Sage 300 Construction

Sage 300 Construction

Construction management

4.1/5 (382 reviews)

Sage 300 Construction Overview

Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate helps you define the risk management process for all of your vendors and subcontractors, gain timely insights for better decision making, control better all your documents and improve communication with your customers and suppliers.

Pricing

Starting from
N/A
Pricing options
Free Trial
Value for money

Devices

Business size

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Markets

Australia, Canada, Europe, United Kingdom, United States

Supported Languages

English, French

Sage 300 Construction Reviews

Overall rating
4.1/5
79% positive reviews
174
Excellent
126
Very good
54
Average
23
Poor
5
Terrible
Kristin R.

Sage is complex, amazing and expensive.

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2017/04/17
Review Source: SoftwareAdvice

If I wasn't working such long and demanding hours, I would like to look into Sage University educational opportunities...as I do believe many questions I STILL have, could be answered there. ONE THING that would be useful, IMHO, would be a detailed listing of the online classes/tutorials that are available, and the list of topics/subjects that they deal with.

Pros

Sage is an amazing product, with so MANY complex programs and modules. There are (literally) dozens of reports and functions that I still know little to nothing about (after 3 yrs of working with the product). It's got everything a general contract would ever need, and then some. Customer support (GOLD) is awesome (tho expensive) . 99% of the time, I have had pleasant, knowledgeable, helpful, experienced assistance from Customer Support. The individuals who work in Customer Support helped me make it that first year, and there is no question of that. Their patience and their availability (and their sense of humor) helped me retain my sanity, that first year (04/14 - 04/15)....hands down.

Cons

The complexity of it....each module is multi-faceted and highly complex (and complicated). If a person comes on the scene (such as myself) with no prior construction experience, it's very difficult to simply "pick it up". Also, In order to have Gold Support (a genuine necessity, unless the office employee has a degree in accounting...OR...10 years of prior construction experience) is very expensive. We are a small construction company, and the thousands of dollars we pay, each year, for Gold Support, is not an easy check to write.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

7.0/10
Janet K.

I am a CPA and have implemented this software in the last year with a large underground utility construction company.

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2019/01/09
Review Source: SoftwareAdvice

In deciding to purchase this software, you need to determine your real commitment level. You can use an easily implemented software such as Quickbooks, but you'll need to manually enter a great deal of estimates and information. The implementation and training is costly - be sure and get the total price of all the software modules that you will need in addition to the estimated cost of implementation and training.

Pros

I like that in general you are able to import tables from other software or ones created in Excel rather than either not having history or having to manually enter it. There are many very sophisticated modules to help you manager your business. There are awesome video's with lessons that you can use (over and over) for a period of time to learn each module broken down step by step. The job cost is able to import estimates created in Timberline (SAGE) Estimating, another very sophisticated program. From those estimates you can actually create purchase orders for items estimated, and email them directly to your vendors. Very slick if the program is set up correctly.

Cons

This is a complicated system and not for the average AP person or Controller/Accountant. You will more than likely need to hire an expert to train and walk you through implementation. The reports are rarely exactly what you want, so you either have to pay the expert to change them or to learn to change them yourself. The whole implementation process is lengthy - there is a learning curve.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

6.0/10
Dustin B.

Sage Customer Service Cannot be Beat

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2017/06/09
Review Source: SoftwareAdvice

I highly recommend Sage 300 to any contractor out there. It's ease of use and numerous modules make tracking things like inventory, job costing, cash management etc a breeze. All modules sync up to the General Ledger and at the end of each month, we are able to see how we are progressing. This has helped us catch numerous mistakes on our end. Whenever there is a problem, we will phone the Sage call center. They are able to troubleshoot things in no time. Not only do they help fix the mistake they also teach you how to spot them yourself. The odd time we have had to escalate a problem to the programmers they always end up contacting us back the same day. I started using Sage 2 years ago with very little knowledge of the platform and accounting in general and through the proper training, customer service, excellent help articles and Sage U I can confidently say that I have mastered this program. I could never see myself using another product after Sage 300.

Pros

Ease of use
Customer Service
Training and Sage U
Reporting
Custom Reports to fit your business needs.

Cons

Other than the odd Software Glitch which Sage is more than happy to fix I have no real complaints. Anytime I seem to bring something up that would make the product better Sage seems to be working on/implementing that change.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10
Craig S.

