Madsen, Kneppers & Associates, Inc. (MKA) was founded upon the profession of Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Engineering. Each of our offices have Cost Estimators on staff. Our Construction Estimating Team consists of over 100 experienced Cost Estimators whose backgrounds encompass the spectrum of the construction industry. We utilize a proprietary estimating system developed to meet our Clients’ needs as well as the capability of providing estimates in other commercial packaged estimating systems when specified. We have a strong reputation and a long history of providing estimating services to Owners, Contractors, Developers, Designers, Insurance Companies and Law Firms.
Our Estimating Team includes both degreed and experienced Construction Cost Estimators and Cost Engineers, who have decades of experience in bidding, negotiating and managing construction projects. Our professional team includes senior staff, certified by internationally recognized quantity surveying institutions or similar organizations. Many of our staff are Certified Professional Estimators (CPE) by the American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) with some also being individually licensed General Contractors. MKA is a licensed General Contractor in California, Florida, Nevada, and Utah.
We have an average of over 30 years of experience in new construction estimating, renovation estimating and complex damage repair estimating. Clients worldwide have engaged MKA’s Estimators to develop cost analyses and take-offs for every category of construction (residential and commercial low- and high-rise, manufacturing, processing, oil and gas, agriculture, infrastructure, airports, marine facilities, theme parks and sports facilities to name a few).
Our Estimators have prepared scopes and detailed labor, material, and equipment estimates for thousands of structures both Domestically and Internationally. We have prepared complex cost evaluations for Property Loss/Builder’s Risk matters as well as on Construction Defect and Subrogation assignments. Additionally, we expertly perform comprehensive document reviews, cost comparisons, analyses and formulation of recommendations in a complex legal matter. Many of our Senior Estimators have testified both as Percipient and Expert Witnesses.
Conveniently located, MKA operates 24 fully-staffed offices nationwide in all major metropolitan areas across the United States. Ultimately, collaboration and communication amongst our diverse professional disciplines is key to providing technically sound and consistent service solutions to our Clients.
For Insurance Adjusters:
Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM)
Replacement Cost Estimate (Conceptual or Detailed)
Actual Cash Value (ACV) Evaluations
Wind / Flood / Code Apportionment
Estimate Comparison/Comparative Analysis Studies
Time and Material Audits
Change Order Analysis
For Owners/ Contractors/ Designers:
Project Program Budgets
Schedule of Values
Cash Flow Modeling
Lump Sum Bid Analysis
Life Cycle Estimating
Change Order Evaluation
Material/Labor Escalation Analysis
Conceptual Cost Estimates
Progress Payment Analysis
Cost to Complete Analysis
MKA CSI 16/44 Division
… and others.
For Attorneys and Legal Representatives:
Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM)
Comparative Analysis Reports
Construction Defect Repair Cost Estimates
Proportionate Fault Allocations
Property Damage & Builder's Risk Consulting
Contract Analysis and Audit
Actual Cash Value (ACV) Determination
Construction Acceleration/Business Interruption Analysis