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StrXur by Bluebeam – Plug, Play and Flush

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Why modular bathrooms are gaining in popularity - A Bright Future for Modular Bathrooms AUTHOR ROSS UFBERG When the Wilshire Grand Hotel in Los Angeles opened on schedule this past summer, architect and project manager Christopher Martin attributed the achievement to one thing: bathrooms. Martin, CEO of design firm AC Martin, chose to use prefabricated bathrooms for the new landmark, the ...
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Off-Site is Out Of Sight!

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From Marriott’s modular construction initiative for its hotels to Google planning 300 modular apartment units in San Francisco, forward-thinking companies are turning to off-site construction to get projects completed despite a tight labor market. Even fast food outlets like McDonald’s and Taco Bell are beginning to use modular construction, reports Construction Dive. A survey by the National Institute of Building …

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Seattle Hotel Developer Sold on Modular Bathrooms

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As the local joke goes, Washington state’s bird is the American goldfinch, but Seattle’s “bird” is the crane. With 58 construction cranes at work this summer, Seattle has 60% more cranes than any other U.S. city and is the American crane capital two years running, reports the Seattle Times. A real estate boom driven by Amazon is fueling the construction …

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Where is hospitality construction headed in 2018?

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This summer our Orlando factory has been humming with production of bathroom pods bound for hotels throughout the U.S. Back in the spring, real estate experts predicted 2017 would be a strong year for hospitality construction, with potential declines in 2018. As we move into Q4, let’s take an early look at how the market is shaping up for 2018. ...

Pre-Fabulous – Factory-built bathroom pods available in any level of finish

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Award-winning author Sheri Koones wrote a series of books on a concept she calls “prefabulous.” Koones’ goal was to show that pre-fab homes can be built faster and more cost effectively than traditional construction while providing an exceptional design. The Cincinnati Enquirer explains, “These prefabs are customized and so rich in detail and style they are hardly distinguishable from ‘traditionally’ ...
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Prefab Bathroom Pods – Have You Ever Wondered?

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Have you ever wondered....   How SurePods prefab bathroom pods are installed? How building inspectors deal with prefab bathrooms? How weather conditions might impact SurePods installation? What kind of equipment is required to install prefab bathroom pods? Or have you wondered the BIG question....How much time can you save by using SurePods prefab bathroom pods?    STOP WONDERING! Watch this ...
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Omni Louisville Hotel Hits a Homerun Months before Opening

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Although it isn’t scheduled to open until March 2018, the Omni Louisville Hotel under construction in the city’s downtown, already has booked 82,000 room nights through 2023, reports Louisville Business First. Located in the state’s largest city – home of the Kentucky Derby and storied Louisville Slugger baseball bat maker – the hotel is on track to open a month ...
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Tallest Building West of the Mississippi Built with SurePods Pre-fab Bathrooms

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Opened this summer, the 73-story, 1,100-foot tall Wilshire Grand Center in downtown Los Angeles is the tallest building west of the Mississippi River. With a curved top reminiscent of Yosemite National Park’s Half Dome granite formation, the building has also been whimsically described as a “gorgeous nest” for Los Angeles. Another feature of the tower’s key tenant – a 900-room ...