ProEst part of the curriculum, accredited colleges, universities, and vocational schools are delivering the kind of real-world, technology-based construction learning students need to excel in a digital world.
When Melissa Collins took the reins of her family-owned construction company, she brought a fresh point of view and a renewed commitment to the company’s culture, technology, and leadership—and made sure that ProEst was part of the equation.
Our enhanced sort type functionality gives you an unlimited number of ways to group and organizes your estimated data-- offering a quick, easy way to summarize and view project hours, estimate costs, and other project-specific details.
Acumatica Cloud ERP gives you and your field teams anytime, anywhere access to reporting, dashboards, and data analytics, and more—the efficiency and flexibility you need to control costs, manage deadlines and run more profitable jobs.
We’re proud to partner with certified non-profit builders and other 501-C3 organizations to use ProEst for construction projects in the communities that need them most. Learn how we’re actively supporting worthy causes everywhere we can make a difference.
A growing general contracting company based in San Jose, Costa Rica, IHD Group has gone all-in on cloud technology to help them monitor and manage their multi-million-dollar construction projects. It’s a strategy that’s already paying them back.
With Procore, you’ll stay on schedule and on budget, no matter how complex the project. With 24/7 access to project information, teams work together on a single, easy-to-use platform. Result? More visibility. Improved collaboration. Better business results.
We’re proud to partner with accredited colleges, universities and vocational institutions to provide no-cost access to the ProEst platform-- education, skill-building and support designed to prepare the next generation of construction professionals for successful industry careers.
An accurate estimate is only as good as the items in your database—the heart of all costing information. Our new item editing functionality helps ensure that individual items are easy to modify and update, the best way to ensure that your material, labor and equipment cost calculations are competitive.
Acknowledging the need for a faster, more standardized approach to the bidding process, Scull Construction executives replaced Excel with the ProEst cloud platform, anticipating full integration with the company’s recently implemented Procore and Foundation applications.
Foundation Software delivers complete job cost accounting, project management and mobile applications for contractors, all designed to help you run the business side of construction. See why FOUNDATION® has been America’s #1 construction accounting software solution for over 30 years.
Our partnerships with qualified nonprofit organizations help ensure that safe living environments and thriving communities are available for those in need. ProEst is proud to make a difference by providing free access to technology, training and technical assistance in not-for-profit building projects across the country.
Accurately forecasting labor costs is essential to creating a competitive bid. Our latest cost management feature gives you a new ability to set up and maintain a variety of labor types and rates as well as designate rates for multiple geographic areas.