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Everything Commercial Builders need to prepare estimates, submit tenders, and win more work. 

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We understand the challenges you face every day. We’re here to help with an end-to-end solution to quickly and accurately calculate quantities, compare suppliers, and determine costs, so you can focus on winning more work.

For Commercial Builders we recommend our powerful 2D, 3D, BIM takeoff and estimating features in Cubit Estimating, together with our subcontractor comparison solution Cubit Select, and MudShark for your earthworks estimating, to select the costs for your job deliver the results you need.

Quickly and accurately calculate quantities, compare suppliers, and determine costs so you can focus on winning more work.

No matter the job, you're better with Buildsoft.

Natural Estimating at your fingertips

  • Complete control and flexibility over your estimating
  • Import PDF, CAD, DWG, and IFC files
  • Pinpoint accurate on-screen takeoff incorporating quantities directly into your estimate in real time
  • See your data where you want it, when you need it
  • Takeoff quantities for multiple items across multiple trades simultaneously
  • Flag items for review with the client, subbie or project team

Supplier and Cost Comparisons with Cubit Select

  • Input suppliers and their quotes
  • Compare Costs from multiple subcontractors
  • Select one or multiple suppliers for specific trades that make up your job
  • Have more than one user inputting quotes at the same time
  • Seamless integration with Cubit to bring your cost selections back into your estimate
  • Send and receive data between Cubit Estimating and Cubit Select as many times as you need during a job.
  • Review data to compare risks and opportunities of going with one subbie over another


Accurate and Consistent Pricing with Price Lists

  • Save pricing templates to use across your jobs, or quickly start new jobs.
  • Push pricing updates out across all of your jobs
  • Offers greater control and accuracy over how you price jobs



Plan revisions made easy

  • Keep track of changes to plans and estimate data, and revisions to BIM files
  • Import multiple 2D plan changes
  • See and distinguish between additions, deletions, and changes in one view
  • Easy to manage process that significantly reduces time and stress




Efficient Data Analysis with Coding and Grouping

  • Code and sort your jobs in multiple ways
  • Allows for quick and efficient data analysis
  • Create grouped views to quickly see your sorted data broken down into trade packages



Interactive 3D Takeoff for ultimate control

  • View your takeoff in fully interactive 3D, from any angle
  • Easily check to ensure no items have been missed
  • Isolate items and make changes to specific elements like raked walls and ceilings
  • Check slab volumes and trench widths and depths in 3D


Professional Reports for clients and colleagues

  • Customise accurate and professional reports
  • Reports include Bill of Quantities, Trade Packages, Trade Summary, Unpriced Items, and more
  • Export in multiple formats for sharing with colleagues and clients

BIM Takeoff to tender for more jobs

  • Industry-standard IFC file support
  • Import your BIM model directly into Cubit Estimating
  • Quickly extract quantities to build your estimate
  • Easy to use drag-and-drop functionality
  • Multiple options to build up your estimate



“Using Cubit Select and Cubit Estimating is our standard method for reviewing estimates. Cubit Select is useful and straightforward, it is pictorially simplistic yet shows all the crucial data.”
Chris Burgess
North Constructions
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Experience the power of Cubit Estimating, Cubit Select, and MudShark today with a free trial and evaluate them for your business. Get in touch for a personalised demonstration and see how our solutions can work for you.

Our Commitment


When you choose Buildsoft’s solutions, you’re partnering with evolving software that champions innovation, enhancement, and customer needs.

Developed to help you achieve your goals, the solutions we provide are designed not just to meet your needs now, but to help guide your business into the future. We invest in research and development into new methodologies to provide you with the tools you need, as well as a competitive edge.