• Sage Estimating

    Most preferred estimating software in the Annual JBKnowledge Construction Technology Report for four consecutive years since 2017.
    - Formerly Sage Timberline Office Estimating -

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  • Fast. Accurate. Integrated.


    Sage Estimating eliminates the drudgery associated with complex calculations and manual, repetitive, and routine estimating tasks. The intuitive interface with familiar bid worksheets that make building estimates easy. You’ll also find thousands of built-in report options.

    • Slashes takeoff time by 50% or more versus manual or generic spreadsheets methods
    • Automates the process of cost item updates, eliminating the grind associated with pricing items manually
    • Generates dimensions and takeoff quantities automatically using your choice of integrated digital takeoff tools
    • Provides a smart way to organize and report on estimates—with fast and easy access
    • Shortens the learning curve by adapting to your preferred way of working
  • Profitability with precision.


    The fate of every project hinges on the estimate. Sage Estimating helps you ensure precise calculations and costs across all aspects of the bid: labor, supplies, subcontractor bids, materials, equipment, and even overhead and profit.

    • Uses up-to-date, trade-specific cost databases for final numbers you can trust
    • Eliminates manual calculations and reduces the risk of overlooked items—some of the most common causes of errors
    • Enables you to make last-minute changes with quick precision
    • Standardizes the bid process across multiple estimators without forfeiting individual styles and flexibility
    • Removes spreadsheet liabilities—such as hidden cells and broken formulas
  • Get projects on the fast track.


    Connect estimating with the rest of your business. Sage Estimating works in tandem with accounting and operations management software from Sage to establish a seamless connection from estimators to accountants to project managers.

    • Shares data across estimating, job cost, and accounting functions - with no data reentry
    • Smoothes the transition from estimating to job cost, ensuring projects stay on track
    • Makes it easier to schedule, communicate, and confirm all project details across your team
    • Provides estimators access to historical “estimated vs. actual” figures, helping improve accuracy on future bids
    • Gives management fast access to cross-operational reports for informed decision making
  • 7 Sage Estimating Features to Help You Estimate Faster and Accurately


  • Alternates

  • Data Connector

  • Spreadsheet Sort Sequences

  • Work Breakdown Structure Codes

  • Undo / Redo

  • Move / Copy

  • Sub Bid Grid

  • Turbo-charged your estimating process with eTakeoff


    “Best in Class” digital takeoff tool significantly reduces takeoff time, while enabling estimators to pull 2D and 3D details with a single tool.

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  • Turn detailed estimates into RFQs and purchase orders


    Use the items in your estimates to request prices from suppliers and subcontractors, issue purchase orders, and transfer commitments to Job Cost and Purchasing applications.

    Discover Sage Estimating Buyout

  • Drive better decision making with Liberty Reports for Sage Estimating


    Liberty Reports is an add-on for Microsoft Excel® that enables you to transform spreadsheets into an interactive reporting and analysis tool that taps directly into your company’s data.

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  • What Customers Say About Sage Estimating


  • “An estimate that takes me four hours to complete in Excel takes me 20 minutes to complete in Sage Estimating.”

    Jeff Binder, Estimator
    W.M. Schlosser Construction Company

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  • “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.”

    Tim Saunders, CEO
    Coastal Pacific Landscape Management

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  • “When combined with Sage Estimating and eTakeoff Dimension, eTakeoff Bridge reduces the time it takes to produce an estimate by an additional 50 percent.”

    Michael Seay, President
    Seacon Construction

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  • “We face the same challenges larger contractors face, and Sage Estimating is designed to meet those challenges.”

    Andre Dickner, President
    Echo Valley Irrigation

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  • Pinnacle/CSG, Inc.

    "It allows us to have quicker turnaround...We can probably do a full on estimate in 2 days on a thirty-thousand square foot building."

    Cory McFarlane, Chief Visionary
    Pinnacle/CSG, Inc.

  • Rudolph and Sletten

    "With regular spreadsheet software, manual recalculation can lead to a catastrophic error on an estimate. Sage Estimating provides us with safeguards against these costly mistakes."

    Todd Ahern, Senior Estimator
    Rudolph and Sletten

  • Port of San Diego

    "We were able to compare item for item, and it was incredible! There’s no way I could have done it without this software. I could have stood there and argued over the prices, but I wouldn’t have had a leg to stand on. "

    Shane Peterson, Estimator
    Port of San Diego

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  • How to win more jobs and increase profits

    Bring better controls, standardization, and audit capabilities to your estimates with Sage Estimating & eTakeoff.

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  • 5 tips to help you bid smarter

    Bid smart to get the projects you really want, projects that fit both your strengths and profit goals

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  • Better estimates by every measure

    Learn how Sage Estimating can help you eliminate redundant data entry and error-prone processes.

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