Dwell Home Shows How to a Build Modern Modular Home

Dwell Home Shows How to a Build Modern Modular Home

  When it was completed in 2004, the Dwell Home, which goes up for auction in Chatham County on Tuesday, was an early, high-profile example of a modern-design house made from components built in a factory. It was also an opportunity for the home’s owner, Nathan...
RFP for Affordable Modular Housing a First in New York City

RFP for Affordable Modular Housing a First in New York City

Dive Brief: The New York City Department of Preservation and Housing recently issued a request for proposals for a new mixed-use affordable housing project in Brooklyn requiring developers to use modular construction methods. The project is the first of its kind...
Modular Construction Going Mainstream?

Modular Construction 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,”...
Chula Vista City Council Mulls Granny Flat Rule Change

Chula Vista City Council Mulls Granny Flat Rule Change

Councilmembers acknowledged that these granny-flat style add-ons are not the answer to the city’s housing shortage, but said they are part of the solution. Chula Vista could soon make it even easier to build more homes in an area neighbors say is already...
Building Affordability by Building Affordably

Building Affordability by Building Affordably

The Case for Off-site Multifamily Construction To remain relevant and successful over time, every industry must modernize and adapt to changing demands and opportunities in the marketplace. The housing development industry is no exception, and over the years, has...