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Tools, Equipment, & Robotics – Track Introduction

April 24, 2024

Tools, Equipment, & Robotics INTRODUCTION Innovations surrounding tools, equipment, and robotics can propel the construction industry forward. But all too often, stakeholders are overwhelmed with options and don’t know where to begin their transformation journey. The BuiltWorlds’ Tools, Equipment, and Robotics research track aims to provide an industry overview of […]

Q1 2024 Venture Report: State of the Built World Venture Market

April 23, 2024

Table of Contents Introduction BuiltWorlds Startups: Market Sentiment Survey Built World VC Investments by Technology Category Infrastructure Tech Building Tech Construction Tech AI/ML Built World VC Investments by Stage Institutional Activity Fund Launches Mergers & Acquisitions Conclusion Introduction The AEC venture capital markets in Q1 largely remain in accordance with […]

2024 Annual Sustainable Jobsites Benchmarking Report

April 10, 2024

Summary The Benchmarking program offers BuiltWorld’s Engineering, Construction, and Real Estate Company members an opportunity to gauge their technology adoption against their peers so they can identify and prioritize the gaps in their technology stack and potential improvement opportunities. Since its inception, the BuiltWorlds Benchmarking Program has aimed to identify […]

2024 Annual Preconstruction Benchmarking Report

March 20, 2024

Summary The Benchmarking program offers BuiltWorld’s Engineering, Construction, and Real Estate 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 […]

2024 Building Tech Annual Benchmarking Report

February 20, 2024

Summary The Benchmarking program offers BuiltWorld’s Engineering, Construction, and Real Estate 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 […]

State of the Built World: Annual Venture Report

January 23, 2024

Executive Summary Setting the Stage If the defining colloquialism of last year’s State of the Built World Annual Report was “follow the leader,” then this year’s would be “flight to quality.” Bank runs, inflation, quantitative tightening, strained trade relations with China, conflict in the Middle East, approaching two years since […]

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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 […]

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Equipment fuel alternatives from BuiltWorlds sustainable jobsites report

Key Takeaways from our Sustainable Jobsites Annual Benchmarking Report

BuiltWorlds recently published its annual Sustainable Jobsites Benchmarking report in addition to four tech specialty reports on sustainable jobsite technology, covering emerging tech solutions that drive innovation across the industry. These reports cover ESG Tracking and Compliance, Waste Management, Water and Electricity Utilities Tracking and Equipment Fuel Alternatives. Both the […]

C-Suite Leaders Convene at BuiltWorlds Forum to Discuss Organization Strategies, Industry Advances

Mobile, cloud computing, and IoT technology – all fueled by a tsunami of venture capital investment and growing M&A activity – has made it imperative for AEC CEOs to understand the technology landscape and formulate strategies for adapting their organizations effectively in the face of disruption. Now, as business leaders […]

Is Smarter Construction Equipment the Answer To Construction’s Growing Skills Shortage?

The construction industry is facing a massive and growing labor shortage. Despite rising interest rates and a downturn in the commercial real estate industry, the bureau of labor statistics reported job openings in the sector remaining stubbornly in the 500,000 range, 441,000, exactly.  As the industry struggles to add employees […]

Embodied Carbon, Mass Timber and Upstream Impacts: Q&A with ZGF Architects’ Marty Brennan

Prefabrication for the ZGF-designed remodeling of Portland’s international airport terminal, the first airport to have a mass timber roof. Image courtesy of ZGF Building Conference Preview Marty Brennan, principal at ZGF Architects, has long focused on designing projects that support healthy, sustainable buildings and communities. As a sustainability leader, he’s […]

Kay Reynolds, Co-Founder and CEO and Michael Gwynn Chief Operating Officer, Shibusa Systems Exhibiting at Venture West 2024 Conference

In Modular Building, The Debate Rages Between Asset Heavy, Asset Light, and Asset-Digital Strategies

Earlier this month, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stood on the factory floor of a leading Calgary volumetric modular builder touting Canada’s intent to invest in manufactured housing as part of a formula for addressing a crisis in housing affordability. The Canadian Prime Minister’s approach echoes similar initiatives suggested by […]

Residential building and CO2 emissions on scales. Greenhouse gas Emissions. Improving energy efficiency, lowering impact on environment.

To Scale, Climate Tech Companies and Funders Focus on Efficiency

Of the many buzzwords in environmental sustainability, resilience may be the most overused, but there’s good reason behind it. Resilience is about both the capacity to endure challenges (like flooding from once-in-a-century storms) as well as the elasticity to adapt to difficulty (like installing permeable concrete to absorb the runoff). […]

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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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