Streamline your bidding process for projects of any size

1build is the single platform for quantity takeoffs, cost data, and estimation

What we do

The most reliable cost estimation tool for contractors

We’ve built the only cost estimation tool with everything you need to create professional, accurate estimates quickly. Our software is backed by the world’s largest database of material and labor rates. So you can finish estimates faster with greater precision.
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How it works

step one

Plug and play takeoffs

Finish takeoffs faster with our library of estimation templates. We did the hard work for you. Use estimation templates to put projects together quickly.
step two

Transform takeoffs into estimates

Convert quantity takeoffs to estimates instantly with integrated cost data. Assign material and labor rates to takeoffs with 1 click. No more messy spreadsheets or chasing down suppliers - get to your final number faster.
step three

Grow your business

Double the number of bids submitted with the only platform that combines everything you need for cost estimation. Get in, finish your estimates, and get back to work.

1build clears my plate so I’m helping my entire company while 1build is working for me.

Fred Berger
Construction Department Manager

“The project process was fantastic! Sheesh, so simple.”

Jordan Iverson
General Contractor, Owner

“I’m impressed with the quality of service, and the accuracy of their estimates.

Ricky Hunt
General Contractor, Owner

Wins Delivered

hunt & collins
Winning bid
NorthPoint Drywall
Contract value
Crescenta Valley
Winning bid

Benefits of using 1build

1build provides a complete cost estimating solution to help you win bids and grow your business: best-in-class estimating technology, integrated cost data, and a faster way to bid. 1build is the only construction estimating service that not only develops a relationship with your business, but also leverages nation-wide vendor partnerships and a real-time cost database with over 1 million items to create the most accurate estimates – saving you money while you win more bids.

Grow your business

Double your bid volume with estimation templates

Win more jobs with live, local material rates

Expand your business by taking on projects outside your comfort zone with trusted experts to guide you

Detailed, complete, and professional estimates that include full scope of work

Increase efficiency by eliminating overhead reducing your margins

Save time

Integrated cost data with takeoffs. No more manually connecting material rates

Access estimates anywhere. In the field, in the office, or with a client

Prepare bids in under 90 seconds. Cut your time to submission

No more chasing down suppliers for quotes. Get your numbers right, faster

Manage your bid pipeline in one place

Avoid risk

Accurate, real-time pricing for over 1 million materials and labor rates per your zip code

Comprehensive database of materials, including rare and hard to find materials

Stay up to date with the latest prices. So you’re never surprised by price volatility

Save money with flexible cost estimation that you can leverage as-needed

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Submit your plans and start growing your business today.

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