Oivan Partners with GBuilder 3D Design Platform to Expand Reach in Saudi Arabia
GBuilder is a Finnish software company that provides a 3D digital design solution for property developers, construction companies, and homebuyers. The platform focuses on enhancing the homebuying experience, streamlining the construction process, and improving the communication between all involved parties. GBuilder is the market leader in Finland, and now Oivan starts representing the product in the rapidly growing Saudi Arabian real estate market.
Vision 2030 is Saudi Arabia’s ambitious national plan to promote citizen-wellbeing and non-fossil-fuel-based industries inside the kingdom. One of the main objectives of s Vision 2030 is to boost the real estate sector by encouraging private sector investment, improving the regulatory environment, and promoting the development of affordable housing.
Oivan has been working with the National Housing Company (NHC) since 2017 to help NHC digitalize services for buying and renting apartments. The Sakani home-buying-service, and the EJAR rental-agreement-registration-service, services that Oivan develops are widely used by Saudi citizens.
NHC’s Vision is to be the best housing supplier for the low-to-medium income cohorts by helping citizens realize their goal of owning their first home. The Sakani program’s founding principle is to ensure that that anyone can achieve this goal, regardless of one’s socio-economic conditions.
GBuilder platform provides multiple features on the path to buying a home. Some of the key features are:
- BIM (Building Information Modeling) Integration: GBuilder integrates with BIM software, allowing users to access and manage BIM data throughout the construction process, from design and planning to execution and maintenance.
- Customization and Material Selection: Homebuyers can use GBuilder’s interactive tools to customize their properties, choosing materials, finishes, and additional features to create their dream homes.
- Visualizations: GBuilder offers 3D visualizations and virtual reality (VR) features, enabling buyers to explore and experience their homes before construction.
- Communication and Collaboration: The platform provides a centralized communication hub that connects property developers, builders, and buyers, facilitating seamless information exchange and collaboration.
- Project Management: GBuilder offers features to help users monitor and manage construction timelines, budgets, and resources efficiently.
- After-Sales Support: The platform includes an after-sales module, making it easy for homeowners to access essential documents, submit maintenance requests, and receive assistance after they move in.
“We believe that there is an excellent market fit for a platform like GBuilder in KSA’s rapidly growing real estate markets. Oivan provides resources and knowledge to localize the service for KSA markets. We are already in negotiations for the first pilot projects and looking forward for rapid sales development.”Tapio Äijälä, VP, Middle East from Oivan
“The real estate market in Saudi Arabia is thriving, with a growing adoption of digital technologies in their processes. GBuilder is proud to be at the forefront of this change, offering our innovative digital solutions to help real estate developers and construction companies improve their customer experience, increase efficiency, reduce costs, and decrease waste. “Harri Majala, CEO of GBuilder
GBuilder is a Finnish construction software company that offers cloud-based tools for project management, scheduling, estimating, and customer relationship management. Their products aim to streamline construction workflows and improve efficiency, making them a valuable partner for companies seeking to modernize their operations.
Oivan is an international IT-consultancy helping its clients reach excellence in digital transformation, design, and cybersecurity. Oivan’s creative services cover the full scope of developing of large-scale web- and mobile services. The company’s operations services include providing operations teams, configuring third-party platforms, and cybersecurity consultation services.
Interested in knowing more about our work with GBuilder? Please feel free to contact Oivan VP, Sales & Marketing, Jouni Suutarinen.