Posts Tagged ‘Gold’

Modular Housing Rises for Homeless in LA

December 12th, 2012 Comments off

mmaltzan reports the Skid Row Housing Trust in Los Angeles is adding 102 modular housing units for homeless persons to an existing single-story building, called the Star Apartments at Sixth and Maple. The mixed use building, designed by architect Michael Maltzan, encompasses 95,000 square feet and will have retail on the ground floor, community spaces on the second floor, and modular housing floors three through six. Marking the first multi-unit residential unit employing modular techniques in LA, MHProNews has learned the energy efficiency housing is on track to be LEED Certified Gold, and will cost $19.3 million.

(Image credit: Michael Maltzan/lacurbed–rendering of modular Star Apartments)

Manufactured housing among top performing in markets for August

August 8th, 2011 Comments off

Bstock market 7-11 manufactured housing Daily Business News,, MHProNews.comenzinga reports that in these difficult times, manufactured housing is among the top-performing-industries in August. As of 10:15 AM EDT, the Manufactured Housing Composite Index was up by 2.24%. This rise was lead by Cavco Industries, up by 7.1%.  Cavco will be reporting its FQ1 earnings after the closing bell today. Building materials, silver and gold are among the other risers up 3%, 2.24% and 2.01% respectively.

Editors Note: This report stands in contrast to the flawed analysis by IBISWorld last spring, which dismissed manufactured housing as a ‘dying’ industry.

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