STACK Takeoff & Estimating Vs RSMeans Online (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 26, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - STACK Takeoff & Estimating or RSMeans Online?

RSMeans Online is more expensive to implement (TCO) than STACK Takeoff & Estimating, RSMeans Online is rated higher (90/100) than STACK Takeoff & Estimating (88/100).

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 STACK Construction Technologies compares with RSMeans?

STACK Construction Technologies: In the mid-1990s while working in the construction industry, my son Justin (then only 15) and I put together an estimating software program that we called Buildware Pro. Originally targeting the commercial roofing industry, Buildware Pro allowed you to measure paper plans using a digitizer, or even on your computer screen if you had a digital PDF o...

RSMeans: RSMeans is North America’s leading supplier of construction cost information. RSMeans offers dependable cost data that is locally relevant, accurate and up-to-date. Available in convenient book, CD, eBook and online formats, RSMeans tools give owners, developers, architects, engineers and contractors the information they need to build competitive c...

Who's more expensive? STACK Takeoff & Estimating or RSMeans Online?

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 STACK Takeoff & Estimating and RSMeans Online.

STACK Takeoff & Estimating price starts at $1,999 per year , on a scale between 1 to 10 STACK Estimating is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Construction software. RSMeans Online price starts at $229.99 per user/year , when comparing RSMeans Online to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Construction software cost.

Bottom line:RSMeans Online is more expensive than STACK Takeoff & Estimating.

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 STACK Takeoff & Estimating Vs. RSMeans Online based on some of the most important and required Construction features. STACK Takeoff & Estimating: We are still working to collect the list of features for STACK Takeoff & Estimating. RSMeans Online: We are still working to collect the list of features for RSMeans Online.

Target customer size

STACK Takeoff & Estimating's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, RSMeans Online services small, medium, and large companies involved in construction, repair, architecture, building and similar industries.

STACK Takeoff & Estimating

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $1,999 per year

STACK Estimating is a construction software that helps construction firms, manufacturers, and private contractors to speed the process of their businesses, enhance the outcome of construction projects through e...

Categories: Construction, Concrete Cost Estimating, Construction Apps, Construction Estimating.

RSMeans Online

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $229.99 per user/year

RSMeans Online is a cloud-based tool for cost estimation for facility management, construction and design. It boasts of the latest pricing for more than 85,000 construction items. The database includes unit cos...

Categories: Audit Management, Construction, Concrete Cost Estimating, Construction Apps, Electrician Apps.

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STACK Takeoff & Estimating: 0 Features

We are working to collect the list of features

RSMeans Online: 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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STACK
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
3.8/10
License pricing
$1,999 per year
Functionality
5
Review
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RSMeans
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
4.2/10
License pricing
$229.99 per user/year
Functionality
5
Procore
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$375 per month
Functionality
33
PlanGrid
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$39 per month
Functionality
16
BuilderTREND
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
31
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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.