Construction Estimate Comparison Template


  • Compare your estimates to one another
  • Provide reasons for variations
  • Easy to use spreadsheet template


Download For Free

Subscribe now and download this item for free! You'll also unlock unlimited access to thousands of other construction documents, templates and tutorials.

Start Your 14-Day Free Trial

By purchasing or downloading this product you are agreeing to our terms and conditions.
Contributor - Files

You will receive your documents and files immediately after you complete the checkout process. You will receive a link on the checkout page as well as via email.

As long as the document remains on Essential Construction you will be able to download it once purchased.

Yes, in most cases (with the exception of stock photography and ebooks) the files you will receive are editable.

We accept debit, all credit cards (Visa, Amex Mastercard etc) as well as payments via Apple Pay, Google Pay and Paypal.

Our documents are for use on your projects. You may not resell these documents on other marketplaces.

Full Description

If you are actively budgeting a project you’ll know that it’s important to compare current estimates to previous ones. This exercise will help you to understand where cost increases occur than you can analyze them further. A cost estimate comparison is a common activity in the construction estimating process. But what is a cost estimate comparison and how should you preform it?

A cost estimate comparison is a document which compares two or more estimates against one another. The document allows you to understand where increases and decreases have occurred. It also allows you to explain those increases or decreases.

To be able to fully analyze and understand the difference between two estimates a spreadsheet is the weapon of choice. This construction estimate comparison template provides you with the following fields:

  • Line item
  • Description
  • Original Estimate
  • New Estimate
  • Variance
  • Percent change
  • Reason for change

By providing a reason for change it will allow you to explain to the parties reviewing your comparison why an increase or a decrease has occurred. This allows you to control the narrative.

Download this spreadsheet cost estimate comparison template today to begin explaining the differences between your budgets in construction.


There are no reviews yet

Be the first to review “Construction Estimate Comparison Template”

construction estimate comparison
Construction Estimate Comparison Template