What to Consider When Deciding on a Classroom Solution: Security

(This is the second in a three-part series. Read Part One and Part Three here.) Building and maintaining a secure campus can save lives, so it's crucial to be prepared ahead of a crisis situation. When evaluating classroom expansion options, consider two components of effective preparation: Make sure existing and new construction meets all safety s...

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Classroom Construction: School Life and Community Considerations

(This is the first in a three-part series. Read Part Two and Part Three here.) Campus construction affects various members of a community, each having a vested interest in the adjustments made to a school. School administrators seeking to comply with Florida-established limits on core class enrollment have a handful of options at their disposal: po...

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3 Benefits of Using Precast Concrete Stairs in Your Mobile Home Park

When it comes to mobile home steps, there are no shortage of material options - homeowners can select wood, fiberglass, or metal, among other materials. These materials require a lower investment on the front end, but maintenance and a short life cycle make these options more expensive than they initially appear. Pros. Metal stairs are a common opt...

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Comparing Portable Trailers & Precast Concrete Buildings [INFOGRAPHIC]

 Which Is the Best Construction Solution for Your Classroom Project? Portable trailers and precast concrete modular buildings are two main options to consider when evaluating classroom expansion solutions. The graphic below gives a quick overview of the pros and cons of each: Contact us to discuss the specific needs of your project and how we ...

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How Improving Facilities Can Cost-Effectively Transform a Community

Time and again research touts the role of beauty in community satisfaction. The study City Beautiful notes, "'Beautiful cities' disproportionately attracted highly educated individuals and experienced faster housing price appreciation... Rents, incomes, and educational attainment increased faster in such 'beautiful neighborhoods'". Part of what goe...

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Three Funding Options to Consider When Purchasing a Portable Classroom

 Adding to a campus serves the goal of class size reduction, but what about funding? The three most popular classroom expansion options, on-site construction, precast concrete modular classrooms, and portable trailers, appear to descend from most expensive to least expensive. However, there are additional costs to consider when weighing your o...

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