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Seven Years Later, SurePods Still Wow

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Prefabricated bathrooms save time and money in commercial builds, but how well do they hold up in a real-world setting? We caught up with Gary Fennell, Director of Facilities & Construction for Plamondon Hospitality Partners, to see how SurePods bathroom pods have withstood the wear and tear of seven years and 2,000 guests at The Courtyard by Marriott in Hagerstown, ...
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Hotel Business Article – How Prefab Bathrooms Can Save Time and Money

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Hotel Business magazine recently published an article that takes an in-depth look at why more hoteliers are turning to prefab bathrooms as the skilled labor gap widens. Awareness is the first step in education, so let’s get started! As the article states: A growing number of hotels are using prefabricated bathrooms to speed up construction and offset a skilled labor …

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SurePods Prefabricated Bathrooms Help Speed California Hotel Construction

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Anaheim’s new Cambria Hotel & Suites among a growing list of California hotels to use prefabricated bathroom pods to deliver better quality, faster construction while simplifying jobsite work. Anaheim, CA. – November 28, 2018 – To help offset skilled labor woes in today’s red-hot construction market and put heads in bed earlier, Anaheim’s new, 345-room Cambria Hotel & Suites is …

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SurePods Delivers Pods for Residence Inn and Full-service Marriott Hotel

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Out Of The Gate: SurePods Delivers Pods For Lexington, Kentucky, Dual Branded Full-Service and Residence Inn Marriott Hotel In the green, rolling farmlands of northern Kentucky’s Bluegrass Region, trainers prepare their thoroughbred horses for races near and far. At the sound of the starting gun, those horses will thunder down the track toward the finish line. In the heart of …

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What Do Well-Designed Computer Systems And Modular Bathrooms Have In Common?

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Most printers and other accessories for home computers today are called “plug and play.” As PCGuide.com describes it, “the goal is to be able to just plug in a new device and immediately be able to use it, without complicated setup maneuvers.” When plug and play works as intended, it’s truly a boon to computer users, especially those who don’t …

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Construction Product Pre-Approvals Streamline Development For Hotel Operators And Developers

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Have you ever stood in the security checkpoint line at the airport and seen someone with a TSA pre-check approval bypass the line and quickly get through security? Perhaps, you, yourself, are one of those fortunate pre-check travelers not stuck wasting time in line. Sure, you eventually make it to your plane even without pre-check, but think of what you …

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Many More Beds for Heads – Hotel Construction Growth to Continue Strong into 2019

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For those of us working in the AEC industry – including supplying materials for it – the hospitality sector continues to drive strong business. The rest of 2018 and well into 2019 are looking good for hotel construction, especially with the introduction of hotel software, that will make it a lot easier for staff to manage their hotels and give …

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Two Marriott Hotels Race toward the Finish Line in the Hearty of Kentucky Horse Country

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In the self-proclaimed “Horse Capital of the World,” Marriott International will open dual-branded properties in 2019. This summer, construction is progressing rapidly as two Marriott hotels in the City Center project in downtown Lexington, Kentucky, take delivery of SurePods pre-fabricated bathroom pods. The Marriott-flagged “Lexington Marriott City Center” and “Residence Inn Lexington City Center” will add much-needed hotel capacity to …

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Hotel Management Article – When hotels should consider modular bathrooms

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Hotel Management magazine recently published an article to help guide hotel developers who may not be familiar with the applicability and benefits of incorporating modular bathrooms in their new construction hotel projects. Awareness is the first step in education so let’s get started! As the cliché goes, “time is money.” Hotel developers know this well, especially when construction delays cause …

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EEEEEK! Horror stories of rework needed during on-site bathroom construction

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About 60% of the punch-list in hospitality and multi-housing projects results from damage to the bathrooms throughout the on-site bathroom construction process. Picture dozens of subs coming and going in a space that’s typically no larger than 50 to 100 square feet – everyone from electricians to plumbers, drywall installers, painters, even the mirror hanger. It’s no wonder damage is …