Join us in a rewarding environment as we create the next generation of high accuracy data.
You'll join a team that is just out of startup mode, delivering real solutions to real customers.

What do we believe is special about working at BuildingFootprintUSA™?

That’s easy. It is what we are creating and how we create it. We are developing innovative, next generation data products that solve complex business problems across many industries. We speak with and learn from business and technology leaders in those industries – telecommunications, insurance and mobile adtech and more – who are looking to us to supply high value solutions that help them solve their problems better.

Want to know more about BuildingFootprintUSA™ and if it would be a great place for you?

Are you a technologist? We are using the latest technologies, tools and practices. Commercial and open source GIS and geospatial tools. Relational and non-relational databases. Python. Java. Specialty ETL tools. AI. ML. Big data processing. LIDAR. Imagery. Every month we’re turning hundreds of terabytes of information into new, useful data for our customers.

Are you a sales or marketer? We’re finding creative ways to put our value proposition in front of thought leaders across industries. We are identifying new partners who value our content. We invent new ways of working with our clients across industries.

What is the atmosphere to support all of this creativity and fast pace?

We created a culture that lets people learn and master skills and tools, understand how their work connects to the goals of the company, and work as autonomously and independently as they can. Heard of Dan Pink’s “Drive” philosophy? That’s one of our guiding lights.

Do you want free beer Fridays, pinball machines, and concierge services? Yeah… that’s not us. Instead we focus on giving people a place where they can contribute, learn, grow, and head home at the end of the day knowing that they are contributing to some amazing achievements.

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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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