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Research Reports

BuiltWorlds Q3 2023 Venture & Investment Report

October 17, 2023

Table of Contents Quarterly VC activity Average Check Sizes by Round The Three Billion Dollar Deals of Q3 International Interest Balancing The Global Cap-Tables Climate Tech VC’s Take on Built World Tech Built-World Funds Launched In Q3 The Macro Narrative Interest Rate Trajectory The Ten Million Dollar ConTech Revenue Hurdle […]

2023 Offsite Construction Benchmarking Report

October 11, 2023

SUMMARY The Benchmarking program offers BuiltWorld’s Engineering and Construction Company members an opportunity to gauge their technology adoption against their peers. In doing so, respondents can identify and prioritize gaps in their technology stack that can be addressed to emerge as a leading firm in terms of digitization and innovation. […]

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2023 Annual Tools, Equipment, & Robotics Benchmarking Report

August 16, 2023

Summary The Benchmarking program offers BuiltWorld’s Engineering and Construction Company members an opportunity to gauge their technology adoption against their peers so they can identify and prioritize the gaps in their technology stack they need to address to be a leading firm in terms of digitization. Since its inception, the […]

State Of The Built Worlds: Q2 2023 Venture Report

July 18, 2023

Table of Contents VC Inflows by Category US Construction Spending The Macroeconomic Story Decelerating Inflationary Pressures Understanding The Deal Flow Average Deal Size by Stage Top VCs of H1 2023 Infrastructure Tech Sub-Categories Average Check Size M&A Activity The Outliers Construction Tech M&A Activity The Outliers   Building Tech Average […]

2023 Annual Field Solutions Benchmarking Report

July 5, 2023

Summary The Benchmarking program offers BuiltWorld’s Engineering and Construction Company members an opportunity to gauge their technology adoption against their peers so they can identify and prioritize the gaps in their technology stack they need to address to be a leading firm in terms of digitization. Since its inception, the […]

2023 Annual Sustainability Report

May 30, 2023

Summary Building off of the findings of the 2023 Annual Building Tech Report, BuiltWorlds’ Annual Sustainability Report is designed to highlight the ever-changing landscape of the AECO (Architecture, Engineering, Construction, and Operations) industry and the importance of building a green, sustainable world. Leveraging data from the 2023 Building Tech Survey, […]

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Top Lists

2024 Sustainable Jobsites Top 50

April 17, 2024

Welcome to the 2024 Sustainable Jobsites 50! The Sustainable Jobsite 50 List was derived from a combination of the 2024 Sustainable Jobsite Survey data, direct industry research, member conversations & […]

2024 Preconstruction Top 50 List

March 27, 2024

Welcome to the 2024 Preconstruction 50! The Preconstruction 50 List was derived from a combination of the 2024 Preconstruction Survey data, direct industry research, member conversations & feedback, and case […]

2024 Building Tech 50 List

February 28, 2024

Welcome to the 2024 Building Tech 50! The Building Tech 50 List was derived from a combination of the 2024 Building Tech Survey data, direct industry research, member conversations & feedback, […]

2023 BuiltWorlds’ Top 50 Deals List

January 30, 2024

The BuiltWorlds 2023 Top Deals 50 is a list of the largest venture deals, VC funds raised, and acquisitions in the built world over the course of the year. Since […]

2023 Global Innovators 50 List

December 12, 2023

BuiltWorlds 4th annual list of 50 Global Innovators Welcome to the 4th annual Global Innovators List. BuiltWorlds recognition of a Global Innovator is a tribute to the industry-advancing role that […]

2023 Top 50 Adoption Leaders List

November 30, 2023

  The BuiltWorlds Adoption Leaders Top 50 List recognizes members who actively engage in the BuiltWorlds member network. These individuals exhibit a high level of interest in learning and participating […]

News & Analysis

Articles & Feature Stories that cover the latest news & trending topics

The Case for Construction Robotics

This article was submitted as part of BuiltWorlds’ Verified Contributor Program.  Recent advancements in robotics, paired with the tailwinds of a worsening skilled labor shortage, are steadily driving interest and acceptance in integrating robots into construction sites. Many on the frontlines, ourselves included, are finally witnessing the impact of robots […]

Modular Roundup: The State of Offsite Construction in the Built World

The Role of Alternative Construction Methods in the AEC Industry Offsite construction, encompassing both modular and prefabrication methods, has gained considerable interest in the construction industry in recent years. Despite not being a novel idea, this innovative approach involves assembling building components offsite in controlled factory conditions before transporting them […]

Decarbonizing Buildings with Retrofit: Understanding the Economic Ecosystem and Adoption Barriers

This article excerpt was submitted as part of BuiltWorlds’ Verified Contributor Program.  Nearly 40% of global greenhouse gas emissions come from buildings, thus reducing the carbon footprint of buildings is crucial for a sustainable future. We are currently at a pivotal moment in this effort, with increased alignment between government, […]

Construction’s Poor Productivity Costs U.S. Economy $2.8 Trillion Each Year, According to University of Chicago Economist

At last week’s BuiltWorlds CEO Forum Meeting, University of Chicago economist and co-author of a recent report on productivity in construction Chad Syverson sparked heated debate when he suggested that the gap between productivity growth in the broader U.S. economy as compared to the lag in construction industry productivity over […]

Saint-Gobain’s Sustainability Podcast Aims for Accessibility to Capture Broad Audience

Every industry has its techno-speak and sustainable construction is no different. Clinkerization? Embodied emissions? Xeriscaping? These terms may be familiar to sustainability-focused AEC professionals, but that’s not the audience global construction giant Saint-Gobain is after with its podcast Constructing New Wor(l)ds, which launched earlier this year and recently added 20 […]

The AI Supercycle: AI’s Emerging Impact on the Built World

This is a sponsored message from BlackHorn Ventures. Driving Construction Productivity, Profitability and Safety Welcome to the AI Supercycle – a time of rapid growth and innovation in artificial intelligence (AI) with far-reaching implications for the $14 trillion global construction industry! Breakthroughs in machine learning infrastructure, vector databases, natural language processing […]

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Analyst Calls & Videos

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Analyst Call: Building Tech II: Planning & Design

In the realm of architecture and urban development, the integration of advanced technology has become more than just a trend—it’s a necessity. Building planning and design technology play a pivotal role in shaping the landscapes of our cities and the functionality of our living and working spaces. This technological advancement […]

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