Free Construction Proposal Template

Key elements that go into a professional construction proposal consist of the following areas you’ll need to consider. Here’s a brief guide of everything that goes into making a proposal engaging, informative, and in the right direction for winning new business.

Inside a great construction proposal

1. Project details: Identifying the parties involved, including your business along with the client project site location and project owners.
2. Scope of the project: The work needed to be done
3. Costs: Detailed for each line item of work involved
4. Terms of the proposal

A construction proposal template created for busy contractors, remodelers, and designers

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This all-in-one construction proposal template has been designed by BuildBook with built-in formulas and calculations to reduce the complexity and time it takes to estimate projects and send your clients proposals ... and it's completely free!

Introduction To The BuildBook Construction Proposal Template

The BuildBook Construction Proposal Template makes it easy to generate all the information required to prepare documents ready to send to prospective clients. It offers a flexible format for all general and specialty contractors to thoughtfully craft estimates through a reusable web template.

What’s Included In The Google Sheets Template

  1. Instructions guiding you step-by-step through the process
  2. Project and company input sheet to add your logo, company information, and project details
  3. Presets for typical project inputs for labor and materials
  4. Construction categories and subcategories for costs
  5. Worksheets for customizing estimates and calculating profit margins
  6. Customizable categories
  7. Features for managing allowances
  8. Detailed project estimate summary that is pre-populated and formatted for client presentation
  9. Client signature sheet in print-ready format

Project Details

Customization fields for your construction estimate template

The proposal template begins with basic inputs for the project. Customize the presentation with your business name and logo, then detail the client and project location.

Construction Costs

Organize all of the line items by categories in your construction estimate

Use the included worksheet to add both internal and retail costs with projected profit margins so you can effectively control how much money you’re making.

Construction Scope of Work

Organize all of the line items by categories in your construction estimate

Categories help define buckets of line items involved in the project. By categorizing costs, it’ll make it easy for your clients to see which line items relate to the broad task at hand.

Client View of Final Estimate

Export the final proposal with your construction estimate

The construction proposal template offers a calculated set of formulas that only reveals the costs that clients need to see while hiding all the internal fees and profit margins.

Terms and Signature Page

Organize all of the line items by categories in your construction estimate

Let’s not forget the most important part–the signed estimate! Included are a cover sheet and the signature page as extra pages you’ll need to round out the estimate.

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