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Mark Peters of modular-built hotel chain Tribe

Tribe Hotel founders secure fu...

$150m secured from global investors for modular built co-living properties.
In September 2017, Mark Peters of modular-built hotel chain, Tribe, presented his vision of the business to the prefabAUS annual conference in Melbourne. He outlined the business case for modular... READ MORE
Madaster database computer image

Madaster: How a database could...

The construction sectors future is bound to the circular economy
According to Thomas Rau, co-founder of Dutch-based Madaster, we live in a time where real innovations take place outside economic sectors and the concept of construction in itself is a... READ MORE
British Offsite offsite manufacturing and construction company head quarters

New UK offsite manufacturer la...

Confidence in running high in the UK housing market, with…
British Offsite, an advanced offsite manufacturing and construction company, has officially launched to the open market in the UK, offering what's claimed to be most technologically advanced light gauge steel... READ MORE
South Australia Footers Structural Timber

Mitre 10 makes move into struc...

SA-based Footers Structural Timber sold to Mitre 10
With the marketing and distribution advantages that national hardware chain Mitre 10 can deliver, the timing of their recent purchase may well indicate an intention to include structural timber solutions... READ MORE
prefabAUS 2021 conference wrap up

prefabAUS 2021 virtual confere...

prefabAUS 2021 virtual conference concludes with research and innovation
Scheduled over four half days within two weeks, the prefabAUS 2021 conference delivered a catalogue of presentations that captured the core message: merging to mainstream. In case you missed our... READ MORE
Darwin Group modular education buildings Passivhaus and Net Zero Carbon

Offsite construction building ...

Offsite construction specialist, Darwin Group, to manufacture net-zero carbon modular…
UK based offsite construction manufacturer, Darwin Group, are due to start work on one of the UK’s first modular education buildings to achieve both Passivhaus and Net-Zero Carbon certification. The... READ MORE
WA modular housing fund

WA government commits funds fo...

2021-22 WA State Budget allocates $80 million for delivery of…
The West Australian government has announced last week it will allocate an extra $875 million towards social housing (WA modular housing), as it prepares to hand down the state budget on Thursday.... READ MORE
Stackhouse reimagining relocatable modular homes building

Modular homes ‘slot’ into ...

US company Stackhouse reimagining relocatable modular homes in buildings.
As the name suggests, Stackhouse, is just literally that. It’s a design for a new type of affordable housing that Dr. Janelle Briggs, co-founder and CEO of Stackhouse, an Arizona... READ MORE
Randek robotics to hold prefabrication equipment

Randek to hold prefabrication ...

Specialist Swedish robotics and advanced prefabrication equipment and automation manufacturer…
From their inception in 1940, Randek have led the conversation in creating innovative automation solutions for prefabricated house manufacturing. Don't miss their prefabrication equipment and automation webinar. Since that time,... READ MORE
Marco Polo 100 Digital Build Challenge

Canada’s first 3D printed ho...

Renewable energy firm, Horizon Legacy Group, publishes plans to build…
It's part of their ‘Marco Polo 100 Digital Build Challenge’, and the company is offering CAD$10 million to fund the R&D to revolutionise construction, build affordable housing for CAD$100/sq ft... READ MORE
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