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Are you a GC falling behind the competition?

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The Q1 Commercial Construction Index prepared by the US Chamber of Commerce and USG Corporation lays out some good news and bad news for general contractors. What may surprise many is they are at risk if not already falling behind the competition. The good news is: Of the contractors using prefabrication/modularization, 70% report experiencing eight key benefits, which include improved …

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Building Structure Type – SurePods Don’t Care

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Are you building a wood frame, steel, post tension, or block and plank structure? It doesn’t matter to SurePods, they are structurally indifferent Developers, architects, and contractors are always questioning which building structure types they can build with and still utilize bathroom pods. When it comes to SurePods bathrooms, that worry is an unnecessary thought process to entertain. Through the …

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Modular: You Can’t Get it if You Don’t Ask for it

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A few weeks ago we blogged about the Q1 Commercial Construction Index prepared by the US Chamber of Commerce and USG corporation. Building upon that post, several of the report’s data sets provide a powerful cautionary tale for building owners and developers interested in modular construction – you won’t get it, if you don’t ask for it. On one hand, …

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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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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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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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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 …