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Builders FirstSource Antes $450M In Paradigm Power Play

Building Tech & Products 06.29.21

Builders FirstSource Antes $450M In Paradigm Power Play

In the LBM giant's technology integration, a transformative alignment capability emerges, with Paradigm solutions powering Builders FirstSource's enormous solutions infrastructure.

Katerra Won't Soon Be Forgotten ... Nexii Will Be Remembered

Building Tech & Products 07.30.21

Katerra Won't Soon Be Forgotten ... Nexii Will Be Remembered

What Coca-Cola did for cane sugar, Nexii plans to do with sand, which makes up 50% of its Nexiite cement-alternative 'secret recipe,' and a network of licensed manufacturing partners.

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.

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.

Fiber-Timber Bamboo Crops Up As A Spruce, Pine, Fir Alternative Of The Future

Building Tech & Products 05.21.21

Fiber-Timber Bamboo Crops Up As A Spruce, Pine, Fir Alternative Of The Future

Bamcore, a Windsor, CA-based fledgling offsite building platform led by former Goldman Sachs executive Hal Hinkle, has a big, bold, scaleable, sustainable, and doable strategic and operational model, whose moment to shine is now.