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Hotel Business Magazine Highlights Benefits of SurePods

In Bathroom Pods, In the News, Pre-fab by jfield0 Comments

Reaching 40,500 hospitality industry executives, on June 21 Hotel Business magazine ran a story discussing the features and benefits of using Oldcastle® SurePods™ modular bathrooms in hotels. With many quotes from our own Bill Seery, associate editor Miriam Landru highlights how pre-fab bathrooms speed construction despite labor shortages while producing high-quality bathrooms suitable to any type of property – up to ...
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Behind the scenes in our modular bathroom factory

In Bathroom Pods by jfield0 Comments

In modern society, building construction is one of the few industries in which the product is made under highly variable conditions. While cars, computers and other consumer goods are fabricated in precision, controlled environments, buildings are largely still constructed in places with wildly divergent weather and site conditions. The variability creates schedule uncertainty and makes it difficult to produce a ...
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Prefab vs. Conventional Construction – The Tale of 2 Hotel Projects

In Bathroom Pods, In the News by jfield0 Comments

Infographic created by Oldcastle SurePods. One hotel construction project was built using SurePods prefabricated bathrooms whereas the other was built using conventional construction methods. The overall project outcomes are very different. These difference effect the bottom line. Reach out to usInterested in learning more about prefabricated construction methods? We would love to talk with you about your challenges and how ...
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BD+C Magazine Showcases Bathroom Pods

In Bathroom Pods, In the News, Pre-fab by jfield0 Comments

We’re pleased to be featured in the May issue of Building Design + Construction magazine. In the article “Tips for designing and building with bathroom pods,” associate editor David Malone discusses the benefits of pre-fabricated bathrooms, with a focus on modular hotel construction. In noting how modular bathrooms help address labor shortages, Malone quotes Oldcastle SurePods managing director Bill Seery: ...
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Construction Dive – A push for prefab: Why offsite construction methods are moving to the mainstream

In Industry Insights by jfield0 Comments

Until recently, the words "modular construction" likely evoked images of boxy, utilitarian overflow classrooms, and "prefabricated" connoted an inevitable sacrifice in style. However, today's offsite construction industry is an entirely different proposition. In the last few years, general contractors and owners have become more receptive to its use, and designers are learning that prefabrication provides flexibility without constraining creativity. A big ...
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Senior Living Developers Rely on Modular Construction

In Assisted Living, Bathroom Pods, Multi-family housing, Pre-fab by jfield0 Comments

Developers use modular construction to help fulfill housing wishes of 55+ consumers Senior Living Developments Many people with aging parents dread having “the conversation” about the need to move to an assisted living facility. What makes this conversation so tough is they know for the senior parent such a move can mean a loss of freedom and dignity. “In most …

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Adoption of Modular Hotel Construction

In Hospitality, Pre-fab by jfield0 Comments

Marriott drives adoption of modular hotel construction at 2017 CONNECT Conference.Insights from Marriott CONNECT 2017 Marriott CONNECT was a great opportunity to reconnect with many of our hotel industry colleagues which we thoroughly enjoyed. Marriott continues to be a big advocate for modular hotel construction, announcing its plans to incorporate prefabricated guest rooms or bathrooms into 50 hotel deals in ...
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Hotel Executive – Modular Construction: An Evolution in the Development of Modern Hotels

In Industry Insights by jfield0 Comments

What are the benefits, and what should hotel developers consider before going modular? Though historically associated with residential and low-rise commercial buildings, modular construction has gone more upscale in recent years.  The term "modular construction" once conjured images of small construction trailers or antiquated mobile home clusters just off the highway, not the most alluring draw for high-end developers and ...
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Construction Global – Which hotel chain is turning to modular construction?

In Industry Insights by jfield0 Comments

Modular building is on the rise due to its cost efficiency, ability to remodel and increasingly provide long-term benefits. With the increased use of various technologies within design and construction, traditional processes are being overhauled and new systems have been adopted in building projects which are high quality, cost effective and increasingly sustainable. The US has been behind some of ...
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Modular Hotel Construction a Focus at Marriott CONNECT

In Bathroom Pods, Hospitality, In the News by jfield0 Comments

Bathroom Images from Marriott Hotel Construction Projects by SurePods Fairfield Inn by Marriott Marlboro, MAResidence Inn by Marriott Nashua, NHResidence Inn by Marriott Stamford, CTMarriott bringing modular construction technology to their owners Marriott is ready to help their owners take advantage of the opportunities that prefabrication and modularization bring to hotel construction. Few in the AEC industry disagree that construction is ...