About NEWSTAR

NEWSTAR is Constellation Software's homebuilding solution for midsize residential builders. It's designed for production homebuilders that build more than 100 homes a year. It can also be used by real estate developers and design/build firms working on residential projects.

NEWSTAR combines accounting, bid management, cost estimating, project management and service management in a single, fully-integrated suite. Additionally, it offers unique capabilities such as warranty management to track home information and warranties and a purchase order system that allows users to auto-generate purchase orders and send them to suppliers. It also includes NEWSTAR Sales, which allows users to track prospect information. For example, are they a first-time or repeat homebu...


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Supported Operating System(s):

Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 10

5 Reviews of NEWSTAR

Average User Ratings

Overall

3.80 / 5 stars

Ease-of-use

3.5

Value for money

3.5

Customer support

2.0

Functionality

3.5

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4 stars

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2

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November 2019

Asif from BECC

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 51-200 employees

Industry: Construction

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Functionality

4.0

November 2019

Easy to use in office or on site

Pros

Provides a easy way to streamline project information between office and field teams

Cons

Took a bit of time to learn to navigate the program but was easier once I was able to save setting preferences

July 2019

Chantel from Ripple Projects

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 11-50 employees

Industry: Construction

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

3.0

Functionality

4.0

July 2019

Could use an update

Pros

This software was great for basic functions. running batches, match P.O's etc. Preferred for low rise developments

Cons

Could definitely use an update. would love to see improvements on the reporting side.

December 2019

Ben from FCML

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 2-10 employees

Industry: Construction

Time Used: Less than 2 years

Review Source


Ease-of-use

1.0

Value for money

2.0

Customer support

2.0

Functionality

1.0

December 2019

Newstar

Pros

It guides the user step by step when making an entry Undo Audit feature

Cons

very hard to learn user interface is very small customer service is slow to respond

November 2019

Sheila from Ripple Projects

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 11-50 employees

Industry: Construction

Time Used: Less than 12 months

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

4.0

Functionality

4.0

November 2019

Simple and easy P.O. Matching

Pros

easy to match P.O.'s and confirm approved values to vendors.

Cons

I haven't encountered any problems so far

November 2019

Tania from Lanterra Developments

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 51-200 employees

Industry: Construction

Time Used: Less than 6 months

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Functionality

5.0

November 2019

SIMPLE AND COST EFFECTIVE

Pros

Great value add for any construction team

Cons

no issues to date, no negative reports from field staff either :)