Corecon software


13 reviews(3.5/5)
13 reviews(3.5/5)

Corecon is a cloud-based construction solution that offers organizations functionalities for estimating, project management, job costing and scheduling. The solution features multiple dashboards which offer users information about various aspects of the project. Construction firms can also automate tasks through the dashboard.

The solution includes modules for lead tracking, bid management, contract administration, procurement, time tracking, correspondence, and documentation. Additionally, Corecon offers Corecon Mobile for use on tablets and smartphones.

Corecon also offers the TeamLink Portal, which provides both Corecon subscribers and outside project team members (owners, architects, engineers, vendors, subs) a self-service portal to store and share project data. CoreconLink helps users integrate the solution with the company's existing accounting system or Microsoft Outlook.

Corecon offers services on a monthly subscription basis that includes support via email, phone and through other online resources.

Supported Operating System(s):
Windows 7 , Windows Vista , Mac OS , Linux , Web browser (OS agnostic)

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  • Jesse from Spani Developments

    Specialty: General contractor

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    August 2018

    Corecon is powerful.

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money

    Best value for money if you are willing to put the time into setting it up.

    Pros

    Works with Quick Books, and has a good all around PM tools from estimating through to project completion.

    Cons

    New interface is a bit confusing, tried to be more friendly and pretty but actually made it more difficult to navigate.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
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  • Maria from Elite Parking Services of America

    Number of employees: 201-500 employees

    February 2018

    Great tool when working. It has great potential.

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money

    It was very useful.

    Pros

    PO/Bill entry and conversions were seamless. Being able to customize your reports to business needs was awesome. Payroll processing was as easy at it comes. I believe that this software has some amazing potential which is why I would love to see the finished product. I think that is definitely user friend as long as you aren't afraid of software. The customer service is great outside of the IT department. They could use some patience for there customers. I will say that for the most part, they do have a lot of self help options so make sure you utilize your resources before you call. They do have software the exports to most accounting systems which I thought was super useful. We used Quickbooks.

    Cons

    Because Corecon is still under contruction, you can run into a lot of issues that only one who pays attention to detail will notice.
    - Reports requiring date spans would pull the day before and the day after the selected dates.
    -Importing time sheets would not import on the right dates.
    - After one of the updates in November, you could not copy a PO or Bill to a different project.
    - If you enter bills dated with future months, it would apply the expense to whatever month the expenses were entered versus what the invoice(bill) date was causing the budget reports to be incorrect.
    -Error code from Links to QB don't have an index and you have to google them most times.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Nancy from Deltera

    Specialty: Construction manager

    Number of employees: 201-500 employees

    January 2018

    Still you need to get involved in all the steps which is not good

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    N/A
    Value for Money
    Pros

    It organizes your project management related works like shop drawings distribution and SI/RFI log ..

    Cons

    Not all the steps are automatically done, you get notification that a shop drawing has been reviewed but it doesn't send it to the next approver which is really time consuming

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
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  • Verified Reviewer

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    May 2017

    Okay project management tool

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money
    Pros

    The Employee time ttracking, the project setup, basic HR setup and employee information. It is straight forward to use.

    Cons

    Limited ability to make the software work for your particular processes. Link to Quickbooks, US based does not work particularly well with Canadian taxes. We have to correct for rounding errors manually.

    Review Source: GetApp
  • Reid from ControlAir Systems, Inc.

    December 2016

    Outstanding Project Management Software

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money

    We purchased Corecon for two reasons: 1) It integrated with Quickbooks, and 2) It had over 90% of the project management features we were looking for. The wealth of reporting data that we are able to get from Corecon helps us with timely & accurate billing, scheduling, workload projections, and much more. When we find a report that isn't readily available, their custom reporting tool can typically get us the info we need within 20 minutes or so of tweaking some numbers. If we hit a dead-end, their support team is timely and extremely knowledgeable about the product. Above all of that, the project management functionality is great. It takes some time to develop a system that works for your specific company, but the program allows for a good amount of customization and has really improved our efficiency in managing jobs. Overall, this product has improved our reporting abilities, the look of our documents, our project management abilities, and our interoffice communications. Couldn't ask for much more!

    Pros

    Huge amount of features to improve project management capabilities, and reporting possibilities are endless.

