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SurePods Prefabricated Bathrooms Help Speed California Hotel Construction

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Anaheim’s new Cambria Hotel & Suites among a growing list of California hotels to use prefabricated bathroom pods to deliver better quality, faster construction while simplifying jobsite work. Anaheim, CA. – November 28, 2018 – To help offset skilled labor woes in today’s red-hot construction market and put heads in bed earlier, Anaheim’s new, 345-room Cambria Hotel & Suites is …

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SurePods Delivers Pods for Residence Inn and Full-service Marriott Hotel

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Out Of The Gate: SurePods Delivers Pods For Lexington, Kentucky, Dual Branded Full-Service and Residence Inn Marriott Hotel In the green, rolling farmlands of northern Kentucky’s Bluegrass Region, trainers prepare their thoroughbred horses for races near and far. At the sound of the starting gun, those horses will thunder down the track toward the finish line. In the heart of …

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What Do Well-Designed Computer Systems And Modular Bathrooms Have In Common?

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Most printers and other accessories for home computers today are called “plug and play.” As PCGuide.com describes it, “the goal is to be able to just plug in a new device and immediately be able to use it, without complicated setup maneuvers.” When plug and play works as intended, it’s truly a boon to computer users, especially those who don’t …

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Construction Product Pre-Approvals Streamline Development For Hotel Operators And Developers

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Have you ever stood in the security checkpoint line at the airport and seen someone with a TSA pre-check approval bypass the line and quickly get through security? Perhaps, you, yourself, are one of those fortunate pre-check travelers not stuck wasting time in line. Sure, you eventually make it to your plane even without pre-check, but think of what you …

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Many More Beds for Heads – Hotel Construction Growth to Continue Strong into 2019

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For those of us working in the AEC industry – including supplying materials for it – the hospitality sector continues to drive strong business. The rest of 2018 and well into 2019 are looking good for hotel construction. More than 130,200 rooms in 1,145 new projects will open in 2018, according to the U.S. Construction Pipeline Trend Report from Lodging …

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Two Marriott Hotels Race toward the Finish Line in the Hearty of Kentucky Horse Country

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In the self-proclaimed “Horse Capital of the World,” Marriott International will open dual-branded properties in 2019. This summer, construction is progressing rapidly as two Marriott hotels in the City Center project in downtown Lexington, Kentucky, take delivery of Oldcastle SurePods pre-fabricated bathroom pods. The Marriott-flagged “Lexington Marriott City Center” and “Residence Inn Lexington City Center” will add much-needed hotel capacity …

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Hotel Management Article – When hotels should consider modular bathrooms

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Hotel Management magazine recently published an article to help guide hotel developers who may not be familiar with the applicability and benefits of incorporating modular bathrooms in their new construction hotel projects. Awareness is the first step in education so let’s get started! As the cliché goes, “time is money.” Hotel developers know this well, especially when construction delays cause …

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EEEEEK! Horror stories of rework needed during on-site bathroom construction

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About 60% of the punch-list in hospitality and multi-housing projects results from damage to the bathrooms throughout the on-site bathroom construction process. Picture dozens of subs coming and going in a space that’s typically no larger than 50 to 100 square feet – everyone from electricians to plumbers, drywall installers, painters, even the mirror hanger. It’s no wonder damage is …

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Why Pre-Fab Construction? An interview with interior designer Stina Funch

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We recently asked interior designer Stina Funch about her experience working with Oldcastle SurePods modular bathrooms. Funch, creative director for Atwater Inc. Studio in Los Angeles, was part of the project team for the new 228-room Nashville Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites now under construction in the city’s downtown. SurePods: As an interior designer, what are the advantages of working …

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Project Profile – Nashville Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites

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Modular bathrooms help hotel construction proceed at fast tempo in Music City In the super-heated Nashville hospitality market, Pinnacle Hospitality Partners anticipates trimming significant time from the construction schedule for a 14-story, downtown hotel by using pre-fabricated modular bathrooms. Located in Nashville’s booming SoBro area of downtown, a short walk from the Music City Center convention hall and popular attractions, …