The Diamond Green Apartments being built in Philadelphia near the Temple University campus will be the largest modular project in the city. Built by Mosaic Development Partners, the 92 unit complex will be home to 350 students. The apartments are part of a larger $20 million mixed-use complex with retail on the first floor, funded by two banks, private equity, and the city’s Office of Housing and Community Development. Philly tells MHProNews.com With solar panels on the roof, this marks the first Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) project to be LEED Certified. Manufactured by Professional Building Systems of Middleburg, PA, the mostly four-bedroom, two-bath units with fixtures and furniture intact, and comprised of 106 modules, are being sited by crane. Construction is set to be complete Aug. 15 2012.
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