Hive 50 Honors

For aligning architecture, engineering, and construction processes in critical value chain relationships to one another to reduce time, waste, and transactional costs, and to amplify homemakers’ engagement.

What You Need To Know

Baya Build is a technology company that offers an ultra-efficient design-through-build alternative to developers of housing and commercial structures. Baya’s mission is to build communities that optimize health, promote well-being and provide for equitable living. Value proposition is that innovative process and streamlined AEC workflows can save on upwards of 60% of vertical input costs and complete projects on an order of 9-times faster than typical current construction cycle times, all at the highest standard of performance for earthquake, hurricane, flood, fire protection, and heating/cooling.

Who’s Involved

James Casper, founder of Baya Build, Vivent Smart Homes, Shine Communities. Team members hail from Google, Goldman Sachs, Blackstone, Scotia Bank, and WSP.

Time Stamp

Casper, a 25-year fintech veteran specializing in advisory, M&A, capital investment, and technology startups, founded Baya Build in January 2017. In December 2018, Shine Communities announced it will build 460 communities over the next 10 years, housing 50,000 adults with level 1 autism, using Baya Build construction and Vivint Smart Home sensor technologies.