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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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Adoption of Modular Hotel Construction

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Marriott drives adoption of modular hotel construction at 2017 CONNECT Conference.Insights from Marriott CONNECT 2017 Marriott CONNECT was a great opportunity to reconnect with many of our hotel industry colleagues which we thoroughly enjoyed. Marriott continues to be a big advocate for modular hotel construction, announcing its plans to incorporate prefabricated guest rooms or bathrooms into 50 hotel deals in ...
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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 ...
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Productivity in Construction – A Frank Discussion

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What is productivity? Oxford Dictionary defines productivity as "The effectiveness of productive effort, especially in industry, as measured in terms of the rate of output per unit of input".Oxford DictionaryLet's talk about productivity in the construction industry—or, rather, lack of it. Labor productivity is a measure of economic performance that compares the amount of goods and services produced (output) with ...
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Is Finding Construction Site Labor a Problem?

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Are you like the other 80% of all construction businesses in the Associated General Contractors of America 2015 study that reports having a hard time finding qualified skilled labor? Finding construction site labor is a problem with an industry-wide impact. A recently released survey by the AGC revealed that nearly 80 percent of construction businesses are having a hard time finding qualified ...
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SurePods™ Reaches Monumental Milestone

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Oldcastle SurePods™ has reached a huge milestone! They now have 20,000 bathroom pods installed throughout North America. What does 20,000 bathroom pods mean? It means the technology has proven out. It means SurePods™ have been used in all construction types, in diverse locations and countless installation scenarios. It also means SurePods™ has garnered more experience than all our competitors combined. ...
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CTV News Gets Sneak Peak at Calgary Hilton Hotel Project

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CTV News gets a sneak peak at the Hilton Hotel construction project in Calgary's East Village.  Construction is well underway on U.S.-based Widewaters Group's $75-million Hilton complex at Fourth Street and Seventh Avenue S.E. The 230,000 square foot, 14-story project will be dual-branded as a Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Inn and Suites. The Calgary Hilton Hotel project team has chosen ...
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Beyond Fast Track Healthcare Construction Video

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Watch this video from Engineering News Record (ENR). The video is a fast moving two minute summary of the “beyond fast track” construction of New Exempla St. Joseph’s Hospital in Denver. Mortenson Construction was the construction firm responsible for getting the project built on time while meeting the demands of healthcare construction design and specifications in 2014. Mortenson leveraged the …