Service of the Future

We have computer vision and machine learning technology that assists with accuracy and turnaround and minimizes back-and-forth communications while processing estimates.

Who Are We?

BuildingEstimates.com is a technology enabled estimation service which provides high quality estimates with quick turnaround times at market leading pricing.

Our off-shore team members are exceptionally skilled, university qualified engineers, who are specifically chosen for their ability, spatial aptitude, customer focus, and great attitudes.

We have computer vision and machine learning technology that assists with accuracy and turnaround and minimises back-and-forth communications while processing estimates. It also enables an iterative approach to be taken with a single estimate as opposed to the market standard of starting a new estimate for each iteration.

Our Services

Our productivity is industry leading. Our highly qualified team can produce between 300-600 EqA of truss estimates per day, between 1,500-3,500 lineal feet of floor truss estimates, and between 1,500-3,500 lineal feet of frame estimates per day.
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Roof, floor, and truss estimates

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Complete wall frame take offs

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Complete building take offs

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Detailing whole of house costs

Our Team

  • Ben Powles

    CEO & Co-Founder

    Former CEO of WorldFront, one of the largest ecommerce businesses in Australasia.

    Led the creation of the largest single source of products to marketplace in the world with more than 25 million products available for consumers to buy and being shipped to more than 11 countries around the world.

    Oversaw market entry strategies, commercial negotiations and software integrations with the largest ecommerce companies in the world, including Amazon, eBay, Rakuten, Lazada, Qoo10, and Matahari Mall.

  • Stephen Thomas

    MSc - Senior Computer Vision & Machine Learning Engineer

    Former Team Lead - Computer Vision & Machine Learning Engineering & Architecture at Teknique (leading computer vision and machine learning solutions for consumer & industrial purposes).

    Ex R&D Computer Vision Engineer at Compac Sorting Masters in Computer Vision (2008, Cum Laude with High Distinction).

  • Beren Gross

    Head of Training Australia

    More than 20 years experience in the Australian building industry, with more than 15 years of that specifically in estimation.

    Certified trainer in Pryda, Multinail, and Mitek estimating software. Experience managing large teams of estimators both within Australia and offshore.

  • Wenbo Li

    Senior Full Stack Engineer

    Lead Developer at Fletcher Building Group - working on Placemakers, Laminex, and Formica sub-companies, including estimations.

    Technical Software Development Lead at various high profile companies - Air New Zealand, Accordo, and Aux.

  • Michael Simbulan

    Estimator Team Lead NZ

    Licensed Philippine Civil Engineer (BSc) with more than 6 years commercial experience. Led teams on projects in India, Dubai, and England.

    Recognized multiple times during his career for outstanding contributions and leadership.

  • Jeanne Mescallado

    Estimator Team Lead Australia

    Licensed Philippine Civil Engineer (BSc) with more than 8 years commercial experience. Overseen a variety of multi million US dollar projects within the Philippines.

    Experienced in a variety of different building and estimating software programs.

Our Advantages

BuildingEstimates.com provides Pryda, Mitek, and Multinail customers with a market leading estimation solution that ultimately allows them to win more jobs, generate more revenue, and have higher customer satisfaction. Working with us is a competitive advantage.
Cost Saving

Our customers achieve average cost savings of between 30 - 50% on their per estimate cost, with significantly faster turnaround times.

The value of our building estimates will take cost out of your business, but the speed and quality will win you more jobs.

Using our custom software we are able to deliver estimates faster and at a significantly lower cost than alternate providers.

Local Account Management

In Australia, we have sales and account management so you have a familiar and friendly face to engage with.

Each customer is assigned specific team members, who undertake initial thorough quality assurance steps to ensure that specific customer requirements are incorporated into their processes and outputs.

Each team is then headed up by a team leader who is an expert in the customer’s software, particular requirements and local industry standards.

Quality is the Center

We are already established with paying customers.

We have a fully qualified Pryda, Mitek, and Multinail trainer working with our estimators full time to ensure we’re operating with industry leading best practices and that quality is always the center of focus.

Technology and software are a key focus for BuildingEstimates.com

Individual Tailored Service

Our workflow management processes and tools mean that we are able to set individual service levels with customers, and deliver building estimates within those expectations - regardless of the variations in quantity of estimates needed. We can flex our customers’ teams up or down depending on their demand, as seasoning or other local conditions affect work to be done.

Each customer is assigned specific team members, who undertake initial thorough quality assurance steps to ensure that specific customer requirements are incorporated into their processes and outputs. Each team is then headed up by a team leader who is an expert in the customer’s software, particular requirements and local industry standards.

Los Angeles, United States (HQ)

Auckland CBD, New Zealand

Brisbane CBD, Australia

Alabang Manila, Philippines