Modular building concepts—also known as off-site construction—have been utilized for decades. However, the use of pre-fabrication and modular building techniques is increasingly common now. According to a 2020 Dodge Data Analytics SmartMarket Report, modular building is growing fastest in the healthcare, hospitality, multi-family and higher education sectors. The Modular Building Institute reports that the market share of pre-fab and off-site construction has doubled in recent years and they predict it will double again over the next five years.
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