Building During a Pandemic – DRB

Building During a Pandemic

The construction estimator’s role is to quantify the project work and assess the cost.  Often this task includes a projection of the future anticipated cost.  To accurately project future costs, I have relied on leading indicators that help guide the estimate projections plus future construction lending and activity.  Clients have been inquiring and seeking insight as to what we see as an outlook for 2021.  After reviewing the data, the future of construction remains cloudy, however, some key directions are very clear.

BACKGROUND

Since March 2020, normal construction activities have been in transition.  The commercial construction market has been completing their projects with very little work

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