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Construction estimating software

Project costs estimating software

  • Estimate your project with more accuracy in less time.
  • Compare estimates to what was actually spent.
  • Use historical data for better estimates.
  • Make use of templates for different types of projects.

Free 14-day full-featured trial. Full access. No credit card required.

Access the unit level costst of your previous construction projects for more accurate estimate

One-click to analyze line-item costs on previous projects

  • Use your preferred cost codes for coding your budget.
  • Easily search for similar jobs from your previous projects.
  • One-click to compare the line-item estimated costs contracted costs and total costs to set estimates based on your previous projects.
  • Select similar ongoing or ended portfolio projects for comparing and analyze when estimating.
See the estimated costs by job phases of your construction project

Quickly estimate idea stage buildings

  • Your previous project costs are organized by phase so it’s easy to check the site preparation costs, what’s the cost of foundation works, etc.
  • Quickly estimate the total m2 cost of your previous building or instead find the unit cost for the roof.
  • Set rough estimates in hours instead of spending days reviewing files on filesharing platforms, and costs on accounting tools.
Compare your estimated costs against the final costs.

Analyze the accuracy of your estimations

Planyard helps you manage your whole construction process from estimating until approving the last invoice in one place.

The item and unit-level control help you analyze if the estimates were correct in the previous projects. So you can easily check if you estimated the materials correctly or did you set correct unit costs for items?


Planyard in 2 minutes

Planyard (by Fizure) - quick overview - budget management software for construction projects

Benefits

Know whether a project makes a profit or not before it finishes

Save 3-5 days per month per project manager

Standardize the processes and ensure compliance

Detect estimating and design errors

Get rid of manual calculations and copy-paste

Don’t let things fall through the cracks

Built for project managers.

You don’t have to spend weeks learning it. It works the way project managers actually work.

  • Estimate, track and forecast your budget.
  • Collect bids, progress reports, change orders and invoices from subcontractors.
  • Keep everything interlinked.
  • Follow your project profitability in real time.
  • Keep accounting automatically in sync.

Works for the management.

Standardize your cost management processes and ensure compliance across the company.

  • Get a real-time overview of your entire project portfolio.
  • Keep all the data in one tightly integrated system.
  • Forecast profitability and cash flow.

Planyard integrates with your existing tools

Outlook logo on Planyard
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Google Chrome
Plangrid
Xero logo on Planyard
Directo accounting integration
Download on the App Store

Work from anywhere with our mobile apps

First class support during and after implementation

Dedicated account manager

Email and chat support

Support center with how-to artiles and videos

Functions

Bid collection

Easily prepare and send bid requests to subcontractors. Quickly evaluate RFQs next to each other, request bids adjustment via multi-round bidding, and convert the winning bid to a contract with one click.

Budget management

Full overview of all the transactions related to your budget. Drill down to job phase or line-item level to see whether you are on track to profitability.

Contract and change order management

Link contracts with the budget, pay applications and invoices. Manage change orders as part of contracts.

Progress reporting

Collect progress reports from subcontractors. Avoid errors through automatic interlinking of progress with previously done work and the budget. Approve them with one click.

Invoices management

Stay on top of your project invoices without creating folders, printing papers or sending back and forth emails.

Subcontractor billing

Let subcontractors invoice you after you’ve approved their progress reports. Connect invoices automatically to the right job and project.

Approval workflows

Send subcontractor progress reports for a round of additional approvals within your team.

Forecasting

Stay on top of your project costs and profitability forecasts in real time at every stage of the project.

Cash flow control

Track your projects’ month-over-month cash flow and take immediate action when you see that the monthly approved expenses are about to exceed the income for a given project.

Our customers about us

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Hitachi ABB
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Intra Interieur
Ian Holford Higgihaus

“I wanted to escape the spreadsheets, escape the manual data entry, and look for ways to stay on top of the budget numbers. It’s challenging within a development company to keep on top of your numbers.

So I came across Planyard in a search to improve the budget management processes and, to make my own life easier.

Planyard does that, and it takes your project budget and puts it very clearly on screen for you so you have a live real-time picture of where your project budget is at any given point.”

Ian Holford

Manager, Higgihaus Developments

“I have been working on cloud accounting tools like Xero and Quickbooks which are excellent, but they don’t have a specific construction-based costing tool.

Construction companies rely on expensive quantity surveyors and project managers to do a lot of data input on packages such as Excel which takes them away from focusing on value-added activities and driving the profit growth.

When I came across Planyard, I was relieved that there was finally a solution to this problem. Quotes, subcontract orders, purchase orders, invoices, progress bills, etc are put on the system and it’s linked directly to the budget, CVRs, subcontractors, and the suppliers. This is making people’s lives a lot easier. Data is at hand, it’s automated and it gets everyone away from the out-dated requirement to fill out spreadsheets.”

Paul Howarth

ACMA, CGMA, Director, Live Management Accounts Ltd

“We save four working days each month per project manager. The biggest efficiency booster came from getting rid of duplicate data entry.”

Marek Korbelainen

Head of Construction, Kaamos Group

Tomy Saaron, Chairman of Hausers Ehitus

“We wanted to know before a project finished whether we were going to make a profit or not. Planyard has allowed us to do that. We can see exactly which jobs are profitable and which ones are not, so that we can make changes on the go.”

Tomy Saaron

Member Of The Board, Hausers

Marko Enula

“Planyard is a real game-changer. It lets me have full control over project financials without spending valuable time on data entry.”

Marko Enula

Project Manager, Hitachi ABB Power Grids

A selection of projects built using Planyard

Your data is safe with us

Kept in Google Cloud

Google Cloud Compute corresponds to the highest security standards. Your data is hosted physically in Google’s European servers.

Regular backups

We back up your data regularly. This means that if someone in your company accidentally deleted something big, you can restore it.

2-factor authentication

Two-step verification (password + a second factor such as a phone confirmation) reduces the risk of someone gaining access to your data.

Access rights control

Access can be limited on a company and project level. Not everyone needs to see everything.

Export

You can always take your data with you. Whether this is for additional analysis or moving to a new tool.

Just upload the budget of your starting project and stay organised

* Free 1-2 hours training session
* Dedicated account manager
* Upload your budget and get organized
* Free tutorial videos
* No lengthy training or implementation required

1.1€+ bln

Managed through Planyard

1000+

Users

100+

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