Modular architecture is having a resurgence. Although some architects have long espoused the benefits of building in a factory instead of on-site—less waste, no weather delays, more consistency—this delivery method has remained an outlier in terms of construction techniques. But change is coming. Fueled by a favorable economic environment, new...
ULI - In Brief: Understanding the Regulatory Landscape for Increasing High-Rise Modular Construction
Arup has developed a report, commissioned by the Canadian Standards Association, analyzing the high-rise modular construction industry, titled High-Rise Modular Construction: A Review of the Regulatory Landscape and Considerations for Growth.
modular housing for the future
GSX participated in the Bisnow Panel on June 23, 2020: Modular Housing for the Future: How Innovative Design Solutions Can Redefine Boston Development. A very well attended seminar due to the popularity of modular construction throughout the U.S. Watch the webinar to learn more about modular housing, dispel old beliefs of what modular is and learn...
MassHousing Provides $1M For Affordable Housing Community in Newton
MassHousing has provided $1.3 million in affordable workforce housing financing for 28 Austin Street, a 68-unit apartment community in Newton.
Austin St, Newton Project complete
NEWTON, MA – Austin Street Partners, a joint venture between Oaktree Development, an award-winning developer of transit-oriented, mixed-use, multifamily developments, and Dinosaur Capital Partners, a Boston-based real estate developer and investor, has completed 28 Austin, a mixed-use development that transforms a time-worn municipal parking lot...
28 Austin St, Newton - Featured as NEREJ PROJECT OF THE MONTH
Newton, MA NEI General Contracting has completed the construction of 28 Austin, a 68-unit modular mixed-use building located at 28 Austin St. for Dinosaur Capital Partners.
Bisnow multifamily conference explores how to tackle the affordability crisis
Gwen Noyes, our COO, participated on the Affordability Panel at last weeks Bisnow Annual Multifamily Conference in Boston. The same issues plaguing the city to create more inventory - infrastructure, cost, available land, outdated transit system - were the usual suspects talked about. However, the main issue that could help to alleviate a lot of...
GSX AND MODULAR CONSTRUCTION OFFER OPPORTUNITIES FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING
GSX offers a unique program to tackle housing needs in a high-priced housing market by delivering a sustainably designed product at a lower cost, more quickly, and with energy positive attributes. GSX’s off-site construction technologies can address the current housing challenges and is poised to develop sites with market, moderate and low income...
variety of design aesthetics achieved with modular construction
Some people may think that modular design is just boxes stacked together with no way to achieve architectural aesthetics. Or, they may have an image of boring square boxes, or something resembling a chicken coop. This misconception is something that has plagued the industry, and is quite frankly incorrect.
High percentage of affordable units achieved with modular construction in Newton
Oaktree Dev. with Dinosaur Capital Partners was able to achieve 33% affordable units in highly desirable Newtonville Village Center, with the participation of the city. The 68 unit building is located at 28 Austin St. near public transportation, and walking distance to shops, restaurants and commuter rail.