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Sustainability Report: Planning, Building, & Maintaining Sustainably

Sustainability Report: Planning, Building, & Maintaining Sustainably

June 22, 2022

What is Sustainability? It is important to first define terms. What is sustainability? What is sustainability in the context of construction, buildings, and the built environment? What do I need to consider as I planning, building, and maintaining sustainable construction and buildings? These are all questions on the minds of […]

Robotics Report

Robotics Top 50 Report: Drivers of Robot Adoption

June 16, 2022

While the application of robotics to the construction industry is not a new concept, the adoption of such technology lags far behind its secondary sector peers. As robot technology has continued to advance since its origins in the early 1950’s, its use has been seen and felt across all industries in […]

Q1 2022 – Investment Activity – Request

April 25, 2022

During this first quarter, BuiltWorlds tracked over $2.5 Billion across 20 different specialties within the industry. This quarter’s investment total is more than half the amount that we tracked in the whole of 2021 – $5.04 Billion. The top three specialties of the 2022 Q1 investment activity were in: 1.) […]

2022 Project Management & Oversight Construction Technology Report – NON-MEMBER PREVIEW

April 21, 2022

2022 Project Management & Oversight Construction Technology Report: Preview Want to view the full report? This page is a preview version of our full Construction Tech Report — available to members. If you are a member please login to your account and follow the link to view the full report. […]

2022 Project Management & Oversight Construction Technology Report – MEMBER VIEW

April 19, 2022

2022 Project Management & Oversight Construction Technology Report The Benchmarking program offers BuiltWorlds Engineering and Construction 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 […]

Building Tech 50 Report 2022

Building Tech 50 Report – Request

February 14, 2022

Prior to our 2022 Building Technology Top 50 List being released, take a look at how the almost $2 billion in funding helped shape the list of our top Building Tech solutions. Fill out the form below to access the full report: Want to Access the Complete BuiltWorld Venture Data […]

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Top Lists

Robotics Top 50 List

June 9, 2022

The 2022 Robotics TopList creates a holistic look at the impressive advances in the robotics sector of the Construction Technology space. BuiltWorlds is thrilled to continue to highlight some of the most cutting-edge technologies in the industry in our annual TopList. Interested In Construction Technoloy and Robotics? Our upcoming Construction Tech Conference in Chicago, IL […]

2022 Mavericks 50 List

June 1, 2022

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.

Top 50 Equipment Management List

Equipment Management Top 50 List of 2022 (Preview)

March 24, 2022

2022 Equipment Management 50 List Welcome to the 2022 Equipment Management 50! This list features leading companies in the landscape of Equipment Marketplaces and Equipment Tracking Software. If you’d like your company to be considered for any of our upcoming Top 50 Lists, check out our applications page for more Information on how to apply! We provide […]

Building Tech Top List 2022

Building Tech Top 50 of 2022 Preview

February 17, 2022

2022 Building Tech 50 List Welcome to the 2022 Building Tech 50 Preview! The list features leading companies in the landscape of the smart building, with each offering innovative solutions in the areas of asset management, high-performance materials, HVAC and energy systems, interiors, lighting, mobility, real estate tech, tenant services, and modular systems. From connected sensors […]

2022 Venture Deals 50 List (of 2021) Preview

January 17, 2022

Want to Access the Complete BuiltWorld Venture Data Set? Members can find additional analysis as well as the full list of target companies and an ability to sort by valuations, acquirers, dates, specialty areas, and more in our Venture Dashboard. Click Here Following the economic uncertainty in 2020 caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, venture capital […]

2021 Built Worlds Tech Exits 100

2021 SPACs, IPOS, & Acquistions: The Year for Billion Dollar Built World Exits Preview

December 28, 2021

In another sign of the times, we are adding a new data set to our tool kit this year. In addition to our Venture Investments Dashboard (cataloguing the sector’s venture investment deals and investors), we are now introducing a data set focused on the sector’s exits – Our Built World Exits Dashboard. Whether via SPACS, […]

News & Analysis

Articles & Feature Stories that cover the latest news & trending topics
3D Printing Robotics

