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AEC industry triples project work

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Between 2010 and 2016, U.S. contractors tripled their amount of project work using prefabrication, reports Bloomberg BNA. Additionally, “during that period, contractors have gone from investing about 12 percent to 20 percent of their labor hours in prefabrication,” according to the news outlet. The country’s incredibly shrinking pool of skilled construction labor across every trade plays a big role in ...
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Hospitality industry poised to remain at peak through 2017

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Market Update Hospitality industry poised to remain at a “peak” through 2017 As one of the prime markets for our modular bathrooms, SurePods keeps a close eye on the hospitality construction industry. Looking at what a number of experts say leads to a cautiously optimistic conclusion: 2017 will be a strong year in hospitality, albeit with somewhat flat growth over ...
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Speed, Simplicity, Safety and Superior Quality in NYC

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New York City presents one of the most demanding construction environments to be found anywhere. From a high-cost labor market to limited space for staging, the city’s developers of multi-family housing and hotel projects are challenged to keep their projects on time and on budget, especially when it comes to apartments for rent as you want your landlord to try ...
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Modular Bathrooms Help Construction Stay on Schedule

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Despite the weather, modular bathrooms help stay on schedule  Mark Twain once quipped, “If you don’t like the weather in New England, just wait a few minutes.” The trouble is, if you’re a developer or contractor in the Northeast region, or any place with challenging weather conditions, you can’t afford delays when you’re trying to finish a building on time ...
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Productivity in Construction – A Frank Discussion

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What is productivity? Oxford Dictionary defines productivity as "The effectiveness of productive effort, especially in industry, as measured in terms of the rate of output per unit of input".Oxford DictionaryLet's talk about productivity in the construction industry—or, rather, lack of it. Labor productivity is a measure of economic performance that compares the amount of goods and services produced (output) with ...
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Modular Bathrooms Clean Up Construction Hassles by Commercial Architecture

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The following article was originally published by Commercial Architecture Seattle luxury hotel and NYC public-housing projects use pre-fab bathroom pods. In most hospitality and multi-unit residential projects, the bathrooms are a key schedule driver. “The bathroom is the most complex part of a hotel room,” said Seattle-based developer, Greg Steinhaeur, president of American Life. “You have many different trade professionals working ...
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Is Finding Construction Site Labor a Problem?

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Are you like the other 80% of all construction businesses in the Associated General Contractors of America 2015 study that reports having a hard time finding qualified skilled labor? A lot of contractors are having to fill positions with foreign labor who are coming over with h1-b visas to help the struggling companies. Finding construction site labor is a problem ...
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SurePods™ Reaches Monumental Milestone

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SurePods™ has reached a huge milestone! They now have 20,000 bathroom pods installed throughout North America. What does 20,000 bathroom pods mean? It means the technology has proven out. It means SurePods™ have been used in all construction types, in diverse locations and countless installation scenarios. It also means SurePods™ has garnered more experience than all our competitors combined. We ...
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SurePods Sponsors Marriott CONNECT Conference 2015 with Success

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SurePods was a proud Platinum Sponsor of CONNECT 2015. Marriott CONNECT Conference 2015 was Marriott's innovative approach to bringing together all the key players in constructing, renovating, operating, designing and supporting the legendary Marriott family of brands. CONNECT 2015 was held December 9th through 11th at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida. OLDCASTLE SUREPODS HOLDS PLANT ...
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CTV News Gets Sneak Peak at Calgary Hilton Hotel Project

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CTV News gets a sneak peak at the Hilton Hotel construction project in Calgary's East Village.  Construction is well underway on U.S.-based Widewaters Group's $75-million Hilton complex at Fourth Street and Seventh Avenue S.E. The 230,000 square foot, 14-story project will be dual-branded as a Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Inn and Suites. The Calgary Hilton Hotel project team has chosen ...