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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 …

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Why Pre-Fab Construction? An interview with interior designer Stina Funch

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We recently asked interior designer Stina Funch about her experience working with SurePods modular bathrooms. Funch, creative director for Atwater Inc. Studio in Los Angeles, was part of the project team for the new 228-room Nashville Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites now under construction in the city’s downtown. SurePods: As an interior designer, what are the advantages of working with …

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Project Profile – Nashville Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites

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Modular bathrooms help hotel construction proceed at fast tempo in Music City In the super-heated Nashville hospitality market, Pinnacle Hospitality Partners anticipates trimming significant time from the construction schedule for a 14-story, downtown hotel by using pre-fabricated modular bathrooms. Located in Nashville’s booming SoBro area of downtown, a short walk from the Music City Center convention hall and popular attractions, …

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Did you miss SurePods modular bathrooms pod loading event?

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If you weren’t one of the approximately 200 attendees of the SurePods modular bathrooms pod loading event last week at the Residence Inn by Marriott under construction in Fulton, Maryland, here’s what you missed. Developers, contractors and architects involved in hospitality and multi-family projects – along with local high school students – traveled to the suburban Baltimore -Washington, D.C., construction …

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Springtime in Seattle Welcomes New Embassy Suites by Hilton

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As residents and visitors to Seattle know, the arrival of spring is like a re-awakening, as months of gray skies give way to sunny, vibrant days. This year, spring in the Emerald City will be especially bright as the beautiful, new Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle Downtown Pioneer Square opens in late March. Located adjacent to CenturyLink Field and nearby …

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Money Today, Money Tomorrow

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Readers of this blog know we’ve written extensively about the ability of pre-fabricated modular bathrooms to help you complete projects sooner. An earlier building opening, of course, means earlier revenue generation and shorter construction loan periods – putting more money in your pocket today. But something you might not be aware of is, pre-fab also can help you earn more …

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The 2018 Construction Market by the Numbers: 60,000, 28, 9.2

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A month into the new year, the 2018 construction market observers have made their predictions for this year across various verticals. Within those forecasts, three numbers jumped out at us for key modular construction markets: 60,000, 28 and 9.2. National Real Estate Investor predicts U.S. developers will open 60,000 new hotels rooms this year. Tempering that good news somewhat, the …

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Kudos to Marriott on Opening another Modular-built Project: Marriott Residence Inn Long Island East End

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This past spring Marriott International announced its Modular Construction Initiative to use prefabricated bathrooms or guestrooms in 50 hotels in 2017, accounting for more than 10 percent of the company’s “Select Brand” developments in North America for the year. The initiative continues strongly with the recent opening of the Marriott Residence Inn Long Island East End in Riverhead, New York. To ...