Cost Engineering

SaaS, Data & Training


Prisma Platforms, Inc.

We are a software as a service (SaaS), data, and specialty training company for the Mexican and Latin American construction industry, specializing in pre-construction data, budgeting and estimations. Incorporated in San Antonio, TX, Prisma Platforms operates the Mexican Institute of Cost Engineering,
or IMIC (Instituto Mexicano de Ingeniería de Costos) headquartered in Mexico City. We hold all the patents, licenses and copyrights to the databases, research studies and cost books published by Ing. Raúl González Meléndez, widely recognized as the authority and pioneer in Construction Cost Engineering in Mexico since 1978.

With offices in Mexico City, San Antonio, TX, and New York, NY, Prisma Platforms, Inc. currently develops cloud-based SaaS and other cost estimating platforms for the Mexican and Latin American Construction Industry.

Prisma Master Users: 5K to date & growing rapidly

10K+ professionals trained & certified

75K subscribers and followers.


Our mission is to bring tech innovation with cloud-based SaaS and other platforms to disrupt and improve the digitalization of Construction Cost Engineering in Mexico and Latin America.

We are dedicated to making best use of technology and opportunity to benefit new generations of engineers, architects, developers and all other construction industry professionals, delivering solutions with the best and most accurate pre-construction tools and intelligence.

World Construccion Magazine


40 years of expertise in construction costing

“Our goal is to keep creating and delivering Cost Engineering tools for the indispensable need to work seamlessly across teams, remotely, and in real time, bringing forth solutions to increase efficiency and productivity”

Prisma Master

Get to know our SaaS, proud leader in software innovation for unit costs and pre-construction estimation in Mexico. 100% cloud-based and loaded with our native cost book database - Catálogo Nacional de Costos.


Building Assemblies


Machine Hourly Costs


Hourly Labor Costs





Online Training and Official Certifications (SEP EC-0219) in Unit Cost Analysis

  • Online Degrees in Cost Engineering.

Updated Monthly Since 1970

  • Building Materials and Costing Database
  • Square Foot (Parametric) Models
  • Reports for Bidding
  • Localized Labor Reports
  • Local Building Laws

The Instituto Mexicano de Ingeniería de Costos (IMIC) or Mexican Institute of Cost Engineering, is the leading institution in Mexico offering training, education, support, and proprietary tools to all professionals participating in construction.

Our headquarters and operating team is in Mexico City, with dozens of representatives across most states of the Mexican Republic.



For Investors:
If you’re interested in early investment opportunities to grow with our existing and upcoming platforms, now is a good time! Contact us to request an investors deck for our upcoming Seed round.

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