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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 […]

News & Analysis

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2024 Venture West Demo Day Winner Spotlight: Parspec

Parspec continues to turn heads in the AEC industry as it emerges from a competitive field to be crowned winner of the 2024 Venture West Demo Day Pitch Competition. The top startups that emerged from the 2024 Venture West Demo Day reflect overall trends in built world venture investing, including […]

go-to-market panel at Builtworlds Venture west

3 Musts for Successful Go-to-Market Strategies

Four insiders weigh in on what it takes to bring a product, service or startup to market Having a good solution to a problem is not all it takes to bring that solution to market. That much was established firmly and early during the recent Go-to-Market Strategies panel at the […]

Canada Announces $600 Million Effort to Fund New Construction Technology

Canada’s Trudeau administration takes aim at a national shortage of affordable housing. Last week, from the shop floor of NRB Modular Solutions’ Calgary plant, the Ottawa administration promoted a $600 million mix of investment funds and loans designed to encourage modular and other technologies that will allow the industry to […]

$6 Billion Canadian Government Fund Ties Infrastructure Money to Federal Zoning Rules. Is the US Next?

On Tuesday, the Trudeau administration announced a new, $6 billion housing infrastructure fund as part of a program to address a shortage of what the government terms housing for the “missing middle.” Conceptually, communities that agree to allow development of fourplexes, where previously they may only have allowed single-family homes, […]

Graph of increase in construction employees from 2015-24. Source: US Labor Dept

Latest Data Offers Little Hope for Owners Seeking Signs of Lower Construction Prices

As US Construction Industry Hits Record 8 Million Employees, Talent Woes Mount   The Wall Street Journal this week declared Gen Z “the toolbelt generation” as more young workers enter skilled trades, underscoring data from the Saint Louis Federal Reserve that the US construction market recently passed 8 million employees, a […]

Modular home builder Scott Voulgaris of Mountain View, CA-based Aro homes poses in front of pictures of his firm’s modular homes.

Taking Lessons from Katerra and Tesla, Aro Homes Builds Horizontally Integrated, Modular Housing Startup

Modular construction was all the rage in the middle of last decade when groups like Japan-based Softbank sunk more than $2 billion into modular builder Katerra and Google’s Sidewalk Labs announced a $1.2 billion plan to build a massive new neighborhood in Toronto with mass timber construction. Unfortunately, those efforts along […]

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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 […]

Venture West 2024: Demo Day: Voltpost

Venture West 2024: Demo Drop: Swyft Cities

Venture West 2024: The Journey to Net Zero

2024 Venture West Demo Drop Winner – Parspec

Venture West 2024: Go To Market Strategies