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Multifamily Modular Building Going Mainstream?

Multifamily Modular Building Going Mainstream?

As more multifamily developers experiment with modular construction, its use is increasing. Multifamily developers may finally be about to embrace modular construction. “Something of a perfect storm may be forming that changes the equation for modular construction,”...
9 Great Things About Granny Flats

9 Great Things About Granny Flats

They might not seem like the most glamorous of property extensions, but granny flats are becoming increasingly popular among renters, homeowners and investors. Here are five reasons why you might want to consider investing in one! Whether you’re adding to your own...
Modular building Moving Onto Jobsites

Modular building Moving Onto Jobsites

Call it what you want, modular building or offsite construction isn’t going anywhere — except to more jobsites. The construction industry’s productivity woes are nothing new to the companies trying to solve the problem. While the agriculture and manufacturing...
The Momentous Rise of Modular Construction

The Momentous Rise of Modular Construction

In the 21st century, the construction industry faces some of its greatest challenges yet. From substantial pressure to reduce its environmental impact through to the ever-present housing crisis, plenty of obstacles have fallen into its path since the turn of the...
Modular Builder to Open First Factory in UK

Modular Builder to Open First Factory in UK

Modular builder Ilke Homes will open its first factory next month as part of its plan to build 2,000 homes a year, it has announced. The builder has hired 150 workers for the 25,000 sq m factory in Harrogate, with numbers expected to rise to 800 over the next two or...
Why Build a Modular Home

Why Build a Modular Home

Why Building a New Home Is Better Than Remodeling When You Need Accessibility What should you do if you need an accessible home?  Should you remodel your current home, buy a more accessible used home, or build a fully accessible new one? Since there are very few...