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 Cost Estimating Services

SMA Estimating

Cost Estimating

Professional cost estimating services help you save your time and money. It is because you accurately know the project cost and have a defined timeline prepared by the experts of SMA Estimating. They know exactly how to deliver excellence via cost estimating services.

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Cost Estimating

To satisfy the ever-increasing demands of the construction sector, SMA Estimating offers a comprehensive range of construction cost estimating services and cost management solutions. Since the previous decade, SMA Estimating has been assisting clients across the United States in acquiring cost estimation services. Our systems are developed to provide our customers precise Take-Offs and close-to-exact prices based on your Area Code.

Having expertise in the construction sector, we have developed a deep understanding of market dynamics and can provide cost management services for projects of any complexity. Our team of professional estimators provides customers with accurate, fast, and complete assessments that include marked-up plans, with a specific emphasis on precision and attention to detail, and they stay involved with the project from start to finish related to project cost management services.

We genuinely understand that each of our clients has specific demands; therefore, our construction cost estimation services are designed to meet those needs.

Our customer base includes:
General Contractors Vendors
Project managers Owners
Investors Architects
Subcontractors Homebuilders
Developers

Having expertise in the construction sector, we have developed a deep understanding of market dynamics and can provide cost estimates for projects of any complexity. Our team of professional estimators provides customers with accurate, fast, and complete assessments that include marked-up plans, with a specific emphasis on precision and attention to detail, and they stay involved with the project from start to finish.

We genuinely understand that each of our clients has specific demands; therefore, our construction cost estimation services are designed to meet those needs.

Our customer base includes:
General Contractors Vendors
Project managers Owners
Investors Architects
Subcontractors Homebuilders
Developers
Our range of cost estimating services for the Construction Industry
  • Cost estimates
  • Feasibility studies
  • Bid evaluation
  • New project leads
  • Material take-offs
  • Bid management
  • Consultation on bid filing
  • CPM scheduling
  • Change order management
  • Value engineering
  • Litigation assistance
  • Project cost management
  • Subcontractor marketing
  • CAD drafting
Design Estimating for Construction Industry

Architects and engineering firms require estimates throughout the design phase to compare design options to the owner’s budget. We provide conceptual, schematic, design development, and detailed construction and architecture cost estimating to assist them.

Bid Estimating for Construction Industry

Suppose you’re a busy contractor with much fieldwork and having trouble with the intricate bidding process. If that’s the scenario, we can help you by providing comprehensive and precise construction cost estimating services to help you bid and win projects. Not only that, but we also assist with bid filings and manage your profile on the bidding network

Budget Estimating for Construction Industry

If you’re a business owner or developer, outsourcing our budget and controlling cost services can assist you in defining the original budget, project finance, verifying contractor bids, and allocating budget limitations to architects. It also aids in the selection of the appropriate material, as well as efficiency and cost control. Our cost estimates can give you the accurate price you need to make informed decisions about vendor bids and contractor negotiations to prevent extra change orders. A budget estimate helps determine how much available cash may be allocated to the project’s various components. This allows you to evaluate if the project can be completed within your budgetary restrictions.

Preliminary Estimating for Construction Industry

Preliminary estimates are used in the early phases of project planning to assist investors, developers, and owners in assessing the project’s feasibility. We give the most trustworthy and defensible early bim cost estimating and unit cost estimating based on data from previous products and partial drawing plans. Our estimators calculate square footage expenses to assist our clients in determining if the project is worth their money and effort.

You might be wondering why clients need an initial estimate. The leading causes are as follows:
  • To receive an estimate of the overall construction cost.
  • Get beforehand information about critical materials required for the project.

  • This aids in the rapid planning and early execution of the project. It also aids in controlling the project budget and expenses.
  • Allows clients to select the most suitable contractor.

Construction Cost Estimating services in all areas

Construction Cost Estimating services in all areas

Building Cost Estimating is used as one of the powerful instruments of effective Cost Management throughout the planning, design, building, operations, and maintenance phases. The framework within which project expenses will be allocated, also known as a Work Breakdown Structure, is integral to any cost-estimating process (WBS). Master Format and Uniformat are the two most widely used estimation formats today. WBS is now divided into 16 trade/materials-based divisional groups by Master Format, also known as CSI Master Format TM (in the process of being expanded to 49 divisions). Our team consists of experienced construction cost estimators specializing in several trades, such as site work, civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical, and a lead estimator who oversees the whole project.

Our cost estimators serve all CSI divisions:
  • Sitework
  • Finishes
  • Earthwork
  • Drywall
  • Concrete
  • Thermal/moisture protection
  • Masonry
  • Painting
  • Roofing
  • Lumber
  • Flooring
  • Millwork
  • HVAC
  • Ductwork
  • Cabinetry
  • Door/Window
  • Stucco
  • Rebar
  • Structural steel
  • Metals
  • Mechanical
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Insulation
Software &Tools Used at SMA
  • FastWRAP
  • Trimble
  • Quest Estimating
  • Xactimate
  • FastPIPE
  • FastDUCT
  • Bluebeam
  • Planswift

Why choose SMA Estimating for your Construction Cost Estimation?

You may successfully cut estimate expenditures, save time, and enhance the speed of your bidding process by outsourcing construction estimating services to us. We are the best smaestimating company in USA that provides top-notch cost estimation and quantity takeoff services at the most affordable rates.

We provide the following services
  • Fastest turnaround times (24 to 48 hours)
  • Monthly take-off packages to save 60% expanse of the full-time estimator
  • 24/7 customer support
  • Access to the estimators who have earned certification from reputable organizations like AACE and AIQS.