How much does it cost to build a construction app?

Standard price for a construction app: $15,000

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What is a construction app?

A construction application is a web or mobile application that enables users to find, bid on, and book construction projects. Construction apps usually include an interface for viewing available jobs as well as the ability to create a custom profile and apply for jobs.

Construction apps have much in common with other mobile productivity apps, such as project management apps and calculator apps. Popular construction apps include Autodesk, ArchiCAD, and SketchUp.

Here are some recent construction app examples built with Crowdbotics:

  • A cost quoting app for customers. Depending on the category it will either spit out a price and/ or send customers info via email to business. They also want to offer subscriptions for weekly or monthly work subscriptions for sales person log-ins.

  • An app that can be used to communicate the home building process to customers as well as book appts. Able to link calendar for availability of meetings that users make. User can share pictures from app to social media or text to text. Subscription option for Managers to sell this to others builders so they can sell it to others. Can book a time to meet user and possibly builder at site.

What is the typical cost to build a construction app?

A construction app usually costs $15,000 to build. However, the total cost can be as low as $5,000 or as high as $25,000. A construction app with a low number of features (also known as a "minimum viable product", or MVP) will be more affordable than an app that includes all intended functionality.

For example, here are some recent construction app price quotes from Crowdbotics:

  • $12,500

  • $17,500

How long does it take to build a construction app?

A construction app usually takes 200 hours to build. However, a construction app can be built in as few as 67 hours, or in as many as 333 hours. The exact timeline mostly depends on how complicated your app is. As a general rule, it will take longer if you require highly custom designs, niche features, or non-standard release platforms.

For example, the most recent construction apps built with Crowdbotics received the following hourly estimates:

  • 267

  • 333

How to successfully grow your construction application

A construction app is a location-based service that provides contractors with crew management tools and work scheduling software. The most successful construction apps allow companies to manage their crews, schedule work, track progress, and share important information with clients. These apps can grow by expanding into new verticals (such as plumbing or electrical), adding additional features (like social networking tools), and creating industry-specific apps that cater to different types of businesses.

Risks and challenges of building a construction application

Construction apps can be subject to legal and insurance risks related to workplace injury, worker compensation, and property damage. You will want to ensure that you have strong compliance procedures in place for workers on your project.

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