D4COST Review

ITQlick score for D4COST: 89/100

D4COST Review - Oct 2020

ITQlick rating
(4.2/5)

Starting from $20 per year

D4COST is a cloud-based Construction Estimating software that allows builders to validate initial construction costs and feasibility and conduct valuation studies.

  • ITQlick score: 89/100

    Main category: Construction Estimating

    Sub categories :

    • Construction
    • Construction Accounting & Job Costing
    • Construction Estimating

    Typical customer size: Small business, Medium business, Large business

Shlomi Lavi / updated: Oct 21, 2020

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What is D4COST Used For?

D4COST is a cloud-based Construction Estimating software that allows builders to validate initial construction costs and feasibility and conduct valuation studies. It also enables Appraisers to manage conceptual estimating through a library of real completed building projects. These features allow Building Firms and contractors to improve their subsequent estimates using data from past projects.

The software highlight features include E-Z Database Searches, Multiple Project Averaging, Custom Data Templates, and unit cost calculators. D4COST is a product of BNi Building News, a privately-owned Construction company that started operations in 1946; It has its headquarters in Vista, California, USA, and currently has between 10 and 50 employees.

Average Rating -

The rating of D4COST is 4.2 stars out of 5. The rating is based on ITQlick expert review.

Typical Customers

The typical customers include the following business size: Small business, Medium business, Large business.

D4COST 4 Pros

  • The software can generate formal reports
  • D4COST takes little time to build cost models
  • Users can store their project records in a central location
  • It adds comments to models

D4COST 2 Cons

  • The software is not deployable on Android/iOS
  • It is not capable of an Audit trail function as of yet

Competitors & Alternatives

Popular Alternatives to D4COST: TurboBid, Fast Track Estimating, BIDBUILDER, Craftsman Site License, Red Rhino, B2W Estimate - Estimating & Bidding, Takeoff Plus, QuoteSoft, eTakeoff, Bluebeam Revu.

D4COST Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $20 per year. The Construction Estimating experts at ITQlick has reviewed D4COST pricing and gave the software a total cost of ownership (TCO) rating of 5.8 out of 10. Custom price cost for your business is available upon request.

Questions to ask the vendor during a demo

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Is it the right software for you?

The software is suitable for large, medium-sized, and small businesses, primarily in the Construction and Engineering Industry. Furthermore, Design-Build firms, Insurance Companies, Consulting firms, and Subcontractors would find D4COST useful for their project needs. D&A Architects, Arbour Construction Management Inc., Walnut Creek Consulting Group, and Flintco Inc. are some of the customers to which the software caters.

D4COST Categories

Construction
Construction Accounting & Job Costing
Construction Estimating

Specifications

Company:
Address: 990 Park Center Dr, Vista, CA 92081, United States
Website:http://www.d4cost.com/
Customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Business Area: Cross Business Areas
Platforms: Desktop
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

D4COST Vs. Alternatives

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D4COST
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
89/100
Pricing score 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
5.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$20 per year
Hosting
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Functionality score
3
Fit small business
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2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$995 per license
Hosting
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12
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ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
92/100
Pricing score 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
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ITQlick Score
92/100
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5/10
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$78.50 per license
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ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
92/100
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6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$1,295 per license
Hosting
On premise
Functionality score
3
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