Oshawa software provider has processed over $1B in progress payment certificates.

Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA — September 5, 2018 — Builterra (owned by AEC Solutions, Inc.), a civil engineering software provider, is pleased to announce that its contract administration platform has been adopted by over 40 of North America’s leading municipalities and civil engineering consultants since its launch in 2016. Its early success will pave the way for a planned growth strategy leading into 2019.

Now just halfway into its third construction season, the Builterra platform has won over engineering and construction teams in Canada and the USA at AECOM, Aecon, LeoTerra Development, Inc. (North Carolina), GHD, RV Anderson, SLA, Wood Group PLC, WSP (Kelowna) and large municipalities including Region of Waterloo, City of Vaughan, City of Grand Forks in North Dakota and more. Its clients have successfully delivered over $1B in infrastructure construction progress reporting and payment certification.

“We’ve proven we have something the industry really needs and we’re ready to take it to the next level,” said Jeff Lyons, Eng. Tech, Builterra’s VP of Product Innovation. “Builterra digitizes construction contract administration for infrastructure owners and the engineers who work for them, effectively bridging the gap in data flow between design and as-constructed data ready for GIS. Our clients are replacing old school, disconnected tools like hand-written field notebooks and Microsoft Excel with a cloud-based solution that’s accessible via a Web portal and mobile app.”

With the Builterra platform, field inspectors, project managers, engineers, contractors and owners are saving time, money and frustration by adopting a solution that reduces reporting time, improves report accuracy and expedites payment approvals. From building a tender (bid) direct from within CAD to acquiring alignment station and offset from the geo-located inspection, Builterra is completely integrated with infrastructure design models.

“We were looking for software that would allow us to better manage our projects and Builterra fit exactly what we were looking for because unlike other solutions we came across, it was geared to civil,” said David Castellan, Construction Coordinator at S. Llewellyn & Associates Limited. “We started using Builterra for subdivision projects at the beginning of the year and are currently focused on the tender (bid) creation functionality. It allows us to quickly put together a tender document.”

Builterra streamlines and standardizes key contract administration workflows including field inspection and reporting, design take-offs and cost estimating, bid preparation and analysis and progress and payment certificates. “I have really enjoyed using the Builterra software,” said Allen Hobbs, Field Services Coordinator at WSP. “I find it very helpful in my day to day inspections and reporting.”

Further to Builterra’s growing list of satisfied clients, the company has signed distribution partnerships with Managed Design (recently acquired by U.S. CAD, a leading U.S. BIM Consultant and Autodesk

Platinum Partner) and eSolutions Group (provider of industry standard eProcurement solution bids&tenders).

“In a short time, we’ve gone from knocking on doors to having doors opened for us,” said Jeff. “Venture capitalists are turning their attention to the AEC industry, investing in infrastructure software solutions that disrupt the status quo—like Builterra. We look forward to continuing to have a positive impact on productivity and profit with our client-centric focus and to scaling our business to bring Builterra to more owners and engineers.”

About Builterra

Founded in 2014, Builterra is a civil engineering software provider that has built the digital pathway for construction contract administration, from conceptual design to as-constructed data ready for GIS. The Builterra contract administration platform, launched in 2016, remains the only solution of its kind that standardizes, streamlines and connects the entire contract administration workflow including design quantity take-offs, cost estimating, bid preparation, bid analysis, bid processing, field inspection reporting and progress payment certification. Builterra is owned by AEC Solutions, Inc.

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Jeff Lyons

With over 20 years of experience in the municipal and land development sector, Jeff Lyons is dedicated to creating innovative civil engineering software solutions. As a founding partner and Director of Platform Innovation at Builterra, Jeff is a sought-after instructor and guest speaker who regularly engages with clients and associations to share insights that drive the industry forward. Jeff received his diploma in mining engineering technology from the Haileybury School of Mines (Northern College), and his diploma in geological technology (geophysics) from Sir Sandford Fleming College.