Ensuring the Success of Your Project Is What We Do Best

Marcene Taylor Inc. is all about developing effective cost-management strategies that help the team finish the work within the allocated budget, while also adding value to the entire project.

Competent Problem-Solvers

It is common for issues to arise in all projects, but our ability to anticipate and resolve roadblocks before they become problematic is unparalleled.

Expect Accurate Cost Data

At Marcene Taylor Inc., we do not rely on published cost data to estimate project costs. We track real market data, tap local marketplace resources, and give the most accurate figures for every project.

Our Primary Goal

Marcene Taylor Inc. aims to partner with owners and design teams. We take pride in our ability to represent the team's objectives and vision for the successful delivery of any individual project.

Save on Project Costs

Through our services, cost savings typically range between 10% to 20%, including fees paid to our team.


About Marcene

Marcene Taylor, CPE is a specialist in conceptual cost estimating, published essayist, past president of the American Society of Professional Estimators, and president of Marcene Taylor Inc.

Career Beginnings

She began her estimating career as an apprentice at Davis Langdon in 1996, then joined HMC Architects from 2001 to 2007. Marcene was then the principal in charge of cost planning for mack5 until 2010, when she started Marcene Taylor Inc.


Marcene has written articles for Estimating Today as well as contributed to the books Hot Jobs and Non-Traditional Careers for Women and Men. She has a Certificate in Construction Project Management from California State University, Dominguez Hills and is a Certified Professional Estimator.

Areas of Specialty

Marcene conducts cost planning and analysis for various types of infrastructure, including healthcare, educational, civic, and academic facilities.

She specializes in early conceptual estimating to ensure that a project’s scope is achievable for the budget available, emphasizing not only the construction cost portion of the project but also the entire project budget.

Residence and Affiliations

Marcene lives in Boise, Idaho with her husband, Clay, and two Great Danes. She serves on the board of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho, Western Sports Foundation, and Industry Advisory Board for Boise State University College of Engineering.

Marcene is also the founder and president of the Veterans Center for Recreation, Education & Wellness (VetCREW).

Check Out Our Services

Take a closer look at the tasks that we perform as a construction cost estimator for various sectors.

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