The leader of residential construction management platforms

After nearly two decades in the industry, we know what builders need: To work simpler, see more growth and calm the chaos in their business. That’s why we’re vowing to help construction pros take back their lives – and change the way the world builds.

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Our mission

Here at Buildertrend, we aim to bring order and efficiency to the construction process for all by empowering residential contractors with a better way to run their business. We know the challenges builders face today, and with that knowledge we can create solutions to the industry’s greatest problems.

Our vision

Is to change the way the world builds. Simply said, we’re leading residential contractors into the future and away from the hassle of disorganized paperwork and spreadsheets. Our customers run their companies – not the other way around – with our platform as the foundation of their business.

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Where we’ve been – and where we’re headed

2006: Humblest of beginnings

Our three founders – Dan Houghton, Steve Dugger and Jeff Dugger – joined forces to create a new solution for the home builder, remodelers and specialty contractors building the communities of tomorrow. In their first year of establishment, the trio hired three employees and moved into their first real office in Omaha, Nebraska.

2008: Defying the recession

Powering through the Great Recession, we ended the year with 80% growth and expanded into the remodeling industry.

2011: Growing globally

Moving beyond North America, we began building a strong customer base in New Zealand and Australia.

2012: Buildertrend goes mobile

Twenty employees and 100,000 users later, Buildertrend released its first mobile app for both iOS and Android. A true game-changer for both the SaaS and construction industries, going mobile meant our builders could be even more efficient and productive in the field.

2018: More value with Additional Services

Buildertrend grew its strategic partnerships to provide even more value to our customers. By offering Buildertrend University, Onsite Consulting and Pro Websites, builders could more quickly master our tech and improve their online presence.

2019: The 500 club

Two big milestones were met by hiring our 500th employee and serving our one millionth user. Our marketing efforts doubled down as we revealed a new brand, mission and logo.

2023: The next era of Buildertrend

With several notable acquisitions – including CBUSA, the leading group purchasing organization for home builders – and a more robust set of tools and services to offer our customers, we evolved from a project management platform to an all-in-one solution for running a better construction business.

Buildertrend by the numbers

1 million+

construction pros served

2 million+

projects completed in the platform

1.5 million+

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An award-winning team dedicated to helping yours

Here’s proof you’re getting the best with Buildertrend.

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More profits, more efficiency and more control – here’s proof

We were using Excel and Google Sheets trying to organize budgets, draws, email messaging and file management. I got frustrated on a couple things and said, “There’s just got to be a better way.”
Joe Christensen
Co-founder of Cardinal Crest Homes
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We love the ability to keep our field crews and clients updated in real time with scheduling changes, progress images, invoicing and more.
Katie Kath
Partner and interior designer at Jkath Design Build + Reinvent
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We didn’t have any documented systems before construction project management software. The analogy of kicking our team off of the pier and hoping they can swim, comes to mind. Now, we have a clear expectation of what a supervisor needs to do on a daily basis and how they perform successfully at their job.
Brad Leavitt
President of AFT Construction
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I liked how Buildertrend gave us the ability to keep everything centralized. … I knew this was the tool to keep the guys organized.
Heather Tankersley
Co-owner and VP of operations, Tankersley Construction
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Grow your career with us

At Buildertrend, people come first – always. Our team isn’t afraid of a challenge and knows anything is possible when we work together. You won’t find a better place to share who you are and see what you can become.

Tips and resources for construction pros

Our team is dedicated to providing helpful content about the industry and how our top customers see success.

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Jan 10, 2023

Buildertrend’s evolution: Why we have a new look – and what this means for the residential construction industry

Welcome to the next era of construction software. We’re excited to reveal our new look and share the story behind it. Join us at IBS 2023 to learn more.

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Jan 30, 2023

Construction outlook 2023

Builders using construction management software feel more confident about their business even against economic challenges. Download your copy to find out why.

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Feb 2, 2023

Defining the customer-first mindset: How it will benefit builders in 2023 and beyond

Tune in to the full episode to hear more about the reason for Buildertend’s recent rebrand and how our customer-first mindset is driving all company initiatives.

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