Virtual Building Logistics

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Virtual Building Logistics is a BIM integration logistics service. Our team of modelers, comprised of Senior Project Managers, Architects, Engineers, Owner’s Representatives, Testing and Commissioning Experts and Consultants, are thoroughly trained and certified in the latest construction technologies and VDC BIM processes across all disciplines.



VBL team members have vast experience in value engineering, information and software technologies, cost analysis, design and construction in order to deliver exceptional projects for exceptional clients. Our direct teaming approach puts teams on site with clients (Owners, Developers, Design Teams, and General/Subcontractors) as a partner to maximize the potential of the build team.

Why us?


Virtual Building Logistics is a global leader in providing Building Information Modeling (BIM) services. We help our clients:

  • Consistently reduce RFIs by greater than 50%
  • Reduce 8-10% change orders to .5%
  • Provide 3-15% cost savings on construction
  • Save time on design schedules by 10-25%
  • Cut 5-10% off construction schedule


“Our experience with VBL has been nothing short of exceptional. VBL is helping us provide the highest level of service to our most valued clients.”

Lee Blackwell
Strategic Planning Coordinator
Dimeo Construction

Corporate Background

VBL was founded as a Limited Liability Company in the State of Missouri in 2006. Created to address the rapid technological innovations moving through the AEC industry and to harness those innovations in order to take advantage of their ability to deliver complex construction projects with guaranteed Quality, Accuracy and On-time Delivery.


Keith Authelet, Chairman / CEO

Keith is an experienced C level executive from both the AEC and Software industries with deep acumen in the process, technology and business management arenas. While working in the AEC industry Keith’s IT Group was recognized by InformationWeek as the Number 1 IT Innovation Team Worldwide for four years. His management acumen was developed within organizations such as; Owens Corning Fiberglas, Lotus Development, IBM and Gilbane.

Kaj A. Mailo, VP BIM Operations

Kaj has been working in the CAD / BIM side of the Construction Industry for over 20 years. Kaj has been a leader in BIM technology, process, and procedures for the past seven years as a senior MEP design/modeler as well as construction project manager for Virtual Building Logistics, LLC. His technical and process acumen are second to none and he has helped VBL develop a sound process for implementing BIM technology on projects within the AEC industry. His extensive training has enabled him to assist in designing various projects both complex in mechanical systems and diverse in nature. Kaj has established himself as an effective team leader for VBL with his passion for excellence and a project’s successful outcome.

David C. Brownell, VP of Marketing

David has been a services provider and consultant to the AECO community for over 25 years focusing on business and product development for advancing technologies. He assists clients with his knowledge and expertise in market/business intelligence, branding, communication, social media usage, strategic planning, program management, sales management, networking, relationship and business development, BIM/VDC, SaaS, cloud applications & collaboration and advanced processes for the design and construction industry along with facilities management.

Kurt S. Johnston, Senior MEP/Civil Modeler

With over 23 years experience working as an accomplished Lead Designer / Graphics Technician in the Civil/Transportation industry, Kurt has established himself as an integral part of VBL’s civil division. His BIM software acumen is second to none and, along with his abilities as a team leader and communicator, he is a proven asset to both VBL and its clients. Leveraging his incredible experience as not only a Designer / Technician but also an educator and former construction inspector, the assets he brings to a project ensure success. He is a detail-orientated team player with a proven record for achieving quality results on-time and within budget on projects across the globe.