Construction Cost Management Software

Budget-centric Views into Project Costs

Track and audit project financials from inception to closeout with Kahua, including a budget-centric, collaborative construction cost management system.  

Cost Control Software in Construction

Kahua Cost Management Suite

Simplify Management of Construction Budgets, Commitments & Change

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Get a 360 View of Project Costs

Streamline project reporting to improve financial decision making with visibility into historical, real-time and forecasted construction costs. 

Money Bag
Manage Multiple Funding Sources

Improve audit performance and simplify budget constraints. Easily manage and track all public and private funding for your capital projects.  

Cost Connection
Design Your Cost Control System

With Kahua’s Work Breakdown Structure, you can configure a coding structure that can adapt to existing internal cost codes in your accounting system – or align with a client’s financial system.  

How We Help

Cost Suite

Cost control on construction capital projects can be one of the most challenging tasks for a teamKahua’s construction cost management software creates a collaborative system for teams to manage budgets, commitments and inevitable change throughout the lifecycle of a project. 

Manage Project Budgets

Always know the current and projected financial status of your capital projects and programs with Kahua’s real-time budgeting and forecasting solution.  

Simplify Budget Creation, Review and Approval

Leverage flexible workflows to automate the review and approval process to match your accounting standards, and control who can view and update budget information. 

Manage Budget Changes & Adjustments

Reduce the risk associated with budget changes with the ability to define and enforce financial controls such as zero-sum adjustments, and the creation of a full audit trail for all financial adjustments.

Track Budget History

Multiple versions of a construction budget can be used to track a history of changes over the duration of the project. Estimated and final budget information is automatically updated in the Work Breakdown ledger. 

Improve Accuracy of Projections

Track the real-time status of all commitments, change orders, and potential change issues to provide early visibility into their impact on the anticipated final cost of your capital projects. 

Keep Track of Vendor Commitments

Avoid disputes and create accountability with the ability to effectively manage the scope, terms and costs of all types of contracts or purchase orders. 

Simplify Full Contract Package Creation

Leverage templates and exhibits to automatically generate the right contract for each project, complete with all the necessary information and attachments needed for signature.

Integrate with DocuSign and ERP

Improve communications between Account and Project Management teams, while reducing errors and saving time with the elimination of manual double data entry. Streamline contract review, approval and signature. 

Easily Create Invoices on a Project

Automatically include invoice items in cost, financial and Work Breakdown reporting. 

Enhance Contract Procurement Reporting

Gain visibility to make sure contracts are signed by critical project dates and milestones. 

Control Construction Cost Change

The only certainty in your projects is change. Save time and reduce risk with a single system for logging, tracking, and approving change orders from all vendors. 

Simplify Change Order Creation

Import your own templates to allow Kahua to automatically generate change order forms. 

Streamline Change Requests

Make sure nothing gets approved that shouldn’t. Kahua’s powerful workflow capabilities and DocuSign integration simplify the review, approval and signature process. 

Process Requests to Change Orders with Easy-to-Use Portal

Save time by processing one or many requests into official change orders. Vendors can directly request while Kahua automatically processes into change orders. 

See the Impact of Change

See the forecast cost as soon as a change request is created, providing better insight into the impact on budgets and contracts – preventing overspend. 

Manage Pay Requests

Save time and eliminate costly errors. Ensure proper payments and approvals as projects progress. 

Make it Simple with a Vendor Portal

Save time and eliminate costly errors with a self-service portal that allows vendors to directly enter pay applications. Store your own templates and let Kahua automatically generate pay app forms. 

Efficiently Manage Retainage

Track retainage on work in progress and stored materials. Different retainage percentages can be maintained for individual Schedule of Values.

Manage Pay Applications More Efficiently

Make sure every pay application goes through the proper approval process with Kahua’s workflow and DocuSign integration. 

Integrate with Accounting

Improve communication between Accounting and Project Management teams, reduce errors and save time with the elimination of manual data entry.

Work Breakdown

Design your cost control system to reflect how you already work.  

Configure a Coding Structure that Works for You

A completely configurable coding structure that can adapt to existing internal cost codes in your accounting system or align with a client’s financial systems.

Gain Real-Time Visibility

A program level view includes summary of funding, expenses and balances.

Simplify Reconciliation Across Financials

Aligned cost codes allows for faster reporting and snapshot views of all project costs.

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