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TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – Constellation HomeBuilder Systems, provider of software solutions for home builders and developers, has acquired Woodland, O’Brien & Scott, a Minneapolis-based company specializing in customer satisfaction and data analysis for the home building industry. With many customers in common, the Woodland, O’Brien & Scott team will be joining Constellation HomeBuilder Systems to provide customer insight expertise and expand the business services available to the industry.

The purchase of Woodland, O’Brien & Scott compliments Constellation HomeBuilder Systems‘ leading position in the North American residential construction market, and is particularly notable in the customer satisfaction space. “The addition of Woodland, O’Brien & Scott’s services to our suite of solutions will allow builders to analyze the data that really drives customer satisfaction across the entire homebuying, construction, and warranty process.” said Chris Graham, Vice President of Constellation HomeBuilder Systems. “Combined with our acquisition of Conasys Homeowner Care in 2014, Constellation HomeBuilder Systems can help builders increase homeowner satisfaction with better communication and convenient online resources. Now they can benchmark and demonstrate that improvement.”

“The alignment with Constellation HomeBuilder Systems will allow Woodland, O’Brien & Scott services to integrate with the most authoritative software in the market and further increase awareness and growth of our services,” said Charlie Scott, president of Woodland, O’Brien & Scott. “This acquisition will also provide a long-term home for Woodland, O’Brien & Scott’s staff and valued customers.”

Established in 1986, Woodland, O’Brien & Scott has become a trusted consultant for operational excellence, and considers over 100 premium builders to be long-term partners. The “Voice of the Customer” survey is considered an industry benchmark. Company founder Keith O’Brien, managing partner Charlie Scott, and the rest of the Woodland, O’Brien & Scott team will join the Constellation family. Charlie Scott will continue to be closely involved as Director with Constellation HomeBuilder Systems’ professional services team, bringing 25 years of experience in home building operations and managing Woodland, O’Brien & Scott since 2007. Charlie Scott is also a National Housing Quality Award judge and an author for Professional Builder magazine, bringing substantial operational expertise to the Constellation HomeBuilder Systems team and customers.

This acquisition, along with substantial new personnel and software investments, will significantly benefit current and future customers of Constellation HomeBuilder Systems and Woodland, O’Brien & Scott.

About Constellation HomeBuilder Systems:

Constellation HomeBuilder Systems builds software solutions for private and public production home builders, and efficient custom builders. Their innovative solutions empower builders with information, driving business objectives from website to warranty. Constellation HomeBuilder Systems continuously improves home construction software, and is committed to maximizing your return on technology investment. Constellation HomeBuilder Systems is the home building software division of Constellation Software Inc., an international provider of market-leading software and services for specialized industries, and is traded publicly on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

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Constellation Software Vertical Markets

When selecting an ERP software provider, you are buying more than software – you are beginning a relationship with an organization to whom you entrust your mission-critical information. This provider develops, supports, and maintains your critical information, sometimes even hosts it on their servers – that’s a lot of trust!

When you select Constellation HomeBuilder Systems, you are also selecting our parent company, Constellation Software Inc. (read more about us). Constellation Software is a leading vertical-market software company that acquires and then invests in specialized software products in various industries. Through this structure, Constellation companies are able to invest far more time and resources into our software products than our competition. We direct our resources based on feedback from our valued customers.

Here’s some recent news from Constellation Software:

Constellation Software Inc. was recently featured in Bloomberg and the Financial Post in an article highlighting the company’s consistently impressive growth, with the stock price gaining 483% over the past five years ending May 3. See the five-year stock quote here.

Constellation Software’s President, Mark Leonard, was recently interviewed for The Globe and Mail in an article titled, “The man with a Midas touch for acquisitions.”

Constellation Software acquired Quantitative Medical Systems (QMS) last Friday, May 3, 2013 through the Constellation HomeBuilder Systems division (via Wall Street Journal).

The above image is a “tag cloud” of Constellation Software’s vertical markets.

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