Modular builder to construct Olympic village accommodations
Britco Structures has been awarded a contract by the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) to design and build accommodations for the Whistler Athletes' Centre, a significant component of the Whistler Olympic and Paralympic Village and home to athletes competing in events at Whistler Olympic Park, The Whistler Sliding Centre and Whistler Creekside. It will also be a legacy training facility for Canadian athletes long after the 2010 Winter Games.
Modular Prototype: IKEA Meets iPod
Unico Properties LLC, a Seattle-based real estate firm, owns and operates seven million sf of property in the western U.S., mostly office buildings. Three years ago, however, Unico branched out a bit and converted a 1910-vintage office building at Fourth and University in downtown Seattle into 95 apartments. While the going rental rate in downtown was running $2.25-2.40/sf, Unico was able to obtain rentals of up to $3.40/sf.
Modular Building Techniques Establish State-of-the-Art Dialysis Treatment Centers in Record Time. As seen in Renal Business Today
Modular construction is proving to be an outstanding choice for many outpatient medical services. Modular building differs from traditional building methods because specific scopes of work occur simultaneously rather than in sequence, reducing the overall time to completion. Today, many dialysis treatment facility planners are opting to take the accelerated, or concurrent, construction route as it not only yields a faster time to occupancy, but offers significant financial benefits over the life of the building as well as flexibility.
Dispelling the Myths of Modular Construction.
As seen in Buildings Magazine
Commercial modular construction is an accelerated form of construction that provides quality buildings in a reduced timeframe. Most people are familiar with the time advantages of modular construction - buildings can be delivered in as little as half the time of site-built construction - but many myths still persist . . .
Whitley modular builder to grow
Modular building manufacturer Whitley Manufacturing Inc. will expand its South Whitley operations, creating 40 jobs there and another 35 to 50 jobs at its plants in Marysville, Wash., and Rochester.
Commercial Modular Construction Industry Annual Meeting
A business gathering for commercial modular construction providers as well as members of the only international trade association for accelerated construction featuring industry forecast presentations, training, and networking events targeted at key decision makers in the industry.
April 5-8, 2008. Bonita Springs, Florida.
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