Construction Cost Estimates: Why Accuracy is Essential
Construction projects always have their differences — each building comes with a unique set of circumstances, even if it’s based on an identical model. This means construction cost estimation must be performed for each individual structure that’s built, and there are a number of reasons that it’s essential for those estimations to be as accurate as possible.
- Blog Post
- December 2018
- Pekka Moilanen
How does this building method become a serious player in the world of global construction?
After years of writing about modular construction, I’m happy to report that this innovative building method is finally making its mark on the global construction industry. But even as modular becomes more accepted in some markets, its popularity still varies widely from region to region.
With permanent modular construction (or PMC), you build with modules, so you spend 90% of the pre-construction time in the design and submittal phase. Of the remaining 10%, up to 95% can be completed in a factory-controlled setting. This makes the actual time on the job site extremely brief compared to traditional builds, but there are 5 crucial steps that need to be taken to make the construction process a success.