Very Capable Software with Tremendous Support

Reviewed on 2015/12/01
Review Source: SoftwareAdvice

Pros

By far the best thing about Sage 300 is the customer support. It is simply phenomenal. For whatever shortcomings the software has, it is made up in the ability to pick up the phone and directly contact Sage employees who speak our language, understand our concern, and our very knowledgeable of their product. You don't get the "run-around" when you call in. They are very willing to remote into your computer to explain and help with troubleshooting the problem or implementing the solution. They aren't perfect as some experiences have been disappointing, but many times as I conclude a customer support phone call I am reminded just how impressed and pleased I am with their service.

Cons

Many of the user interfaces are somewhat archaic and not the easiest to work with. That said, there seems to be a modernization process underway that will be addressing this in future versions. There are minor quirks/irregularities with the software, but that is to be expected since it has so many capabilities and tries to fill diverse needs.

Rating breakdown

Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

8.0/10
Davin C.

Accurate and Reliable with Minor Drawbacks

Used Daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 2018/12/05
Review Source: Capterra

The software does what you need it to do for daily accounting functions with minimal crashes or delays. However, the reporting function needs to be updated to a usable format so that it takes the end user less time to gain the information needed.

Pros

The software is very reliable and there are very few hiccups in day to day use.
It's also very handy to have features such as:
- Attaching documents/invoices to an AP or Journal Entry
- Recurring journal entries
- Project Coding

Cons

I find the interface layout to be a little archaic. It is not very modern in comparison to other accounting software.
A troublesome area is when making entries in the General Ledger module, the entries are not reflected in the AP, Bank, or AR modules. However, making entries in the AP, Bank, or AR modules are transferred correctly in the GL.
Lastly, the reports that are generated by Sage 300 can be put into Excel 97-2003 only. Furthermore, the reports are generated in a very complex manner with poor formatting and many merged cells. Trying to manipulate and sort data can take a long time.
It would be very helpful to be able to search/filter through Sage by the invoice/document number. The only option to do this is to either export the data to Excel, or search by vendor.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

7.0/10

Sage 300 Construction Pricing

Starting from
N/A
Pricing options
Free Trial
Value for money

Check Sage 300 Construction website to view our pricing plans.

Sage 300 Construction Features

  • Projections

  • API
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Automatic Notifications
  • Bid Management
  • Change Order Management
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Customizable Reporting
  • Data Import/Export
  • Document Management
  • Document Storage
  • Estimating
  • Job Costing
  • Progress Tracking
  • Project Management
  • Project Tracking
  • Real Time Updates
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Subcontractor Management

Additional information for Sage 300 Construction

Key features of Sage 300 Construction

  • Accounting
  • Billing accuracy
  • Business visibility
  • Certified reports
  • Document management
  • Highly customizable
  • Insurance certificates
  • Operations
  • Procurement
  • Project management
  • Real estage managemet
  • Risk management
  • Service management

Benefits

  • Business Visibility: Make better decisions.
  • Document Management: Get a better control of your documents and a clean audit trail.
  • Project Management: Identify issues before they become real problems and increase project profitability.
  • Service Management: Delight your customers with a great customer service.
  • Real Estate Management: Stay on top of all details and focus only on keeping your properties occupied.

  • Sage 300 Construction FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for Sage 300 Construction.

    Q. What type of pricing plans does Sage 300 Construction offer?

    Sage 300 Construction offers the following pricing plans:

    Free Trial: Not Available

    Check Sage 300 Construction website to view our pricing plans.

    Q. What are the main features of Sage 300 Construction?

    Sage 300 Construction offers the following features:

    • Accounting
    • Billing accuracy
    • Business visibility
    • Certified reports
    • Document management
    • Highly customizable
    • Insurance certificates
    • Operations
    • Procurement
    • Project management
    • Real estage managemet
    • Risk management
    • Service management

    Q. Who are the typical users of Sage 300 Construction?

    Sage 300 Construction has the following typical customers:

    Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Public Administrations, Small Business

    Q. What languages does Sage 300 Construction support?

    Sage 300 Construction supports the following languages:

    English, French

    Q. What type of pricing plans does Sage 300 Construction offer?

    We do not have any information about what Sage 300 Construction pricing plans

    Q. Does Sage 300 Construction support mobile devices?

    We do not have any information about what devices Sage 300 Construction supports

    Q. What other apps does Sage 300 Construction integrate with?

    Sage 300 Construction integrates with the following applications:

    AvidXchange, Beanworks, BuilderMT WMS, CIS Configurator, Nexus, Pepperi, Procore, Project-SalesAchiever, ServiceTrade Commercial, SpendMap

    Q. What level of support does Sage 300 Construction offer?

    Sage 300 Construction offers the following support options:

    Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support