CoConstruct Review - why 4.7 stars?

CoConstruct Review
ITQlick Score: 97/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.7/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Construction -> CoConstruct
Ranking:Ranked 4 out of 443 Construction systems
Company: CoConstruct
Pricing: starts at $99 per user/month
Typical customers: SMBs
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: CoConstruct pricing, CoConstruct alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Dec 10, 2021

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What is CoConstruct?

CoConstruct is a construction management software for builders to help them stay on top of their jobs and control their building projects. Here are some features of this software:
  • Track Jobsite Activity & Progress: This feature helps builders to track and schedule future project activities.
  • Share Files + Photos: This feature helps builders to share files and photos with anyone. This helps to show or share a building project update for approval or review.
  • Budget & Forecast Project Costs: This feature helps builders to open-book and fixed-price projects.
  • Track Change Orders & Expenses: This CoConstruct feature helps builders change orders and track the expense of projects.
In 2004, Donny Wyatt founded CoConstruct, and the company has been helping builders streamline their projects. The company has about 400 employees working in its headquarters located in Charlottesville, VA.


What is CoConstruct rating?

The rating of CoConstruct is 4.7 stars out of 5 and the total score is 97 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who uses CoConstruct?

CoConstruct is best suited for small, medium, and large businesses in the building, construction, repair, plumbing, contracting, HVAC, electrical, engineering, architecture and similar industries.

Is CoConstruct the best Construction system?

CoConstruct is ranked 4 out of 443 software in their category (Construction systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

CoConstruct features scheduling, communication, materials and design selection, as well as expense tracking cost plus management, photo management, documentation management, website integration, lead tracking and Facebook integration, and others. It also has an integrated financial module which can help manage estimates and proposals, handle biddings, and create summaries for forecasting purposes.

This was software was designed with both the company and the consumer in mind. It offers a suite of services that make project managing an easy task.

What are CoConstruct's pros? (5 Pros)

  • Coconstruct has existing premade templates that can easily be customized
  • This builder software is cost-rated low-cost by experts
  • The software has a straight forward and user-friendly interface. The GUI has self explanatory icons, a logical flow, and interactive reports. It is quite easy to navigate with just a few clicks.
  • The Schedules, To-Dos, and Job Logs are three features with great design and impact
  • Since it is web-based it doesn’t require a large hardware investment. The software is able to integrate with Xero, QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online accounting systems.

What are CoConstruct's cons? (2 cons)

  • This software runs a bit slow as some users complain
  • Co-Construct does not integrate well with Box.com. Having to re-upload some Box.com documents to Co-Construct is a duplicated effort.

Who are their main alternatives?

Coconstruct competes with top industry builder/construction management software, and its closest alternatives are Procore, BuilderTREND, and Touchplan. We will compare Coconstruct in some essential aspects:
  • Functionality: Coconstruct has many features like Proposals, Leads & Opportunity tracking with CRM, Docs & Photos, To-Do, Messaging, etc. Compared to its close competitors, Procore has the Quality and Safety management feature, lacking in Coconstruct. BuilderTrend has the Warranty feature, which is lacking in Coconstruct.
  • Customers/Industries: Coconstruct targets Homebuilders and Remodelers, with about 100,000 builders using the software. Compared with its alternatives, Procore targets Owners, Main Contractors, and Subcontractors, Touchplan targets General Contractors and Construction Managers with about 43k+ Construction users.
  • Cost: Coconstruct has a license price starting from $99 for the first month. Compared with its alternatives, BuilderTREND has a license plan starting from $99 for the first three months. Procore and Touchplan do not have their license pricing made public. According to expert cost research, Coconstruct is cost-rated 1/5 (where 1 is low-cost and 5 is high-cost). This indicates that the software is low-cost compared to its alternatives.
  • Cloud-based/On-premise: Coconstruct and all its close alternatives are cloud-based construction management systems.
  • Scalability: Coconstruct is designed for builders with small or large projects, and the same can be said about its close alternatives.
  • Support: Coconstruct has an Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, and Chat but does not have the 24/7 live rep support channel. Compared to its alternatives, BuilderTREND has the same support channels as Coconstruct, and Procore has all support channels plus a 24/7 live rep.

What is the cost of CoConstruct?

CoConstruct comes with two pricing variations; the introductory plan called RAMP and the full service plan called the Plus. The RAMP plan is just for one month, and it is priced at $99. The RAMP plan includes all software features, can be used for unlimited projects, offers technical support and Onboarding guides, but does not offer a money-back guarantee and 1:1 coaching.

The Plus plan pricing starts at $200 (can be used for 0-5 projects) per month for the first three months and $299 per month after three months. This plan comes with everything available in the RAMP plan, plus a money-back guarantee and 1:1 coaching.

What is the REAL total cost of implementation? on top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate you need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 2 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for CoConstruct

What should you ask CoConstruct during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with CoConstruct and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching CoConstruct in action. Visit the vendor's website here.

Is it the right software for you?

Coconstruct is designed for single or team Homebuilders and Remodelers that have either small or large projects that they are managing. More than 100,000 professional builders currently use the software, and some of the builders and remodelers are J. Parish Professional Builders, Morning Star Homes, The Builders Group Of West Alabama, etc.

List of categories

Budgeting & CPM
Construction
Construction Accounting & Job Costing
Construction Project Scheduling
Home Builder
Homebuilder CRM
Residential Remodeling Estimating
Engineering construction
Project Management
Online Project Management

List of features

Budget & Expense Management
Issue Tracking
Project Management
Scheduling
Task Management
Change Orders
Contract Management
Cost Management
Document Management
Plumbing
Project Management
Punch List
Scheduling

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.