XtreeE Robotics: More than just a Construction 3D Printer

The BuiltWorlds EAME Summit Pre-event series kicked off with a visit to our friends and member company, XtreeE Robotics, where we met with Jean-Daniel Kuhn, Co-Founder and Managing Director for XtreeE – a 3D printing robotics company. XtreeE is helping construction companies create more sustainable structures and complete construction projects […]

Venture Briefing: 2022 Formwork Labs Cohort

Formwork Labs, a new venture accelerator in AEC (architecture, engineering, & construction), officially announced its Cohort picks on Friday (6/17) at BuiltWorld’s 2022 EAME Summit in Paris. Out of over 80 startup applicants, 5 well-positioned early-stage startups were chosen to be a part of Formwork Labs innovation-fueling accelerator program.  Formwork […]

AROUND THE NETWORK: Stanley X Appoints Michelle Bockman as President

STANLEY X, the innovation division of BuiltWorlds member Stanley Black & Decker officially announced last month that Michelle Bockman has been appointed President. STANLEY X pioneers solutions that address modern challenges across three verticals: Construction, Manufacturing and Workforce Technology. Bockman, hired in January, is leading company efforts to identify and build new sources of growth […]

Venture Trends: Sustainability & Profitability

The BuiltWorld’s venture investment community, which encompasses the leading innovators & legacy giants in the architecture, engineering & construction (AEC) space, has been exhibiting a noteworthy trend in deal-flows toward sustainability-focused startups. The AEC innovation ecosystem is thriving as FOMO-fueled VC & cash-rich strategic funds from leading construction/equipment/tech firms race […]

Understanding Jobsite Technology ROI Measurement

“On time and under budget.” This, along with many other similar phrases, has been repeated for longer than anybody can remember across the construction industry and on the jobsite. The one goal of every project is to be completed in the scheduled amount of time, costing the contractually agreed-upon amount. […]

AROUND THE NETWORK: BuiltWorlds Members AkitaBox and McKinstry Announce Partnership to Deliver Facility Condition Assessment Software Offering

BuiltWorlds members AkitaBox and McKinstry recently announced their partnership on delivering facility condition assessments (FCAs). AkitaBox FCA software will give architecture/engineering/construction (AEC) firms and building owners/operators a tool for conducting data collection, reporting, and other aspects of a complete FCA. “A partnership with McKinstry, a leader in designing, constructing, operating, […]

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Analyst Calls & Videos

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BuiltWorlds Session: AJ Patton, 548 Development

The city of Chicago picked a venture between Related Midwest and 548 Development for a $38 million project in North Lawndale. The 300,000-square-foot industrial complex will also include a two-building North Lawndale Innovation Center with retail and office uses, as well as a park. The project is Related Midwest’s first […]

Demo Drop: Machine Learning Estimation

Machine Learning Estimation uses software to provide detailed quantity take-offs from construction drawings so users can focus on winning projects.

Demo Drop: Raise Robotics

Raise Robotics is a robotics company that is new to the industry and attempting to utilize robots in order to make job sites safer for workers. Watch as the two co-founders deliver their pitch to our Business Venture Forum at a recent Demo Day presentation.

BuiltWorlds Session: Paige Pitcher – Moderne Ventures

Paige Pitcher, head of Strategic Partnerships at Moderne Ventures, sat down with the BuiltWorlds team for a Session Video interview at our Buildings Conference, in May. Pitcher shared her excitement surrounding the innovation in the industry, what she forecasts the future of the construction tech venture funding to be and […]

Smart Jobsites - ROI

Achieving ROI in Construction Tech

Jobsite technology has reshaped the construction industry by introducing new methods for jobsite tracking and management. Consequently, the adoption of such technology has created opportunities to gain a competitive advantage. Return on investment (ROI) measures an investment’s benefit relative to its cost. The emergence of jobsite technology adoption has opened […]

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BW Session – Antonia Elisa Soler Blasco, Director of Technology Office, Hilti

We were able to sit down and speak with Antonia Elisa Soler Blasco, Director of the Technology Office, Hilti, at our 2022 Venture West Conference for a discussion that covers everything from sustainability to robots and what is most exciting to her in the contech space. This particular interview took […]