Compare eTakeoff and BIDBUILDER - May 2022

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 13, 2022

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - eTakeoff or BIDBUILDER?

BIDBUILDER is more expensive to implement (TCO) than eTakeoff, and BIDBUILDER is rated higher (92/100) than eTakeoff (88/100). eTakeoff offers users more features (4) than BIDBUILDER (0).

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

eTakeoff Vs. Digital Canal

eTakeoff: At eTakeoff, we believe in electronic plans. We believe they’re good for the property owner, good for the contractor and good for the environment. Because of this we provide a free plan viewer with free training. Electronic plans are becoming the predominant way to distribute plans during bid preparation. We see that expanding quickly into project ...

Digital Canal: At Digital Canal, we make a “straight line” from you to us by cutting out the middleman, just like Dell Computer. At Digital Canal, we deal directly with you, bypassing dealers and their 40% markups. We are located in Iowa – and maybe it seems old-fashioned in this day and age, but we still believe having a relationship with a client matters. For ...

Who is more expensive? eTakeoff or BIDBUILDER?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Construction Estimating software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance and support and other related services. When calculating the TCO, it's important to add all of these ”hidden costs” as well. We prepared a TCO (Total Cost) calculator for eTakeoff and BIDBUILDER.

eTakeoff price starts at $950 per license , On a scale between 1 to 10 eTakeoff is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Construction Estimating software. BIDBUILDER price starts at $75 per month , When comparing BIDBUILDER to its competitors, the software is rated 6 - similar to the average Construction Estimating software cost.

Bottom line: BIDBUILDER is more expensive than eTakeoff.

Which software includes more/better features?

We've compared eTakeoff Vs. BIDBUILDER based on some of the most important and required Construction Estimating features.

eTakeoff: Accounting Management, Bid Comparison, Bidding, Project Management.

BIDBUILDER: We are still working to collect the list of features for BIDBUILDER.

Target customer size

eTakeoff is suitable for businesses of all sizes and can support projects having budget up to $100 million. and BIDBUILDER's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

eTakeoff

ITQlick rating
(3.8/5)

starts at $950 per license

eTakeoff is a complete electronic viewer and takeoff solution for estimators across all construction disciplines. From our free Basic viewer to our Advanced and Premier products, there’s a solution for every ne...

Categories: Construction, Construction Apps, Construction Estimating, Electrical Estimating.

BIDBUILDER

ITQlick rating
(3.6/5)

starts at $75 per month

BidBuilder software is an on-premise Construction Estimating Software created to serve builders and remodelers. It is a spreadsheet interface that is integrated with a database power. BidBuilder software is a p...

Categories: Construction, Bid Management.

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eTakeoff: 4 Features

Accounting Management
Bid Comparison
Bidding
Project Management

BIDBUILDER: 0 Features

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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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eTakeoff
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$950 per license
Functionality
11
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BIDBUILDER
ITQlick rating
3.6/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$75 per month
Functionality
3
TurboBid
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
12
Fast Tra...
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
3.4/10
License pricing
$295 per license
Functionality
3
Craftsma...
ITQlick rating
3.2/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
5/10
License pricing
$78.50 per license
Functionality
3

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Shlomi Lavi is an entrepreneur and founder of ITQlick.com. He holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information Systems Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 17 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant and implementation expert for small, medium and large-sized (global) companies. Shlomi’s goal is to share the best knowledge and news about information systems so you can make smarter buying decisions for your business.