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The Construction Industry

Contractors and suppliers succeed
with Sage Software:

Companies that manufacture and/or provide building, developing, and/or general contracting materials or services.

Goods and services: Houses, apartments, factories, offices, schools, roads, and bridges are only some of the products of the construction industry. This industry’s activities include the building of new structures, including site preparation, as well as additions and modifications to existing ones. The industry also includes maintenance, repair, and improvements on these structures.

The construction industry is divided into three major segments. The construction of building segment includes contractors, usually called general contractors, who build residential, industrial, commercial, and other buildings. Heavy and civil engineering construction contractors build sewers, roads, highways, bridges, tunnels, and other projects. Specialty trade contractors perform specialized activities related to construction such as carpentry, painting, plumbing, and electrical work.

Sage software solutions for the construction industry:


Sage 500

Sage 500 ERP is a highly reliable, robust, and integrated series of business applications delivering a complete business management solution that’s flexible, scalable and fullfeatured— offering key business insights to make your company more productive and profitable.

Sage 500 automates invoicing, cash receipts, general ledger, accounts payables and financials company-wide, and also performs sales order, manufacturing, and inventory management across multiple warehouses. Read more about Sage 500
Ready Mix USA Finds a Solid Solution in Sage 500 ERP
Sage 500 ERP Delivers Powerful Return on Investment for Power Curbers

Sage 100

“Contractors are practical, real-world kinds of guys,” says Charlie Holzapfel of Krier & Brian . “So we appreciate the robust capabilities engineered into Sage 100. It works the way we do—hard and smart. It’s an ideal match for us.”

When you choose a Sage 100 ERP system, you gain the accounting and business management tools and the insights to propel your company to a more productive and profitable future. Select from more than 25 modules and hundreds of industry-specific add-ons to tailor a Sage 100 system to meet your business needs. Read more about Sage 100
Narron Construction (Road construction)
Hayden Concrete (Manufacturer of precast concrete products)
Sullivan Construction (Construction)
Krier & Blain (HVAC and plumbing contractor)
Pacific Coast (Door and millwork manufacturer)
Fearured Sage 100 Module: Job Cost:
The Sage 100 Job Cost module was developed for contractors, engineers, architects, and subcontractors who need to monitor profitability on a project-by-project basis. Job Cost integrates seamlessly with all other Sage 100 modules. Cost information is entered once, and automatically flows to and from the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, and General Ledger modules. This has helped Narron Construction to streamline data entry tasks and ensure greater accuracy throughout the company. Job Cost Module »
Sage 100 module highlight: Sage 100 Material Requirements Planning
JobOps — Sage 100 Job Management Suite:
JobOps is suited for small and mid-sized companies ($7-50 million), in the manufacturing, installation and service/field repair areas. If your business is building a product, providing installation or field service — it means everything. Managing a job-driven business with a typical ERP software system is not easy. JobOps Job Management Software provides critical tools needed to manage even the most complex jobs while streamlining the way you work — adding efficiency and control. Read more about JobOps

More Sage Software products used by construction businesses:

Sage HRMS (human resources and payroll)
Saleslogix CRM (marketing and customer service)
Saleslogix, an award-winning Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution, provides a complete view of customer interactions across your entire organization—from sales and marketing to customer service and support. Whether your employees are conducting an in-person sales call, creating a marketing campaign, responding to a billing inquiry, or resolving service issues, they’ll always have the information they need to perform their jobs effectively and deliver outstanding customer experiences.  Saleslogix CRM »
Sage Fixed Assets
Sage Fixed Assets is a comprehensive fixed asset management solution designed to meet the needs of every size business and organization, whether you have 50 assets or many more. Sage Fixed Assets solutions include Sage Fixed Assets Depreciation, Sage Fixed Assets Tracking, Sage Fixed Assets Planning, Sage Fixed Assets Reporting, barcode readers, and asset labels.  Sage Fixed Assets »
Sage BusinessWorks (small business accounting)
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