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Portions of the BuildingFootprintUSA™ Product are licensed by the following third party licensors.  Disclaimers and additional terms prescribed by such third parties and referenced in the URLs below are incorporated into all BuildingFootprintUSA™ license agreements.

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Bakersfield, CA:

Utah Automated Geographic Reference Center:

City of Tacoma:


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Nashua NH NRPC GIS Program
Redmond, WA
Peoria County, IL
Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
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Jackson County, Georgia
Dauphin County, PA
City of Worcester, MA
City of Indianapolis/Marion County, Indiana
County of Eaton, Michigan


Portions licensed by the following entities under Creative Commons 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) and modified for inclusion in the BuildingFootprintUSA™ product

Matanuska-Susitna Borough
Boulder County
District of Columbia GIS
Jackson County Oregon GIS
City of Sioux Falls
McLean County IL
Coweta County GA
City of Albuquerque Open Data
Howard County, MD
City of Greeley


Portions licensed by the following entities under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0)

Denver City Open Data Catalog
Denver Regional Council of Governments
City of Yakima

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LightBox acquires industry leader BuildingFootprintUSA™

IRVINE, CA – February 1, 2021 – LightBox, a leading provider of commercial real estate data and workflow solutions, announced the acquisition of BuildingFootprintUSA™, the premier provider of building and structure boundaries for location analytics. With this acquisition, LightBox will immediately make building footprints available to its customers.

Connecting BuildingFootprintUSA datasets to LightBox data will create the industry’s only fully integrated parcel, building structure, and property attribute datasets for comprehensive location intelligence across the commercial real estate, telecommunications, routing & logistics, and insurance markets, as well as the broader geospatial ecosystem.

“This acquisition demonstrates our ongoing commitment to innovation that serves the commercial real estate ecosystem. We’re looking to replace existing information silos with industry standard linked datasets. Our parcels and property data will now be integrated with rooftop-level geocodes, addresses, and boundaries,” said LightBox CEO, Eric Frank. “We strongly believe the future is one of connected datasets and we want to drive this change for the commercial real estate industry in the US and Canada.”

BuildingFootprintUSA was founded in 2016 in Albany, New York. The company serves customers of all size within commercial real estate, telecommunications, insurance, and mapping solutions with high-accuracy location data to facilitate accurate site selection, routing, spatial analysis and data visualization. Customers leverage building geometry, height, and ground elevation data to assist in determining potential flood risks, expanding broadband connectivity, policy planning for safety and security, and broader geospatial analytics.

“Joining LightBox gives us an exciting opportunity to grow and deliver our data and solutions to a broader segment of the commercial real estate market in the US and Canada,” said Karl Urich, founder and president of BuildingFootprintUSA. “By combining our datasets with those of LightBox, we will be able to offer the most accurate boundary, address, and geocoding dataset available.”

To learn more about how you can begin leveraging solutions that combine the best of BuildingFootprintUSA and LightBox today, please visit

LightBox is building the world’s leading real estate information and technology platform. LightBox customers comprise all types of enterprises needing authoritative real estate data and workflow solutions, including brokers, developers, investors, lenders, insurers, environmental consultants, corporations, technology companies, and valuation professionals. LightBox is backed by Silver Lake and Battery Ventures.

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At BFUSA LightBox, we develop next-generation geolocation data centered on the built environment — where people live, work, shop, and play. Our hyper-accurate building and address data helps customers make critical decisions that are highly dependent on location. Learn more about BFUSA.

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