Party Line

A new builder/subcontractor/client communication feature lets all three groups interact in a Facebook-type private social network. Its Comments feature gives builders the ability to keep a record of conversations and out-comes such as change orders. Co-construct. 800-213-3392.

The Sims Build a House

A new-home/community walk-through platform lets prospects virtually peruse developments and homes and change options using MiTek’s Blackpoint Option Manager as its underlying BIM engine. The software allows up to 76 combinations of options to be reconfigured dynamically by the buyer. MiTek. 800-325-2556.