Are you a contractor with a hectic schedule, struggling to navigate the intricate bidding process? Are you finding yourself bidding on the wrong jobs or missing opportunities due to a backlog of bids? Our construction estimating consultant is here to assist you in outperforming the competition and generating more leads.

Having satisfied over 100 clients in the construction industry across the United States, our team of estimators and consultants is well-versed in current market conditions, various construction techniques, and possesses a meticulous attention to detail. They remain dedicated throughout all phases of construction and design, providing guidance from budget estimates to construction document estimates. This includes advice on budgeting, filing proposals, selecting contractors, negotiations, value engineering, and project closeout.

Dekr Estimation stands as a professional cost estimating consulting company with a diverse portfolio encompassing commercial, residential, and industrial projects. Our services cater to developers, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, home builders, owners, and lenders.

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Our skilled estimators employ advanced takeoff software and a sophisticated construction cost database to digitally quantify materials. This database provides location-based pricing for both labor and materials. Our practices align with the standards set by certified American estimators organizations such as the American Association of Cost Engineers (AACE) and the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS).

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What Services Does Our Estimating Consultant Provide?

With four years of experience and a deep comprehension of the AEC industry, we offer consultancy services to help clients grasp construction costs, anticipate and manage budgets through various takeoffs. Our services include:

Feasibility studies

If you're a developer, investor, or owner contemplating whether your upcoming project is worth the investment of time, resources, and budget, our preliminary estimates, feasibility studies, and square footage prices play a crucial role in guiding decisions from economic, legal, scheduling, and financial perspectives.

Bidding assistance

Feel free to reach out to us if you're a contractor seeking support in the bidding process. Our team of skilled construction estimators not only ensures precise bills of material and creates your bids but also offers consultation on bid filing strategies, winning tactics, and negotiating job opportunities. Additionally, we assist clients by managing their bidding network profiles.

Preconstruction & change order management

When preparing for a construction project, we acknowledge the significance of precise material takeoff, labor, and man-hours for your planning. We guarantee dependable estimating services and consultancy for General Contractors (GCs), construction managers, and owners, covering aspects such as procurement, value analysis, scheduling, hiring the appropriate labor force, and manhours. Ensuring accurate material takeoff, pricing, and labor productivity factors helps prevent the challenges of reordering, labor shortages, and waste management.

Litigation assistance

If you're dealing with a legal conflict in the construction industry involving issues like negligence, negligent misrepresentation, deceptive trade practices, or fraud, we've got you covered. Our estimating consultant utilizes precise cost data to address disputes among contractors, vendors, designers, and owners. You can leverage our impartial estimate, stamped with our company's approval, to support you through intervention, negotiation, testimonies, and trials.

CPM Scheduling Services

Our CPM consultants work closely with your project teams to guarantee the timely completion of your project. This involves planning activities, tracking progress, measuring results, and adapting to changes throughout the entire project lifecycle. We assist you in selecting the most appropriate approach for project execution to reach your project milestones.

Project Cost Management

We totally understand the challenges of budget constraints faced by construction companies. Our consultants thoroughly engage with the project teams from planning and design to construction and closeout to estimate, monitor and control costs to achieve the project goals.

Who Approach Our Estimating Consultant?

Real estate Developers

To commence discussions with potential clients, developers must establish an initial budget. Our estimators assist in crafting a dependable preliminary estimate, while our consultants provide guidance in formulating new proposals, overseeing budgets, securing loans, allocating funds, devising pricing strategies, and negotiating with contractors.

Architects/ Designers

During the design phase of a project, Architects utilize estimates to align their design elements with the budget constraints of their clients. Our consulting team utilizes schematic drawings to create an initial budget estimate, which is subsequently updated at each stage of the design process.

Real estate Developers

To move forward with potential clients, developers must establish an initial budget. Our estimators play a key role in crafting a dependable preliminary estimate, while our consultants provide guidance on creating new proposals, overseeing budgets, securing loans, allocating funds, devising pricing strategies, and negotiating with contractors.


Subcontractors are deeply engrossed in on-site operations, often facing challenges in effectively handling their bidding processes. Our estimating consultants step in to assist by overseeing their bidding network profiles, submitting bids, and developing winning strategies to negotiate project prices. Additionally, we provide support in subcontractor marketing and generating project leads.

Home Owners

Our consultation team aids homeowners in comprehending project execution and managing contractors. In instances where drawing plans are unavailable, we also offer in-house architectural design and CAD drafting services.


Our consultation services are designed to assist vendors in measuring quantities, determining costs, and calculating labor, ultimately aiding them in generating quotes for their clients.

What Trades Do We Deal In?

We deal in all CSI divisions of the construction industry.

  • Concrete
  • Masonry
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Ductwork
  • HVAC
  • Drywall
  • Painting
  • Lumber
  • Insulation
  • Structural steel
  • Thermal/moisture protection

What Scope Of Projects Do We Provide Consultancy For?

The scope of our portfolio includes all the kinds of residential, industrial, and commercial cost estimate projects that incorporate:

  • Residential; townhomes, modular homes, high rises, skyscrapers, complex apartments, and private homes
  • Commercial; offices, warehouses, theaters, and sports auditoriums.
  • Institutional; educational facilities, healthcare, prisons
  • Retail; shopping centers, grocery stores, and restaurants
  • Industrial; manufacturing units, food processing, wastewater treatment plants, power, cogeneration, bio-fuels, refinery, petrochemicals, etc.
  • Civil; bridges, dams, highways
  • Mining & Marine projects
  • Restoration and repair