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 built for owners.

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Benefits for Owners

Simplify Management of Construction Budgets, Commitments & Change

Kahua’s Construction Cost Management software for Owners simplifies the creation and management of budgets, and gives you real time visibility and control to manage commitments and change through the lifecycle of your capital projects.

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Simplify Budgeting & Contracts

Leverage best practice owner workflows and a modern, intuitive UI to reduce overhead associated with project budgets and contract management.

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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.

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Effectively Manage Cost Changes & Risks

Use Kahua to gain visibility, control project costs, and collaborate to effectively manage change — minimizing delays, vendor claims and other hidden costs.

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Project Cost Management for Owners

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 & 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 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

Ensure Contractors effectively execute on their commitments to you. 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 necessary information and attachments necessary for signature.

Save Time & Reduce Paperwork

Leverage Kahua’s powerful construction cost management workflow capabilities, including an integration with DocuSign to streamline contract review, approval and signature.

Enhance Contract Procurement Reporting

Gain the visibility you need to make sure contracts are signed to meet critical project dates.

Integrate with ERP

Improve communication between Accounting and your Project Management teams, while reducing errors and saving time with the elimination of manual double entry of data.

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 of your vendors.

Simplify Change Order Creation

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

Streamline Change Request Management

Make sure nothing gets approved that shouldn’t. Leverage Kahua’s powerful workflow capabilities and DocuSign integration to simplify change request review, approval and signature.

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

Save time with the ability to process one or many requests into official change orders. Allow your vendors to directly requests while Kahua automatically processes them into change orders.

See the Impact of Change

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

Manage Pay Requests

Use Kahua to ensure proper payments for progress are made across all your construction projects.

Make it Simple With a Vendor Portal

Save time and eliminate costly errors with a self-service portal that allows your 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 SOVs.

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 your Project Management teams, reduce errors and save time with the elimination of manual double entry of data.

Forecast Job Costs

Get real-time visibility into the complete financial status of your capital programs and construction projects.

See a Live Projection of Project Health

Automatically combine budgets, aggregated commitments, and changes, along with issues that have the potential to impact cost, and bring it all together in a single view.

Track Projections Over Time

Save a snapshot of project financials at periodic intervals to compare historical projections with current numbers.

Precisely Configure Your Ledger

Kahua gives you the flexibility to configure your work breakdown structure to your specific company standards and define exactly how project activity gets mapped to financial projections.

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