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Project Profile – Nashville Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites

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Modular bathrooms help hotel construction proceed at fast tempo in Music City In the super-heated Nashville hospitality market, Pinnacle Hospitality Partners anticipates trimming significant time from the construction schedule for a 14-story, downtown hotel by using pre-fabricated modular bathrooms. Located in Nashville’s booming SoBro area of downtown, a short walk from the Music City Center convention hall and popular attractions, …

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Seeking applicants – Director of Business Development – Student Housing – National

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Oldcastle SurePods, a CRH Company, is the leading manufacturer of fully outfitted, modular building components in North America with over 15,000 bathroom pods and over 100,000 total modules manufactured and installed (security, telecom, educational, bathrooms, shelters). Oldcastle SurePods is part of CRH Americas, the largest building materials company in North America. We are a proud reflection of hundreds of family …

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Did you miss SurePods modular bathrooms pod loading event?

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If you weren’t one of the approximately 200 attendees of the SurePods modular bathrooms pod loading event last week at the Residence Inn by Marriott under construction in Fulton, Maryland, here’s what you missed. Developers, contractors and architects involved in hospitality and multi-family projects – along with local high school students – traveled to the suburban Baltimore -Washington, D.C., construction …

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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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Hotel Market Outlook – Optimistic with Some Footnotes

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Virtually any time economists predict growth it the hospitality industry, they’re cautious to note potentially offsetting trends. This is healthy, as unbridled optimism doesn’t serve the industry well. The tendency to temper a positive outlook shows up in Deloitte’s 2018 Travel and Hospitality Industry Outlook. On one hand, the report predicts “strong 5-6 percent growth throughout 2018, setting up 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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Plug and play – BIM Supercharges Modular Construction

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“Plug and play,” is how our director of business development, Bill Seery, often refers to pre-fabricated modular bathrooms – during both construction and design. On the jobsite, crews crane the finished pods into place, then “plug” them into the building’s plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems, ready for guests to use, once the rest of the building is complete. Plug and …

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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 ...