Nail Your Numbers: A Path to Skilled Construction Estimating & Bidding

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Nail Your Numbers: A Path to Skilled Construction Estimating & Bidding by David Gerstel

Estimate Accurately. Bid Wisely.

Learn To:
  • Choose the right jobs to bid
  • Accurately figure labor costs
  • Get reliable sub & supplier quotes
  • Astutely mark up for overhead and profit
  • protect your bid during construction
  • Build a powerful spreadsheet
  • Move beyond competitive bidding
  • Get paid for your estimates
David Gerstel is a veteran builder and the author of Running A Successful Construction Company, a best seller for 25 years that is now often referred to as a "bible" of the industry.

One industry expert summed up the opinions of many others when he wrote, "David is the builder's builder. His supreme organizaiton ability has made him the go-to person for any construction contractor with questions on how to improve their business."

Here Gerstel passes on estimating methods and bidding strategies gained from his own experience and that of the hundreds of other builders who have shared their knowledge with him.

Contents:
  • Chapter One: The Heart of Our Business
  • Chapter Two: Get Ready
  • Chapter Three: Get Set
  • Chapter Four: Takeoff
  • Chapter Five: Design Your Spreadsheet
  • Chapter Six: Spot the General Requirements
  • Chapter Seven: Corral Your Crew's Work
  • Chapter Eight: Gather Subcontractor Bids
  • Chapter Nine: Into the Money
  • Chapter Ten: Dubious Paths and Building Blocks
  • Chapter Eleven: Move up to Labor Productivity Records
  • Chapter Twelve: A Sampler of Labor Productivity Records
  • Chapter Thirteen: Nail down the Dollars
  • Chapter Fourteen: Overhead, Truth, and Profit
  • Chapter Fifteen: Support Your Bid
  • Chapter Sixteen: Move Beyond Bidding for Free
  • Chapter Seventeen: Power Up
  • Chapter Eighteen: Programs from Free to Not So Cheap
  • Chapter Nineteen: Excelling wwith Excel
Publisher: Latitude 67, 2017  ISBN: 978-0-9826709-0-3

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DescriptionNail Your Numbers: A Path to Skilled Construction Estimating & Bidding by David Gerstel

Estimate Accurately. Bid Wisely.

Learn To:
  • Choose the right jobs to bid
  • Accurately figure labor costs
  • Get reliable sub & supplier quotes
  • Astutely mark up for overhead and profit
  • protect your bid during construction
  • Build a powerful spreadsheet
  • Move beyond competitive bidding
  • Get paid for your estimates
David Gerstel is a veteran builder and the author of Running A Successful Construction Company, a best seller for 25 years that is now often referred to as a "bible" of the industry.

One industry expert summed up the opinions of many others when he wrote, "David is the builder's builder. His supreme organizaiton ability has made him the go-to person for any construction contractor with questions on how to improve their business."

Here Gerstel passes on estimating methods and bidding strategies gained from his own experience and that of the hundreds of other builders who have shared their knowledge with him.

Contents:
  • Chapter One: The Heart of Our Business
  • Chapter Two: Get Ready
  • Chapter Three: Get Set
  • Chapter Four: Takeoff
  • Chapter Five: Design Your Spreadsheet
  • Chapter Six: Spot the General Requirements
  • Chapter Seven: Corral Your Crew's Work
  • Chapter Eight: Gather Subcontractor Bids
  • Chapter Nine: Into the Money
  • Chapter Ten: Dubious Paths and Building Blocks
  • Chapter Eleven: Move up to Labor Productivity Records
  • Chapter Twelve: A Sampler of Labor Productivity Records
  • Chapter Thirteen: Nail down the Dollars
  • Chapter Fourteen: Overhead, Truth, and Profit
  • Chapter Fifteen: Support Your Bid
  • Chapter Sixteen: Move Beyond Bidding for Free
  • Chapter Seventeen: Power Up
  • Chapter Eighteen: Programs from Free to Not So Cheap
  • Chapter Nineteen: Excelling wwith Excel
Publisher: Latitude 67, 2017  ISBN: 978-0-9826709-0-3

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