Bids Phase Delivers To You Detailed and Accurate Construction Cost Estimates & Material Takeoffs Within 24 Hours.
Estimating and Quantities Take-off services for more than 15 years
Bids Phase, LLC exists to solve the critical issues facing our clients, both large and small. Our unique approach is not only what differentiates us, but also what makes us successful. We provide a broad range of services and solutions to help owners, developers, contractors, architects, home builders, design professionals, construction managers, subcontractors, and organizations facilitate change, achieve their vision and optimize performance and productivity.
To bring it up to speed and meet you where you are. Today cost estimation is clunky, chaotic, and inaccurate. Hiring an estimator in-house is unaffordable and takeoff software is impossible to use.
At Bids Phase, we took the best of both: actual professional estimators plus smarter software that you don’t have to learn. PE makes the whole process a truly enjoyable experience for builders. And we’re well on our way to changing the entire game just ask our host of happy, satisfied, bid-winning customers.
Because we get to know you, your projects, and your process, we develop a trusted partnership that takes the stress out of your estimation process. Once you start working with us, we learn about your typical projects, labor rates, and favorite suppliers. And we bring that knowledge to every project, so you’re never starting from scratch. It’s the support and advice you need to nail your numbers and win more bids. With 1build, you can rest easy knowing we have your back, always.
And our trusted team lives up to that every day. We are experts in our fields, a team that includes experienced estimators, award-winning architects, construction managers, and data scientists. We combine our knowledge, experience, and professional expertise to make life easier and help your business succeed. It’s the kind of team and collective know-how you won’t get from any other service, company, or in-house estimator.
We have earned a reputation as one of the most, detailed, insightful and comprehensive construction cost consultancies in the industry. Our Cost Consultants hold degrees in construction management, civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and related disciplines. Additionally, our versatile project experience across a variety of sectors enables our team to serve on the most professionally, technically complex and creative construction projects. Each member of our talented team is carefully selected and highly trained.
We assist you producing milestone estimates to manage prices at each stage of construction. Construction bid is a process of providing potential customer with a proposal to build or manage the building of a structure. It’s also the method through which subcontractors pitch their services to general contractors. Construction contractors get most of their activity through project bidding. Although builders often deal with training or guidance in building skills, they usually learn about bidding and how to develop a winning bid for getting the job, and face painful mistakes along the way.
Construction application is the process of giving potential client a proposal for construction or management of a project. To create successful construction applications, keep in mind the golden rules of the industry: start with a very accurate cost estimate and submit the lowest bid of all competing contractors. The application process starts with a study of the construction plans and the take-off of the quantity of material. If you want to learn more about building planning, visit this comprehensive guide to building plans. However, there are many nuances and difficulties in this seemingly simple formula. We will look more closely at this later.
Our aim is to provide accurate information and robust cost estimations which assist construction and building professional in making sound decisions in managing the resources at their disposal. We deliver our service with greater transparency and efficiency.
A material takeoff Services is an indispensable tool for every stakeholder construction industry. Our experienced quantity surveyors understand all aspects of construction. This helps in generating a comprehensive takeoff, even in the earliest stages of designing and planning. All of our takeoff reports are accompanied by detailed and color coded takeoff drawings. Our approach to quantities take-off estimating is to assign a lead estimator whose experience and leadership is a good fit for the team and project. The lead estimator is involved from project concept through construction completion and is supported by discipline-specific estimators as needed. A baseline estimate is established early, and updates occur as issues arise. We do not do this just at 30 percent, 60 percent and 90 percent drawing completion. This is the key to keeping the project within budget and on schedule.
Accurate estimating begins with the understanding that every aspect of a project has a cost associated with it. That’s why commercial construction cost estimator involves listening to you, the owner, to understand your project goals, predicting costs by understanding market conditions, using supplier and subcontractor relationships for pricing and constructability, capturing cost history and communicating this information in a timely and meaningful way to the project team.
Our estimating department comprises professional construction estimating consultants who specialize in one or more disciplines, including site, civil, architectural, structural, mechanical and electrical. At least one of our expert estimators cover virtually every aspect of a project.
We understand the Mechanical and Electrical trades are more complex and technical with new technology developments. We have a separate division looking after the MEP trades with professionals have prior experience for both execution and estimation. Our team specializes in a multitude of software being used to do MEP estimates including traditional software such as Planswift and Bluebeam to trade specific softwares like Trimble’s Accubid.
Our MEP estimates can be easily updated and manipulated by customers to meet their specific requirements. The estimate has materials and labor hours broken down, with labor units calculated from PHCC, MCAA or any other database depending upon client requirements.