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The Baby Boomer Bust …

Over the past several years you can certainly notice a shift in building trends.  Customers are less likely to be young, first time homebuyers and more likely in this market to be someone who fits into the ‘baby boomer’ category who is downsizing or relocating to be closer to their children and grandchildren.  As more Read More

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Simplex Builds First 5 Story Apartment Building

Simplex is excited to announce its affiliation with Equinox Management and Construction from Philadelphia, PA to build Luna on Pine located at 400 South 40th Street in the University City Area of Philadelphia next to the University of Pennsylvania. This 5 story modular apartment project was designed by Atkin Olshin Schade Architects of Philadelphia.  The Read More

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GridSTAR Net Zero Energy Demonstration Project under way at The Navy Yard

A powerful collaboration of researchers, manufacturers and economic development officials are embarking on a groundbreaking demonstration project for smart-grid, net zero energy buildings called the GridSTAR Center — a Smart Energy Campus initiative at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia. READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE VIEW OUR TIME LAPSE VIDEO Please follow and like us:

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Leyden Woods in Greenfield, MA Comes to Completion

Over the last 17 months Simplex has worked to manufacture, deliver and set 493 modules to complete this 8 phase, 49 building, 200 living unit project known as Leyden Woods in Greenfield, MA with Delphi Construction, for The Community Builders. The last module was set on Monday afternoon. A special thanks goes to Bill Giordano, Read More

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Modular Construction Eases The Management Of Multiple Job Sites

Becoming more efficient is at the forefront of everyone’s plan to improve work flow. It makes life a lot easier when we can reduce the stresses of complex projects with many moving parts to a single source of responsibility. Take a real estate development project, for instance. It can be difficult dealing with multiple subcontractors Read More

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How the times have changed…

It’s remarkable to see how much our industry has changed and adapted to meet the needs of the current market. With that change, we’ve seen a huge increase in interest in multi-family and commercial projects. We’ve been heavily involved in multi-family for quite a while and every project is unique. But there are some jobs Read More

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Multi-Family and Commercial Modulars by Simplex Homes

Simplex Industries Inc. also known as Simplex Homes has experienced a steady growth of multi-family, commercial modular building products since 2012.  An overview of this experience is narrated below. With the down turn of residential housing starting in 2009, Simplex turned its attention to large scale multi-family modular projects.  With the financing markets in a Read More