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FAANG Stocks Drop $140 Billion, Plus Manufactured Housing Industry Markets

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Jeff Bezos’ Amazon Alexa Fund has invested in factory-home building.  Other FAANG stocks have a direct impact on manufactured housing, for marketing and other reasons. Investors ran for cover today for reasons noted in our left-right bullet headlines, below.  The drop in FAANG will be our featured report this evening. …

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Details Emerging on Amazon’s Plans for Plant PreFab Modular Home Investment

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  “It’s a huge business opportunity. With more than 600,000 new homes sold in the U.S. alone last year, there are billions of dollars to be made by anyone who can get a head start in dragging the industry into the tech age — something Amazon has accomplished in multiple …

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$300 Billion Market, As Predicted, Jeff Bezos’ Amazon Alexa Fund Dives Deeper into PreFab Homes

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“We love working with companies that make a world positive impact on everyday lives, said Andrew Beebe, managing director of Obvious Ventures, as part of a statement to MHProNews. “Plant Prefab is focused on dramatically improving efficiencies and environmental responsibility in the $330 billion market for new homes in the …

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“Decline of Extreme Poverty in Perspective,” Infographic, Report

“We’ve been trained by the media to think that things are always getting worse – including on subjects like poverty,” said Visual Capitalist in comments to the Daily Business News on MHProNews.   “For example,” Jeff Desjardins wrote, “a recent survey showed that 87% of respondents thought that global poverty …

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“Thou Shall Not Steal,” $2 Trillion Annually Lost to Lack of Affordable Homes, Making the Manufactured Home Case

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After years of arguably failed polite talk, perhaps more direct and blunt words are needed.   The logic of research economists Chang-Tai Hsieh and Enrico Moretti is that improper land use policies are costing the nation some $2 trillion dollars a year. The reasoning of National Association of Realtors (NAR) …

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Manufactured and Modular Housing Factoids, and Profitable Analysis

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Tom Hardiman with the Modular Home Builders Association (Modular Building Institute) thoughtfully confirmed for MHProNews the data on shipments of new modular homes cited by the recent Harvard State of the Nation’s Housing in 2018 Report.   Accuracy in information are important for all aspects of factory home building.  The …

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Container Houses for Under $40,000, Transported by Flatbed, Construction, LifeStyle Videos

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The two videos below have well over 2 million views between them.   Compare that to all of the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) Videos combined, and it’s an absolute blowout. Container housing – at this point – are not as inexpensive on a cost per square foot basis as a …

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Factory-Crafted Home Living, Reimagined – “The Art Park” vs. MHCs – Interview with Robbie Antonio, Founder of Unicorn Revolution Precrafted Homes

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Housing is a global need, and Asia is the largest market. As the Daily Business News recently reported, U.S. based Hometown America is one of several operations in manufactured housing that has ties to Asia, some of which are deepening.  Hometown’s recently announced deal is valued at nearly ½ a …

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Manufactured Home Communities, Retailers, Developers Face Disruptive, Troubling Trend

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There’s an old axiom that describes the purported three options that someone faces when confronted with a threat. “Fight, flight or deal with it.”   Marty Lavin, JD, is one of a few voices in manufactured housing who has publicly called out in digital print the problem of discrimination against …

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Robotics, 3D Printed Housing, Imminent Challengers for Manufactured Homes, Modular Housing – 3D Build Systems CEO Don Musilli

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“A revolutionary idea in home building is taking place in” southwest Florida, per Sun Coast News. and other regional media.   “Once the foundation is poured the robot will print that structure in 18 to 24 hours,” said CEO Don Musilli, to ABC 7. Instead of a year to build …

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High-Rise Manufactured Home Stackable Towers, Compete with Modular/PreFabs, Density at Lower Cost

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“It is no secret about lifting HUD [Code manufactured] homes…[it’s] done all the time,” said industry installation expert, George Porter.   “There are some differences because of the [different kinds of HUD Code manufactured home’s] frame, but fairly similar,” Porter told the Daily Business News via a series of emailed …

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It’s a Revolution – $300 Million Deal Inked for 1,000 PreFabs

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“Philippine-based unicorn startup Revolution Precrafted has sealed a $300-million exclusive deal in the Caribbean for the supply of its prefabricated units,” the firm said in a release to the Daily Business News. “The initial franchise deal with NOVO Development involves the supply of at least 1,000 units in the region …

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“No Nails, No Glue,” Architect Creates ‘IMBY’ Flat Pack PreFab

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An architect in Sydney, Australia has created what’s billed as an easy-to-assemble “IMBY” – “In My Back Yard” – prefabricated plywood kit home.   It’s delivered flat-packed and ready to put together by owners or occupants, says inventor Adriano Pupilli to Domain. “And you don’t even need an IKEA Allen …

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Israelis Install New Prefab “Mobile Homes” In New Settlement

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Israel began Wednesday to install houses at its first new settlement in about 25 years, says Agence France Presse (AFP). “A number of prefabricated mobile homes were delivered to the site that will become Amichai, the first new settlement sanctioned by the Israeli government since 1991,” per AFP’s YouTube page.  …

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Survey Top 2017 PreFab, Modular, Tiny and 3D Printed Housing News Stories

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MHProNews tends to focus on HUD Code manufactured homes, but we routinely spotlight other forms of factory-built housing. We’ve done so for years. This Daily Business News flashback 2017 year-in-review will be a series of links, that will let you click on some of the dozens of stories that we’ve …

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U.S., Brit Media Hyped About Italian Flat Packed PreFab, Video, Stills – From $33K

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From the U.S. to England, and beyond, the Italian Renato Vidal‘s MADi PreFab Home is turning heads. The house, says the producer, is about 30-40 days out from the time an order is placed until it is ready to ship. The flat-packed, hinged unit can be set up, they say, …

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