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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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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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91, 96, 80 – Three Figures Argue For The Need To Change How America Builds

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We’ve written many times in this blog about how severe the shortage of skilled construction labor has become in the U.S. One figure released this month sums up the pain construction firms are feeling: 91% of contractors rate their trouble finding skilled labor as either “moderate” (36%) or “difficult” (55%), according to the USG and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial …

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Labor shortage woes? Where to find skilled, dedicated workers ready to work on your project

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Developers and contractors continue to feel the pain of the severe skilled labor shortage roiling the U.S. construction industry. As contractors look to hire more workers, 71% report having a hard time filling craft positions, and 82% of firms expect that finding and hiring such workers will “continue to be hard” or “become harder” over the coming 12 months, according ...
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Springtime in Seattle Welcomes New Embassy Suites by Hilton

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As residents and visitors to Seattle know, the arrival of spring is like a re-awakening, as months of gray skies give way to sunny, vibrant days. This year, spring in the Emerald City will be especially bright as the beautiful, new Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle Downtown Pioneer Square opens in late March. Located adjacent to CenturyLink Field and nearby …

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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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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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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 …