modular construction

The Future Is Now: Lead, Don't Wallow

Building Tech & Products 05.21.21

The Future Is Now: Lead, Don't Wallow

The capability challenge, our Dream Team posits, can only be solved through the embrace of data, technology, process and a pivot to collaboration in a dog-eat-dog culture.

Why Factories Produce Only 3% Of New Homes In The US

Building Tech & Products 07.29.21

Why Factories Produce Only 3% Of New Homes In The US

Now -- when start-to-completion cycles are stretching to 6 months and beyond -- might be an opportune time for big players to huddle and solve for the future role of factories.

Impresa Modular Intros Its Housing-As-A-Service To SE Market With New Plant

Building Tech & Products 07.15.21

Impresa Modular Intros Its Housing-As-A-Service To SE Market With New Plant

Impresa Modular CEO Ken Semler envisions 12 to 15 modular units per day rolling off its new Southeastern market facility's production lines at full-capacity.

RIP Katerra: A Bold Play That Failed To Get A Real-World Footing

Building Tech & Products 06.02.21

RIP Katerra: A Bold Play That Failed To Get A Real-World Footing

A TBD exclusive analysis: here are three why's of Katerra's fail, and three critical take-aways that builders need for their own survival in the future of housing.

Tracy Reboot: VBC Breathes Life Into Plant Out Of Katerra's Ashes

Building Tech & Products 08.04.21

Tracy Reboot: VBC Breathes Life Into Plant Out Of Katerra's Ashes

The Philadelphia-based multifamily modular innovator Vaughan Buckley looks to build on a housing-as-a-service model he's ramping up with a track record of success.

Ground Game: If Builders Want To Dig Out Of Their Lumber Woes, Slabs Count

Building Tech & Products 04.21.21

Ground Game: If Builders Want To Dig Out Of Their Lumber Woes, Slabs Count

The lowly slab is a critical path issue to homes that build straight, square, and level, which is the only way they’ll build faster, on budget, and at a high quality standard. Slabs, according to NAHB analysis of Survey of Construction data, account for 63% of new home foundations.