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Analyst Briefings, News From Around the Network & Verified Member Contributor Posts

With news making headlines every day in the built world, Analyst Briefings, News From Network Members, and Expert Contributor Posts help keep member connected and up to date.

In addition to our own Analyst Briefings, our Verified Contributor Program empowers members to submit analysis in their fields of expertise, while our News from Around the Network pulls updates posted by member companies from their company pages to help keep the network connected.

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The Projects, Progress and Problems of Construction in Saudi Arabia

June 5, 2024

Saudi Arabia’s construction boom, underpinned by a number of so-called “giga projects” as part of its historically ambitious Vision 2030 plan, is set to see the country spend over $1 trillion on construction projects over the next six years. While the effort is well underway, with several projects already reaching […]

Site Safety Tech Goes Mobile – A Recap of BuiltWorlds’ June 5 Site Safety Analyst Call

June 5, 2024

The analyst call on June 5 centered on Site Safety Technology, a crucial aspect of managing a jobsite to ensure safety, productivity, and overall success. The session featured a preview of our site safety field solution data collected through the BuiltWorlds benchmarking program, and guest presentations from the CEOs of […]

Is Embracing Technology Table Stakes for Job Security in the AECO Industry?

June 4, 2024

Building Tech Research Track meets at SHoP Architects’ Studio to discuss innovation ahead of the 2024 Buildings Conference. Source: BuiltWorlds Embracing Innovation in a World of Uncertainty: Key Takeaways From the 2024 Buildings Conference Whether it is maintaining effective communication with key project stakeholders or complying with complex regulatory standards, […]

Mass Timber, Offsite Construction, and Other Sustainable Building Practices: Q&A with Swinerton’s Lisa Podesto

June 4, 2024

Lisa Podesto, the new director of mass timber and construction innovation at Swinerton, has long been enthralled by the opportunity mass timber presents for the built world. With over 15 years of experience with the material, Lisa’s journey into mass timber began at the intersection of her interests in sustainable design and innovative construction technologies.

Will AEC Disruption Follow Google’s Moonshot Approach? 10 Advances Likely to Change the Industry

June 4, 2024

In 2013, news emerged that Google X, the company’s secretive moonshot factory, had developed a technology called Genie to entirely disrupt the design and construction industry. Once completed and implemented, the platform would draw on vast storehouses of data to automate the process of developing a detailed, permit set building […]

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Crossing the Startup Financing Chasm: Using FinTech Business Models to Scale CapEx-Heavy Startups

June 3, 2024

This is a sponsored message from Blackhorn Ventures. Many deserving start-ups in the core industrial sectors where Blackhorn invests get less attention because they are hardware-centered or project finance dependent and require significant non-dilutive capital beyond VC equity capital to fuel growth. In particular, costly hardware and large-scale project deployments are […]

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