Construction Estimating Services

What will this cost?  Cost is one of the first questions that arises when considering a potential construction project. Accurately predicting project cost provides developers, owners, owner's representatives, architects, and engineers crucial insight throughout the early stages of the planning and design process.  Having an early understanding of project cost is key to avoiding budget overruns costly redesigns and delays in project schedule.  SBL's construction estimating services utilize innovative estimating software, historical data from our internal database, industry references, and vast experience that allows us to accurately provide a comprehensive construction estimates that are essential to the optimal development and design of today's complex facilities.  Our detailed construction estimates are organized in CSI master format, Uniformat, or in a work break down structure customized to fit your needs. Each construction estimate is supplied with digitally color coded takeoffs graphically displayed on the design plans and schematics for ease of reference.


  • Rough order of magnitude (ROM) probable cost  estimating
  • Conceptual  estimating
  • Schematic design estimating
  • Design development phase (DD) estimating
  • Construction document phase (CD) estimating
  • Quantity takeoffs
  • Value engineering
  • Budget estimating
  • Insurance claims estimating
  • Bid document reviews
  • Contractor document reviews
  • Life cycle costing

Who we work with

  • Facility owners
  • Developers
  • Facility mangers
  • Facility engineers
  • Architects
  • Civil Engineers
  • Structural engineers
  • MEP engineers
  • Owner representatives
  • Insurance providers


Are you looking for construction estimating services?

We would love to hear about your construction estimating needs, whether you are an architect working for client and need accurate cost estimates to make effective design decisions, or facility owner / owner's representative looking to build your facility within a set budget we have the expertise to help.