Buildertrend ranks among highest-scoring businesses on Inc. Magazine’s annual list of Best Workplaces for 2021

The ranking marks the second consecutive year the tech company has been nationally recognized for cultivating and maintaining an exceptional workplace culture

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OMAHA, Neb. (May 12, 2021) – Buildertrend, an award-winning technology workplace, has been named for the second year in a row to Inc. magazine’s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2021. With an engagement score of 96%, Buildertrend ranked among the highest scoring companies honored on the list.

As part of a prominent feature, the list is the result of a wide-ranging and comprehensive measurement of American companies that have created exceptional workplaces and company culture whether teams are operating in person or remotely.

Of more than 3,000 submissions, Inc. selected 429 honorees this year. Each nominated company took part in an employee survey, conducted by Quantum Workplace, on topics including management effectiveness, perks and fostering employee growth. Each company’s benefits also determined the overall score and ranking.

In March 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Buildertrend enacted a mandatory work from home status for its entire workforce of more than 500 employees. The leadership team raced to reinvent its approach to fostering strong culture and employee engagement. Through a constant feedback loop and iterative approaches, adjustments were made to the company’s internal communication strategy and employee benefits. In addition, events were implemented to promote mental health resources and offer safe opportunities for employees to connect with one another and volunteer in the community.

“The definition of a positive workplace has changed drastically over the past year,” said Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief at Inc. magazine. “Stocked fridges and nap pods were no longer perks many companies could rely on once work went remote. So, this year’s list is even more important as it reveals organizations that continue to enrich the lives of its employees amid a pandemic.”

When it comes to a winning formula for creating a great workplace culture, Dan Houghton, chief executive officer of Buildertrend, said that it is critical to foster a sense of belonging and build a foundation of open communication and transparency.

“We want those who walk through our doors to feel like they belong, have a sense of security within their team and ultimately know that they are capable of succeeding beyond their own measure,” said Houghton. “Once you learn how to support your employees outside of goals and metrics, everything seems clearer.”

This is the second consecutive year Buildertrend has been nationally recognized for creating an exceptional workplace. In addition, the Omaha tech company was named by Baird Holm, LLC for the third year in a row as #1 in the Best Places to Work Omaha 2021 contest.

On May 7, after nearly 14 months working entirely from home, Buildertrend began a voluntary and phased return to office. The company continues to offer flexibility and the option for its employees to work from home for the remainder of 2021.



About Buildertrend

Buildertrend is the leading cloud-based project management software used by homebuilders, remodelers and specialty contractors. The company’s award-winning culture is one that’s focused on collaboration, putting customers first and a healthy work-life balance. Buildertrend’s team works together to create, sell and service a software solution that provides a better way for construction professionals to operate their businesses. As a workforce, Buildertrend’s software also provides its team with a means to live better lives and be better humans. To learn more, visit and @buildertrendlife.

About Inc. Media

The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit

About Quantum Workplace

Quantum Workplace, based in Omaha, Nebraska, is an HR technology company that serves organizations through employee-engagement surveys, action-planning tools, exit surveys, peer-to-peer recognition, performance evaluations, goal tracking, and leadership assessment. For more information, visit

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