Sage Intacct Construction Comparison
with Sage 300 CRE

There are over 50,000 construction and Real Estate businesses using Sage 300 Construction & Real Estate (formerly Timberline) or Sage 100 Contractor (formerly Master Builder).  Timberline was founded in 1971 and over the previously 50 years…YES, 50 years – a lot of functionality has been added from which construction and real estate businesses have benefited.

In the modern era with highspeed internet, flexible technology platforms, cloud solution acceptance, and competitive marketplaces, Sage acquired Intacct for $850M in 2017 and in March 2020, an early adopter release of Sage Intacct Construction was released.

As an authorized Sage Construction & Real Estate Business Partner since 2005, Alliance Solutions Group, LLC has worked with many construction and real estate businesses from initial solution reviews to implementation to assisting with additional functionality and consulting services.

Here is a side-by-side comparison of Sage 300 CRE and Sage Intacct Construction:

SOLUTION Sage 300 Construction & Real Estate Sage Intacct Construction
PLATFORM Network-based client server technology Multi-tenant cloud platform
Client server infrastructure and/or hosted by an application hosting provider Resides on a secure data center with SOC1 and SOC2 compliance.
Installation, upgrades, backup, and environment maintenance handled by the client and/or an IT resource or consultant Upgrades and quarterly enhancements are performed automatically
Data automatically back up regularly
LICENSING Traditional perpetual license with annual support and maintenance or subscription Annual subscription fee and active subscription required
Optional modules can be purchased on a subscription basis Subscription price includes the software, updates, and hosting
PAYROLL Optional Payroll module available Electronic import of payroll data available using integration platform tools
Electronic import of payroll data available using integration platform tools Integrates with a variety of payroll providers
3RD PARTY APPLICATIONS Project Management: Procore Project Management: Procore
Document Management: TimberScan, Sage Paperless Construction, hh2 Doc Flow Document Management: TimberScan, Sage Paperless Construction, hh2 Doc Flow
Payment Solutions: AvidXchange, GCPay Payment Solutions: AvidXchange, GCPay, Bill.com
Service Management: Sage Service Operations, Service Trade Service Management: Sage Service Operations, Sage Field Operations, Service Trade
Time Collection: Sage Field Operations, hh2, AboutTime, WorkMax CRM: SalesForce, Sage CRM
CRM: SageCRM, TopBuilder CRM Over 200 Sage Intacct Marketplace Providers
REPORTING TOOLS Report Writer module Interactive Dashboards and Dimensions
Crystal Reports Interactive Custom Report Writer
Inquiry module, dashboards API’s for third-party business intelligence tools
Excel integration with Office Connector Excel integration
FINANCIAL REPORTING Basic reports customizable through Financial Report Writer Interactive financial dashboards that are flexible with the use of dimensions to slice and dice data from business entities, job types, markets, etc.
Office Connector Financials to generate financial statements in Excel Built-in Excel integration
JOB COST REPORTING Library of existing reports and queries available Interactive Dashboards, standard reports, and customization functionality built in
SUBCONTRACTOR COMPLIANCE Feature set to manage subcontractor agreements, change orders, lien waivers, certificate of insurance and retention Flexible subcontract workflows with change management
Smart Rules for monitoring vendor compliance
RETENTION TRACKING Standard Standard with increased workflow flexibility
AIA BILLING Standard AIA billing templates

To learn more about construction and real estate software solutions, contact the experts, Alliance Solutions Group, LLC, at 888.559.9540 or email us at info@alliance-sg.com.