The Secret to Outsource Estimating and Saving Your Company Money


Outsourcing your construction estimating could be what your company needs to get that competitive edge. Outsourcing estimating can make your projects even more profitable by saving time, reducing costs, and minimizing errors.

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Peak Outsourcing hires experienced and qualified estimators to handle all aspects of your construction cost estimation. We even handle day-to-day employee management for you. Our services benefit commercial and residential contractors, especially during busy bidding cycles.

Below are some ways Peak Outsourcing can help save your company money when outsourcing your construction estimating.

What Is Outsource Estimating for Construction Projects?

Every construction project starts with a cost estimate. This estimate is typically the starting place for your company’s bidding process and allows your company to evaluate your potential profit on a construction job. Timely and accurate estimates are vital for construction companies.

Outsourcing construction estimating refers to hiring an outsourcing partner to handle that process. Instead of relying on an expensive in-house team, you delegate this task to a third party that recruits, vets, and hires the estimators for you at a fixed cost.

By outsourcing construction estimating, your business can access a dedicated team of professionals with extensive knowledge and experience to accurately assess the costs and quantities of required materials, labor, and equipment for a construction project.

Increase Estimation Accuracy

Peak Outsourcing hires experienced estimators with civil engineering degrees who can provide accurate construction project estimates.

Accuracy is paramount in construction estimating due to its profound impact on the success and profitability of a project. A precise estimate is the foundation for a good bid, influencing your company’s ability to secure and execute a project within budget and on schedule.

An accurate construction estimate ensures that the bid reflects the true costs involved in the project. Underestimating costs can lead to financial strain and potential losses during the build. Conversely, overestimating costs may render the bid not competitive and result in losing the opportunity to secure the project. A precise estimate helps strike the right balance, instilling confidence in the client and the contractor.

Secondly, accuracy in construction estimating establishes trust and credibility with clients. A transparent and well-documented estimate instills confidence in the client, showcasing the contractor’s professionalism and commitment to delivering as promised. It fosters a positive client-contractor relationship, which can lead to repeat business and referrals.

Accuracy in construction directly influences a contractor’s ability to secure projects, manage costs effectively, build client trust, and execute projects successfully. A well-calibrated estimate ensures financial stability and project success and strengthens a contractor’s reputation in the competitive construction industry.

Eliminate Overhead

One of the primary benefits of outsourcing construction estimating is the significant time and cost savings it offers. Estimating is a complex and time-consuming process that demands attention to detail, rigorous supervision, and constant updates. When outsourcing estimating, you can eliminate the overhead of handling those tasks in-house.

Outsourcing construction estimating allows you to efficiently direct your company’s limited resources toward other core business activities, such as client development, project execution, and customer care. Outsourcing estimating gives your company more time to concentrate on growing the business.

Save Money on Projects and Increase Profit Margins

Peak Outsourcing’s construction estimating services reduce overhead costs and deliver accurate estimates that let your company win more jobs. Skilled outsourced estimators can provide more precise bids, which can help your company pick and prioritize more profitable work.

Moreover, our outsourced construction estimators can often provide more timely estimates, expediting your bidding process and helping your company to be more competitive in the construction market.

Submit More Bids

Outsourcing construction estimating enables your company to submit more bids by streamlining the estimating process and making it more efficient.

Peak Outsourcing’s dedicated team of estimators can handle multiple projects simultaneously, working efficiently to produce accurate estimates within shorter timeframes. This accelerated estimating process allows your company to submit bids more frequently and take advantage of a higher volume of opportunities.

Additionally, outsourced construction professionals possess a deep understanding of market trends, regional cost variations, and the latest construction technologies, which enhances the quality of estimates submitted in bids.

By relying on outsourcing for construction estimating, your company can gain a competitive edge in the bidding process, enabling it to pursue a broader range of projects and maximize its potential for business growth.

Contact Peak Outsourcing to Handle Your Estimating Outsourcing

Outsourcing construction estimating is a strategic move for companies seeking improved efficiency, cost-effectiveness, accuracy, and access to specialized expertise. By leveraging the skills of external professionals, construction firms can enhance their competitiveness and deliver successful projects within budget and timelines.

If you are considering outsourcing your company’s tech support, call our Peak Outsourcing professionals today at 1-833-831-7325 or visit our website for more information.

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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”.