PlanGrid Vs 4Projects (Apr 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Apr 29, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - PlanGrid or 4Projects?

4Projects is more expensive to implement (TCO) than PlanGrid, PlanGrid is rated higher (98/100) than 4Projects (62/100). PlanGrid offers more features (5) to their users than 4Projects (4). There is a clear winner in this case and it is PlanGrid!

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 PlanGrid compares with 4Projects?

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.

4Projects: 4Projects is an award winning provider of collaborative online software. Established in 2000, we are a market leading innovator in our field. We have a presence throughout the world, directly or indirectly through our partners, and continually strive to improve and add to the solutions we provide to the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (...

Who's more expensive? PlanGrid or 4Projects?

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 PlanGrid and 4Projects.

PlanGrid price starts at $39 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 PlanGrid is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Construction software. 4Projects accurate pricing info is available upon request (they don't share it publicly), however , on a scale between 1 to 10 PlanGrid is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Construction software.

Bottom line:4Projects is more expensive than 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 PlanGrid Vs. 4Projects based on some of the most important and required Construction features. PlanGrid: Mobile Access, Collaboration, Document Management, Issue Tracking, Task Management. 4Projects: Project Management, Accounting Management, Estimating, Service Management.

Target customer size

PlanGrid's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, The software is a viable solution for construction businesses of any type and size.

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.

4Projects

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

4Projects is a web based construction management solution for businesses of all sizes. It features a variety of project management, estimating, accounting, and service management features. The software ...

Categories: Construction, Project Management, Internet & Online.

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PlanGrid: 5 Features

Mobile Access
Collaboration
Document Management
Issue Tracking
Task Management

4Projects: 4 Features

Project Management
Accounting Management
Estimating
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
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PlanGrid
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$39 per month
Functionality
16
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4Projects
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
62/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
7
Procore
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$375 per month
Functionality
33
BuilderTREND
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
31
CoConstruct
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$49 per user/month
Functionality
23
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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.