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ECi Home Building Solutions Named as Two of Constructech’s 2018 Top Products

MarkSystems software recognized for ninth consecutive year

Fort Worth, TX Top ProductsECi Software Solutions (, a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that two of its products for the residential home construction industry, MarkSystems and LotVue software, have earned designations as Top Products by Constructech magazine. MarkSystems (formerly IHMS) has placed for the ninth consecutive year and LotVue for the second. 

“Being designated as part of Constructech’s Top Products for the ninth-year running is an honor,” said Scott Duman, President of ECi’s Residential Home Construction Group, Building & Construction Division. “We are pleased that our MarkSystems and LotVue software are held in such high regard by the industry. MarkSystems works hard to bring valuable products to the marketplace that help independent homebuilders grow and prosper in a competitive landscape.” 

“LotVue offers a unique way for builders to visualize lot inventory,” said Peggy Smedley, Editorial Director for Constructech magazine. “It also easily integrates with back-office products, ensuring a massive conversion of data is not needed. In addition, homebuilders need integration of their information to ensure accuracy from sales through construction, and the MarkSystems solution offers a single database for managing the business.” 

LotVue software allows builders to present visual representations of lot options in real-time on their websites. In turn, homebuyers can start the purchasing process online. LotVue helps builders reach these online customers. Buyers can have their lot, home model and certain options decided before they visit the sales office. MarkSystems is the only single database software in the industry. The initial entry of information flows throughout the system, which eliminates re-entry of data, improves accuracy, simplifies invoicing and increases closing efficiency. 

This is the first year for MarkSystems to be named to Top Products since being acquired by ECi Software Solutions in March of 2017. New branding debuted last week and includes renaming IHMS software to MarkSystems, a new logo, and a redesigned website. 

To learn more about MarkSystems suite of solutions for the residential home construction industry, please visit the website. MarkSystems will also take part in the NAHB International Builders Show (IBS) in Orlando, FL, January 9–11.

About Constructech Magazine

Constructech launched 20 years ago as just a print magazine but has evolved recognizing no single platform can connect people and companies within the construction industry. Using a multimedia effort leveraging written, video, and the spoken word, Constructech connects hundreds of thousands of people thriving to understand the ever-changing dynamic of emerging and disruptive technologies in a digital world. 

The Constructech audience comprises of construction professionals who specify products, systems, and tools in residential, commercial, and industrial building marketplaces. Through engaging conversations Constructech influences GCs, builders, subcontractors, and owners who are determined to use technology as a vehicle to rebuilding the nation’s critical infrastructure and to alleviate the anticipated shortage of skilled and qualified workers.

About ECi

ECi Software Solutions provides end-to-end business management software and services, focusing on cloud-based technologies. For 30+ years, ECi has served small to medium-sized manufacturing, wholesale/retail distribution, building and construction, and field service organizations. Privately held, ECi headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, with offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, England, the Netherlands, and Australia. For information, email, visit or call (800) 959-3367. 

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