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De-Risking Part 2: How SurePods result in less risk-management, with greater potential for insurance-savings

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Picking up where we left off last week, prefabrication also mitigates risks when it comes to workers’ safety on the jobsite. Not only do factory-based modular methods stand to protect employees from substantial injuries and loss of life when compared with run-of-the-mill construction sites, but the de-risked option can also lessen insurance costs for general contracting firms. Ensuring safer working …

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De-Risking Part 1: How SurePods combats labor issues in times of crisis

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Acts of God — diseases, floods or other natural emergencies — happen. More often than not, they can have a widespread impact across multiple communities, with the potential to bring a halt to everyday life. For example, we currently have an ongoing project in the Boston market, and the city of Boston just decreed to shut down all construction jobsites …

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The Proof is in the Numbers: SurePods equals speed, simplification, superior quality

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Since 2005, SurePods has been leading the way in prefabricated bathroom pod manufacturing. With pods installed across North America, we have customer after customer testifying to the speed, simplification and superior quality our modular units afford. For the data-minded folks out there, we’ve crunched the numbers to show these three benefits in a quantifiable way. Take a look at the …

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SurePods Celebrates Women in Construction Week

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During the first week of March, The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is celebrating Women in Construction Week “to raise awareness of the opportunities available for women in the construction industry and to emphasize the growing role of women in the industry.” We at SurePods would also like to recognize the many women in our own workforce and …

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Modular Market Update: Hospitality

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As the modular market continues to ramp up, we’ll be featuring monthly segments containing prefabricated construction’s latest stats and trends. Come along as we share pertinent research and studies broken out by industry, and see how SurePods, along with other modular manufacturers, sidestep common construction challenges. In our first installment, we’ll take a look at pre-fab’s potential in hotel/motel applications: …

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Projects in the Works – Multi-family apartment unit rises up in Cambridge, utilizes SurePods

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, is famously home to Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). MIT’s website describes the cost of living in the Cambridge/Boston area as “among the highest in the United States,” with limited new inventory of apartments coming on line. Add this to the fact that trade labor is hard to come by in the Boston market – …

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Why Pre-Fab Construction? An interview with Chris Shinkle, Vice President – Development & Construction

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We caught up with Chris Shinkle, Vice President – Development & Construction for Midas Hospitality during SurePods’ first installation in the St. Louis market. While the new Element by Westin is set to open Q3 2020, Shinkle is already a proponent of prefabrication, noting its ability to speed up timelines, while delivering high-end aesthetics. SurePods: What made Midas Hospitality decide …

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Technical Spotlight Guide

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Our seven Technical Spotlights address critical questions related to SurePods modular bathroom units, from how to design for the prefabricated pods to the details of the installation process. Rather than having to sift through a sea of past blog posts, here’s a complete compilation of our series to date. Happy planning! Technical Spotlight: #1 Prefab Bathrooms and Building Heights The …

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Technical Spotlight #7 Prefab Bathroom Pods: Slab Depression Not Required

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Many misconceptions prevent building professionals from making the leap to time- and labor-saving modular construction methods. For example, some developers believe that prefabricated bathrooms come with thick floor assemblies. They fear this would require additional work to depress the concrete slab in order to accommodate the height of the modular units’ bulky floors.  In our seventh “Technical Spotlight,” we’ll address …

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Reflections of Gratitude for our SurePods Family

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On Tuesday, friends and family come together from all over the world, ringing in 2020 and remembering the blessings of 2019. In the spirit of celebration and thankfulness, we at SurePods want to take a moment and say thank you to our incredible team. Contrary to what many may think when they hear “pre-fab manufacturing,” our Orlando-based factory is not …