BuildingBlok Features

BuildingBlok

Construction Management software for SMBs

4.6/5 (10 reviews)

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API
Accounting Integration
Audit Trail
Bid Management
Billing & Invoicing
Budget Tracking/Job Costing
Budgeting/Forecasting
CRM
Change Order Management
Collaboration Tools
Commercial
Contract/License Management
Contractor Management
Customizable Templates
Document Management
Estimating
File Sharing
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General Ledger
Incident Reporting
Issue Management
Job Costing
Job Management
Mobile Access
Payroll Management
Portfolio Management
Project Management
Project Time Tracking
Project Tracking
Projections
Proposal Generation
Purchase Order Management
Quotes/Estimates
RFI & Submittals
Reporting/Analytics
Residential
Risk Management
Scheduled / Automated Reports
Scheduling
Status Tracking
Subcontractor Management
Supplier Management
Task Management
Time Tracking
Timesheet Management
To-Do List
Work Order Management
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API
Accounting Integration
Audit Trail
Bid Management
Billing & Invoicing
Budget Tracking/Job Costing
Budgeting/Forecasting
CRM
Change Order Management
Collaboration Tools
Commercial
Contract/License Management
Contractor Management
Customizable Templates
Document Management
Estimating
File Sharing
For AEC Industry
General Ledger
Incident Reporting
Issue Management
Job Costing
Job Management
Mobile Access
Payroll Management
Portfolio Management
Project Management
Project Time Tracking
Project Tracking
Projections
Proposal Generation
Purchase Order Management
Quotes/Estimates
RFI & Submittals
Reporting/Analytics
Residential
Risk Management
Scheduled / Automated Reports
Scheduling
Status Tracking
Subcontractor Management
Supplier Management
Task Management
Time Tracking
Timesheet Management
To-Do List
Work Order Management
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API
Accounting Integration
Audit Trail
Bid Management
Billing & Invoicing
Budget Tracking/Job Costing
Budgeting/Forecasting
CRM
Change Order Management
Collaboration Tools
Commercial
Contract/License Management
Contractor Management
Customizable Templates
Document Management
Estimating
File Sharing
For AEC Industry
General Ledger
Incident Reporting
Issue Management
Job Costing
Job Management
Mobile Access
Payroll Management
Portfolio Management
Project Management
Project Time Tracking
Project Tracking
Projections
Proposal Generation
Purchase Order Management
Quotes/Estimates
RFI & Submittals
Reporting/Analytics
Residential
Risk Management
Scheduled / Automated Reports
Scheduling
Status Tracking
Subcontractor Management
Supplier Management
Task Management
Time Tracking
Timesheet Management
To-Do List
Work Order Management
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BuildingBlok Feature Reviews

9 reviewers had the following to say about BuildingBlok's features:

Braeden B.

Great product, well thought out!

2015-09-16

Pros

Coordinates the entire project needs from estimating, management, financials and closeout.

Cons

I feel this product has considered all aspects of a project to encapsulate the needs to manage it properly.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features

Time used: Less than 6 months

Likelihood to recommend

10/10

Recommendations to others considering BuildingBlok

Follow the guidance of the technical sales specialist and they will present the product as it relates to your company's needs. The power-point presentation will help you understand the flow of the information through the software. The customer support is always available to discuss any needs that you have. This product is a complete management tool for the entire company, not just the project manager. Simply a great product that is willing to change with the needs of the company. Very impressed.

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Alaina M.

Project Administrator

2015-03-12

Pros

The administrators could easily track how items were progressing through the approval chain for existing projects and subcontractors could easily access documents for prospective projects.

Cons

A new project required entry of the contract and subcontract information and was duplicative for our company due the use of an existing accounting system.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Likelihood to recommend

10/10

Recommendations to others considering BuildingBlok

Attempt a soft roll-out first, if possible. If you start with one project, you can get a feel for the setup and iron out any issues prior to company-wide use. Also, don't hesitate to contact the Customer Support team. They are extremely helpful and very responsive.

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Brandon N.

Save time and be organized - Professional management program

2015-09-15

Pros

I like that subs can view all the project documents on the site, submit change order requests and pay apps.

Cons

Getting small subcontractors to use Building Blok is the only challenge.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Likelihood to recommend

10/10

Recommendations to others considering BuildingBlok

When selling a project, I use this as a tool. My customers love the fact that they can log in, see all the plans/specs and track their budget. It's a good tool that exploits the professional approach we take with our projects.

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Kevin M.

It does everything we need it to do.

2015-01-06

Pros

A lot of construction management software has accounting ability that takes away from the main focus of what we need in the software.

Cons

I dislike the difficulty to backup the information on a daily basis.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Likelihood to recommend

8/10

Recommendations to others considering BuildingBlok

Take advantage of the training that is offered. Make sure you ask a lot of questions on what you can and cannot do.

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Gary O.

BuildingBlok Support

2014-08-20

Pros

I like the ability to store all our documents in one place and to have direct access to all clients and subs related to a project under one umbrella.

Cons

Nothing. Everything is right there at the touch of a button.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Likelihood to recommend

10/10

Recommendations to others considering BuildingBlok

Don't waste your time trying to figure anything out. Give their support a call or email, and it will be returned promptly so you can keep working on other important projects.

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Winona F.

Great product.

2015-08-12

Pros

We like the easy of use.

Cons

We had some issues with the daily reports, but support is great and we got that fixed.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features

Time used: Less than 6 months

Likelihood to recommend

10/10

Recommendations to others considering BuildingBlok

I would recommend the daily reports, we use them for taking photos and notes of our projects and they sync to every user.

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Andrew D.

BuildingBlok makes me look good!

2015-03-19

Pros

Trying to run a construction project is like juggling.

Cons

It works best when all or most of the stakeholders are involved.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Likelihood to recommend

10/10

Recommendations to others considering BuildingBlok

It's got to be easy for everyone to use, like BuildingBlok is. If training is required, that's time wasted. You can use BuildingBlok intuitively.

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Andrew D.

Great software to run projects

2014-08-20

Pros

We've used BuildingBlok for 5 years, and it's saved us countless hours by handling document storage, processing, transmitting etc.

Cons

They are constantly adding features; sometimes it's tough to keep us and our subs up to date with new things.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Likelihood to recommend

10/10

Recommendations to others considering BuildingBlok

Software needs to be easy to use off the shelf and cost-effective. Fortunately, BuildingBlok is both.

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Dan W.

2 Thomas College Projects

2015-03-12

Pros

It's easy to use, and it was very affordable.

Cons

I get the feeling that we were at the early stages of the product development. So, we ran into a few more problems using it than I thought we would. But again, all issues were resolved immediately.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Likelihood to recommend

8/10

Recommendations to others considering BuildingBlok

This is a program that is very cost friendly and allows all members that are working on a project team to access all pertinent information immediately.

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