ProEst Review

ITQlick score for ProEst: 88/100

ProEst Review - Aug 2020

ITQlick rating
(3.9/5)

Starting from $5,000 per year

ProEst Estimating is a cloud-based construction estimating software that is designed for the general contractors as well as subcontractors. The software allows the user create estimates, monitor and manage those estimates, and perform takeoffs, in addition, the software can also be used for contract bidding and it allows the user to adjust markups ...

  • ITQlick score: 88/100

    Main category: Construction

    Sub categories (4/10):

    • Construction
    • Concrete Cost Estimating
    • Construction Customer Management
    • Construction Estimating

    Typical customer size: Small business, Medium business, Large business

Shlomi Lavi / updated: Aug 06, 2020

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What is ProEst Used For?

ProEst Estimating is a cloud-based construction estimating software that is designed for the general contractors as well as subcontractors. The software allows the user create estimates, monitor and manage those estimates, and perform takeoffs, in addition, the software can also be used for contract bidding and it allows the user to adjust markups so as to optimize bids.

Some of the key features of the software include customer relationship management (CRM), estimating, budget tracking, and quote management among many more. ProEst Estimating is offered by ProEst, which is a company based in the United States. Since its establishment in 1976, the company has aided over 8,000 companies better their estimation process.

Average Rating -

The rating of ProEst is 3.9 stars out of 5. The rating is based on ITQlick expert review.

Typical Customers

ProEst Estimating is perfect for contractors of all specialties. Heavy contractors, specialty subcontractors, general contracting, electrical, mechanical and landscaping contractors can use this software. HGC Construction and Kolde Construction are some of the clients of ProEst Estimating.

Features

ProEst Estimating comes with estimate sheet, digital takeoffs, markups, reporting and integration features. Users can find the detailed estimate costs in the estimate sheet including cost types of material, subcontract, labor and other costs. All the columns are user-definable and offers customized view of important data. The cost can be calculated automatically from the takeoff and supports performing takeoffs onscreen using digitizer or electronic blueprints and a mouse.

Users can create competitive and tighter bids by adjusting markups. They can identify exact selling price and cost to understand if there is any more place to lower profit percentage or if their job is still profitable. The reporting feature of ProEst Estimating can create high quality reports like material lists for vendors, estimate summaries and labor reports for internal use. Other notable features are advanced integration capabilities, built-in bid day analysis and industry specific solution to get complete control over estimating data.

ProEst 5 Pros

  • Great tech support
  • Great bunch of tools, hence a lot of functionalities to support the processes from the start to the end.
  • There is a bid day function.
  • Available on any device from any location.
  • The estimating solution supports using estimates as templates unlike other similar tools

ProEst 2 Cons

  • Steep learning curve.
  • The user interface has too many pop-ups.

Competitors & Alternatives

The two main competitors of ProEst include Clear Estimates and Stack. Clear Estimates is a contracting and estimation solution that is designed to fit businesses of any size, whereas ProEst Estimating is designed to fit small and medium businesses. With regards to payments and pricing, Clear Estimates Pricing starts from $59/month whereas in ProEst Estimating payment is not fixed but rather done after projects have been awarded.

With regards to the online reviews, Clear Estimates has been awarded a rating of 4.5 while ProEst Estimating has a rating of 4.0. Unlike ProEst Estimates which is designed to serve the small and medium businesses, Stack fits in businesses of all size, from small to large.

Stack could easily promote business growth than ProEst Estimates due to the fact that it has more additional features that are absent in ProEst Estimates and can facilitate growth such as ad hoc reporting and project workflow.

ProEst Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $5,000 per year. The experts at ITQlick has reviewed ProEst pricing and gave the software a total cost of ownership (TCO) rating of 2 out of 10. Custom price cost for your business is available upon request.

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Is it the right software for you?

ProEst Estimating is ideal for individuals, firms, agencies, and companies in the construction domain, especially the contractors and the sub-contractors. This software is designed for small business and midsize business. The current target market of ProEst Estimating is the United States and some of the customers include Good & Roberts Construction, Heads-Up Landscape, GBC Construction, and Crawford Construction among many more.

ProEst Categories

Construction
Concrete Cost Estimating
Construction Customer Management
Construction Estimating
Construction Accounting & Job Costing
Construction Project Management
Home Builder
Medical Billing & Invoicing
Contract Management
Project Management

Specifications

Company:
Address: 17065 Camino San Bernardo Suite 150 San Diego, California 92127 United States
Website:https://www.proest.com/
Customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Business Area: Cross Business Areas
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

ProEst Features

Project Management
Cost Management
Document Management
Estimating
Project Management

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