Discover OnCost™ Estimating - the industry's most comprehensive construction estimating software.
With intuitive, integrated solutions for construction financial management, ConstructionOnline's complete online platform has you covered from takeoff to proposal to invoice - and every step in-between.
Every great project starts with a great estimate. OnCost Estimating for ConstructionOnline gives you the power to create accurate, detailed construction estimates in minutes. The modern, user-friendly interface streamlines data entry and makes it easy to manage costs, quantities, margins, and more. Purpose-built dashboards and estimate views improve efficiency, enhance visibility, and guarantee the most effective construction estimating experience.
Estimate templates help standardize the estimating process with accuracy and efficiency. Using construction estimate templates for new jobs streamlines your estimating workflow and eliminates the potential for errors. Take advantage of ConstructionOnline's detailed sample templates, included for every account, or easily create your own templates by saving a proven project estimate, importing an existing template, or building your ideal construction estimate from scratch.
Up-to-date construction cost data is vital for accurate construction estimates. ConstructionOnline's fully customizable Items Database offers a centralized, accessible location for storing, organizing, and managing unlimited costbooks. Quickly and easily insert costbook items directly into OnCost Estimates. Finding the right item is simple - just start typing and a filtered list of items from your costbooks will appear, along with related classifications and costs.
The intutive, modern interface offers user-friendly options, designed to streamline construction estimating and job costing. Convenient in-line editing functions feel familiar to traditional spreadsheet controls. Custom views make sure the right data is available at the right time, however you want to see it.
Get the most out of your construction financial data with ConstructionOnline's fully-integrated toolkit for managing construction finances. Create custom estimate proposals, track construction budgets with job costing reports, analyze profits with Work-in-Progress reporting, generate required AIA documents like the G702 & G703, and more.
Change Orders are an unavoidable reality in construction. Effective management of changes is key to mitigating added costs and delays. ConstructionOnline offers robust, built-in Change Order management alongside industry-leading features for construction estimating & job costing. Easily track Change Orders with detailed descriptions, incurred delays, impacted costs, and digital signatures.
With Client Selections in ConstructionOnline, you can quickly create and share comprehensive estimate options. Invite clients to collaborate through a simple web login. At their convenience, clients can review, personalize, and approve desired choices. Approved selections are automatically included in construction estimates to ensure financials are always up-to-date and accurate.
Construction Estimating Dashboards
State-of-the-art financial dashboards display the status of your construction budget at any given point throughout the job. See key factors at-a-glance, like the effect change orders are having on the bottom line, which invoices are currently outstanding, how much has been paid to date, and more. ConstructionOnline's clear graphs & charts improve visibility over project finances and support proactive project management.
Construction Estimate Markup
Designed to make sure you aren't leaving money on the table, ConstructionOnline offers flexible, automatic options for markup. Apply a fixed amount or percentage per line item, or define default markups per classification.
Get more accurate financial information faster with ConstructionOnline's award-winning accounting integration options. The powerful bi-directional synchronization with QuickBooks lets you send and receive data from estimates, bills, invoices, purchase orders, change orders, and more at any time. The direct connection between ConstructionOnline & QuickBooks helps to eliminate redundant data entry and improve accounting accuracy.
Innovation meets efficiency with ConstructionOnline's option to launch Gantt Chart construction schedules from detailed construction estimates. Intuitive data connections streamline project management and enhance job costing capabilities. From there, in-depth Cash Flow Reports predict & analyze income and expenditures over time.
Alleviate tedious data entry by grouping commonly-associated costbook items into pre-configured assemblies within Company Costbooks. Assemblies can be easily applied to construction takeoffs or inserted directly into construction estimates, populating multiple related line items with a single click.
Insightful Profit Reports
Access a detailed analysis of project profits with ConstructionOnline's TrueVision Profitability Reporting. As part of TrueVision Business Intelligence , insightful profit reports are automatically generated from system data. Profit reports present dozens of key calculations, like profit percentages, to help you stay up-to-date on the financial health of individual projects and keep your company on target for hitting annual revenue goals.
Do more with your construction financials and eliminate the need for redundant data entry. With powerful options for importing from Excel, you can quickly create new construction estimates, save existing estimates as templates, update construction Company Costbooks, and more. Plus, intuitive options for exporting to Excel make it easy to customize report outputs, extrapolate data findings, and more.
Custom Estimate Taxes
ConstructionOnline offers flexible tax settings that allow you to customize the calculation method, tax types, and tax rates applied to your construction estimates. Define standard tax settings for all your company's estimates, or customize as needed for individual projects or templates. Take advantage of options that include custom settings for the United States, as well as many international localities like Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom.
Easily manage access to construction estimates and protect the integrity of project financials. Custom locking options let you control if and when changes can be made to project estimates. Make estimates read-only by locking everything, or selectively prevent changes to specific estimate fields like Cost, Quantity, Markups, and more. With effective management of estimate edits & updates, you can feel confident about the accuracy of your estimate data.
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