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HCSS releases “2013 Heavy Civil/Infrastructure Estimating Survey” findings

Posted By Amanda Bayhi On April 23, 2013 @ 10:30 am In News & Analysis | No Comments

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HCSS, a construction estimating software developer, has released the findings from its “2013 Heavy Civil/Infrastructure Estimating Survey,” which examines issues affecting the heavy/highway industry.

survey chart [2]The survey looks at responses from 442 companies in the United States and Canada.

The survey includes a number of findings such as:

  • An increase in bidders on jobs in 2012. Forty percent of respondents saw an increase in bidders in 2012 compared to 2011.
  • More companies working outside of their normal scope. Fifty-three percent of respondents bidded on work outside of their normal geographical or specialty area.
  • Companies that are generally optimistic about profits in 2013. While 3 percent of respondents believe it will be  difficult to stay in business in 2013, 69 percent expect to make a small profit or better.

Other highlights include a change in private versus DOT bidding and plans to expand workforce or give raises.

To download a free copy of the survey results, visit hcss.com/survey-estimating [3].

HCSS releases “2013 Heavy Civil/Infrastructure Estimating Survey” findings

Posted By Amanda Bayhi On April 23, 2013 @ 10:30 am In News & Analysis | No Comments

survey [1]

HCSS, a construction estimating software developer, has released the findings from its “2013 Heavy Civil/Infrastructure Estimating Survey,” which examines issues affecting the heavy/highway industry.

survey chart [2]The survey looks at responses from 442 companies in the United States and Canada.

The survey includes a number of findings such as:

  • An increase in bidders on jobs in 2012. Forty percent of respondents saw an increase in bidders in 2012 compared to 2011.
  • More companies working outside of their normal scope. Fifty-three percent of respondents bidded on work outside of their normal geographical or specialty area.
  • Companies that are generally optimistic about profits in 2013. While 3 percent of respondents believe it will be  difficult to stay in business in 2013, 69 percent expect to make a small profit or better.

Other highlights include a change in private versus DOT bidding and plans to expand workforce or give raises.

To download a free copy of the survey results, visit hcss.com/survey-estimating [3].


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