Design, measure & estimate your plans online

Collaborate with your team online to create visually stunning takeoffs, while Groundplan accurately estimates materials and labour. A cloud based takeoff software serving all construction trades.

Takeoff export options
Master Plumbers Association of QueenslandO'Brien Electrical & PlumbingGoFox Electrical & PlumbingLevel Trade ServicesLaser Plumbing & Electrical
Flick AnticimexTotal FitoutsJohnson ControlsPerl ElectricalUCS
Master Electricians NZPlatinum ElectriciansKinetic ElectricalTradies Success AcademyConcept Electrical Estimating

Takeoff software for any trade

Subcontractors, General Contractors and Suppliers, we’ve got you covered.

Groundplan takeoff and estimating software is designed for all trades that use plans to quantify the labour and materials required for a project.

Whether you’re estimating electrical, plumbing, landscaping or any other field requiring precise project cost estimation and planning, Groundplan is the ideal solution to quantify your plans accurately.

See All Trades

6,100 +

Happy Users

6.2 million +

Plans Estimated

412,700 +

Projects Completed

How to create takeoffs with Groundplan

Enabling thousands of trades businesses to quickly and accurately estimate their plans online.

Upload your plans

PDF, JPG, PNG and TIFF supported.

Measure on-screen

Any device, anywhere.

Export your estimates

To Excel or one of our integrations.

Quantify the materials on completed plans for a lightning-fast takeoff or create your own beautifully branded PDF Design Plans.

Takeoff Estimating Software Key Features

What has made Groundplan the industry standard for estimating professionals?

Our software strikes the perfect balance between user-friendly design and a powerful set of features built specifically for the takeoff and estimating workflow.

  • Count Items
  • Measurement Lengths
  • Calculate Surface Areas
  • Integrated Formulas
  • BOQ's / Worksheets
  • Multiple Export options

Integrations to suit your existing workflow

By connecting Groundplan with the software and tools tailored for your industry and project requirements, you can fully harness your project management efforts and achieve tremendous success in your professional endeavours.

Integrate to an Accounting or Job Management platform
  • Ascora
  • Simpro
  • Aroflo
  • Xero
  • Quickbooks
  • Workmate

Learn more about Integrations

NEw ADD-ON Feature

Count Assist

Select One, We'll Find The Rest.

After years of research and development, our most highly requested takeoff feature has landed.

Groundplan's Count Assist Add-On automates the time-consuming task of counting symbols on large, expansive plans. The risk of errors is drastically reduced, empowering estimating specialists to focus on higher-level aspects of their work while maintaining precision and accuracy.

Ideal for

Electrical Industry
Security Industry
Fire Industry
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Automatic Takeoff Symbol Counting
Count Assist

"Now it's all setup and templated, I can offload that work to an estimating team"

Sam Ackland
Build Clean
Build Clean

Why estimators use Groundplan to create their takeoffs

The Takeoff process is an essential step in the cost estimating process, particularly in construction and the sub-trade industries. With the help of reliable takeoff estimating software, you can build a reliable and accurate workflow.

Build an accurate and reliable workflow with our cloud-based takeoff estimating software.

Modernise your business processes with our cloud-based takeoff software. Besides ensuring fast, accurate calculations, using cloud-based takeoff software to quantify your plans enables teams to work synchronously with ease. Discover much more of what Groundplan has to offer

Work Remotely
Work from anywhere

Use any device to go online and access all your projects, plans and takeoff estimates. Collaborate with your remote team while watching changes happening in real time, always up to date. No more software installs and updates.

Excellent support

Either through our free one-on-one training or our live chat, we strive to get you going as quickly and efficiently as possible. Trusted by more than 2,000 businesses in 10 countries.

Responsive Design
Smart, easy and responsive

Forget clunky old software, Groundplan is purposely built using the best UI/UX practices, getting out of your way to finish your estimate quickly.

Cost Estimates
Keep your cost estimates in one place

Eliminate printing and filing costs. With safe cloud storage and easy management, you can rest assured you won’t ever lose track of your plans or tender documents.

Software Integrations
Software integrations

We integrate with industry-leading job and quoting software packages to provide you a seamless end-to-end estimating and job management solution.

Export Takeoffs
Easily export your takeoff estimates

Once you have finished your takeoff estimates, export your bill of quantities directly to excel or push to a quote via one of our software integrations.

Are you ready to trial Groundplan?

Optimise your estimating process by signing up for our 14-day free trial.
With expert training we’ll ensure you get the most from your takeoff estimating software.