Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
Professional Bulder Product Report: Business Solutions
A variety of business software solutions for home building companies are presented.
In May, the company announced Chief Architect's X1, the latest version of the architectural design and drafting software. The system now features the 3D Roof Designer and 3D Wall Designer tools as well as updated modeling tools and kitchen and bath toolset configurations. For FREE information, visit http://pb.ims.ca/5334-141
BuildTech Solutions' project management technology for builders and developers fills "a void in existing system applications," according to the company. The software provides a host of integration and management tools, including automatic PC or PDA updates via an Internet connection along with real-time information sharing. FREE information, visit http://pb.ims.ca/5334-143
Now featuring an Executive Dashboard that gives builders the ability to quickly check the company's health at a glance, Sage's Master Builder Version 12 also features improved licensing that maintains the benefits of concurrent use licensing, but now makes the process of adding or removing users easier. The company's software portfolio also includes Peachtree by Sage Premium Accounting for Construction. For FREE information, visit http://pb.ims.ca/5334-144
HomeFront touts the HomeBuilder Management Tool Kit as an end-to-end sales and construction management tool that also integrates automatically with Sage's Timberline Office software. According to the company, it is aimed at builders who produce between 25 and 2,500 homes per year. For FREE information, visit http://pb.ims.ca/5334-142