Buildertrend vs. Buildsoft Global

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Buildertrend
Score 6.3 out of 10
N/A
BuilderTrend is a construction management system. It includes functionality for pre-sale, project management, financial management, and customer management processes. It also provides mobile accessibility.
$299
per month
Buildsoft Global
Score 8.3 out of 10
N/A
Buildsoft headquartered in Sydney offers Global, a construction estimating and job analysis software tool. Buildsoft is a MiTek Australia company.N/A
Pricing
BuildertrendBuildsoft Global
Editions & Modules
Core
$299
per month
Pro
$499
per month
Premium
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
BuildertrendBuildsoft Global
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsPremium package pricing available by quote from the vendor.
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Features
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Human Resource Management
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Buildertrend
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Ratings
Buildsoft Global
10.0
1 Ratings
25% above category average
Employee demographic data00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Employment history00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Job profiles and administration00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Organizational charting00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Organization and location management00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Buildertrend
-
Ratings
Buildsoft Global
10.0
1 Ratings
28% above category average
Pay calculation00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Reimbursement management00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
Buildertrend
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Ratings
Buildsoft Global
10.0
1 Ratings
28% above category average
Tracking of all physical assets00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Buildertrend
-
Ratings
Buildsoft Global
10.0
1 Ratings
21% above category average
Dashboards00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Standard reports00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Custom reports00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Data exportability00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Construction Project & Field Management
Comparison of Construction Project & Field Management features of Product A and Product B
Buildertrend
-
Ratings
Buildsoft Global
10.0
1 Ratings
30% above category average
Plan distribution & viewing00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Plan markups & sharing00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Issue tracking & punchlists00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Photo documentation00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Jobsite reports00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Document sharing00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
RFI tools00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Collaboration & approvals00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
As-built drawings00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Mobile app00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Submittal design and management00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Checklists00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Meeting Minutes00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Specifications00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Change orders00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Estimating
Comparison of Estimating features of Product A and Product B
Buildertrend
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Ratings
Buildsoft Global
10.0
1 Ratings
20% above category average
Takeoff tools00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Job costing00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Cost databases00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Cost calculator00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Bid creation00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
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User Ratings
BuildertrendBuildsoft Global
Likelihood to Recommend
3.1
(8 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
BuildertrendBuildsoft Global
Likelihood to Recommend
Buildertrend
Buildertrend was made for a specific industry (building) and so I would recommend it to anyone in that industry, with the exception of Sales and Marketing. But for everything else from the financing to the permitting to the construction and all else, Buildertrend is exactly what our team has used and will ALWAYS use. Even with our decision to use other systems for Sales and Marketing, we have never given one thought to taking Buildertrend out of our process. We will always be with Buildertrend.
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Buildsoft
Customer service is the main target for organisations where Buildsoft global is the perfect software. I am totally amused by this software. Cost accounting of the organisation can be easily done which is helping most. Sometimes it is lacking some criteria. With this software, we can not enter the total journal entries which are making some problems. However, it is great software.
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Pros
Buildertrend
  • Manages in one place - crucial for organization.
  • Professional, across the board it provides companies with a seamlessly organized and flawless presentation - to subs/vendors/owners/etc.
  • Time Saver - you don't have to dig around through files/create templates/flip through your contact binder - it's all there.
  • Practical tools- designed for contractors. You get what you need - period.
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Buildsoft
  • Cost accounting
  • Customer service
  • Displays the job at a glance
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Cons
Buildertrend
  • I think that the CRM component could use some development.
  • I think that tracking "tasks" or "to do's" could use some development.
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Buildsoft
  • Dates using is having some lackings
  • Can not enter multiple invoices
  • Can not enter journal entries
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Usability
Buildertrend
Fantastic usablity. Buildertrend is an amazing tool that offers superior customer service and attention to detail that is unmatched. I will continue to use them for years and I know they will make growing my company a possibility. I highly recommend for companies that want to streamline their business.
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Buildsoft
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Support Rating
Buildertrend
I highly recommend. The only suggestion I have would be to offer a free trial. They do offer a 30 day money back guarantee. The price point isn't daunting if you have had a 100 % no strings attached/no effort to cancel or try to remember to get your money back - no strings attached chance to try out the product. Especially for such a big purchase decision, I think Buildertrend would see an incredible increase in sales. They have the value and companies just need a chance to see it first hand.
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Buildsoft
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Alternatives Considered
Buildertrend
BuilderTrend allows me to see a full view of all my jobs in one place. I picked it for this reason. I wanted a solution that subcontractors would be able to use without having to do anything except open their email to get the information they needed to get the job done on time. I've made it so simple that everyone I work with wants to use BuilderTrend. In fact, most of the subcontractors I work with have implemented BuilderTrend because they saw how easy my day to day operations are.
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Buildsoft
First, I want to share my feelings about this software. I am totally amused by this software because I can do my job in a perfect way. Cost accounting can be done easily by this software. The software can done its works very smoothly better than any software. It is a great software to me.
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Return on Investment
Buildertrend
  • The prior year cost me roughly $4300, which was barely reasonable for my volume. Some clients liked the format, some hated it and didn't participate. In my experience, few subcontractors or suppliers embraced the program, severely limiting the effectiveness.
  • For the coming year the fees would have exceeded $17,000, far too much for a program with limited client, employee, and subcontractor appeal with as small a volume as I have.
  • Honestly, for the last year, I feel they've been a burning tire hung around my neck and I regret not cancelling them in early 2019, I'd have $10,000 more in my pocket and no significant negative impact.
  • I did appreciate the daily log as a way to report on progress, but less than half my clients made use of this option.
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Buildsoft
  • Best customers service
  • Perfect cost accounting
  • Imperfect match
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ScreenShots

Buildertrend Screenshots

Screenshot of Homeowner PortalScreenshot of Summary PageScreenshot of Schedule // Gantt ChartScreenshot of Photos