BuilderTREND Vs PlanGrid (Sep 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Sep 07, 2020

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BuilderTREND

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $99 per month

BuilderTREND is a cloud-based construction management solution that is designed to be used by professional individuals and well as businesses in the construction industry. The software is designed with features...

Categories: SIP Clients, Construction, Construction Apps, Construction Project Scheduling.

PlanGrid

ITQlick rating
(4.6/5)

starts at $39 per month

PlanGrid is cloud-based construction management, construction document management and collaboration platform designed for the construction teams. The solution features progress, documents, and reporting and mor...

Categories: Capital Program Management, Construction Apps, Construction Program & Portfolio Management, Home Builder, Web Based Construction.

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BuilderTREND: 18 Features

Budget & Expense Management
Collaboration
Document Management
Project Management
Scheduling
Collaboration Management
Functions with e-Mail Systems
Mobile Access
Accounting Management
Bidding
Change Orders
Cost Management
Document Management
Electrical
Estimating
Project Management
Punch List
Scheduling

PlanGrid: 5 Features

Mobile Access
Collaboration
Document Management
Issue Tracking
Task Management

Bottom Line: Which is Better - BuilderTREND or PlanGrid?

PlanGrid is more expensive to implement (TCO - Total Cost of Ownership) than BuilderTREND, PlanGrid is rated higher (98/100) than BuilderTREND (97/100). BuilderTREND offers more features (18) to their users than PlanGrid (5).

Looking for the right Construction 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 BUILDERTREND SOLUTIONS, INC. compares with PlanGrid?

BUILDERTREND SOLUTIONS, INC.: BuilderTREND provides web-based home builder software to optimize communication between the builders, their customers, vendors, and subcontractors.The BuilderTREND web-based project management software empowers home builders and remodelers to provide a better building experience for their homebuyers, associates, and subcontractors. The system provi...

PlanGrid: Founded in 2011 by two pairs of construction engineers and computer scientists, PlanGrid brings beautiful, intuitive software solutions to the construction industry. Today, hundreds of thousands of construction professionals build their buildings and infrastructure using PlanGrid.

Who's more expensive? BuilderTREND or PlanGrid?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Construction 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 BuilderTREND and PlanGrid.

BuilderTREND price starts at $99 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 BuilderTREND is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Construction software. PlanGrid price starts at $39 per month , when comparing PlanGrid to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Construction software cost.

Bottom line: BuilderTREND cost is around the same cost of PlanGrid.

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 BuilderTREND Vs. PlanGrid based on some of the most important and required Construction features. BuilderTREND: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Budget & Expense Management, Collaboration, Document Management, Project Management, Scheduling, Collaboration Management, Functions with e-Mail Systems, Mobile Access. PlanGrid: Mobile Access, Collaboration, Document Management, Issue Tracking, Task Management.

Target customer size

BuilderTREND is perfect for construction companies of all types and sizes, from remodelers and residential builders to production home builders and design or construction companies that are interested in streamlining their construction process and their collaboration with associates, homebuyers and subcontractors. and PlanGrid's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

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
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BuilderTREND
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
97/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$99 per month
Functionality
31
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PlanGrid
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
98/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$39 per month
Functionality
16
Procore
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
99/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$375 per month
Functionality
33
CoConstruct
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
97/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$49 per month
Functionality
23
eSUB
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
97/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$7 per user/month
Functionality
32
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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.