Why Increased Infrastructure Spending Is Not A Full Answer To America’s Employment Problems

Gary North recently posted an article that shows just how far quality pre-fabricated and computer-printed construction techniques have come in the building industry.  While these methods do not apply to high-end custom single-family homes,  they are already having an impact in the modular home market, as well as the suburban strip and downtown highrise arenas. As a licensed general contractor, I’ve seen homebuyers in the low- and mid-price ranges (under $200K in my market) already migrate to prefabricated / modular homes over stickbuilt.  Not only is there a significant cost advantage (even including site prep and foundation work), the quality … Continue reading