CostCon, Nimbus Software and Plusfactor Acquired by JDM Technology Group

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The JDM Technology Group has further strengthened its position in the New Zealand construction software market with the acquisition of  locally focused construction software companies CostCon, Nimbus Software and Plusfactor.

The acquisitions adds New Zealand based teams to the JDM Technology Group and enhances local presence with offices in Christchurch, Nelson, and Auckland. CostCon, Nimbus Software and Plusfactor will retain their individual brands and will continue to remain focused on developing software geared to local requirements.

“The JDM Group provides an excellent home for leading construction software companies,”said Jim McFarlane, CEO of the JDM Technology Group. “Our global Buy and Build growth strategy enables revenue growth and ensures that customers continue to have access to the very best technology to support their success. We do not end-of-life any products but allow customers to select their software of choice. Retaining the CostCon, Nimbus Software and Plusfactor staff and organisations means customers continue to receive knowledgeable and friendly service
from the same people they are used to working with.”


Based in Christchurch, CostCon and offers a fully integrated accounting ERP and job costing system geared to contractors across New Zealand. CostCon helps businesses to manage a full range of essential tasks, including project costing, contract work, performance management and accounting and has a growing customer base across the sector, from residential and commercial building to civil contracting, sub-contractors and manufacturers. David Johnstone will lead the business as Managing Director, moving from his former role as Business Development Manager.

Nimbus Software

Nimbus Software offers fully integrated, real time construction business management software to customers involved in quoting and contracting with a focus on electrical, plumbing, and road contractors. Current Managing Director, Kaye Farrer will continue to lead the business.


Plusfactor Group Limited is a leading provider of accounting and job costing software to the construction market in New Zealand. Based in Auckland, Plusfactor will continue as a separate brand, and its team will join CostCon.

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