Reliable and Professional Commercial Estimating Services

Our accurate and efficient commercial estimating services cater to general contractors, developers, lenders, and firms. We prioritize precision for budgeting and cost control throughout the project's lifecycle. With a wealth of experience in North American, Caribbean, and Australian construction industries, we handle diverse projects, including renovation, restoration, additions, and new construction. Senior project managers thoroughly review each project, ensuring reliability and excellence in our estimates.

We've got you covered! Our expert team of quantity surveyors, consultants, and engineers provides accurate and timely services tailored to your needs. Whether it's estimating, bill of materials, or bidding proposals, we help you achieve your goals and stand out from the competition.
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Precision in Commercial Estimates

At Able Estimating, we are committed to delivering the most accurate and detailed commercial estimates, complete with line item descriptions and color-coded marked-up plans. To achieve this level of accuracy, our pricing for material, labor, and equipment is derived from our comprehensive construction cost databases and RSMeans. Additionally, we factor in the project's location using zip code-based pricing to ensure the estimate's precision.

Winning Bid Assistance

We offer a complete bidding assistance package, providing accurate bid estimates, profitable margin setting, and competitive bid filing to help you win more project leads. Our bids are designed to create value for project owners, ensuring your competitiveness in the market. With an impressive bid winning ratio of over 85% based on our contractors' data, our estimates come with well-referenced marked-up plans in EXCEL format, simplifying review and editing. Bidding proposals include comprehensive bid reviews, notes, clarifications, exclusions, inclusions, and other relevant project details.

Comprehensive Material & Labor Takeoffs

We offer complete material lists, including detailed descriptions, model information, and vendor details, along with zip-code-based pricing and labor man-hours for each specific job. These thorough takeoffs are conveniently delivered in EXCEL spreadsheets, organized by CSI MasterFormat, Uniformat, cost code, or your preferred customized format.

Our Extensive Portfolio

With a diverse range of projects, we excel in construction estimates for commercial, residential, industrial, and civil ventures. Our expertise includes:

What We Offer

  • Bid Estimates
  • Expert guidance on
  • filing bids
  • strategically
  • Project Lead
  • Generation
  • Subcontractor
  • Marketing
  • Precise material &
  • labor takeoffs for
  • procurement
  • Change Order
  • Management
  • Cold Eye Review
  • Project Scheduling
  • Cost Management
  • Value Engineering
  • Legal Claims
  • Support


Trustworthy Preliminary Commercial Estimates

Our expertise in million-dollar project evaluations, software proficiency, and historical data enables us to provide reliable preliminary commercial estimates and feasibility reports for real estate developers, owners, and investors.

Pre-Construction Final Commercial Estimates

After construction drawings are complete, general contractors and subcontractors begin filing bid proposals. Ensure your bids align with market value and negotiate confidently with GCs and Subs by relying on our expert estimating firm.


Our highly detailed pre-construction final commercial estimates provide the foundation for planning proposals, securing loans, allocating funds, managing costs, and effective contractor negotiations.


Design-Phase Cost Evaluations:

Estimation forms the core of budget creation for Architects & Designers during the design phase. Our assistance aids Commercial Architects and Designers in the development phase, where they can share design development and schematic drawings with us. We then create budget estimates, streamlining the budget creation process.


We serve design-build firms, providing estimating and value engineering services. Our detailed design-build estimates offer cost insights early on, aiding critical decision-making for project owners with budget constraints. It generally comprises the following costs:


  • Costs associated with architectural, engineering, mechanical design, and drafting service charges.
  • Various subcontractor fees including mechanical, electrical, etc.
  • Labor costs
  • Material costs
  • Equipment costs
  • Man Hours
  • Other indirect costs like permits, taxes, logistics, storage, etc.

At Able Estimating, our commitment is to:

  • Fast Turnaround: Receive estimates in 24 to 48 hours
  • Competitive Rates: Check our market prices
  • Precision & Detail: Accurate and detailed estimates
  • Clear Reports: Easy-to-understand reports
  • Colored Marked Drawings: Simplified review process
  • Expert Team: Certified estimators with AACE & AIQS credentials
  • International Compliance: Estimates align with global standards
  • Confidentiality Assured: Your information is safe with us
  • 24/7 Support: Chat and email assistance available around the clock.

Estimations range from 10 million to several million-dollar projects across diverse industries and construction types, including:

  • Commercial facilities
  • Restaurants
  • Retail spaces
  • Airports
  • Condominiums
  • Educational facilities
  • High Rise Buildings
  • Shopping Centers
  • Theaters & Museums
  • Sports Auditoriums
  • Exhibition Buildings
  • Prisons & Police Stations
  • Fire Stations
  • Courts
  • Office Buildings
  • Warehouses
  • Parking Garages
  • Libraries
  • Medical Facilities
  • Hotels & Motels
  • Airport Facilities
  • Bus & Subway Facilities

Count on our in-house trade specialized estimators for comprehensive commercial estimating services in all CSI divisions. We provide reliable takeoffs for:


  • Sitework
  • Masonry
  • Concrete
  • Structural Steel
  • Door/Windows
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Lumber
  • Finishes
  • Thermal/moisture
  • protection

Our team comprises expert estimators proficient in the use of the following software:

  • Planswift
  • Bluebeam
  • RS Means
  • FastPIPE
  • FastDUCT
  • FastWRAP
  • IMHS Mark Systems
  • Xactimate
  • Trimble
  • Quest Estimating


At Able Estimating, our estimation process commences with a formal meeting among estimators to define the scope of work and assign tasks to trade specialist estimators. Upon reviewing project documents and client specifications, trade specialized estimators utilize cutting-edge software to digitally measure dimensions and quantities through the point-and-click method.

On-screen takeoffs are then exported to EXCEL spreadsheets, categorized by division or CSI cost pattern. Leveraging our connections with local vendors and RSMeans, we ensure accurate zip code-based pricing for materials and labor, considering union and prevailing wages, standard time, and overtime.

To guarantee precision, the lead estimator performs a thorough cross-check for quality assurance and quality control of the project deliverables.


Numerous contractors, developers, architects, and owners rely on our dependable and punctual commercial estimating services. We look forward to earning your trust as well!

Share Your Plans

Use the link to upload your plans, including Bid sets, Schematic, Design Development, Construction documents, or conceptual drawings. We accept the following formats: PDF, TIF, TIFF, DXF, DWF, DWG, PLN, JPG, JPEG, CPC, OSX, DJVU, and CAL.

Request Your Quote

Receive a detailed quote, including invoice, delivery date, and turnaround time, and conveniently make payment using Credit Card, Debit Card, or PayPal.

Receive Your Estimate

Your estimates will be provided in EXCEL spreadsheets, presenting comprehensive material and labor pricing in either MasterFormat or your preferred format.


Able Estimating boasts extensive experience delivering construction estimating services across North America, the Caribbean, and Australia. In the US, our remarkable service extends to markets such as Florida, New York, Massachusetts, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Illinois, Texas, Georgia, Arizona, Colorado, Michigan, California, Missouri, Kentucky, Indiana, Louisiana, Alabama, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Washington, New Jersey, Tennessee, Oregon, and Ohio.


Don’t hesitate to reach out for precise commercial estimating services and material takeoffs. We’re here to assist you anytime!