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Ahead Of The American Jobs Plan, Built Industry Venture Deals See A Boost In Q1 2021 – Request

April 12, 2021

Complete the form within to get an in depth look at the Built Industry Venture activity that took place during Q1 2021.

2020 Full Year Pre-Construction Survey Report: Contractor Adoption Rates and the Solutions Gaining the Most Use

February 24, 2021

Learning About The Future of Construction Logistics Plans with HERE Technologies Report Overview, Introduction As engineering and construction companies look to keep up with or even lead the industry in adoption of technology, BuiltWorlds’ Benchmarking and Survey Program provides the members a yardstick to see where they are actually adopting […]

2020 VDC Staffing Report

Virtual Design and Construction Benchmarking Report: Team Sizes, Staffing Plans, Trends

October 3, 2020

While venture investors and technologists tend to focus on exciting new developments in construction technology, that technology cannot gain traction if industry players are unprepared to assimilate it.  In two of our benchmarking surveys conducted this year, our Pre-Construction Benchmarking Survey and our Buildings Benchmarking Survey, we have identified important […]

HERE at CES shows real time traffic data

2020 Pre-Construction Report: Bidding, Scheduling, Pre-Qualification, Value Engineering, Modeling and Simulation

September 1, 2020

Learning About The Future of Construction Logistics Plans with HERE Technologies Bid Management, Scheduling, and Estimating Software Have Become Table Stakes When it comes to Project Management, everybody knows that the opportunity to influence project outcomes is much greater in the planning phases prior to construction than once the ground […]

2020 Smart Infrastructure Report: Sidewalk Labs’ Quayside, China’s Chongming Island, and Other Portraits of Challenge and Opportunity

July 9, 2020

At our 2017 Cities Conference Phil Enquist, Leader of SOM’s Urban Planning Group, presented their work on Chongming Island, outside of Shanghai and one of China’s many “smart city” initiatives The Need To Know, Not Only How We Build, but also What We Build. The study of Smart Cities and […]

construction technology report

2020 Construction Technology Report: Adoption and Effectiveness of Preconstruction, Project Management, and In-The-Field Solutions

June 3, 2020

The Built World is changing, accelerated by technological advancement from leading providers, emerging startups, venture players, innovative construction and engineering firms, and many other actors from inside and outside of the built environment. However, with the abundance of solutions available today, construction and technology leaders face difficult challenges when tasked […]

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Top Lists

Project Software

2021 Project Software 50 List

June 14, 2021

2021 Project Software 50 List Welcome to the 2021 Project Software 50! This list features the leading companies offering cutting edge project management technology & tools.  In this list we explore the innovative software solutions in the areas of Accounting & Payment, Business Intelligence & Analytics, Collaboration & Document Management, ERP Systems, Project Management, QA/QC, […]

Preconstruction 50

2021 Preconstruction 50 List

May 17, 2021

2021 Preconstruction 50 List Welcome to the 2021 Preconstruction 50! This list features the leading companies offering cutting edge preconstruction technology.  In this list we explore the innovative preconstruction solutions in the areas of Bid Management, Concept Estimating – Value Engineering – Life Cycle Costing – & Design Assistance, Estimating, Modeling & Simulation, Pre-Qualification, & […]

2021 Maverick Awards with photos

2021 Mavericks 50 List

April 26, 2021

The 2021 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.

2021 Robotics 50 List

April 19, 2021

The 2021 Robotics 50 list features companies & solutions in 3D Printing, Autonomous Heavy Equipment, Monitoring Robotics, and Service Robotics.

2021 Equipment Management 50 List

March 22, 2021

The Equipment Management 50 list features companies & solutions enabling the management, monitoring, and use of equipment in 2021.

building tech 50

2021 Building Tech 50 List

February 18, 2021

The Building Tech 50 list features 50 leading companies and solutions that are pushing the boundaries of how smart buildings are designed, built, operated, and maintained in 2021.

