PlanHub - Top Competitors (May 2022)

PlanHub Review
ITQlick Score: 88/100
ITQlick Rating:
Pricing: 2.2/10 - low cost
Category: Construction Estimating -> PlanHub review -> PlanHub competitors
Ranking:Ranked 11 out of 72 Construction Estimating systems
Company: PlanHub
Pricing: starts at $1,199 per year
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: PlanHub review, PlanHub pricing guide
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: May 24, 2022

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PlanHub vs. Alternatives in 2023

PlanHub is a cloud-based construction estimating software, and its top competitors in this niche include BuildingConnected Pro, ProEst, SmartBid, and Quick Bid. PlanHub is compared to its top alternatives based on the key aspects listed below:
  • Cloud/On-premise: PlanHub is a cloud-based construction estimating solution. In comparison, Quick Bid is an on-premise construction estimation solution, while ProEst and SmartBid are fully cloud-based options. BuildingConnected Pro has both cloud and on-premise deployment options.
  • Cost: PlanHub pricing starts at $1,199 per year for a 50-mile radius. Free plans and free trial offers are also available. All the top PlanHub alternatives do not reveal their pricing information. There are no free versions or trial offers for the top PlanHub alternatives.
  • Customers/Industries: PlanHub offers construction estimation solutions to general contractors, civil contractors, specialty trades, subcontractors, and material suppliers in the construction niche. In comparison, all the top alternatives of PlanHub target general contractors and subcontractors in the construction industry.
  • Functionality: PlanHub streamlines construction estimation with powerful features, such as project posting, centralized dashboard, cloud-based plan room, bid search & evaluation, etc. Compared to its top alternatives, PlanHub does not have extensive database options like Quick Bid and ProEst but has an online plan room, which only SmartBid offers.
  • Popularity: PlanHub was launched in 2015, and today, over 46,000 general contractors and more than 327,000 subcontractors use the software. Over one million subcontractors use BuildingConnected Pro, and leading construction brands like Vantis and Blach Construction use ProEst.
  • Scalability: PlanHub is a highly scalable construction estimating software suitable for small, midsize, and large-scale operations. In comparison, all the top alternatives of PlanHub are equally scalable solutions.
  • Support: Users of PlanHub can get support through a phone channel, email, a knowledge base, and an FAQ section. Compared to its top competitors, PlanHub has similar support channels as its leading alternatives.

PlanHub alternatives - for small & large Business

Here are the top 4 alternatives to PlanHub that are worth checking out: TurboBid for SMBs, Fast Track Estimating for large size business, eTakeoff for growing companies, and Cleopatra Enterprise for low budget organizations.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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PlanHub
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$1,199 per year
Functionality
4
Best for SMBs
TurboBid
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
12
Best for Enterprise
Fast Tra...
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
3.4/10
License pricing
$295 per license
Functionality
3
Growing
eTakeoff
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$950 per license
Functionality
11
Free version
Cleopatr...
ITQlick rating
5/5
Score
84/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
Has a free version
Functionality
30

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