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Modular Building Institute Releases 2021 Modular Construction Industry Reports

These reports contain a compete overview of the commercial modular construction industry—both permanent and relocatable—and includes exclusive data from member companies around the world.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, USA – The Modular Building Institute (MBI)—the world’s largest trade association for the commercial modular construction industry—is excited to announce the release of its 2021 annual industry reports. These reports cover Permanent Modular Construction, Relocatable Buildings, and a complete overview of the Canadian modular construction industry.

For these reports, MBI gathered statistical information about the size and growth of the commercial modular construction industry. These reports have become the leading source of information on the industry and are used worldwide by investment firms, banks, the media, researchers, consultants, and students. Contents include General Industry Descriptions, Floors Shipped, Gross Sales, Sales by Market Segment, Dealer Gross Revenue, Lease Fleet Composition, Sale of Used Units, Industry Manufacturing Data, Industry Estimates, and Visuals of Contemporary Modular Buildings.

These newly-released reports include detailing findings and analysis, including:

  • Key North American Markets, featuring detailed regional breakdowns of the United States and Canada;
  • Revenue & Market Share;
  • Overviews of the international modular construction market; and
  • Case studies from award-winning modular projects around the world.

“These annual reports have long been one of MBI’s most valuable member benefits,” said Tom Hardiman, Executive Director of the Modular Building Institute. “Considering the challenges—and successes—of the industry during the last year, it’s exciting to release these reports and help the industry further leverage all the great data and experience we’ve accumulated.”

In addition to the release of the 2021 reports, MBI has also just made available—free of charge—all three annual reports from 2020. MBI’s annual reports from 2019 are also available, providing a detailed three-year overview of the entire construction industry using data that isn’t available anywhere else.

About MBI

Founded in 1983, the Modular Building Institute (MBI) is the international non-profit trade association serving modular construction. MBI strives to keep up with the latest trends of the modular/offsite construction industry and has expanded its membership over the years to include architects, owner/developers, and general contractors. As the Voice of Commercial Modular Construction (TM), it is MBI's mission to expand the use of offsite construction through innovative construction practices, outreach and education to the construction community and customers, and recognition of high-quality modular designs and facilities. To learn more, visit

Media Contacts: John McMullen | Marketing Director, Modular Building Institute | +1-434-296-3288,