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Calculate the ROI of Estimating and Takeoff Software

Construction estimating and takeoff software is a must if you want to be successful as a construction manager. This software is key to putting together an accurate and compelling bid that will convince clients to choose you over the competition. But construction software can be very expensive, leaving you wondering whether it really makes sense […]

7 Best Construction Management Certifications and Programs

Construction sites are complex operations fraught with risks ranging from unsafe situations to financial pitfalls. And with most construction projects facing razor-thin profit margins, construction firms need everything to go right. That’s why certification is so important in the construction industry. Construction managers and their teams need to have the skills necessary to get the […]

5 Tips on How to Run a Successful Construction Business With Tech

Everywhere around us, construction technology is exploding. Drone usage surged 239% in just one year. Modular and prefab construction could be a $135 billion industry by 2023. There are now a staggering 378 different construction software options in our directory, as of September 2019. As the construction labor shortage continues to vex the industry, construction […]

5 Best Practices For Fixing Your Construction Schedule (With Examples)

Schedule delays are poison in the construction industry. And yet, firms can’t seem to avoid them completely, no matter how hard they try. Large construction projects are delayed, on average, by about 20 months, according to a report by global consulting firm McKinsey and Company. Missing deadlines is often the norm in construction rather than […]

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5 Popular Free and Open Source Construction Estimating and Takeoff Software

Performing accurate cost estimating is critical to the success of your construction business. Estimate too high and you win fewer jobs, too low and your profits disappear. That’s why it’s so important to get it right the first time. Estimating by hand is time-consuming, so at some point, you may consider using software to bid […]

3 Powerhouse Tools Your Construction Company’s Accountant Wants You To Buy

As your firm continues to grow, managing it gets more and more complicated—especially when it comes to the financials. As a busy construction manager, you might let accounting fall by the wayside—and that’s costing your firm a lot of money. Your bank might hit you with overdraft fees if you didn’t know your account was […]