News : Estimation

Inside the Mind of a General Contractor: From Estimating Construction Costs to Groundbreaking

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Construction Estimation is one of the most essential phases in the construction process. How a general contractor analyzes a construction build plays a major role in the groundbreaking of new project. Understanding what goes into the conceptual budget of a project is vastly importantĀ in fidingĀ the right general contractor for your latest project. Recently, five of …

South Bay Construction Launches Updated Cost Reference Guide

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South Bay Construction is proud to announce our newest Cost Reference Guide that you can download for iOS and Android! With our newest version of the app, you can get the most up-to-date construction pricing and market data to help you in your latest construction project. The pricing guide mirrors the current Bay Area market …

Construction Project Budgeting 101

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Maintaining a budget is difficult no matter whether it is tracking household expenditures or a multi-million dollar construction project. Sticking tightly to an agreed upon budget takes discipline, but it can be difficult on a large project where there are many fingers in the pie. While a construction budget should be seen as an evolving …

The Story Behind Construction Planning: Preparing a Construction Project for Launch

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Chances are great you’ve seen a ceremonial photograph from a ribbon cutting ceremony. Smiling people don hard hats, cut the ceremonial ribbon, or overturn a symbolic shovelful of dirt in front of key stakeholders to mark the beginning of a project. In reality, this ceremony is far from the beginning. Interested parties have been working …

Utilizing Green Building Technology in Construction

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  Without a doubt, green building is on the rise as trends attest. According to McGraw-Hill Construction publication, 28 percent of architects, engineers, contractors, building owners and building consultants around the world report that they are focusing their work on sustainable design and construction by doing at least 60 percent of their projects green. The …