District breaks ground on new HomeLink facility: The Richland School District broke ground this morning on the new Three Rivers HomeLink... "This is an exciting day for all of you as HomeLink will now have a permanent home," stated Phyllis Strickler, President of the Richland School Board. Pacific Mobile Structures is constructing the modular campus at a cost of $4.38 million. The 17,000 sq ft modular campus will open in August 2015 on the south end of the Jason Lee Elementary School…
MBI member Hayes Modular Group's Downtown Waco student loft project will mix new, historic architecture: "The rectangular modular units, complete with interior drywall, flooring, sinks and granite countertops, are built in a factory then assembled onsite. Once complete, the building should look like conventional onsite construction, Hayes said."
Honolulu awards $523K contract for container housing -"The city has awarded a $523,517 contract to Container Storage of Hawaii, Ltd. to construct the container living units at Hale Mauliola transitional housing and services center at Sand Island with the first units to be available in October. The $523,517 contract will be implemented in three phases and serve as transitional housing for up to 83 persons in 25 containers by the end of the year."
Upper Township student helps make a difference in Haiti, and in school: The team built a small modular home for a family outside of the village, Holmes said. Construction involved screwing together prefabricated walls, a roof and porch, and took around four hours, he said. “It was like a large Lego set,” Holmes said.