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C5 takes your construction project tendering to new heights

Combining best of breed technology and industry-leading expertise, C5 is the next generation in cloud-based estimating software designed to help you efficiently compile accurate estimates —anywhere, anytime!

Using innovative cloud technology, C5 features cutting-edge tools that take construction project tendering to the next level.

Complete your estimates anywhere, anytime

With your project data in the cloud, you can access, compile and optimise your estimates anywhere and at any time.

Innovative web-based features, functions and speed

Made possible by combining the latest advancements in cloud technology, an ingenious development team and the unparalleled vision and experience of CCS.

Get started in seconds

Simply get online, register an account and get going by making use of the interactive Help Centre and pre-loaded sample projects.

User-friendly, intuitive, simple user interface

Get the job done simply, easily and quickly.

No desktop installations or costly upgrades

Because it’s online, there’s nothing to install and updates are free and instantly available.

Securely access your data

Advanced, industry recognised security keeps your data protected and automatically backed-up.

Core Estimating Features

    • Create and manage an unlimited number of projects in User defined Folders and Subfolders.
    • Simply move projects between folders with drag and drop.
    • Make use of our various and continually updated Sample projects that contain sample data and rate build-ups.
    • Capture items to price manually or via a seamless import from Excel as *.xlsx file.
    • C5 is geared to give you the competitive edge: primed for First Principles Estimating using our one-of-a-kind free-format Rate Sheets.
    • Unique and innovative pricing tools and features include Global and Local Variables, Applied Factors, an array of pre-defined formula functions.
    • Rate, quantity and formulae changes are instantaneous.
    • Resource Utilisation and Wastage analyses in real-time.
    • Categorise your pricing data into User-defined Resource Types and Trades of work.
    • Reference Projects for re-using or re-purposing any previous project data.
    • Every estimator and every project is different - C5 lets you tailor the application and distribution of Markup in a variety of ways putting you in complete control of your margin.
    • An incomparable choice of Markup options include marking up and/or exempting individual price items, marking-up by Trade, by Gross Rate or Amount entry, setting a required total, or as one percentage or amount across the entire job or any combination of the above – the choice is yours!
    • C5’s game changing interactive Project Finalisation Dashboard gives you the best seat in the house to review, analyse and customise your tender submission.
    • Pre-loaded with a set of essential report templates that require minimal customisation, C5 allows you to easily and clearly report on various aspects of your bid for internal or external (Client) purposes.
    • Report templates currently include rated Bills of Quantities and options for Resource, Wastage analyses and Finalisation.
    • Reports can be exported with the click of a button to various formats such as Excel and PDF.

We’re just getting going … Future Developments

    • Continual enhancements and additional tools, features and functions including additional estimation quantity fields consolidated bill items, multi-currency, cost and activity coding, dashboarding graphics on finalisation and further reporting options.
    • Subcontract and Material Adjudicator module for packaging and comparing subcontract and supplier quotes.
    • Indirect Costing module for the detailed estimation and management of time, fixed and value related indirect or P&G costs.
    • Introduction of User Management and Roles providing for role driven multi user access to Projects and data.
    • Facilities for forecasting and cash flow projections.
    • 2D and 3D Take-off of most commercial file formats: PDF, DWG, Revit, Bentley etc. using C5’s proprietary powerful yet easy to use Take off lists, Take off sheets, Templates and global Measurement Variables.
    • Dynamic, real-time integration between Take off quantification and estimate price and rate items.
    • Fully integrated with Autodesk BIM360 and other popular common data environments and repositories such as Google Drive, Dropbox and One Drive.

    Using the immediate and real-time availability of estimate and take-off data, C5 will allow for the complete control of your projects – from planning, forecasting, sub-contractor adjudication and cashflow to post tender cost control, valuations and subcontract management. The module will allow for:

    • Value engineering
    • Recording various progress quantities and cost rates
    • Allow for internal and external financial analysis and reporting as well as variations management
    • Subcontract Management

    C5 will also fully integrate with CCS BuildSmart and other costing systems for auditable and real-time cost variance reporting, at various levels.

    • C5’s game changing interactive Project Finalisation Dashboard gives you the best seat in the house to review, analyse and customise your tender submission.
    • Pre-loaded with a set of essential report templates that require minimal customisation, C5 allows you to easily and clearly report on various aspects of your bid for internal or external (Client) purposes.
    • Report templates currently include rated Bills of Quantities and options for Resource, Wastage analyses and Finalisation.
    • Reports can be exported with the click of a button to various formats such as Excel and PDF.

Pricing

US$ 0 / month

FREE TRIAL TRY IT FREE FOR 30 DAYS

Core Estimation

Unlimited Projects

Sample Projects

One User per Project

Centralised Data

Unlimited Price Items

Unlimited Resources

Unlimited Rate Templates

Plug, Split and Rate Sheet Pricing

Full Markup Facilities

Interactive Finalisation Dashboard

Essential Report Templates


50 GB Free Storage

Access to Knowledgebase

Online Help and Support


US$ 50 / month*

NORMAL PRICE

Core Estimation

Unlimited Projects

Sample Projects

One User per Project

Centralised Data

Unlimited Price Items

Unlimited Resources

Unlimited Rate Templates

Plug, Split and Rate Sheet Pricing

Full Markup Facilities

Interactive Finalisation Dashboard

Essential Report Templates


50 GB Free Storage

Access to Knowledgebase

Online Help and Support


*Licensing per named user. Excluding applicable taxes.

About CCS

50 countries

By Contractors for Contractors

35 years experience

40,000 users

Global support network

Ongoing training & development

Blog

When your Estimator Leaves

A CCS Plan of Action

First Principles Estimating: The Power Behind C5

Answers the question ‘What do I need to get the job done and how much will it cost?

Redefining the Industry Standard

Specialist Estimating Software versus Excel.

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