Construction Estimating Software
Construction Estimating Software

Marking Up

  • This module allows the enquiry process to be carried out in parallel with the estimating process
  • The module allows rapid marking up of the Estimate with Trades, by Item, groups of like Items, Pages, Sections etc, with multiple Trades per Item, if required
  • Items are extracted for the Enquiry and displayed/printed as a Trade Bill. Page breaks are automatically generated and hard breaks can be added to format the enquiry
  • Any number of Subcontractors can be added to the Enquiry from a Register of Subcontractors or directly into the job. Details of Depots/Regional Offices can be defined and used
Construction Estimating Software


  • Enquiries can be printed or sent by e-mail. Emails can be in CITE, Word or Excel formats and can have attached files such as specifications etc
  • Standard letters can be created within the module and attached to the enquiry. Labels can be defined and printed for each Subcontractor in the enquiry
  • Enquiry progress can be tracked, with follow-up letters, recording of contact by telephone etc
  • Quotations returned by email in Excel format can be imported directly into the comparison sheet
Construction Estimating Software
Construction Estimating Software
Construction Estimating Software

Analysis and Comparison

  • Comparisons can include general discounts, trading discounts and specified adjustments for each Subcontractor. The Comparison contains an "Own Rate" value which can be set to include/exclude Resource Types (such as Labour, Plant, Materials etc) on an Item by Item basis or across the whole Enquiry
  • Un-priced Subcontractor's rates can be set as "Included" or a variety of types including Highest, Lowest or Average of the other Rates. Full analysis of a Subcontractors quote is provided
  • Rates can be compared as a variance against a selected Subcontractor or against the Own Rate values
  • The Items on this analysis can be limited to only those which vary by a percentage
  • Analysis of the rates allows the "best" Subcontractor to be selected. The rates for that Subcontractor can be entered directly into the Estimate Items, optionally removing existing elements of the Item's rates. This process can also be reversed, re-establishing the original Item build-ups
  • Register of Subcontractors, Regional Offices, Subcontractor/Trade allocations

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