The Modular Building Institute’s Annual Modular Construction Reports Are Now Available

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The 2018 Permanent Modular Construction and Relocatable Building Reports are the most thorough reports available.

With data obtained directly from modular building manufacturers, these reports include the most comprehensive data and analysis available about the North American commercial modular construction industry.

The Modular Building Institute, the trusted source of information and voice of the commercial modular construction industry, released its Permanent Modular Construction and the Relocatable Building Reports. Driven largely by a lack of skilled labor and high housing costs, interests in modular construction has reached an all-time high among developers, architects, and contractors. With data obtained directly from modular building manufacturers, these reports include the most comprehensive data and analysis available about the North American commercial modular construction industry.

Permanent Modular Construction (PMC) is an innovative, sustainable construction delivery method utilizing offsite, lean manufacturing techniques to prefabricate single or multi-story whole building solutions in deliverable module sections. Overall market share for commercial modular construction increased slightly from 3.18% for 2016 to 3.27% of all new construction starts in 2017. The Permanent Modular Construction Report includes:

  • Regional production
  • Key markets and market share
  • Design considerations
  • Market drivers
  • Approval process
  • FAQs and definitions

A Relocatable Building (RB) is a partially or completely assembled building that complies with applicable codes or state regulations and is constructed in a building manufacturing facility using a modular construction process. Relocatable buildings are designed to be reused or repurposed multiple times and transported to different building sites. Demand for relocatable buildings increased in 2017, as demonstrated by the 77.3% overall utilization rate, up from 70% in 2016. The Relocatable Building Report includes:

  • Key markets served
  • Total number of industry owned buildings and utilization rate.
  • Compliance guide for relocatable buildings

Both reports can be purchased for $500 at http://www.modular.org

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