Cost Estimating Services - US Estimating

Cost Estimating Services

Cost Estimating Services

For Residential and Commercial Projects, we prepare construction cost estimates for labor and materials to submit your bid or tender to complete your contract. The method used for the estimate is to fully define and understand the scope, take off or quantify of the scope, and apply costing to the scope, which can then be summed to a total cost. Proper documentation and review of specifications is also performed. Pricing can be varied depends on what you wish to charge for the scope. This includes CSI Master Format to ensure that all work is accounted for.

It can be of two types based on drawings provided.

  • Detailed construction estimate
  • Preliminary construction estimate

We can prepare the estimates for the General Contractors, Builders, Quantity Suppliers, Designers, Architects, Home-Owners and Subcontractors. We are specialized in all kinds of construction estimation e.g. interior, exterior, site, addition, renovation, and new work projects.

  • By using the project Zip Code, we put standard unit costs for labor and materials from Cost Books. When we use the project zip code, prices are automatically from the same area where the project is.
  • We provide Prevailing Wage Rate Estimates.
  • Union & Non-Union Estimates.

Our Range Of Services In Construction Cost Estimation

  • New project leaders
  • Subcontractor marketing
  • Litigation assistance
  • CPM planning
  • Project cost management
  • Management of change orders
  • Value engineering
  • CAD design

bid estimate

We can offer highly accurate and thorough construction estimating services to assist you in quoting and placing the order if you are a contractor involved in fieldwork and find the complicated tendering process difficult. We also manage your profile in the bidding network and help with bidding.

design estimate

Throughout the design process, architects and engineering firms need estimates to compare design decisions against the owner’s budget. To help them, we offer concepts, schematics, design development and comprehensive building cost estimation services.

How it works?

1. Project:

You can send/forward us the plans, specifications, and bid invitation in PDF format or via Dropbox link, Google Drive or any other website that allows us to review them.

When you forward us the plans via email, please do mention to us whether you would be bidding the whole project or selected trades so that we can review the drawing accordingly.

2. Reviewing & Proposal:

We’ll go through the plans with you in detail and provide you with a fee proposal for your approval. Only after your approval, we will start the work and there are no charges to review the plans.

Format & Software

  • Our work would be in an Editable Excel Sheet – if required, we can use your template or can put your company details on the Estimate/Proposal.
  • For to do quantities takeoff – we use software PlanSwift, BlueBeam, On Screen Takeoff (OST). Mostly we use PlanSwift.
  • We will be very happy to provide Software files as well as Markups/color drawings (if required).

Our Fees & Turnaround Time

  • We are dedicated to providing the highest quality services within our customer’s budgets.
  • We are very flexible in our fees; we are always after a long-term relationship not after one job Fee. For us, repeated work is more important than high charges of one job.
  • We charge Per Project/Plan.

Our Fees Depend on size and scope of the work But

  • Our average fees are like $250, $350, $450, $550 and we even do jobs in $100.
  • You can pay us Per Project, or you can pay us Weekly, Monthly or Quarterly.
  • We can complete the jobs within 2 to 3 working days.

I assure you that with us, you will never have any issues of quality or turnaround.

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