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Modular Factories Helping to Fill Labor Gap

Modular Factories Helping to Fill Labor Gap

Modular factories are saving U.S. developers time and money The future of U.S. homebuilding depends on more people like Cyndicy Yarborough, a 26-year-old former Wal-Mart clerk with no background in construction. At Blueprint Robotics in Baltimore, she works in a...
Tesla Tiny House Hits the Road in Australia

Tesla Tiny House Hits the Road in Australia

Tesla has created a tiny house—the Tesla Tiny House, to be exact—to exhibit its energy products like solar panels and the Powerwall on the road in Australia. Hitched to the back of a Model X electric vehicle, the mobile home features a design studio and configurator...
Ways a Modular Home Can Save You Money

Ways a Modular Home Can Save You Money

So you are in the market for a new home and heard that a modular home might be a less expensive option? Given that modular homes are built with the same materials and built to the same codes as conventional site built homes it would seem that the costs would also be...
The Rise Of The Prefab Building

The Rise Of The Prefab Building

Developers, general contractors and subcontractors swap stories that sound too good to be true about prefabricated construction: a student housing project that cut its delivery time by a third or a hospital that installed hundreds of bathrooms in three days with only...