News & Analysis

Articles & Feature Stories that cover the latest news & trending topics

Interconnectivity: The Backbone of Budding Smart Cities

Smart Cities across the globe are implementing groundbreaking connectivity technologies to reimagine the way our cities are built and maintained. As we advance into a new era of Smart Cities and technology, it is essential for businesses and leaders to adapt to keep up with the growing need for modernized […]

Utilizing Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics to Modernize the Built World

Utilizing Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics to Modernize the Built World

The business & project management sector is utilizing advancements in the field of artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to modernize and streamline all aspects of the construction process. As a result, time and money—two of the most valuable assets in the industry—are being saved drastically. Join us Wednesday, June 16th […]

construction tech and the workforce

Building the 21st Century: Technology’s Impact on the Construction Workforce

Technology has rapidly changed during our lifetimes. A calculator, novel, CD player, and computer now fit neatly within our pockets in the form of a smartphone. Technology revolutionized the landscape for factories, travel agencies, banks, and taxis. What impact will technology have on construction? Join us, Wednesday, June 2nd at […]

Venture Around the World – Trends in Venture Capital Impact How We Build

In the early years of the past decade, the primary focus of tech investing had been in places like California, Boston, and New York. However, we are increasingly seeing a host of startups gaining major investment traction in other places around the world. As outlined in our Q1 Investment Report, […]

Where Next? As Procore IPO Debuts with a 25% Pop and a $10 Billion Market Cap

The long anticipated Procore IPO has arrived, and it has not failed to deliver. Rumors have swirled for some time about when and how big the construction software startups offering would be. Speculation intensified from 2016 through 2108 as players like Trimble, Oracle and Autodesk spent billions snapping up Procore […]

New Bechtel Chief Innovation Officer to Keynote Summit, Reflecting Depth of Construction Giant’s Technology Bench

The agenda for our U.S. Summit is rapidly coalescing and this week we are pleased to announce that Keith Churchill of Bechtel will be capping off two full days of discussion around the most potent trends fueling the construction industry with a Keynote Presentation that will look out over the next […]

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Analyst Calls & Videos

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BuiltWorlds Venture Forum Demo Drop – Construction Robotics

Construction Robotics develops affordable, robotics and automation equipment for the construction industry. They offer 2 products, the SAM (Semi-Automated Mason) a brick laying robot, and MULE (Material Unit Lift Enhancer) a lift assist device designed for handling and placing material weighing up to 135lbs.

Utilizing AI and Data Analytics to Modernize the Built World

Reconstruct’s technology development has optimized documentation, progress tracking, and quality control efficiency across corporate & commercial development, infrastructure/heavy civil, and general contracting. The implications of this unique technology are endless and will help the built world move past its’ outdated ideologies.

How Predicitve Analytics is Reducing Uncertainty to Close the Talent Gap

On the management side of construction technology, Jacobs Engineering is developing and utilizing predictive analytics and machine learning to assess risk, reduce uncertainty, and close the talent gap from labor shortages.

Utilizing Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics to Modernize the Built World

The business & project management sector is utilizing advancements in the field of artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to modernize and streamline all aspects of the construction process. As a result, time and money—two of the most valuable assets in the industry—are being saved drastically. 

Joe Beck Presentation – June Venture Call – SPACs and Later Stage Built Tech Deals

Joe Beck’s presentation from our June Venture Call focused on SPACs & later stage investments in Built Industry Tech.

Full Recording – June Venture Call – SPACs and Later Stage Built Tech Deals

SPACs have quickly emerged as one of the new favorite ways to take a company public. In addition, talk of new Infrastructure work and the emerging technologies that accompany it has been a hot topic lately, coinciding with the proposed $2 Trillion American Jobs Plan.  As construction technology continues to grow, and as the early players begin to mature many are eyeing later stage and public exits, with SPACs becoming an increasingly attractive option. This call features perspectives from professionals involved in later stage Built Tech exit opportunities, specifically focused around SPACs.