Tag: offsite construction
In the hotel industry, time is money and large chains can’t afford to have construction projects go over schedule and over budget. For this reason, hotel chains are turning to offsite modular building techniques so new venues are able to start serving guests and generating income faster.
Cement releases an astounding amount of pollution, contributing 7% of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions.
The New York city skyline is about to undergo a major change as the Marriot Hotel chain undertakes a new project to construct the tallest modular hotel in the world. This $65 million project will be open in late 2020.
The advancements in engineered timber products make them more sustainable, uniform and stronger than other materials on the market.
The building of hotels lends itself to modular construction because it reduces build times significantly, cuts costs and reduces the amount of waste. With more customers demanding eco-friendly accommodation options, hotels are leading the shift to offsite construction. Home2 Suites San Francisco Airport North by Hilton will open its first hotel using modular building components… Read more »
The US economy has been enjoying a historic run. Since June 2009, the upturn is set to be the longest in US history if it can last until June. The one area that is lagging is new home sales. The season? A lack of entry-level homes that are priced within reach of the 19.4 million who have entered the workforce since 2009.
Although the age of concrete is far from over, there seems to be little doubt that timber is the building material of the future—and that it may help to save the planet.
Housing shortages, less disposable income and rising building costs—if there was ever a time to support affordable housing options, this is it!
With the recession over, the demand for new housing is exceeding supply and there is no end in sight. The trouble is, there aren’t enough construction workers to keep up with demand and that is driving up prices.
You’ve heard of modular, factory-built homes but Module’s Nook expandable homes change with your lifestyle. Founded in 2016 by Brian Gaudio, Hallie Dumont and Drew Brisley, Module homes are intended to be flexible, so they can grow with your family, jobs, hobby and changing space needs. You start with a one-bedroom, one-bathroom home of 800… Read more »