Buildings USA

Buildings USA delivers the building-polygon, address and location intelligence insight that insurers, telecoms and location-based marketing requires. With this dataset, you’ll gain a detailed view that includes:

  • Property essentials: FIPS, census block and address details
  • Building basics: Type and usage
  • Building location: How it’s placed and centered on its lot
  • Elevation: Lowest, highest and centroid

FIPS, APN, Census Block ID and address ID enable GeoEnrichment with property attributes, U.S. Census Bureau data and address genealogy. Seamless integration with key tools makes it easy to layer, visualize, analyze and share.

Is Buildings USA Right For You?

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Underwriting insight

Price more effectively for risk. With Buildings USA, you can validate the placement of insured structures within a parcel and understand their proximity to risks such as flood, wildfire, shorelines, fault lines, crime areas, and more. You can also better assess the relationship of multiple risk factors and the resulting cumulative risks.


Detailed building information can help expedite emergency response and pinpoint the location of wireless 911 calls. It can also provide location and structure information needed for infrastructure layout and installation planning.

Marketing immediacy

Reach out to customers in real time. Combine a more detailed view of buildings with advanced geofence technology. You can refine your marketing, presenting offers that more precisely pinpoint where a customer is in proximity to eateries, stores and services.


  • Building address enables positive structure identification
  • Building centroid provides quick reference for structure location on the property for risk assessment
  • Elevation at the building centroid, low and high points enable enhanced automation of structural risk assessment reducing the manual costs required to accurately assess flood risks.
  • Accurate structure outlines with street addresses deliver building geofence capabilities for location-based marketing and advertising implementations
  • Accurate structure locations and boundaries enable map display and spatial analysis for real estate services, insurance and marketing
  • Assessor Parcel Number, pbKey™ and Census Block ID provide access to extensive structure, property and demographics information
  • Building type to help understand individual building use
  • Addressed buildings feed building level geocoding that improve geocoding location accuracy


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