Peachy Software Sage Software is now shipping a version of Peachtree geared for small builders: Peachtree by Sage Premium Accounting for Construction 2006. Some new features include the ability to track a subcontractor's insurance policy as well as apply labor rates, factoring in taxes, insurance, and benefits. A single-user version costs $599; a five-seat license runs $1,199. Visit for more information.

Like a Tiger Builders who use Macs to run VectorWorks 11.5 will be happy to learn that Nemetschek's latest version of the CAD software is compatible with Apple's new 10.4 Tiger operating system. Nemetschek says Mac users will enjoy faster object selection with the new VectorWorks, which should shave time off their drawing process. Visit for more information.