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FullStack Modular Hires Industry Leader Robert Friedman as Chief Business Development Officer

November 29, 2022

FullStack Modular Hires Industry Leader Robert Friedman as Chief Business Development Officer FullStack Modular expands its leadership team by hiring Robert Friedman, a commercial real estate veteran who will grow the company’s reach and opportunities domestically and internationally. Friedman was the Co-founder and CEO of TechPrefab, a modular development company.  “Robert’s deep real estate experience…

FullStack Modular Partners with Major Hotel Management and Development Company to Build First U.S. Treehouse Hotel

November 14, 2022

FullStack Modular Partners with Major Hotel Management and Development Company to Build First U.S. Treehouse Hotel Leading modular innovator, FullStack Modular has been tapped by a major hotel management and development company to construct the U.S.’s first Treehouse Hotel in Sunnyvale, CA, in the heart of the high-tech Silicon Valley. “We’re excited to collaborate with…

RAD Technology Medical Systems Partners with Antelope Valley Medical Center on Emergency Department Addition

November 4, 2022

RAD Technology Medical Systems Partners with Antelope Valley Medical Center on Emergency Department Addition RAD Technology Medical Systems (RAD), a provider of custom, modular healthcare facilities, has partnered with Antelope Valley Medical Center (AVMC), a facility of the Antelope Valley Healthcare District located in Lancaster, California, to provide them with a modular Emergency Department addition. The…

Venture-Backed Housing Development Company, Cloud Apartments, Unveils First of It’s Kind Prototype for Next-Generation Apartments

October 25, 2022

Venture-Backed Housing Development Company, Cloud Apartments, Unveils First of It’s Kind Prototype for Next-Generation Apartments Cloud Apartments’ ‘Cloud S’ Prototype will forever change the modular construction and affordable housing industry – reducing the cost to build housing by 30% On October 13th, Cloud Apartments held an intimate gathering to unveil the ‘Cloud S’ prototype, the…

RISE Modular Continues its Upward Trajectory by Welcoming 20-Year Modular Veteran Troy Tiddens to Lead its Design and Modular Project Management Team 

October 12, 2022

RISE Modular Continues its Upward Trajectory by Welcoming 20-Year Modular Veteran Troy Tiddens to Lead its Design and Modular Project Management Team Tiddens and his team of specialists bring next-level modular design expertise to RISE’s manufacturing process    RISE Modular announced that modular industry veteran and design professional Troy Tiddens has joined the company’s leadership team…

The Modular Building Institute Announces 2022 MBI US & Canadian Foundation Scholarship Winners

October 11, 2022

The Modular Building Institute Announces 2022 MBI US & Canadian Foundation Scholarship Winners The MBI US and Canadian Foundations had two recipients of educational scholarships in 2022. Annually, the foundations provide $5000 in scholarships to employees of MBI member companies or employee spouses, children, or grandchildren. The US foundation provides one $2500 scholarship and the…

BMarko Structures Launches Vertically Integrated Apartment Development Division, Villavo, to Attack US Housing Crisis

September 25, 2022

BMarko Structures Launches Vertically Integrated Apartment Development Division, Villavo, to Attack US Housing Crisis Today, BMarko Structures announced Villavo, a brand-new division bringing large-scale manufacturing, design, construction, and development under the same umbrella to deliver high-quality apartments at massively quicker timeframes all over the US. Manufacturing will be delivered through volumetric construction, which allows for…

RISE Modular and Enterprise Community Partners break ground on mixed-use, Opportunity Zone development in North Minneapolis

August 29, 2022

RISE Modular and Enterprise Community Partners Break Ground on Mixed-Use, Opportunity Zone Development in North Minneapolis RISE Modular and Enterprise Community Partners celebrated the groundbreaking of Glenwood Apartments, a mixed-use, Opportunity Zone redevelopment featuring 127 apartments, commercial space and community retail. Located in the heart of Minneapolis’ Harrison neighborhood, Glenwood Apartments will offer both market-rate…

DIRTT Welcomes Brad Little as Chief Financial Officer

August 22, 2022

DIRTT Welcomes Brad Little as Chief Financial Officer DIRTT a global leader in industrialized construction, is pleased to welcome Brad Little as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective August 23, 2022. Working out of DIRTT’s headquarters in Calgary, Alberta, Brad will lead the finance team as DIRTT continues to realign the organization and actively reinvest…