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Modern Modular Part 3: Office Buildings

December 12, 2019
As demand for office space grows, developers look to modularization to expedite construction timelines and reduce utility expenses.

What Are the Components of a Modular Building?

November 22, 2019
Modular buildings consist of on-site foundations, structural frames, finishes, utilities, and marriage joints.

What Is the Useful Life of a Modular Building?

November 08, 2019
A modular building's lifespan varies, with some lasting as few as 20 years and others indefinitely—largely dependent on permanence and structural material.

Modern Modular Part 2: The Hotels of Tomorrow

October 25, 2019
Modular construction is being leveraged by a growing number of major hotel brands to increase efficiency and improve sustainability.

How Are Modular Buildings Delivered?

October 09, 2019
Modular building units are wrapped in protective covering, transported from a factory by land or sea, and permanently installed at their ultimate destinations.

Modern Modular Part 1:  Modular Dormitories on the Rise

September 18, 2019
Modular dormitories are growing in popularity among colleges and universities seeking to keep up with growing demand for on-campus housing while eliminating the delays associated with traditional construction.

What Is Volumetric Modular Construction?

September 04, 2019
Volumetric modular construction is a branch of off-site construction in which six-sided modular units, as opposed to two-dimensional components, are assembled in a factory and installed on-site.

How Deluxe Modular Brings Transparency to Construction

August 12, 2019
Deluxe Modular demystifies construction by clarifying roles and responsibilities, and increasing transparency about costs, scope of work and timelines.

10 Takeaways From McKinsey's Modular Construction Report

July 24, 2019
McKinsey's report outlines several key benefits of modular construction, including significant cost and time savings, growth opportunities, and more.

7 Major Causes of Construction Delays in Onsite Construction

July 15, 2019
Traditional onsite construction is susceptible to delays and overages. Here are some major causes of construction delays in tradition construction.

Top 4 Modular Construction Considerations

July 01, 2019
Committing to modular construction from the outset and selecting the best material, manufacturer and contract option are the method's top considerations.

A Brief History of Modular Construction

June 17, 2019
Curious about modular building methods? Here's a brief history of modular construction to help you better understand its current rise in popularity. Learn more.

How Many Contractors Do I Need for Modular Construction?

June 03, 2019
Innovative modular construction firms can serve as the sole contractor required to complete a project, but may also allow for additional parties, if preferred.

Manufactured Buildings vs. Modular Buildings

May 22, 2019
Modular buildings feature steel frames and are highly customizable, while those manufactured are smaller and portable, with limited use.

Off-Site Construction Benefits: Greater Efficiencies, Less Time & Money

April 24, 2019
Modular off-site construction maximizes efficiencies, saving time and money, since key building components are created simultaneously to those on-site, with less waste and cheaper labor via a factory assembly line.

Stages of the Modular Construction Process

April 15, 2019
The modular construction process and stages differ significantly from traditional methods and include pre-construction, on-site and off-site construction.

What Are Modular Buildings Made Of?

March 15, 2019
The two primary modular building materials utilized in the structural frames of most units are wood and steel, the latter possessing the advantages of superior strength, safety, durability and sustainability.

The Differences Between Prefab and Modular Construction

February 21, 2019
Modular vs. prefab? What's the difference? Prefabrication is a broad category, which seeks to maximize efficiencies. Learn more about the distinctions.

How Modular Building Can Ease the U.S. Construction Crisis

February 15, 2019
While productivity has been on the rise in virtually all industries, it continues to fall in construction. This loss of productivity is due largely to a shrinking workforce and an acceptance of waste – two issues mitigated by the Deluxe modular process.

Building the Future by Looking to the Masters of the Past

February 02, 2019
Master Builders of the past managed every step of the pre-construction and construction processes to create beautiful and lasting building projects. Deluxe Modular has taken inspiration from this forgotten tradition to create our streamlined, modular process.