Nomitech

CostOS Estimating

5 / 5 11 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

It can be used by Contractors, Subcontractors, Consultants, Project Owners, or Investors and Designers. Applicable to small companies up to very large organizations.


Average Ratings

11 Reviews
  • 5 / 5
    Overall
  • 5 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    Not provided by vendor
  • Free Trial
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Installed - Windows
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours
    24/7 (Live Rep)

Vendor Details

  • Nomitech
  • www.nomitech.eu/
  • Founded 2006
  • United Kingdom

About CostOS Estimating

CostOS is a modern, innovative cost estimating solution that can be used to estimate the cost of a project at various stages (from Concept to the Tender Phase). It can be used by Contractors, Subcontractors, Consultants, Project Owners, or Investors and Designers. CostOS is easy to learn, can do 2D (PDF, CAD) , BIM and GIS takeoffs and can be applied on a wide range of projects from small contracts to megaprojects, in various sectors such as Construction, Oil and Gas, EPC, Mining, etc


CostOS Estimating Features

  • Accounting Integration
  • Audit Trail
  • Customizable Templates
  • Historical Database
  • Project Management
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Subcontractor Management
  • Takeoff
  • What-if Analysis

CostOS Estimating Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Finally the starting platform for integrated Project Controls

Jun 01, 2017
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy of use from Bottom Up to Top Down Estimating.

Powerful modelling functionality to enable rapid production of Estimates.

In-built Excel functionality & Project variables give the ability to produce outputs in an Excel like format which gives even more flexibility to the Estimating process.

Powerful integration with Primavera to enable full resource & cost loaded programmes, a must in modern Project Controls.

Customise columns functionality gives endless possible outputs as well as the layouts gives the ability to suit Client expectations

Cons: Set up can be a long winded initially but extra time spent in the initial set-up reaps benefits over time.

The reporting module needs to be polished to give slicker more modern looking reports

Used for BIM and 2D take-offs as well as estimating on a major rail project.

Mar 13, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: It's great for structuring and analyzing data in many areas and many dimensions. Very powerful when you start using effectively SQL queries. Has really good 3D take-off engine and helps to keep your estimates transparent.

Cons: If you're a superuser you need a while to understand all details of it and without knowing at least basics of SQL you won't get it's full potential.

Overall: Structured data, 5D estimates, consistent and reliable estimation, transparent BOQ.

Fully customizable estimating system

Apr 20, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Ability to customize to fit our needs. Support.

Cons: Haven't found anything yet

Overall: We looked for a very long time for a system we could customize to meet our specific needs. Nomitech CostOS has met our expectations. The product continues to be improved making it a great fit for our company. The support team is very knowledgeable and helpful during our implementation. We are looking forward to a long-term relationship with Nomitech.

Recommendations to other buyers: Buy directly from Nomitech.

Nice software

Apr 22, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Boq Import, RFQ, Quote Comaprison

one can create project with in a short time

After importing BOQ, you can float inquiries for quotation

after receiving of proposal you can comapre and select the best bidder.

Cons: Asemblies are difficult to built inside Cost OS,

Quantitytake-off needs innovation for calculation from drawings in PODF format and no format change of work executed in drawings to identify,

Overall: Estimation process becoms easy and with minimum effort one can estimate a project.

Best 5D BIM Estimating system

Oct 21, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: We have tried many BIM costing tools on the market and only CostOS was able to meet the demands of everyday estimating and costing, while also facilitating take-off from multiple BIM models.

Pros: There are too many to go through. Main benefits including ability to cross-code a single rate to multiple methods of measurement; excel like bottom-up estimating where required; in-built spreadsheet; links to business Primavera; has an excellent 2D take-off tool for pdf and DWG quants production; well structured databases for resource rates; multiple columns to extend pricing options; and can be used to create cost assemblies which enable automatic take-off from BIM models, matched to database rates.

Cons: With so many configuration options, you will need to spend a little time getting used to the many features so you can create a workflow that suits your needs.

I haven't seen better than CostOs about cost estimating

Nov 17, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I've been using since 2010, my business area about cost estimate and cost control in civil works (housing unit, steel construction, hospital, hotel etc.) CostOs is a versatile program and it is developing very fast.It responds to all kinds of needs. All modules is working perfectly and compatible. BIM module and Primavera is It is running without problems. I connected our ERP system with CostOs and so we are closed Cost Control and Working schedulle process circle. This software is running with Oracle and all type SQL database without problems and that reason, just use your imagination.

Powerful & Versatile Estimating Software

Feb 15, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Having worked with CostOS for just over a year now, my enthusiasm for it has grown significantly. Although initially it may not seem the most intuitive to use, once you have grasped the concepts and a basic understanding it can become a really powerful tool.

Learning how to create complex cost models has become a rewarding experience and saved much time on the current project. I have also always been impressed with the responce team at CostOS in providing support and the on going development of the software.

At last, proper estimating software.

Oct 29, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Had been reviewing many software packages but none gave us hat we needed until we found CostOS. The user definable columns gave us the ability to customize the exactly what we needed. In addition the ability to seemlessly interact with Primavera P6 was a bonus. The appearance and Excel type use made use easy. Post purchase service provided by Estimating Plus was exemplorary.

Use and Integration

Oct 21, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Excellent software, especially when compared to its peers. Easy interaction with Excel and similar functionality too.

Assemblies feature stands it out from the crowd, combining quantity and cost production into single easily customisable objects.

Extremely powerful estimating and database software

Mar 30, 2016
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Can operate at a very detailed level therefore familiarisation with the whole system takes time.

Staff very helpful in resolving any operational issues.

Reliable and easy to work with

Jan 26, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: The software is easy to learn. Does not slow down the system and does not crash. Design of the buttons used to manage the software could be improved.