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Research Reports

2019 Construction Technology Annual Report

August 28, 2019

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 European Market Annual Report

July 31, 2019

The conversation surrounding the advancement of the European built environment has become increasingly global. BuiltWorlds learned first hand how the industries in Europe and the United States compare. The development of infrastructure and the use of P3s is markedly different across the pond than it is in the US. In this report, we’ll parse these differences and break down the biggest players. This report will also feature insights on technical innovations machine learning, automation, and the funding backing it all. Compare the similarities and differences between the European and American markets.

2019 Modular Construction Update

May 15, 2019

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.

M&A Activity Spells a New Future for the Built World

April 10, 2019

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

March 27, 2019

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.

Streamlining Bid Management

February 27, 2019

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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Top Lists

BuiltWorlds 2020 Building Tech 50 List

2020 Building Tech 50 List

January 6, 2020

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 2020.

BuiltWorlds 2019 Venture Investors 50-min

2019 Venture Investors 50 List

October 16, 2019

The Venture Investors 50 list features the leading companies, both traditional venture capitalists and corporate venture capitalists, that have invested significantly into built industry technology in 2019.

BuiltWorlds 2019 Smart Jobsite 50 (Winners)-min

2019 Smart Jobsite 50 List

August 21, 2019

The Smart Jobsite 50 list features 50 innovative field solutions impacting how we build and operate onsite – from scanning & visualization to site & progress monitoring to wearables and more.

2019 Infrastructure Tech 50 List

July 24, 2019

The Infrastructure Tech 50 list features 50 innovative solutions impacting how we design, build, and maintain our infrastructure assets – from planning & design to safety & security to transportation and more.

Project Software, Project Delivery, Construction, ConstrucTech

2019 Project Software 50 List

June 19, 2019

The Project Software 50 list features 50 innovative solutions advancing how we deliver construction projects of every size and scope – from ERP to collaboration & document management to field management and more.

2019 Machines 50 List

May 1, 2019

The Machines 50 list features 50 innovative solutions advancing equipment, machinery, and tools at the frontier of the built environment – from 3D printing to field robotics to equipment tracking systems and more.

News & Analysis

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

WATCH: An Epic Tale of How Secret Teamwork Saved Lives, in 1978

A final holiday treat before heading back to work on Monday. Sit back,
relax and learn how a curious engineering student in 1978 discovered a
design flaw that required feverish emergency repairs to make safe an iconic
new NYC tower.

What if We Could Automate BIM? Startup Eyes Process Breakthrough

Despite the apparent spread and popularity of BIM, many firms still see its
use as too costly and time-intensive to realize the benefits. One San
Francisco-based startup, BuildingSP, believes algorithms can change the
game.

Dodge Data, isqft square off in federal antitrust suit

From the Bible and Darwin to Shakespeare and The Lion King, the story of
young cubs angling to take down the aging patriarch is as familiar on stage
and screen as it is in corner offices and courtrooms. And now, industry
eyes are on Ohio.

Hype no more, Hyperloop to break ground in California

“Beam me up, Scotty?” Transporters? Teleportation? If HTT’s Gresta &
Ahlborn are to be believed, the mythic Hyperloop will soon come to life.
Yes, the game is afoot, teams have formed, and now work on a test track is
about to start.

The Top 5 Sustainable NFL Stadiums

It’s that special time on the calendar, again. Yes, we are ready for some
football. The fans on Sunday heading to all the games know the fields will
be green, but will the stadiums they’ll be sitting in?  As the NFL kicks
off another season, BuiltWorlds takes a look at the top five sustainable
stadiums in the league.

C-Suite Corner: Meet the safety app that won an award before it existed

When just their idea for a new safety app garnered a national award three
months ago, Capital Construction Solutions knew it was on to something.
Now, as the product’s full market rollout nears, CEO Cory Davis tells
more. 

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Video & Webinar Vault

Explore videos covering expansive topics in the built world

2020 Buildings Analyst Call: Designing a Smart Building

In preparation for our Buildings Conference, we’ll dive into a case study where ESD and Cohesion worked together with John Buck Company to create a “smart building,” complete with connected systems and IoT capabilities. Speakers: Kurt Karnatz, President, ESD Nik Patel, Principal Software Architect, Cohesion

2019 BuiltWorlds Venture West Conference Analyst Call

Hear from two of BuiltWorlds’ 2019 Venture West Conference speakers, Cutler Knupp (Dysruptek, Haskell) and Meg Paulus (HOLT Ventures) as they share their expertise.

2019 BuiltWorlds Smart Jobsite Conference Analyst Call

Hear from two of BuiltWorlds’ 2019 Smart Jobsite Conference speakers, David Gaw (Sensera Systems) and Travis Voss (Mechanical Inc.) as they share their expertise.

2019 BuiltWorlds Project Delivery Conference Analyst Call

Hear from two of BuiltWorlds’ 2019 Project Delivery Conference speakers, Michelle Frye (Trimble) and Josh Kanner (SmartVid.io) as they share their expertise.

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2019 BuiltWorlds Global Summit Analyst Call

Hear from one of BuiltWorlds’ Global Summit 2019 speakers, David Vauthrin (FINALCAD) as they share their expertise.

2019 BuiltWorlds Machines Conference Analyst Call

Hear from two of BuiltWorlds’ 2019 Machines Conference speakers, Angela Spadoni (Skender) and Brendan Shannon (United Rentals) as they share their expertise.