Personal service meets software: The 1build cost estimation difference

A winning combination you won’t get anywhere else
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It’s easy to get started

Take a quick survey, then upload your plans & describe your project in a few clicks

Our estimators start immediately, looking at your plans and speaking with you to understand your needs

Get an accurate, professionally-prepared cost estimate in days, plus personal advice on how to win your bid

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Think of us as your go-to guys.

We make this easy on you. All your uploaded plans live in a easy-to-use account portal where you can review them, track their progress, upload additional documents, and even chat with your estimator to ask questions or make special requests.

Real-time answers. Real-fast results. From real people.

Your project will be analyzed down to every nut and bolt by our estimators using NASA-grade estimation software we developed in-house. This allows us to work faster and more accurately than a single hired estimator. And they get to know your needs and are always here for a question or advice—try getting that from clunky takeoff software that you have to learn yourself.

We know you, and the market

We do real-time research with market partners to get up-to-speed material, labor, and equipment data for every city in America—meaning our estimates are always the most accurate. We know you want to one-up the competition, so our estimates are comprehensive and professionally designed to make you stand out. And they’re detailed, scrutinized by our professional estimators with experience preparing bids for top sub- and general contractors to make sure every number is right.

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We’re here to help

We believe that high quality cost estimation services should be available to any builder, whether you’re just starting out or have been in the contractor business for decades. That’s why our pricing is transparent and fair: It starts at just $250 for a simple takeoff project. And it’s easy to get a price quote for your project: Just upload your project here and answer a few simple questions.

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Meet our lead estimators

Our estimators have decades of construction experience  as in-house estimators, foremen, and preconstruction managers. They've worked at some of the top construction companies including Swinerton, Level 10, and Bechtel. They’ll be hands-on with you, making sure your estimate is top-notch and that you’re ready to win your next bid.

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