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Research Reports

2023 Annual Project Management & Oversight Benchmarking Report

May 18, 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 Building Tech Report

May 2, 2023

As the built world continues to evolve, architects, engineers, contractors, and building operators need to leverage all means possible to stay ahead of the curve. To help the industry stay informed, the BuiltWorlds Annual Building Technology Report highlights the most popular trends in both emerging and legacy technologies that aid […]

State of The Built World: Q1 2023 Report

April 10, 2023

Table of Contents VC Inflows by Category Average Quarterly Deal Size by Round International Interest Infrastructure Tech The Sustainable Advantage Building Tech Construction Input Cost Index ConTech BuildWorlds Startup Pipeline Near-Term Economic Volatility Accelerating Long-Term Innovation New Funding   10. The HeadwindsThe Fed’s Yield Curve 11. Money Market Activity 12. […]

2023 Annual Preconstruction Benchmarking Report

March 8, 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 State of BuiltWorlds Venture Report

January 9, 2023

The built environment has been a growing target for entrepreneurial efforts and unicorn-chasing investors with the obvious lapses in sustainability & digital efficiencies as well as an economically agnostic restructuring tailwind supporting the broader sector. There is a strong case for tech-driven value-creation in the built-world startup ecosystem going into 2023

Advanced Machinery & Equipment Benchmarking Report

October 26, 2022

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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

Explore videos covering expansive topics in the built world

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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