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The Benefits of Conceptual Estimating

July 19, 2021 11:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The number one question clients ask is, “How much is this going to cost me?” When a project is in its early stages, it’s not always easy to give a concrete number. Enter conceptual estimates in construction projects. It’s a way to give the client a fixed cost before detailed structural plans have been created. If you’re a client, working with a firm that does conceptual estimating can be a great help. Not only will you have a baseline budget for your steel costs, but it will let you know whether you need to scale the project up or down.... View Article

The Importance of Conceptual Estimating

February 15, 2021 10:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re planning to take on a large construction project, it’s important to know that your planned undertaking is economically feasible. Before you spend any money on design work, you need to have a prediction of how much your project is likely to cost, and how well that estimate matches up with your budget. Read on to learn about how conceptual cost estimating works and how it can benefit your construction project in Indiana. What is conceptual cost estimating? A lot of time and effort go into constructing a building from scratch. The pre-design planning process is a crucial first... View Article

Everything You Should Know About Value Engineering

December 31, 2020 3:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

When you want to build a commercial building, bridge or other structure, how do you know whether it will meet your needs? Although engineering has certainly come a long way over the past few millennia, not every building style or material type is suitable for any given project. That’s where value engineers come in: they help developers, architects and builders determine whether the chosen methods, materials and location are right for the project, and how to get the best quality out of them. If you’re thinking about starting a large project, read on to find out why hiring a conceptual... View Article

The Perks of Conceptual Estimating

March 7, 2018 4:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Conceptual estimation is a process that insures a more exact estimation by first starting with a broad estimate based on the difficulty or feasibility of a project. Then, that estimate is refined through a well-designed process to come into line with the specific design and construction requirements for the project as they are developed. Conceptual estimating in Indiana provides a far more accurate estimate, and it is a process that refines itself overtime, as a company’s estimation procedures are further standardized, and as its estimation database is expanded. We’ll explain all that and more in this blog about the perks... View Article