Industry News

The construction world is ever-changing, with new technologies and digital developments happening all the time. In such a fast-paced industry, keeping up with news and announcements can be difficult. 

Here on the Offsite Hub, we are dedicated to keeping you updated with the most informative and topical stories in the construction industry but with a particular focus on modern methods of construction and offsite construction techniques. We select the most relevant stories for you to stay up to date with the world of light steel frame, volumetric modular technology, structural timber precast concrete hybrid solutions and MEP innovations. 

We update our news pages at least twice a week, please see below and these stories are from a range of sources and are focused articles and press releases on the most dynamic developments in the offsite industry including official pieces from our own Offsite Magazine and full coverage of the offsite awards winners, plus the latest in international offsite technology developments

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Modular builder unveils restructure to speed-up revenue generation

6th July 2020

Ilke Homes has announced a reorganisation of the business to help it generate revenue quicker. The modular builder has set up a new homes and development division to be led by managing director Ben Miller. According to the firm, the...

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Offsite manufacturing can be the real beneficiary from this crisis

3rd July 2020

Industry needs to move to more sophisticated ways of working, says former Balfour Beatty boss Dave Smith Once this pandemic is over, it will be very easy to return to the old ways – and some will. But, hopefully, most of the industry...

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State-backed modular firm moves into spec housing

2nd July 2020

Modular outfit ilke Homes has moved into speculative housing development and opened new offices in London, Birmingham and Bristol. The firm has also promoted managing director Ben Miller, formerly of Crest Nicholson, to become CEO of...

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Offsite Solutions lands another urbanest bathroom pod deal

1st July 2020

Bathroom pod manufacturer Offsite Solutions has been awarded its fourth package for student accommodation developer, urbanest. The £1.8m contract is to manufacture over 500 high specification ensuite shower pods for urbanest City in London. ...

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Ikea-backed developer BoKlok lines up modular start-up TopHat

30th June 2020

BoKlok will use Goldman Sachs-backed TopHat to manufacture homes for planned UK expansion Ikea-backed housebuilder BoKlok has selected modular housing start up TopHat to build its timber frame homes in the UK. The...

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