CONSTRUCTION TAKEOFF SERVICES

Echo Estimating has been in Construction takeoff services for past 15 years, serving contractors, owners, vendors and developers

  • General Contractors
  • Subcontractors
  • Architects
  • Owners
  • Real Estate Developers
  • Vendors

Or Just Upload Plans In The Below Link, We Will Review And Send A Quote In Next 5 Minutes:

Our Building Takeoff Portfolio:

Being a standout takeoff specialist team, we have undertaken all portfolios of construction i.e., Residential, Commercial and Industrial projects including:

  • Airports/Highways
  • Custom Homes
  • Multi Mixed use
  • Retail
  • Recreation
  • Industrial facilities (Process plants)
  • Civic & Public Works
  • Education

CONSTRUCTION TAKEOFF SERVICES FOR CONTRACTORS

All trades material labor takeoff with pricing and manhours.

  • Civil
  • Structural
  • Architectural
  • MEP (Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing)
  • Sitework
  • Drywall
  • Lumber
  • Finishes
  • Steel takeoffs
  • Insulation
  • Paint

Material Takeoff Services For New Construction

Either it is new commercial, residential or industrial construction, our seasoned estimators at World Estimating are having such experience and capability in hand to undertake the project of any scope and size. We have estimated projects from evaluation of $10 million dollars to several million dollars of projects.

Renovations- Additions Takeoff

Renovation and Remodeling contractors have always benefited from our takeoff services. The remodeling and renovation services are always critical and crucial to estimate and takeoff. They have existing conditions in the plans with additions and renovations marked sperate. In order to get them take out the lists, care and expertise is required to read the blueprints and prepare marked up plans. Therefore, just send us plans and specifications and we will provide the exact takeoffs and estimates with mark up drawings in least turnaround time.

FOR DEVELOPERS

Preliminary Construction Takeoff

Our estimators at World Estimating can develop the Preliminary takeoffs and estimates for developers before they put time and money into a project so that they can act and make decisions wisely. We make takeoffs from all schematic, construction drawings either conceptual or final and even sketches as well.

Final Construction Takeoffs & Estimates

Before the commencement of construction when the design is 100% complete and available for solicitation of bids, it’s important to verify the bids received from the subcontractors and General contractors as well where to getting yourself safe from being overcharged and un-necessary change orders. Whether Residential or commercial Construction takeoff services, our team can finalize a solid bid before you get the finalized numbers.

Owners, Builders & Investors

Do you want to know whether a specific project is worth investing or not? Our estimators and professionals will let you know the exact estimate before you receive quotes from contractors and quotes from vendors. Our estimate will save you from risks associated with incorrect investment purchasing decisions.

MATERIAL & QUANTITY TAKEOFF FROM PLANS

If you are struggling to land more jobs, lagging behind in your annual milestones, getting worried on business turnover, certainly you are having hard time getting takeoffs from the plans. The less you get bids submitted, the less will be your probability to win the jobs. We therefore, ensure you to right away call us, discuss specific objectives, even buy monthly quantity takeoff packages and leave the rest to us.

Takeoff Construction Plans:

If you are looking for detailed plan takeoffs with item lists broken down into trade specific descriptions and schedules, just send over plans/drawings with specifications. We will get back with quote and Turnaround time to complete the takeoff using specialized software i.e., Planswift, Bluebeam and Trimble.

How Do We Come Up With Takeoff List When Blueprints Are Not 100% Complete?

We provide blueprint takeoff services to design/architects and most of the times contractors. The contractors that have to present bids to owners and having incomplete drawings and plans. The takeoffs are developed upon assumptions that are defensive and based upon design details for past projects completed.

The Material quantity takeoff is prepared upon the specific units based on client’s requirements. The material takeoff is in square footages when it’s needed to bid in sqfts. and likewise, for an item can be counted in each if its to be ordered from a supplier.

How Can Contractors Determine Costs For Items And Prepare Quote (Estimate) For Their Client?

First you need to get takeoffs done from a specialist company for which none other than Echo Estimating should be your choice.

Next is to verify the costs at your end as well as most of the times, you are getting better quotes from your vendors, adjust profit, call us to make these changes as well and finally submit the bid. Make a per sqft. total project cost and per sqft. item cost database at your end as well. Make an inhouse list of the similar size, project portfolio with their costs. Offset the project under consideration with the past project cost and verify the bid values falls within. In this way, you can earn good markup and increase your likelihood of winning the bids.

Don’t forget to see our guide for bid submittal where we have mentioned tips to close more sales

How Outsourcing Takeoffs Help You Win More Business?

Performing takeoffs in-house is time consuming and one cannot pull out quantities without the expertise. Even if you have an in-house estimator, he cannot get bill of quantities for sufficient proportion of bids to win jobs and make the business sustainable. Therefore, outsourcing your takeoffs and getting the work done by an estimation company not only get away burden from your shoulder. It also spares out time for your estimator to offset your costs & profits to bids, submit them to respective GCs and follow them up.

Our estimates will provide you a clear insight into the cost of your project earlier the detailed plans are drawn up. Our customers will get the right construction cost estimates that you can share with confidence to your client. Our 15 years of experience develop us the best in the industry and we use the right standards using the advanced software. Our users will get a projected cost that is accurate depending on the information provided by the customers.

Echo Estimating is having a proven track record of providing building takeoffs with zip code vendor quoted estimates for 15 years and our expert estimators provide the right proposals related to the missing information and typical costs associated for a given space.

Get to know about how much we will charge?

Send us plans and scope at John@bzxestimating.com

WHY Echo ESTIMATING IS THE RIGHT OPTION FOR CONSTRUCTION TAKEOFF SERVICES?

Being able to understand your exact requirements and having dealt with thousands of clients each year, we have developed an amazing construction takeoff and estimating template bids. All of these combined with plentiful of experience and software expertise has emerged us being invincible in winning our client’s success and trust.

Success Stories:

An insulation contractor has outsourced his complete takeoff to us for whom we provide quantities, manhours and pricing. The contractor is based in Sapulpa, OK. Their company was having hard time, building up takeoffs and thus submitting sufficient bids to land new jobs.

Our solution was monthly package in which they can send 10 jobs of specific scope and size to us. They just forward to ITB to us, from where we retrieve plans/drawings, perform takeoff, assign costs and send back estimates to them.

This cost them $1500 and it enabled them to land most of the jobs. Since then, they are our regular client who have completely outsourced their takeoffs to us and closing more leads.