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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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NIBS Responds to the Growing Importance of Digital Technology in Building

In response to the growing importance and diversity of digital technologies in building, the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) today announced it would be renaming its Building Information Management Council to the Digital Technology Council. While the Digital Technology Council will reportedly continue building upon the work started and […]

Efficient Solutions to Fragmented Financial Processes – A Breakdown of AEC Industry-focused Accounting & Payment Solutions

Members: Click Here to Watch the Recording BuiltWorlds’ May 15 analyst call centered around innovations in accounting and payment processes, which are complex and often challenging components in construction project management. The session featured presentations from three companies that are making significant progress in improving the fragmented financial processes that […]

construction equipment on a commercial jobsite using alternative fuels

Research Shows Stage is Set for Alternative Fuel Adoption in Construction

In response to the increasing volatility of fuel prices as well as rising ESG requirements and expectations, construction companies and other heavy equipment users are more often considering alternatives when developing sustainable, long-term fuel strategies. That was one of the key findings of BuiltWorlds’ recently released 2024 Sustainable Jobsites Benchmarking […]

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What You Need to Know About 2024’s Tools, Equipment and Robotics Market Overview

The construction industry is on the verge of a transformative era driven by technological advancements, including various innovations related to tools, equipment, and robotics. BuiltWorlds’ new comprehensive research track on Tools, Equipment, and Robotics serves as a research-informed and data-driven holistic guide. The track provides an industry-wide view of crucial […]

Data Integration, Use Cases and AI’s Next Frontier: Insights from Trimble’s AI Director

Trimble has done a great job of creating hardware to capture construction data, but now the challenge is making meaning out of it. Determined to not be buried under the raw data, Trimble is one of many software solutions adopting and expanding its AI capabilities to make use of the […]

BuiltWorlds BOOST 5 Applications Close June 15

Apply to BOOST: Accelerator for Built World Tech

This is a sponsored message from Suffolk Technologies. BOOST is Suffolk Technologies’ flagship accelerator program that gives built world tech startups the foundations to succeed at the intersection of industry and technology. BOOST is an intensive 8-week program designed to ignite growth and equip pioneering built world startups with the […]

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Steve Crowley on IPD team usage | BIM/IPD Night

Steve Crowley of Graycor Construction on IPD team usage on BIM/IPD Night Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) are two complementary tools in today’s AEC toolbox, but that doesn’t mean they always work together harmoniously.

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Interviews | BIM/IPD Night

On March 26th, BuiltWorlds had the chance to sit down with thought leaders David Ivey, Josh Farkas, Nancy Clark-Brown, and Steve Crowley during our recent event about the state of the union surrounding BIM/IPD. Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) are two complementary tools in today’s AEC toolbox, but that doesn’t mean they always work together harmoniously.

Panel Discussion – Goose Island 2.0 | Project Innovation

Recap – Goose Island 2.0 | Project Innovation

On March 17, BuiltWorlds launched its Project Innovation Series, which kicked off with Goose Island 2.0, an event sponsored by CBRE and presented by Structured Development’s J. Michael Drew, R2’s Matt Garrison, CBRE’s Dan Lyne, and UI Labs’ Caralynn Nowinski. Much more than a beer company, Goose Island is one of Chicago’s most historical, yet underappreciated neighborhoods.

Goose Island 2.0 | Innovation Plans

On March 17, BuiltWorlds hosted ‘Goose Island 2.0’, a well-received presentation and panel discussion on creative urban redevelopment in Chicago and elsewhere. Moderated by Dan Lyne of CBRE, the panel included
Matt Garrison of R2 Companies, Caralynn Nowinski of UI Labs, and J. Michael Drew of Structured Development.

Recap | BIM/IPD Night

Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) are two complementary tools in today’s AEC toolbox, but that doesn’t mean they always work together harmoniously. With that in mind, HOK’s David Ivey eight years ago started the Chicagoland buildingSMART meetup group for interested industry tech players to discuss “pain […]