Compare BuildCircle and Procore - Mar 2022

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Mar 21, 2022

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - BuildCircle or Procore?

BuildCircle is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Procore, Procore is rated higher (99/100) than BuildCircle (82/100). Procore offers more features (17) to their users than BuildCircle (5). There is a clear winner in this case and it is Procore!

Looking for the right Construction Bid Management solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How BuildCircle compares with Procore?

BuildCircle: BuildCircle is a centralized online platform for contact, document and communications management which increases workflow efficiency and effectiveness for construction companies.

Procore: People like to use Procore. That’s a simple statement, and it might not seem obvious to you yet. But what if your organization buys construction project management software, and your project team doesn’t want to use it? What happens if the software actually makes things worse?

Who's more expensive? BuildCircle or Procore?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Construction Bid Management software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for BuildCircle and Procore.

BuildCircle price starts at $75 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 BuildCircle is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Construction Bid Management software. Procore price starts at $667 per month , when comparing Procore to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Construction Bid Management software cost.

Bottom line: BuildCircle cost is around the same cost of Procore.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared BuildCircle Vs. Procore based on some of the most important and required Construction Bid Management features. BuildCircle: Accounting Management, Bidding, Contract Management, Project Management, Construction. Procore: Document Management, Issue Tracking, Project Management, Scheduling, Mobile Access.

Target customer size

BuildCircle is specifically designed for commercial and industrial construction companies with multiple subcontractors and estimators. Procore is excellent for mid-sized and enterprise degree building business.

BuildCircle

ITQlick rating
(2.8/5)

starts at $75 per month

BuildCircle’s cloud-based software is easy to use, easy to setup and makes your entire bid management process more productive! Keep all your contacts in one place; Browse through them with quick and easy filter...

Categories: Construction, Construction Apps.

Procore

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $667 per month

Procore is a cloud-based construction management solution that is developed to be used by businesses in the construction industry as well as by the individual professionals in the construction industries. The s...

Categories: Construction, Capital Program Management, Concrete Cost Estimating, Construction Apps, Construction Program & Portfolio Management.

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BuildCircle: 5 Features

Accounting Management
Bidding
Contract Management
Project Management
Construction

Procore: 17 Features

Document Management
Issue Tracking
Project Management
Scheduling
Mobile Access
Accounting Management
Bid Comparison
Bidding
Change Orders
Contract Management
Document Management
Estimating
Project Management
Punch List
RFIs/Submittals
Scheduling
Service Management
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
Software review
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BuildCircle
ITQlick rating
2.8/5
Score
82/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$75 per month
Functionality
7
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Procore
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$667 per month
Functionality
33
pipelineSuite
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
80/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$125 per license
Functionality
5
ContractComplete
ITQlick rating
4.9/5
Score
80/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$199 per user/month
Functionality
4
BuildingConnected
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
76/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$3,600 per year
Functionality
5

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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.