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Pre-construction software for cost estimates & accounting

Get reliable budgets, accelerate estimating, and mitigate risk during the planning process with Sage pre-construction solutions. Whether you’re tracking potential new jobs, or putting together detailed estimates, Sage has what you need to get things off the ground.

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Jamyers Homes
Orion
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Walters Management
Schoenfelder

Sage pre-construction solutions enable:

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Improved project estimation accuracy

Accurate estimations of costs, materials, and timelines during planning for more efficient projects.

Faster digital takeoffs and estimating

AI-powered digital takeoff and estimation tools to replace manual processes to saves time and improves accuracy.
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Better design and budgeting collaboration

Seamless collaboration across project teams and offices to share plans, documents, and updates in real time.
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Pipeline and lead management

Optimize your sales strategy and forecast revenue potential with centralized lead and opportunity tracking.

Accurate project estimations

Win more bids with accurate, professional cost estimates. Our superior takeoff tools integrate seamlessly with finance and operations solutions to eliminate duplicate data entry for budgets, purchase orders, and subcontracts.

  • Generate accurate 2D and 3D estimates
  • Tight integration with finance and operations products
  • Access comprehensive RSMeans cost database
  • Leverage up-to-date City Cost Indexes

Faster digital takeoffs

Streamline digital takeoffs and boost productivity with eTakeoff Dimension, Sage Construction's "Best in Class" digital takeoff tool.

  • Cut takeoff time in half with artificial intelligence and an easy-to-use interface
  • Integrate 2D and 3D quantification into a single tool
  • Easily toggle between PDF, DWG, and Revit files
  • Built-in templates and assemblies simplify quantification

Efficient project planning

Get a full view of your jobs for accurate planning and staffing. Monitor and track all job opportunities including related proposals, estimating, and bid activities.

  • Maintain details on all jobs from estimate through closeout
  • Get insights into win/loss ratios for continuous improvement
  • Make informed resourcing decisions across your project portfolio
  • Ensure nothing falls through the cracks from bid to build

Pipeline and lead management

Get the insights you need to close more deals and grow your firm.

  • Track leads from the moment they come in to the moment they are closed.
  • Prioritize the most promising leads, set deadlines, and track progress seamlessly.
  • Analyze historical data and trends to forecast future projects and make informed business decisions.

Tim Saunders

CEO, Coastal Pacific Landscape Management

"Before it would take me a full week to generate a $400,000 estimate, and now an intern can knock out the same estimate in just one day."

Pre-construction software FAQs

Preconstruction software is a type of software that helps construction companies manage the preconstruction phase of their projects. This phase includes tasks such as project estimation, budgeting, scheduling, resource planning, risk assessment, and document management.

There are many benefits to using preconstruction software, including:

Improved accuracy and efficiency: Preconstruction software can help construction companies to produce more accurate and efficient estimates, budgets, and schedules. This can lead to significant savings in time and money. It can also help to sync data from estimates directly to the project, which can further improve accuracy and efficiency.

Reduced risk: Preconstruction software can help construction companies to identify and mitigate potential risks early on in the project planning process. This can help to avoid costly delays and problems during construction.

Improved communication and collaboration: Preconstruction software can help construction companies to improve communication and collaboration between team members and stakeholders. This can lead to a more efficient and effective project execution process.

When choosing preconstruction software, it is important to consider the specific needs of your construction company. Some common features to look for include:

  • Project estimation and budgeting
  • Scheduling and task management
  • Resource planning
  • Risk assessment and mitigation
  • Document management and collaboration
  • Integration with other software systems

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Sage Estimating data sheet

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eTakeoff Dimension product overview

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Construction Management data sheet

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W.M. Schlosser customer story

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