A couple weeks ago, we first posted the findings of a December survey of 300 builders regarding their attitudes towards numerous off-site housing technologies. Specifically, we asked if they plan to increase their use of any of these systems within the coming year and anticipate increasing their use in the coming 5 years. The findings helped us gauge the rate at which builders intend to pursue various off-site alternatives. For industry suppliers, knowing your potential markets is crucial for developing successful market entry and expansion strategies.
Off-site construction. We’ve all heard the buzz about builders moving to this “new” way of building, especially in light of the current skilled trade deficit in our industry. But what are home builders actually planning to do about it this year? Or even in the next five years? There are a lot of contenders in the off-site space, but where is the market actually headed?