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Rego Restaurant Group develops modular construction units

August 26, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The modular restaurants, dubbed Qube for Quiznos and Baja Shack for Taco Del Mar, will allow franchisees to build on sites that are too small for a traditional restaurant. This could accelerate growth and decrease construction time and costs. Traditional […]


Sustainability

Builders, MBI press for modular standards

May 19, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Mateo Atwi sees the promise of modular construction. It’s why he and his brother Tiago founded BOXY Construction last year. As CEO of the Lafayette, Louisiana-based modular construction company, Mateo knows firsthand the advantages of building the same components on […]


Construction Techniques

Modular construction – forging a new path in rapid construction

December 6, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

As technology improves, so do construction techniques – often in ways that can be complex to understand. With so many burgeoning trends and methodologies, it can be challenging to decide which opportunities are worth the investment needed to properly evaluate […]


News, Sustainability

Warren Buffett targets commercial modular construction

June 9, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The model, which is similar to the flat-packing and shipping of consumer products that are then assembled by the end user, would solve one of modular’s biggest challenges — the transportation of factory-built units to jobsites where they are stacked […]


Sustainability

3 trends driving healthcare leaders to embrace prefab and modular construction

February 22, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

When healthcare facilities need to change a patient-focused space, removing barriers that cause disruption, downtime and health and safety are critical elements to manage. Without a doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has amplified these pressures and created new ones. It has […]


Sustainability

Modular Monitor: What to consider before making the move to offsite construction

June 1, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in an uncertain period for many contractors. Some have been forced to shut down projects due to state or local mandates while others have seen their customers scuttle or postpone new projects. Even those construction […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Thinking beyond traditional paradigms to finance modular construction

April 21, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Modular construction has been touted as a way for the construction industry to overcome the challenges of a dwindling skilled labor force while also producing high-quality building components efficiently. It allows for an assembly-line approach to construction, with factory workers […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability

Modular and prefabricated construction boosts quality and client satisfaction, reduces costs

January 31, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

“The lack of adequate housing and the shortage of skilled labor, coupled with chronic cost and schedule overruns, are leading more people toward this process,” said Tom Hardiman, executive director of the Modular Building Institute, in a statement about the […]


Construction Processes, Design

Modular Monitor: Why does offsite construction matter?

December 2, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Hype for modular construction has hit a level of ubiquity. It seems like every month another prefabricated hotel tops out at a record height for the delivery model, or a city official lauds the practice as the panacea for affordable […]