Estimating
estimating

Estimating

ESTIMATING & BIDDING SERVICES:

If estimating is what you would like our assistance with, we will review your documents via e-mail and call to discuss what you would like assistance on and then within 24 hours if not sooner, get a proposal sent to you with the fee to perform your request.

Depending on what type of estimate you need , we can supply quantities ,unit prices along with the square foot costs of each trade division and the percentage of each division based on the whole estimate amount.
We also can provide an "Opinion of Probable Cost Report" that will describe what was estimated in each division.We can supply samples of our worksheet along with the cost report for your viewing. Just contact us.

Types of estimating services provide are:

 

 

Design Development (Level Three) - Estimates prepared at this level are used to verify budget conformance as the scope and design is finalized and final materials are selected.

Construction Document (Level Four) This level is used to verify pricing as details are finalized and the design is modified and completed.

Competitive & Tender Submission - Assistance with your team or compiling and reviewing contractor bids.

Review Contractor Bids for "Checks & Balances"- Provide an independent estimate against those submitted by others for comparative review and cost.Great for owners information.

Quantity Surveys- For General Contractors- To have a complete takeoff of materials for subcontractor discussions & negotiations or be able to insert cost from own database.

Quantity Surveys for Sub-Contractors- To assist when too busy and cannot effectively perform all take offs, or just to confirm estimating department takeoffs.

Assisting Estimating Department – On Tender Submission day or before we can assist your team in compiling and reviewing information.

Costs to Complete Reports - Provide reports when project not completed because contractor failure. Great for the real-estate or financial industry.

Loss & Reconstruction Costs- Natural or accidental damages.

Change Order Reviews- Review contractors change orders for valid costs.

Constructability Reviewsto minimize potential problems during project construction. If not properly addressed, these issues could result in change orders,claims and time extensions.


PROJECT ASSISTANCE:


We not only provide estimating services we can also assist in the following:

  • Owners Representation
  • Develop scopes of work
  • Site visits and reports of findings
  • Change order negotiation
  • Plan & Specifications reviews
  • Review of Contractors proposals
  • Attend tender submission meetings and provide reports.
  • Litigation support
  • Owners representation with contractors and projects.
  • Work with your team on special projects.


If your project assistance needs are not listed above, drop us an e-mail or phone call and we can discuss how we can assist.


CLIENTS SERVED:

We provide service to the following clients:

  • Architects
  • Designers
  • Building owners
  • Contractors
  • Developers
  • Banks
  • Sub-Contractors
  • Insurance Companies
  • Real Estate Industry
  • Attorneys
  • Municipalities
  • School Boards
  • Government Entity's

FEES & RATES

We will provide a proposal within 24 hours after reviewing your project and once the terms are agreed upon, a formal proposal / contract will be sent for review and acceptance.

After the signed proposal /contract review are returned ,we will begin the project.

For new clients we generally charge a fixed fee ( Guaranteed Maximum Price) for our services so you know what the fee will be before the work begins and can budget for this amount.


Some services may be more feasible on an hourly fee basis and this will be evaluated at the initial stage of our review together.

We often recommend to new clients that they consider this per-project option during the evaluation phase.

Our goal is to retain your business and be your source for estimating assistance so after our evaluation phase we offer yearlong contracts on an as needed basis at a reduced hourly rate.

Call or e-mail us for questions regarding any of the services we provide or to inquire if we can be of assistance to you.

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