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In each bi-monthly issue, Modular Advantage Magazine focuses on a specific modular construction topic, along with industry news, MBI and company updates, member case studies, and upcoming industry events.

While printed copies are mailed free to MBI members, we have partnered with PBC Today and BD+C magazines to send free electronic copies to 250,000+ readers around the world, including architects, engineers, developers, and general contractors in the United States, United Kingdom, and Europe.


2020 Modular Construction Industry Reports from the Modular Building Institute









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Note: News from MBI members is in bold.

Triumph Modular: Triumph Modular, Winslow Architects, Greenstaxx Modular Unite For Modular Housing


Ramtech Building Systems: Ramtech Building Systems Nearing Completion of Permanent Modular Office Building for Los Alamos National Laboratory


Engineering News Record: CitizenM is ENR California & Northwest's Owner of the Year


Crate Modular: Crate Modular Names Rich Rozycki as CEO


International Code Council: Salt Lake City Council votes to become the first jurisdiction to adopt new off-site construction standards


Real Estate Toronto: Toronto's next modular housing locations have been revealed


VESTA Modular: VESTA Modular announces Acquisition of Innovative Modular Solutions – Opens New Branch Location in Indiana


LA Times: Councilman Kevin de León wants 25,000 [modular] housing units for homeless by 2025


PBC Today: Brick by brick: The role of modular in meeting the housing crisis


Black Diamond Group: Two MBI Members Join Forces as Black Diamond Group Acquires Vanguard


Charlotte Business Journal: How affordable-housing landscape is changing with Covid-19, potentially under Biden presidency


KPIX CBS SF Bay Area: Fast-Rising El Cerrito Housing Hub a Model of Bay Area Modular Construction, Manufacturing Prowess


The Mercury News: Downtown San Jose affordable homes complex gets Google financing


MortgageBrokerNews.ca: What are the emerging trends for Canadian real estate in 2021?


ArchDaily.com: Why Choose Modular Construction?


Minneapolis Star Tribune: Rise Modular CEO aims to 'industrialize construction' with factory-built modular apartments


BisNow: Modular Healthcare Construction Picking Up As On-Site Labor Gets More Challenging


Multi-Family News: Consider Modular for Speed, Cost Savings


Construction Dive: Modular Monitor: How codes help or hinder offsite building


GlobeSt.com: Washington DC’s First Modular Multifamily Breaks Ground


Journal Of Commerce by ConstructConnect: Stacking steel modular to new heights


Toronto Storeys: Trudeau Government Commits $1 Billion to Modular Housing Across the Country


Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation: Canada to Rapidly Create Affordable Housing and Support the Homeless


Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: New Minneapolis modular construction company is out to prove its value to the market


National Post: Manitoba turns shipping containers into nursing home visitation rooms


DurhamRadioNews.com: Modular housing in Beaverton will support unsheltered people, says region


urbanyvr.com: Future Hawks Ave. (Vancouver) social housing to utilize modular construction


Ramtech Building Systems: Ramtech Begins Installation of Permanent Modular Office Building for Los Alamos National Laboratory


PBC Today: Modular construction: The answer to homelessness and the downturn


Daily Journal of Commerce: Modular classrooms are a quick study in filling vital needs


Lesprom.com: California Building Standards Commission passes tall wood code change proposals


School Construction News: Modular Design Helps Education Sector Respond to COVID-19


Toronto Life: The post-pandemic future: Modular housing can end homelessness


Construction Dive: Modular Monitor: Beyond emergency medical projects, demand takes a hit


Market Scale: How Temporary Modular Classrooms Help Schools


Hotel Business: For Forward-Thinking Hoteliers, Modular Construction Offers Diverse Benefits


Construction Dive: Modular Monitor: The benefits of value engineering


San Francisco Chronicle: Faster, cheaper: SF saves by building housing for homeless with modular construction


CertainTEED: COVID-19 Heroes - How BMarko™ Structures Turned 48 Shipping Containers into ICU Rooms in 2.8 Weeks



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