Cost of Estimating

REMOTE ESTIMATING SERVICE – We work from our office

  • Residential Estimating
  • Architectural Style Estimating
  • Renovations, Extensions & House Raising
  • Multi-Residential
  • Commercial & Industrial
  • High Rise & Multi Storey Buildings
  • Trades Packages
  • Subcontractor’s Trades & Supplier Take Off’s
  • Flood Damaged Homes Insurance Assessors Lists Pricing
  • Download Example Estimates

We provide a written quote for every job, you know the full cost before we begin work !


COMPLETE PRICED BILL OF QUANTITIES

Our estimating costs are calculated using m2 rates – See below.

Residential Estimating Work (Plans drawn by a Draftsman, straightforward work)

  • Project builders standard lowset plans $4.00 to $5.00 per m2 + gst – based on pricing 10 standard houses consecutively.
  • Lowset Project Homes Generally between $4.00 and $6.00 per m2 + gst – send us your plans for a confirmed price.
  • Split Level Project Homes Generally between $6.00 and $9.00 per m2 + gst – send us your plans for a confirmed price.
  • Double Storey Project Homes Generally between $5.00 and $8.00 per m2 + gst – send us your plans for a confirmed price.
  • Preliminary budgets based on m2 rates from $ 3.00 to $ 5.00 per m2 (in excel format for easy editing)

Note: We do not provide credit accounts, all work is performed on a prepayment basis

Architectural Style Residential Estimating Work (Plans drawn by an Architect or more complicated works)

  • Generally $9.00 to $15.00 per m2 + gst – send us your plans for a confirmed price.
  • With detailed Architects Specification $12.00 to $20.00 per m2 + gst
  • For Extremely Detailed projects or jobs less than 300 m2 $15.00 to $25.00 per m2
  • Architects Preliminary Budgets based on m2 rates – from $2000 + gst

 

Renovations, Extensions and House Raising

  • Large Extensions Greater than 300 m2 $7.00 to $9.00 + gst per m2 – send us your plans for a confirmed price.
  • Smaller Extensions & Renovations greater than 200m2 Generally $9.00 to $12.00 + gst per m2
  • For Extremely Detailed or projects smaller than 200 m2 $12.00 to $13.00 per m2
  • For Extremely Detailed or projects smaller than 100 m2 $13.00 to $18.00 per m2
  • For Extremely Detailed or projects smaller than 50 m2 $18.00 to $25.00 per m2
  • Measure Existing areas for renovation $5.00 to $6.00 per m2
  • Small Decks and Patio’s from $ 500.00 + GST
  • Break Estimate up into sections (before take off is completed) $500 per section
  • Architectural Renovations $10.00 to $20.00 per m2 + gst

 

Multi-Residential Estimating Work

  • Lowset Generally between $9.00 and $12.00 per m2 + gst – send us your plans for a confirmed price.
  • Double Storey Generally between $9.00 and $15.00 per m2 + gst – send us your plans for a confirmed price.
  • For Architectural Units generally $9.00 to $15.00 per m2 + gst – send us your plans for a confirmed price.
  • With detailed Architects Specification $20.00 per m2 + gst – send us your plans for a confirmed price.
  • For Extremely Detailed Architectural projects or jobs less than 300 m2 $20.00 per m2 – send us your plans for a confirmed price.

 

Commercial & Industrial Work

  • Generally $15.00 to $30.00 + gst per m2 – Fee proposal required – email us your plans for confirmation of pricing
  • Large Open Industrial Sheds from $1.00 to $5.00 per m2 – Fee proposal required – email us your plans for confirmation of pricing

High Rise & Multi Storey Buildings

  • We provide take offs for various trades to do work on high rise buildings – see Sub Trades Below

 


Incorporation of Detailed Specifications

If your specification is only a few pages and very straight forward there is no extra cost.

  • Detailed Specification $5 per m2
  • Customer Quote Letter – Project homes Add $150.00
  • Customer Quote Letter – Architectural or very detailed add $500

 


SINGLE TRADE ESTIMATING & TAKE OFF’S

Painting, Carpentry, Gyprock and Plastering, Render, Timber Take Off, Concreting (slabs & footings), Carpentry, Fix Out & Lockup, Insulation, Concrete Tiles, Colorbond Roofing, Fascia & Gutter, Structural Tiumber, Painting etc.

  • Smaller projects and renovations up to 200 m2 – $2.00 to $4.00 per m2 of floor area + gst
  • Residential Projects larger than 200m2 – $1.00 to $2.00 per m2 of building floor area
  • Commercial Projects up to 500m2 – $1.00 to $5.00 per m2 of building floor area
  • Commercial Projects larger than 500m2 – $1.00 to $5.00 per m2 of building floor area
  • Commercial Projects larger than 1000m2 – $1.00 to $5.00 per m2 of building floor area
  • Commercial Projects larger than 2000m2 – $1.00 to $5.00 per m2 of building floor area
  • A1 Plan printing $8 per page + gst

 

Note:

  • We do not provide credit accounts, all work is performed on a prepayment basis
  • We have a minimum lead time of a week and are not able to do your estimate at a day or two notice
  • Pricing is subject to full receipt of all documentation, a written quote will be provided

 


 

FLOOD DAMAGED HOMES ASSESSMENT PRICING

Whether your the builder or the owner we are able to price each item individually to meet the requirements of your insurance assessor.

  • Send us your assessors list for a firm quote

 

HOW LONG DOES AN ESTIMATE TAKE ?

  • Our lead time is generally 5 to 15 working days from receipt of payment

 


 

 

ON-SITE ESTIMATING AND STAFFING SERVICE

ON SITE ESTIMATING SERVICE – We attend your office or log into your system remotely using specialised access software

Our Experienced Estimators attend your office and work for you like a normal employee

  • Australia wide service to any location
  • Short term contracts are OK
  • Long term contracts are OK

 

The cost will vary depending on the level of experience you require and the location. Please contact us to discuss your needs. We provide a written tender for all of our contracted staff. Agreed daily or hourly rate. We handle all of the payroll tax, superannuation and worker compensation requirements. You get a tax invoice, its that simple.

Staff we are able to provide:

  • Estimators & Quantity Surveyors
  • Draftsmen & CAD Technicians
  • Engineers
  • Contracts Administrators
  • Documents Controllers
  • Construction Managers
  • Builders Office support staff
  • Ask us – we can source the person you need !

We provide a written tender for every contract, we agree on the cost before we begin !

 


NOTE: All pricing is subject to full receipt of all documentation, a written quote will be provided


 

DATABUILD DATABASE MAINTENANCE, ESTIMATING & RECIPE CREATION

We log into your Databuild Computer Estimating system remotely.

  • Recipe Creation
  • Estimating
  • Estimating management system setup & advice

QUOTE YOUR JOB INSTANTLY ONLINE NOW

Email: admin@speedyestimating.com.au

ph: 0407 763 976