John Donne said, “No man is an island.” The same can be said for construction firms. Today’s general contractor requires a vast network of subcontractors and suppliers to deliver projects on time and within budget. But contracting with these vendors brings additional risk as GCs are ultimately accountable for all project operations, whether they’re performed by their own employees or vendors. This risk includes supply chain interruptions, safety violations, quality of work, project delays and licensing issues, just to name a few. Meanwhile, choosing the right vendor can ease some of the heavy lifting and accelerate projects at the same time. To help you in your search, here are [Read more…] about Tips for Choosing Construction Suppliers and Subcontractors You Can Trust
The city of San Antonio, TX chose ModSpace to provide swing space while its historic City Hall is undergoing renovations. San Antonio’s mayor, city manager, city attorneys and staff will be working out of these modular buildings for the next 28 months. With only a 6 week turnaround, ModSpace assembled the three buildings from its existing inventory. The finished 14,640 sq. ft. facility features private offices, work stations, conference rooms, kitchenettes, restrooms and a spacious outside deck connecting the buildings.
A Colorado family dreamed of operating their own wakeboarding business. They needed an office and retail shop at their lakefront site in Grand Junction. They chose a used 24’ x 44’ modular building from the ModSpace branch in Denver. With a few of their own renovations, they were able to open their doors in just a few weeks. This now thriving business uses a cabling system to pull wakeboarders over obstacles in the lake where they can do jumps and tricks.
Getting power to a jobsite can be a hassle, whether your project is in a remote location or a power source is not easily accessible. ModSpace has teamed up with Sunbelt Rentals to offer commercial-grade generators with mobile office trailer rentals. Like furniture, portable sanitation, steps and ramps, generators are available for rent with a one call to one provider, ModSpace, and everything comes under one bill. That saves you time and energy versus managing multiple providers and the added paperwork that comes along with it. Watch this short video to learn more about generators for rent from ModSpace.
Now, more than ever before, the construction industry is greatly benefiting from the technological advancements year over year. Now that we’re halfway through 2018, let’s review some of the top construction industry trends thus far.
It seems that drone usage has only just begun for the construction industry. A Verizon company that creates drone operation management software, Skyward, teamed with Blue Research to conduct a survey on the usage of drones. Their data showed that “drone adoption is the highest in the construction and engineering industry”. The next highest industry for drone usage is the government. [Read more…] about Top Tech Trends in Construction in 2018
When home builders break ground on a new development, they want to quickly establish an onsite sales office to showcase their new homes and get buyers in the door even before the development is completed. Many choose modular sales centers for a variety of reasons.
Modular sales offices can be installed within days and customized to match the look and feel of the new development.
Modular buildings also provide builders with more flexibility, as they can be relocated and reused at other properties, making them the more cost effective and sustainable building option. Modular gives home builders both the style and speed they need to get ahead in a competitive market.
Below are examples of ModSpace modular sales offices across the U.S. and Canada.