    Cons

    It's a bit clunky to use at times, but it is always improving. That said, on-boarding new employees isn't always the easiest thing.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Carmen from HK Design and Construction Services LLC

    Specialty: General contractor

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    November 2016

    Not satisfied at all

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money

    The program does not do what the sales told it would and what we wanted from a system. When we call for tech support, we are met with rude individuals (On every occasion not just a couple) and were NOT helpful at all. We were on our own to figure out the whole system which we were told we would have support. The system is NOT user friendly and with the upgrades and bugs not worked out before implementing it - we spent alot of time and money backtracking. We have went with another program system that works the way we want it and is user friendly.

    Pros

    Taught us what we don't want

  • Brandt from TRS Range Services

    Specialty: Construction manager

    September 2016

    Corecon provides all of the functionality we need for the right price

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money
    Pros

    Vendor offers a well thought out product that helps us manage our construction projects. Menus are easy to use and intuitive. Corecon offers us the ability to set users for full functionality or limit access to specific tasks.

    Cons

    I would like the help to be a little more accessible. For instance, some sort of tool tips associated with buttons inside the menu would help us to better understand what a particular field or parameter is asking for.

  • Sahel from HYPERSTRUCTURE

    Specialty: General contractor

    September 2016

    Construction Management using Corecon

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money
    Pros

    This system provides and All-in-one solutions for Construction. It provides leads & bidding, estimating, project management, documentation and collaboration, and financial analysis of your project health..

    Cons

    Many part of the system needs to an overhaul such as Estimating, scheduling, bidding & ITBs. Although these features are there but they are not as effective or efficient as competing systems.

  • Edward from Nugent CM LLC

    Specialty: Home builder - custom

    July 2016

    Project management software

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Value for Money
    Pros

    It was comprehensive. It handled 4 major projects at the same time. My subcontractors had access to just what I wanted them to.

    Cons

    It is time consuming and challenging to learn. There has to be a daily time allotment. If you don't use on a daily basis you will lose the know how.

  • Luke from Witbreuk Services Group

    Specialty: Construction manager

    April 2016

    Comprehensive features, ugly and awkward interface.

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    N/A
    Pros

    We tried half a dozen vendors while searching for the best one for us. This is the most comprehensive construction management software I've tried. The Request for quote system is the best (ie simple) of all we tried. Most required every trade/vender to create an account - this sends out the email with the unique link to the job files. Almost everything we wanted to be able to do, this software does.

    Cons

    Its an ugly and awkward interface - and most of all, the app is difficult to use. This was the main reason we couldn't stick with it. Its hard enough to get site staff to use an app, this one was difficult to navigate - so the guys wouldn't use it.

  • Ryan from High Country Contractors and Developers

    Specialty: General contractor

    April 2015

    Corecon Lifer

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
    Quality
    Support
    Pros

    I have used a few CM software and Corecon has been the easiest to navigate so far.

    Cons

    Corecon comes with several templates, which is a good thing. The difficulty has come when uploading our own templates or when editing existing templates.

  • February 2014

    Top notch software!

    Quality
    Support
    N/A

    I've been using Corecon as my primary estimating and project management software now for five years. Corecon is an ever expanding and improving product that stays current with the industry demands. Its ease of use and user friendly format allows you to accurately and quickly manage all aspects of your project with great accuracy. The subscription is reasonably priced and the product itself is reliable and consistently delivers. I would highly recommend this product to anyone looking to improve their management process.

    Pros

    Easy to use
    Clean and clear viewing platform
    No downtime
    Accessible from any computer, tablet and mobile device
    Professional reports

    Cons

    I have not experienced any real "cons" to the software.

    Review Source: GetApp
  • November 2010

    Robust estimating software

    Quality
    Support
    N/A

    We use the product for project management, contacts and estimating. It is very robust and we have not yet found any limitation to what we wanted the product to do. The team workers have accepted the product after a relatively short training period. The web-based delivery makes the maintenance and update very smooth.

    Pros

    breadth of features
    accessible pricing for a mid sized construction business
    Microsoft products and QuickBooks integration

    Cons

    because of the breadth of functionality it takes some time to assimilate, specifically for estimators new to online estimating tools

    Review Source: GetApp
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