Modular and PreFab Housing Industry

Factory-Builders, Retailers, Developers – Is This Your Future Competition Beyond Berkshire Brands in MHVille? Understanding Jeff Bezos’ Amazon

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There are several operations that believe they are positioning themselves for the future of manufactured housing. Some are not only aware; they are arguably counting on the Berkshire Hathaway owned Clayton Homes and their “strategic Moat.”  A number of those firms are Manufactured Housing Institute members, but others are not. …

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President Donald Trump Talks About Factory Built Housing Legend to Scouts

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There are several kinds of people when it comes to President Donald J. Trump, or any other human being for that matter. Some will only look at the name, and what they think is bad about the man, for whatever reasons. Yet anyone who looks into a mirror closely enough …

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Modular Company Sued For Alleged Breach on Four Homes

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“Craig Borges filed a complaint on Jan. 30 in the 24th Judicial District Court against New Orleans Modular Homes LLC and John Albert Rodriguez,” said the Louisiana Record. Borges claims he has not been repaid for a loan made to the company. “The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, …

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State of the Industry 2019 – Reality vs. Potential for Manufactured, Modular, and PreFab Homes? New Infographic

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  When the Daily Business News on MHProNews produced the earlier abbreviated version of the infographic further below, the final new home production data were only an estimate. Now those totals for 2018 are in. So, now based upon the adjusted ‘final’ 2018 information – for accuracy’s sake – we’ve …

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Meet the Revolutionaries in PreFab Housing Designs – Project Updates

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MHLivingNews and MHProNews have tracked several prefabricated, 3D Printing, and other housing innovations over the years. Unicorn Revolution Precrafted Properties are among them. Industry professionals, informed public officials, advocates, and investors know that factory-home-building makes good sense on numerous levels.  But tracking and reporting on the results of some of …

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New 2019 U.S. Housing Infographic with Manufactured Home Data Points

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This Saturday morning’s data points will be simple, yet profound.  The Daily Business News on MHProNews begins with the current estimated totals for all U.S. Housing sales for 2018. The total dollar volumes for the chart below uses data collected on 1.31.2019, from the sources as noted.   Regular MHProNews …

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Chinese PreFab Housing In U.S., Reasons George Soros’ Davos Remarks on China’s Threat Important to MHVille

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  For years, the Daily Business News (DBN) on MHProNews has been a lone voice in the factory-built housing trade media alerting domestic firms about the looming – and now actual – challenges from imported industrialized building.   The industry’s so-called leaders in Arlington purportedly have an often documented inability …

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White Paper on Digital Media, Details, Trends, Marketing Insights for Manufactured Housing

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Let’s being with the top lines of this new research from Polar. “Executive Summary Digital advertising is growing 15% Year-Over-Year (YoY), from $266b in 2018 to $465b by 2022 . Digital will be 50% of all ad spend by 2022.” So stated Polar in their new White Paper on Digital …

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Person of the Year for Mountaineers? It’s a Modular Housing Professional

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  The Mountaineer is a newspaper based in Waynesville, North Carolina, and is owned by The Mountaineer Publishing Company, with Vicki Hyatt as the editor, says Wikipedia. They just named their person of the year as Jim Blyth, who is a real estate and modular housing professional. “Blyth is a native …

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Food, Folks, Fantasy, Fun, and Flubs – Disney’s “Trailer” Slur Update

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Disney’s theme parks in the U.S are globally recognized attractions known for fun, fantasy, food, shopping and more.  They are also known for being family friendly, ‘inclusive’ places.    But is Disney showing the tens of millions of residents who call a mobile, manufactured, or modular home dwelling respect and …

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Turn the Page, Manufactured Housing Making History

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There are words, and then there are deeds. There’s smoke and mirrors, or the clarity born of facts, evidence, and sound reason. It’s about time to turn the page. 2018 is about to come to a close. It will be several weeks before the industry at large knows the final …

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Going PreFab, Habitat for Humanity Announces Plan for Factory Home Building in 2019

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  Habitat for Humanity has long had ties with former President Jimmy Carter. The former president and peanut farmer’s brother Billy Carter had significant positions in manufactured home operations, as has been previously reported on MHLivingNews and MHProNews. Those facts were not mentioned by the Sonoma County Habitat for Humanity …

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Introducing Hyundai Engineering Projects, Donates Disaster-Resistant Modular Homes

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In the United States, Hyundai is best known for their cars and other vehicles.  That’s still a big part of the South Korean firm’s business, but they have a diversified presence in several industries, with “engineering” and industrialization in construction as common elements.   Hyundai Engineering said Wednesday that they’ve …

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Disney Utilizes Inaccurate, Prejudicial Terminology “Trailer” Offensive to Factory-Builders, Homeowners

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Disney Springs in Orlando, FL has been discovered openly using offensive, inaccurate terminology deemed prejudicial towards factory-builders and the over 22 million Americans in the U.S. – plus others in Canada – who live in pre-HUD Code mobile homes, modular housing, and HUD Code manufactured homes. Near the Disney Springs …

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Best Prefab, Modular Homes 2018, Videos

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  On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and December 26, talk radio shows often use “’best of’ repeats. At this time of year, the mainstream media traditionally includes ‘year in review’ news stories.   Here on the Daily Business News on MHProNews we’re doing something similar to the later, because we want fresh content daily …

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Escaping the Grave? Affordable, Manufactured Housing News

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  A rut has been defined as an open-ended grave. Habits can be useful, and good habits are necessary in one’s personal and professional life. But problematic habits are a rut.  They may be comfortable, at least until the walls of the rut finally weaken and collapse. If a collapsed …

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Clayton’s Miss, Kevin and Tim’s Manufactured Housing Kill Shot, More

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  Before we get into the purported Clayton/21st/MHI “kill shots” in our headline and feature image, a few words – a preface – are in order.   Preface: We consider ourselves to be among those independent industry professionals who are positive-goals and solution-oriented people by nature. Those who know us …

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Housing Choice, Where Modular, Manufactured, Tiny, Conventional Housing Crisis, MHI and MHARR Intersect

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  It is one of the most controversial issues in the manufactured housing industry today.  Through their apparent power at the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI), Clayton Homes has backed the notion of a “new class of manufactured homes.”   It is a thorny issue, as there are various, divided views …

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“No Good Deed” – Brad Pitt, Make It Right Foundation Sued for Defective Modular Housing, NBC News, More Video

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  There are some things you can’t make up. There are not many that would accuse Brad Pitt and the Make it Right Foundation he helped establish of purposefully providing modular homes that have been drawing negative media attention for the last few years. It seems like a fit for …

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Hedge Fund’s Cavco Move, and More from Inside MHVille

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  The Third Avenue investment fund has reportedly sold off all of its shares of Cavco Industries (CVCO).   Look carefully at collage/graphic with commentary, just below.   The stock has overall been slowly recovering since the SEC news broke, and it initially dropped like a rock.   But there …

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