Easy-to-use construction budgeting software for builders and contractors

Track and manage projects with real-time budgeting

an actual costings budget report from Buildxact

As you track key financials, your business outlook and financial performance steadily improves

You need more than estimating software. You need a complete set of software tools uniquely designed for residential builders and contractors. Improve the performance of future projects using current project budgets that track estimate costs against actual costs.

Ditch complex financial processes

Stop double-handling the export and import of data. Construction budgets are built directly from estimated costings.

Update with color-coded budget management

Know what tasks are running over budget with a simple glance. Stay on budget when you have cost information while there's still time to act.

Enter purchase orders on the same platform

Enter online payments for completed work as your project progresses for real-time budget updates. A common dashboard shows your project profitability as expenses are entered.

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Know your numbers with simple construction budgeting software

  • With Buildxact, create accurate estimates that benefit your budgeting. Tasks and their costs populate your budget reports without copying and pasting formulas or numbers.
  • Add material and contractor labor costs based on your project location to ensure complete project estimates and budgets that achieve targeted profit margins.
  • Compare your pricing to material and labor cost averages sourced from 68 million datapoints. Use your prices or drag-and-drop market data to budget accurately.
  • Moving to Buildxact is easy because estimate templates saved using common spreadsheets can be uploaded to Buildxact. Past estimates benefit future work—it’s that simple.
an actual costings budget report from Buildxact
A laptop display of a purchase order for a US home project.

Create purchase orders for a complete budgeting process

  • Buildxact is a platform that meets all your needs. Create vendor purchase orders direct from your estimate. There’s no double-handling of data.
  • Because Buildxact is cloud-based software, you can submit material orders and RFQs anytime, from anywhere that has an internet connection.
  • Clearly track your internal labor and equipment costs with work orders. Work orders process the same way as purchase orders to keep it simple.

Gain control and focus on what you do best

  • Record keeping and financial reporting take less time, giving you more time to focus on the actual work done at the job site.
  • Buildxact skills benefit multiple tasks. Change orders are quick and easy because you process them like estimates.
  • Changes import directly into your budget reporting. Because there’s no double-handling of the data, you eliminate errors that occur with handwritten notes.
Buildxact's cost tracking category breakdown screen in a laptop
A laptop display of a work order for a North American project.

End all the budget hassles with easy construction estimating software

  • Project invoices and budgets are quickly generated from the same categories and line items used in your project estimate.
  • By tracking actual project costs against estimated line items, past projects make future estimating and budgeting more accurate.
  • Use Buildxact to track estimated costs against actuals as the project progresses.

Streamlined construction budgeting is just the start

Save time from the first bid to the final invoice with efficient takeoffs, estimates and budgets. Buildxact makes budgeting easy — flowing inputs seamlessly into a suite of cloud based construction management software tools.

Faster Takeoffs

Automatically generate takeoffs, bills of quantities, and instantly add costing information to your bid letter. Just upload your PDF plans, then measure and price your jobs with a few clicks.

More Accurate

Complete accurate estimates with real-time prices and item information directly from  dealers’ price lists. Do your estimates at a time that suits you.

More Professional

Quickly turn your estimates into sharp-looking bids and invoices, using templates personalized with your logo, specifications and prime cost and provisional sum breakdowns. 

More Efficient

Generate schedules automatically from your estimates. Identify critical paths. Adjust automatically when pushbacks occur. And save more time by keeping subcontractors in the loop via email and text.

Easy to integrate

Your Buildxact information flows straight into your accounting and management software. Integrations with Xero, Quickbooks, Deputy and other software takes you seamlessly from takeoff through billing.


Get the support you need. Our friendly team of experts are available to answer any question. We also offer interactive workshops, on-demand training webinars, a rich knowledge base of FAQs and tips and 1:1 consultation.

A simple monthly payment includes customer support, training and upgrades.

Our Customer Success team is always a click away

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For builders: The Entry subscription is for builders, contractors and estimators just starting out with takeoffs and estimates using software. Buildxact designed Pro for builders already accustomed to using software and for builders typically involved in whole-of-house projects using small teams of 1-3 people. Pro offers a full set of project management tools, like scheduling and professional invoicing.

For suppliers: The Pro package for suppliers is designed for account managers and store managers looking to free up time spent on multiple pricing conversations so that more time can be spent consulting with customers. The Enterprise package adds the ability to control user access to specific features.

No surprise additional fees. Upgrades, maintenance, support and unlimited training is all included in your fee. The only time you pay extra is when you add users to your account. The size of the fee is based on your subscription package. Check our pricing page for all the details.

Buildxact offers 3 annual plan options (Entry, Pro or Teams). Each is designed to meet your specific business needs, and you can pay your annual plan in monthly installments or save money by paying in full upfront. See our pricing for all the details.

No. Buildxact is for construction estimation and construction management. It does not offer computer-aided design or drafting functions.

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