Outsourced Estimating: The Best Kept Secret in the Construction Industry


When you’re at the helm of a construction company, you know every day brings new challenges. When you’re juggling project management, client meetings, and site supervision, the intricate task of estimating can often feel like one job too many. But what if we told you there’s a way to ease this burden with outsourced estimating?

worker of ourtsourced construction estimating services performing an estimate

At Peak Outsourcing, our Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) professionals can provide comprehensive estimating services designed to bring you precision, reliability, and peace of mind. As we explain below, outsourcing your estimates to a third party can benefit your business considerably, from significant time savings to more bids and a cheaper, more efficient construction process. Let us handle the numbers while you focus on what you do best: creating stunning, robust, and efficient structures.

How Outsourcing Estimates Helps Your Construction Business

Outsourcing estimates to a third party offers many benefits to construction companies of all sizes, such as:

Helping You Focus on Your Strengths

In the dynamic world of construction, every company has its unique strengths, whether it’s excellent project management, high-quality craftsmanship, innovative design, or exceptional customer service. However, when you’re mired in the details of cost estimating, it can detract from your ability to focus on what you do best.

That’s where outsourcing to Peak Outsourcing comes into play. By entrusting us with your estimating needs, you free your team to concentrate on your company’s core competencies. This means more time for project management, more focus on maintaining quality standards, more energy for innovative thinking, and more opportunity to engage with your clients.

More Time to Bid for Projects

Bidding on new projects is a critical process for growth in the construction industry. It’s an opportunity to showcase your capabilities, make new connections, and bring in lucrative contracts. However, bidding often requires significant time and attention to detail, which can be challenging when you’re already grappling with a host of other responsibilities.
This is where outsourcing estimating services to Peak Outsourcing can be a game-changer. They can meticulously review blueprints, analyze the scope of work, calculate material and labor costs, and generate precise, reliable estimates. With this critical task off your plate, you can channel your focus toward crafting compelling proposals that highlight your company’s unique skills and capabilities.

Experience and Industry Knowledge

One of the most valuable benefits of partnering with an outsourcing provider like Peak Outsourcing is the ability to leverage their wealth of industry knowledge and experience. The world of construction is continuously evolving, and keeping up with fluctuating costs, new materials, innovative techniques, and regulatory changes can be a full-time job in itself.
Our estimator team is experienced in cost estimation and well-versed in the latest trends and developments in the construction industry. With their finger on the pulse of the industry, our team can accurately estimate costs, taking into account factors such as changes in labor rates, material costs, and construction methodologies. They’re adept at navigating the complexities of different construction projects, whether it’s a residential home, a commercial complex, or an industrial facility.

Lower Training and Retention Costs

Building and maintaining an in-house estimating team can be costly for a construction company. It’s not just about the salaries; there’s also the investment in recruitment, training, software, hardware, and ongoing professional development. Plus, there’s the risk of turnover and the subsequent cost of finding and training replacements. These expenses can quickly add up, putting a strain on your bottom line.

By partnering with Peak Outsourcing, you eliminate the need for substantial upfront investment in recruitment and training. Our team is already skilled in using the latest estimation software and stays updated on industry trends and changes. Plus, since we handle our team’s professional development, you won’t have to worry about investing in training or dealing with the disruption of turnover.

Even better, our services are scalable to your needs. You won’t have to carry the burden of a full-time salary during slower periods. Instead, you’ll have the flexibility to scale up or down based on your project load, giving you more control over your costs.

Unleash Your Construction Company’s Potential with Outsourced Estimates

In the ever-evolving construction landscape, keeping up with your business’s demands while staying competitive can feel like walking a tightrope. But you don’t have to do it alone. Our mission at Peak Outsourcing is to empower your construction company to reach new heights. We’re ready to bring our expertise to your business and support your journey toward greater success. Call 1-833-831-7325 today or reach out online to speak with our sales team.

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Your company may benefit from outsourcing certain functionality that you currently perform in-house. The resulting benefits can transform the way you do business and provide a greater focus on your core business functions.  Submit a contact form or call Peak Outsourcing today at 1-833-831-7325 to discuss how our team can help you achieve your goals.

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Pat has built a long and varied career across multiple areas. He graduated with a BS in Finance from Arizona State University and got his start in the business world as a healthcare consultant for some of the largest hospitals in the world, including St. Luke’s Episcopal in Houston, TX and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA.

Pat then ventured into the banking industry, gaining vast knowledge of all facets of commercial and retail lending. Following this, Pat built on his depth of sales skills and worked as an enterprise representative, selling Oracle applications and software implementations to Fortune 500 companies, as well as he had the opportunity to represent an accounting firm focused on the implementation of Sarbanes Oxley regulations.

In 2004, Pat started his own real estate development and management company. Over the years he developed and managed multiple commercial properties throughout Arizona and Texas. It was then that Pat sought out the resources of third party outsourcers for many support functions of his business and grew to understand how important these operations were to the success of his own company.

Pat believes the key to his success has been choosing to build his businesses with strong partners. “The one thing I am certain of is that businesses are only as solid as the teams that build them. You have to trust and genuinely believe in the people you put in front of your customers. It’s my commitment that Peak’s partnership with your business will be one you can depend on”.