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The Benefits of Modular Construction: Fighting Homelessness Across the Globe

by Dylan Snyder Affordable housing is a problem with no simple solutions, but the divide has never been more apparent than it is today. One trend on affordable housing advocates’ radars is that more groups and cities are turning toward modular home construction to combat these issues. The efficiency of this type of building method is Read More

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Rebuilding From Hurricane Sandy

It’s been over 5 years since Hurricane Sandy devastated the east coast. For the past 7 months Simplex Industries in a joint effort with Alan Rand of American Manufactured Structures and Services and Stephen Touhey of LMD Residential, Inc. have provided new homes to residents of Staten Island and Queens, New York through the New Read More

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Modular Homes With The Perfect Ambiance

This article was contributed by freelance writer Chrissy Jones. Photo by Sam Beasley on Unsplash Modular homes are known for their energy and cost-saving qualities and considering that there will be 1.1 million units by 2020, their popularity is evident. Just because modular homeowners have discovered ways to cut costs and have more energy-efficient properties, doesn’t mean they have 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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Simplex Included in $471,450 Regional Investment by Ben Franklin

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP/NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $471,450 in support of regional economic development. BFTP/NEP’s goal is to help lead northeastern Pennsylvania to a better economic future by building partnerships that develop and apply technology for competitive advantage. READ MORE Please follow and like us:

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Build it Back Still Building It Back Five Years After Hurricane Sandy

NYC’s storm recovery program has been heavily scrutinized for being behind schedule and over budget. Five years after Hurricane Sandy, NY1’s Amanda Farinacci took a look at how Build It Back is making strides in trying to finish its work. Watch the NY1 video (approx 2:50) to see how Simplex is working to speed up Read More

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Delphi Construction completes $50 million modular affordable housing development

According to Delphi Construction, Inc. vice president, Joe Mastromatteo, they have completed Leyden Woods, a $50 million affordable housing development for its client, The Community Builders. The modular construction project consisted of 200 units in 49 buildings comprising 8 courts. Design was provided by Davis Sq. Architects of Somerville with modular manufacturing from Simplex Homes Read More