Compare pipelineSuite and BuildingConnected - Sep 2022

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Sep 19, 2022

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - pipelineSuite or BuildingConnected?

pipelineSuite is more expensive to implement (TCO) than BuildingConnected, and pipelineSuite is rated higher (80/100) than BuildingConnected (76/100). pipelineSuite offers users more features (3) than BuildingConnected (0).

Looking for the right Construction Bid Management 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:

PipelineSuite Vs. BuildingConnected

PipelineSuite: The roots of pipelineSuite come from its parent company Online Building Products, Inc. which was founded in 1998 to develop new technology software applications for the building industry. By 2000, it had developed a web-based e-Commerce system for building material suppliers, followed by a bidding and sales automation system for subcontractors and ...

BuildingConnected: BuildingConnected is in private beta with 1000s of Commercial Construction Professionals in Northern CA. We provide all builders with free, easy, and intuitive bid procurement services to save everyone time and money during PreConstruction. Feel free to contact Dustin DeVan at [email protected] to schedule a demo.

Who is more expensive? pipelineSuite or BuildingConnected?

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 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 pipelineSuite and BuildingConnected.

pipelineSuite price starts at $125 per license , On a scale between 1 to 10 pipelineSuite is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Construction Bid Management software. BuildingConnected price starts at $3,600 per year , When comparing BuildingConnected to its competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Construction Bid Management software cost.

Bottom line: pipelineSuite cost is around the same cost of BuildingConnected.

Which software includes more/better features?

We've compared pipelineSuite Vs. BuildingConnected based on some of the most important and required Construction Bid Management features.

pipelineSuite: Bidding, Document Management, RFIs/Submittals.

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

Target customer size

The software is best for small and medium business ventures and projects whose budget does not exceed $100 million. The software is a useful solution for construction businesses of all sizes and a variety of types.

pipelineSuite

ITQlick rating
(4.7/5)

starts at $125 per license

General Contractors use pipelineRFQ bid invitation software to email or fax bid invitations and addenda to their subs, and can upload plans and specs into their pipelineOPR Online Plan Room for subs to download...

Categories: Construction, Construction Apps.

BuildingConnected

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $3,600 per year

BuildingConnected is a web based construction management solution for businesses of all sizes. It offers such capabilities as project estimating, bid management, document management, and others. The software wa...

Categories: Construction Apps, CRM, Applicant Tracking, File Systems, Lease Management.

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pipelineSuite: 3 Features

Bidding
Document Management
RFIs/Submittals

BuildingConnected: 0 Features

We are working to collect the information
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)
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pipelineSuite
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
80/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$125 per license
Functionality
5
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BuildingConnected
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
76/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$3,600 per year
Functionality
5
BuildCircle
ITQlick rating
2.8/5
Score
82/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$75 per month
Functionality
7
ContractComplete
ITQlick rating
4.9/5
Score
80/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$199 per user/month
Functionality
4
BidBook
ITQlick rating
5/5
Score
67/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$55 per user/month
Functionality
5

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