ThinkData Announces Data Partnership with BuildingFootprintUSA

in Partnerships, BuildingFootprintUSA, Geospatial Data

TORONTO, ON - April 24, 2019 – Toronto-based ThinkData Works, Inc. (ThinkData) has brokered a data partnership with BuildingFootprintUSA. Through this partnership, ThinkData becomes a supplier of the next generation of geospatial building footprint data through their data management platform, Namara.
BuildingFootprintUSA, New York, USA, specializes in supplying high-accuracy building footprint data to organizations locating, analyzing and visualizing geospatial information. With nearly 75% coverage of the USA and over 60% coverage in Canada, BuildingFootprintUSA offers a comprehensive set of data products to clients in telco, insurance, marketing, real estate, retail, and other industries.
  • 90M buildings in USA
  • 6M buildings in Canada
  • Quarterly updates
  • Millions of additions each release
"Using ThinkData Works' platform, it is now easy to blend our high accuracy, richly attributed US and Canadian building footprint data into both simple and complex data solutions, regardless of your industry. We are excited to be a part of TDW's data partner community," said Scott Robinson, VP Strategy at BuildingFootprintUSA.
"Highly detailed and accurate building footprint data is the base layer of any geospatial analysis,” said Lewis Wynne-Jones, head of data acquisition and partnerships for ThinkData. “BuildingFootprintUSA’s suite of products and services are a game-changer for anyone who’s calculating risk or performing analytics.”
Both BuildingFootprintUSA and ThinkData Works have their origins in the open data movement. BuildingFootprintUSA curates data from hundreds of open data sources and blends that data with proprietary sources to create a richly attributed dataset. By creating a more accurate alternative, BuildingFootprintUSA aids the innovation economy and provides leaders across industries with a high accuracy geospatial data alternative.

About ThinkData Works
ThinkData Works, Inc. (ThinkData) is a Toronto-based company founded in 2014. ThinkData created Namara - a data management platform that enables businesses to access, manage, enhance, and integrate data in order to develop new products and gain insight. Built for data professionals, Namara is a data refinery for the enterprise, designed to let organizations and individuals access high-value data in standard formats. To learn more, please visit and follow us @ThinkDataWorks and on Linkedin.
About BuildingFootprintUSA
BuildingFootprintUSA is a New York-based company founded in 2016. BuildingFootprintUSA is focused on building-centric geospatial data, creating an affordable spatial layer of nationwide building footprints for building level location, analysis and visualization. Discover how BuildingFootprintUSA is working with the insurance industry here.
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Lewis Wynne-Jones, ThinkData Works, Inc.
Head of Data Acquisition and Partnerships

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