This 1-minute video shows how simultaneous in-factory fabrication and site preparation allow modular construction to cut build times by up to 50%. Under the direction of the ModSpace Franchise and Retail Team, this project not only had an accelerated path to occupancy, but reduced material waste and comparatively less site disruption.
The New Year is fast approaching and economists and construction firms alike are looking forward to see what kind of opportunities 2018 will hold. The 2018 Construction Industry Outlook by Dodge Data and Analytics released this morning predicts builders will see moderate growth at just 3 percent over the previous year for a total of $765 billion.
The AIA agrees. Data crunchers at the American Institute of Architects compiled 2018 forecasts from Dodge, IHS, Moody’s and ConstructConnect, to name a few. Together, the industry experts are in consensus that non-residential construction will expand between 3.5 and 4.8 percent, depending on the specific construction segment, in the next year.
While conservative, the promise of another year of growth is still a welcomed change versus the massive decline and resulting recessing a decade ago. The complete report from Dodge can be found here.
Before you start planning your next construction project, here’s an infographic about the benefits of modular versus traditional construction that may help you determine which building method is right for you.
Modular vs. Traditional Construction – An infographic by the team at ModSpace
Healthcare administrators are constantly searching for new space solutions to improve patient care and profitability. As many look to add new satellite facilities or expand existing ones, modular construction is becoming increasingly popular. By building modules off site, hospitals and emergency clinics can reduce patient disruption and cut the time to completion by as much as half. That’s not a bad recipe since getting operational sooner means starting a new revenue stream sooner too.
As you weigh the benefits of modular construction for healthcare, here are some facilities that have already made the move to see more patients sooner.
Memorial Hospital of Jacksonville wanted to bring state-of-the-art emergency services to a rapidly growing community ahead of the competition. They knew that using traditional construction would take 11 months or longer for a comparable facility. The health care network needed to accelerate their building time and minimize disruption to [Read more…] about Healthcare Looks to Modular Construction for Faster, Specialized Building