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A practical approach to 5D BIM

Gain a new perspective on projects

Visualize and better understand the ins and outs of construction project plans. Speed up accurate quantity take-off. Collaborate with the building team for more predictable, lower costs. That’s the beauty of 5D BIM with Sage. See how we have partnered with Autodesk and eTakeoff to deliver a best-in-class 5D BIM solution for production-level estimates.


Estimate projects with confidence

Design changes simplified

If a design changes (and it always does), no sweat. Compare changes to the model with the most recent take-off. Updating your estimate has never been so easy.

Build a bridge between BIM and estimating

Today's contractors are looking for better ways to work collaboratively to complete complex projects. 5D BIM, made more realistic with new technology, sets the stage for reaching that goal.

Solve the problem of incomplete models

Most models won't have all the information you need for your estimate. Supplement missing model information with 2D content, without the hassle.

Bridging the gap: 2D + 3D + Sage Estimating = 5D BIM

Why waste time learning multiple take-off tools that only work with models? eTakeoff Bridge for Sage Estimating is designed for full-time estimators, whether they work with 2D digital drawings, 3D models or a combination of both.

New to BIM?

Check out our guide to learn the basics of what building information modeling means for estimators.

How Sage can help with all your estimating needs

Sage offers a full suite of estimating software, including take-off tools, cost databases and more.

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