A deep dive market report on the status of construction technology as it stands today in the industry. The report highlights companies providing solutions across technology that are causing disruption paired with case studies from the leading construction companies putting them into action. We seek to provide a ‘how-to’ for the industry when considering taking steps toward future-proofing their business.
2019 was a big year for modular construction. We teamed up with Skender to explore the offsite fabrication and modularization revolution, and to look back at some of the most exciting modular projects of the year.
December 2017 to December 2018 saw a flurry of M&A activity in the construction technology space. Not only did we see the birth of two new “unicorns,” but a few “legacy” technology companies acquired a variety of startup solutions. We set out to figure out why these acquisitions happened and what they mean for the built world moving forward.
The Built World Investment Report Card is meant to summarize where we are as an industry and where we’re going. We’ll cover large-scale themes like the growth in investment entering the space, the solutions that solve pain points in the market, strategic investment and its importance, and vertical integration.
Bidding and estimating is a crucial component of preconstruction planning. New construction software platforms are making that process easier for owners, general contractors, and subcontractors with intuitive digital bid management tools.
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Dovetailing off our Top 27 Venture Players report, we’ve put together the 19 largest AEC and real estate venture rounds of the past year. There were plenty of surprises. Perhaps first and foremost is that our list kicks off with a $4.4 billion solo investment, which is fairly indicative of the sheer scale of funding […]
As we approach the end of 2017 and look back on the last 12 months, it’s clear that it’s been a standout year for the AEC industry. From emerging technology to stunning venture rounds, 2017 has been loaded with dynamic built industry news. And we don’t want to keep you out of the loop. To […]
A few weeks ago, we put a call out to our community to nominate themselves or their peers in the built world who are not only champions of technology within their organizations but leaders who stepped into newly created roles that exist today as the result of increased tech adoption — and we’re seeing them becoming increasingly more common across AEC-RE companies today.
Here are 45 of the top companies and technologies paving our future in IoT and the connected jobsite in drones, tools/equipment, people/safety, materials, monitoring, and scanners.
As we approach the Buildings 2.0 conference, here are 50 companies with the some of the most exciting software and hardware products and systems for today’s buildings.
In anticipation of our upcoming “Rise of the Machines Conference” on April 6, we take a look at a few of the participating firms working to mechanize and simplify the building process through a variety of innovations.
Being a beta customer is not an easy decision and shouldn’t be taken lightly. Here’s how to make sure your experience is a good one. As the built environment seeks out ways to alleviate industry pressures, startup technology solutions are proliferating. These solutions are a welcoming source of options, as […]
What’s going on? On November 12th, Sensera Systems, a jobsite monitoring system, announced a partnership with Reconstruct, a reality capture solution that allows for as-built comparison to initial design and progress checking against schedules. The partnership will allow users to capture critical data points on-site via Sensera’s imagery collection solutions […]
As Amazon Business continues to make headway in the building products distribution industry, we’re beginning to see the Amazon effect disrupt the purchase and delivery of building products to the job site. Building Product Manufacturers (BPMs) ought to be thinking about Amazon’s impact on the way business is being done: […]
Offsite Construction Adoption: Leading Construction Companies are Recognizing the Benefits of Prefabrication
What’s going on? Off-site construction and other building component manufacturing practices have garnered growing interest from key players throughout the built environment. From companies such as Katerra, which raised more than $865 million in 2018, to Blokable, which raised $23 million in August of this year, dozens of prefab-focused startups […]
Using business analytics to create a data-driven culture that helps E&C companies fine-tune their business strategies and continually improve their operations. As the volume of data that the world is generating continues to proliferate, companies across all industries are finding new and unique ways to put that intelligence to work. […]
Chicago’s West Loop and Fulton Market: A nexus for smart technology Formerly dotted with meatpacking plants and warehouses, the West Loop and Fulton Market are now home to corporate headquarters, high-tech startups, world-class restaurants, retail stores, a host of businesses and attractions ranging from the United Center to the WNDR […]
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Hear from two of BuiltWorlds’ 2019 Venture West Conference speakers, Cutler Knupp (Dysruptek, Haskell) and Meg Paulus (HOLT Ventures) as they share their expertise.
Hear from two of BuiltWorlds’ 2019 Smart Jobsite Conference speakers, David Gaw (Sensera Systems) and Travis Voss (Mechanical Inc.) as they share their expertise.
Hear from two of BuiltWorlds’ 2019 Project Delivery Conference speakers, Michelle Frye (Trimble) and Josh Kanner (SmartVid.io) as they share their expertise.
Hear from one of BuiltWorlds’ Global Summit 2019 speakers, David Vauthrin (FINALCAD) as they share their expertise.
Hear from two of BuiltWorlds’ 2019 Machines Conference speakers, Angela Spadoni (Skender) and Brendan Shannon (United Rentals) as they share their expertise.