Modular Manufacturers Look Past Soft 2011 for Growth
Leaders expect builders to seek prefab solutions as framers could be in short supply.
Modular Builder IBS Quickly Manufacturing National Network
The Pennsylvania-based supplier is convinced more stick-built contractors will start leaning toward its products.
Out of the Box
Suppliers lean toward smaller, more efficient house plans.
Investors Step in for Banks to Meet Builders' Financial Needs
Is non-bank financing the “new normal”? More builders rely on private capital to stay alive and grow.
Excel Homes Battles the Elements in "Extreme Makeover's" Biggest Project Yet
Decision to combine modular and stick-built construction had its plusses and minuses.
Private Equity Firm Buys Excel Homes
New owner, H.I.G. Capital, plans aggressive growth for the modular-home manufacturer.