“Roughly calculate or judge the value, number, quantity or extent of”  

Estimating is the process that quantifies the labour, plant and materials needed to complete a construction project.  At Capisce Qs cost estimating can concern diverse forms of construction from residential properties to high-rise commercial buildings, major power or water facilities, mining sites, roads, rail, and other civil and infrastructure works.  A list of detailed services provided are noted below:


  • Feasibility Estimates

  • Continuous project life detailed estimating

  • First Principles Estimating

  • Cost Planning advice throughout design and project  development

  • Detailed  Mechanical and Electrical Services Estimating

  • Elemental and functional analysis 

  • Benchmarking

  • Comparative cost studies 

  • Master Planning advice

  • Cost Modelling

  • Advice on cost effective design and project solutions

  • Alternative material and methodology advice

  • Formulating appropriate budget costs and cost planning

  • Value and cost engineering 

  • Option appraisals

  • Insurance valuations