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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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Boom! Wave Of Retiring Baby Boomers Driving Multi-Housing Industry

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Boom! Wave Of Retiring Baby Boomers Driving Multi-Housing Industry Demographers have known for decades that the Baby Boom generation would have huge implications for the U.S. as they aged. Now that the earliest boomers are in their 70s and more are rapidly approaching that age, we’re seeing the effects on multifamily and senior living construction. People 65+ will grow from …

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Market update: Multi-Unit Residential Construction

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As a key market for our modular bathrooms, Oldcastle SurePods keeps a close eye on the multi-unit residential construction market – which includes apartments, condos, dormitories and military housing. The sector is looking solid heading into 2018, with some potential changes in types of properties residents will demand. A headline from BD+C magazine this fall sums up their take on …

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Senior Living Developers Rely on Modular Construction

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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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Custom Prefabrication in Construction

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Oldcastle SurePods builds bathroom pods for virtually any project need   At one time, prefabrication meant mass production of similar products. Think back to when Henry Ford revolutionized manufacturing with the Model T automobile, which came in a single color – black – and with no options. The same once was true for prefab building systems.   Today, manufacturers offer ...
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Speed, Simplicity, Safety and Superior Quality in NYC

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New York City presents one of the most demanding construction environments to be found anywhere. From a high-cost labor market to limited space for staging, the city’s developers of multi-family housing and hotel projects are challenged to keep their projects on time and on budget. Bathroom construction is a clear case in point.   “Historically, the number of trades and ...
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SurePods™ Green Approach to Bathroom Building Factors in NYC Public Housing Project’s Green Building Award

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Prospect Plaza Brooklyn NYC Affordable Housing Project Prefab bathroom by SurePods Oldcastle SurePods™ is pleased to announce their green approach to bathroom building was an integral element of the Prospect Plaza Site 1 project's,  2016 National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Pillars of Industry Award for Best Green Building Concepts. The award-winning project, Prospect Plaza Site 1, is a 110-unit ...