Retail - Chains & Franchises

Intelligent Data For Reliable Conceptual Estimates

Commercial retail chains and franchises have specific brand guidelines that need to be met prior to the construction of a new location. Directors and managers of retail real estate portfolios must work with both their stakeholders and other agencies when faced with the initiative of corporate expansion. With CostCenter, you’ll have access to a set of applications that will give you a holistic view of your projects, current cost data, and the ability to take a (pre-construction) parametric cost estimate and turn it into a detailed cost estimate as an opportunity becomes clearer.

Commercial chain coffee shop
Commercial chain coffee shop

Conceptual estimating for retail

Need A Custom Model? We Can Develop It

Many national and international brands use parametric estimating during the pre-construction phase to develop comprehensive conceptual models to understand the budget, opportunity, and planning required. This is particularly critical for large, complex projects where cost confidence is critical during the pre-construction phase and best-guess estimates of old weren’t as informed or as accurate as they needed to be. By going with CostCenter, you’ll get access to a team of certified engineers with years of experience in creating custom parametric estimates. We’d be happy to sit down and scope out your specific needs. Our team of experienced professionals bring the most qualified individuals to the table.

Work with professionals who have developed models for federal agencies to nationally recognized retail chains.

Conceptual Estimating Without Sacrificing Accuracy

Your estimate is only as good as the data it’s built on. We have a dedicated team of professionals that make it their primary focus to source quality data all year long. With only so many hours in a day, the last area you want to waste time pouring days into an early stage cost estimate that isn’t reliable or cost far too much time and money. You have tight timelines and need to optimize your performance with software designed specifically for conceptual cost estimates.

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Go From Conceptual To Detailed Cost Estimates

Conceptual models are adjustable. They are developed for a user to quickly go through and make changes and run costs. As the parameters of a project change – such as the size of the building or the use of new construction materials – cost estimators can dynamically account for these variables and achieve confident cost projections. Estimates don’t have to take hundreds of hours to be accurate. With CostModeler, users can easily go from the conceptual stage — prior to breaking ground — to a detailed cost estimate without undermining the integrity of their work. Reach to schedule a demo of our CostCenter products.

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Detailed Cost Estimating

  • Access your estimates and collaborate with your team from anywhere
  • Designed for quick estimations
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  • Ideal for project managers, architects, and owners
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Early Stage Conceptual Estimating

  • Parametric model library
  • Build your own custom models from the ground up
  • Convert conceptual to detailed
  • Reporting
  • Access a team of engineers for custom models
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