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Global Building Information Modeling Software Market 2016-2020

  • Executive summary
    • Key findings
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Major countries considered in the market analysis
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Global construction market: Overview
    • Global construction market
      • Table List of international events 2015-2020
      • Table High-rise building projects (proposed and under construction)
  • Market overview
    • Table BIM project life cycle
    • Technological advances in construction industry
      • Table Major advances in technology in construction industry
    • BIM technology landscape
  • Market size and forecast
    • Table Global BIM software market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Table North America: BIM software adoption level
  • Geographical segmentation
    • BIM software market in EMEA
      • Table BIM software market in EMEA 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • BIM software market in Americas
      • Table BIM software market in Americas 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • BIM software market in APAC
      • Table BIM software market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Market drivers
    • Growing government initiatives to support BIM adoption
      • Table Country-wise government mandates on BIM software implementation
    • Need to reduce time taken for project completion
    • Increasing need to reduce project risk
    • Growth of global construction industry
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Data security and privacy
    • Rise in use of open-source software
    • High cost of BIM software deployment
    • Resistance to adopt new technologies
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • 3D laser scanning in BIM
    • Increasing popularity of cloud-based BIM solutions
    • Availability of 5D BIM
    • Increased adoption of mobile apps for BIM
  • Impact of trends
    • Table Impact of trends
  • Buying criteria
    • Table Buying criteria for BIM software
    • Cost
    • Interoperability
    • Scalability
    • Deployment options
    • Services and support
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive landscape
    • Vendor highlights
      • Table Vendor highlights
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor profiles
    • Autodesk
      • Table Autodesk: Business segmentation by revenue 2014 and 2015 ($ millions)
    • AVEVA Group
      • Table AVEVA Group: Business segmentation
    • Bentley Systems
    • Hexagon
    • NEMETSCHEK
      • Table NEMETSCHEK: Business segmentation
    • Trimble
  • Assumptions
    • Market assumptions
      • Table Market assumptions for the forecast period
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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About BIM Software

Factors, such as government mandates and support to use BIM solutions in construction projects, are driving the growth of the global BIM market. Governments in countries such as the US, the UK, and Singapore are promoting the use of BIM in construction as it helps to minimize errors and time taken for the execution of the construction projects. BIM software enables the creation of a vector-based representation of building plans in 3D formats for construction projects of buildings, railways, and roads among others. BIM not only presents a digital representation of physical characteristics but also captures the necessary data during the construction phase.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global BIM software market to grow at a CAGR of 17.04% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global BIM software market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of BIM software worldwide.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global BIM Software Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Autodesk
  • AVEVA
  • Bentley Systems
  • Hexagon
  • NEMETSCHEK
  • Trimble
Other prominent vendors
  • 4M
  • CYPE Ingenieros
  • Dassault Systèmes
  • Newforma
  • HSS Group
  • Pinnacle Infotech
  • Viewpoint Systems
Market driver
  • Growing government initiatives to support BIM adoption
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Rise in use of open-source software
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increasing popularity of cloud-based BIM solutions
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global BIM Software Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global BIM software market: Autodesk, AVEVA, Bentley Systems, Hexagon, NEMETSCHEK, and Trimble

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: 4M, CYPE Ingenieros, Dassault Systèmes, Newforma, HSS, Pinnacle Infotech, and Viewpoint Systems

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “3D laser scanning technology captures dimensions with accurate details, which assists in the BIM procedure. Architectural firms, developers, builders, and real estate agents widely use this in their construction projects for detailed documentation such as project scheduling, planning, coordination, cost estimation, sustainability, and facility management. 3D scanning is transforming the AEC industry. Some of the vendors, that provide BIM with 3D laser scanning are Trimble and Autodesk.”

According to the report, the inability to complete the construction projects on time and within the budget are the major problems faced by the construction industry. Inefficient project planning and scheduling, lack of contractor experience, improper site management and supervision, and delayed delivery of materials are some of the challenges that consume time in the construction projects. The implementation of BIM software can eliminate all these problems, save time, and enhance productivity as it reduces rework and dependence on paperwork. It also automatically updates the data and design changes in the project.

Further, the report states that technological advances in the market have led to the introduction of several open-source solutions. Open-source software can be downloaded and run on all platforms, and it is posing stiff competition to commercial BIM software. The increasing adoption of open-source solutions is reducing the revenue of the vendors. Since the purchasing and licensing costs of BIM software are high, many micro and small-scale organizations prefer open-source products. There are different categories of open-source BIM software available in the market.

Companies Mentioned

Autodesk, AVEVA, Bentley Systems, Hexagon, NEMETSCHEK, Trimble, 4M, CYPE Ingenieros, Dassault Systèmes, Newforma, HSS, Pinnacle Infotech, Viewpoint Systems.

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