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Money Today, Money Tomorrow

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Readers of this blog know we’ve written extensively about the ability of pre-fabricated modular bathrooms to help you complete projects sooner. An earlier building opening, of course, means earlier revenue generation and shorter construction loan periods – putting more money in your pocket today. But something you might not be aware of is, pre-fab also can help you earn more …

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Top 5 Takeaways from the Q1 Commercial Construction Index

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The US Chamber of Commerce in partnership with USG just released their 2018 Q1 Commercial Construction Index. Overall things continue to look positive for the foreseeable future in commercial construction. When reviewing the index some interesting data caught our eye that we would like to share. Our top 5 takeaways from the Q1 CCI regarding prefab/modular construction techniques:  1. 62% …

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And, They’re Off! Omni Louisville Hotel Opens this Week

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Horse racing fans attending the Kentucky Derby in early May will have a new luxury hotel option in downtown Louisville. Opening on Tuesday, March 6, the Omni Louisville Hotel features 612 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites, along with 70,000 square feet of event space. With the swiftness of a thoroughbred coming down the stretch at Churchill Downs, the 30-story …

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Industry Observers Rate Modular Construction Top Trend For 2018

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An interesting – but not surprising – thing happened when we did an internet search for 2018 construction trends. From AEC-focused media companies to equipment and software suppliers, more than a half-dozen organizations listed modular or offsite construction as a top trend for the year – among them: Construction Dive Construct Connect The Balance Capterra Construction Management Association of Equipment …

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Developers Simplify Construction Staging with Prefab Bathrooms

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No More Jobsite “Tetris” In one of the best-selling video games of all time, players of “Tetris” must quickly maneuver and rotate descending blocks of various shapes to fill an entire row of the play field. Failing to fill a row causes the blocks to stack up, increasingly filling the play field and reducing the space to maneuver newly dropping …

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Why Pre-Fab – Faster Construction

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A truly troubling line opens KPMG’s “Smart Construction” report: “Many construction projects have a reputation for being completed behind schedule and over budget.” Ouch! Faster construction methods are a burning need for the industry, Such a negative reputation for the building industry should keep every AEC industry executive up at night. How long can firms that are consistently behind schedule …

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Plug and Play

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Imagine ordering a new dishwasher for your home. After picking it out in the store or online, a crew delivers it to your home, where installation is fast and simple. One or two workers simply slide the unit into place, hook it up to your home’s water supply, drainage system and electricity. Within minutes, you’re ready to wash a load …

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The 2018 Construction Market by the Numbers: 60,000, 28, 9.2

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A month into the new year, the 2018 construction market observers have made their predictions for this year across various verticals. Within those forecasts, three numbers jumped out at us for key modular construction markets: 60,000, 28 and 9.2. National Real Estate Investor predicts U.S. developers will open 60,000 new hotels rooms this year. Tempering that good news somewhat, the …

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The Evolution of Modular Bathroom Construction

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SurePods is constantly improving, refining and optimizing the process of modular bathroom construction. We prefer to call our process of creating bathrooms manufacturing vs. building. SurePods have undergone 5 generations of evolution to date. This infographic is a look back at the stages of evolution. As you look, think about where this constantly evolving process is at when compared to ...
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Kudos to Marriott on Opening another Modular-built Project: Marriott Residence Inn Long Island East End

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This past spring Marriott International announced its Modular Construction Initiative to use prefabricated bathrooms or guestrooms in 50 hotels in 2017, accounting for more than 10 percent of the company’s “Select Brand” developments in North America for the year. The initiative continues strongly with the recent opening of the Marriott Residence Inn Long Island East End in Riverhead, New York. To ...