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2024 Annual Project Management & Oversight Benchmarking Report

May 15, 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 Market Overview: Tools, Equipment, & Robotics

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 […]

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Top Lists

2024 Mavericks 50 List

April 30, 2024

The 2023 BuiltWorlds Maverick Awards winners highlights 50 individuals who have acted as trendsetters and innovators in the built world, from architects and engineers to contractors, technologists, influencers, entrepreneurs, and urban designers.

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 […]

News & Analysis

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WOC brings the heat, generates sparks, high hopes

Our own Josh Simons this month managed to escape the cold to attend the
bustling World of Concrete show in Las Vegas. What he encountered there
should warm all our hearts… 

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Voila! Burgeoning Bentley adds French 3D software firm

“With Bentley’s acquisition of Acute3D, we can look forward to seeing more
innovative uses of what they call ‘reality modeling’ in infrastructure
projects as well as a convergence of technology that will yield tremendous
benefits for consulting engineers, constructors, and the owners of
infrastructure assets.”

Demo Night dazzles in multiple dimensions

General contractors were out in strength last week, joining more than 100
other visitors from architects, subs, owners, and tech vendors who
flocked to BW to play with toys like DAQRI’s ‘Smart Helmet’ and IrisVR’s 3D
headset.

VR Night a success, virtual, real, all kinds

VR Night this week became more than a tuneup for Demo Night, as members of
VR Chicago visited BuiltWorlds to try out new Augmented Reality headsets
and listen to presentations from IrisVR and virtual guest Damon Hernandez.

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Gathering Clouds Hold Silver Linings for Project Teams

In less than three years, Houston-based Assemble Systems has compiled a
big-name customer list. Contractors are drawn to the firm’s cloud platform
that keeps project team members on the same page, says CEO Howard Davis.

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Reality capture drives value, point by point

Reality capture brings exponential value to your project, whatever the
scope. When technology allows us to improve our current process, we are
able to provide higher value for our partners and customers.

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Analyst Calls & Videos

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Analyst Call: Project Software II – Innovations in Accounting & Payment Solutions

Venture West 2024 – Demo Drop: ClimeCast

ClimeCast is a leading building compliance company focused on ensuring that structures meet all necessary regulations and standards related to environmental sustainability and safety. The company offers a range of solutions aimed at minimizing environmental impact and maximizing building performance, navigating complex and evolving regulatory requirements and implementing sustainable practices. […]

Analyst Call Recording: Preconstruction III – Contracting

BuiltWorlds’ May 8 Analyst Call was our third preconstruction-focused webinar in a series of six scheduled for 2024. We were joined by three guest speakers representing organizations of varying size and maturity, Geoffrey Guilly, CEO of AiTenders, Josh Levy, CEO & Cofounder of Document Crunch, and Steve Smith, Director of […]

Tokyo Summit 2023 Demo Night Challenge: BeeInventor

As Safety in Construction Week is now underway, this week’s Demo Drop features a company dedicated to creating smarter and safer jobsites for workers in a wide-range of areas on projects. BeeInventor is currently offering seven different IoT powered products aimed at helping mitigate risk of accidents on jobsites. Their […]

Analyst Call: AI’s Broad Reach of Impact on the AEC Industry

BuiltWorlds’ May 1 analyst call was our second in a series of three AI-focused analyst calls for 2024. We were joined by four speakers from three AI-focused startups innovating the AEC industry. Our guest speakers gave demos of their platforms and solutions, and engaged in a discussion focused on data […]

Venture West 2024: Demo Day: Ediphi

Ediphi develops innovative software and hardware tools tailored to the unique needs of the industry. From advanced project management platforms to state-of-the-art building automation systems, Ediphi empowers construction professionals to streamline processes, optimize resource utilization, and deliver projects on time and within budget. With a commitment to leveraging technology for […]