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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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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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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 …