Lumber theft less of an issue with modular builds
May 10, 2021
Big Block's Nick Sackville talked to CTV Saskatoon about why our sites haven't seen lumber theft: modular construction minimizes the number of deliveries made to the worksite, which mitigates the issue.
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Saskatoon media shares the story of Round Prairie Elders' Lodge
April 28, 2021
On Friday, April 23, Central Urban Métis Federation Inc. (CUMFI) celebrated the sod turning for the Round Prairie Elders' Lodge, a 26-unit, three-story residential building for Métis Elders.Many media organizations in Saskatoon picked up the story; read the articles here.
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Central Urban Métis Federation Inc. Announces New Elders’ Lodge in Saskatoon’s Pleasant Hill Neighborhood
April 26, 2021
On April 23, 2021, Central Urban Métis Federation Inc. held a sod turning ceremony to celebrate the start of construction on the Round Prairie Elders' Lodge in the Pleasant Hill neighbourhood of Saskatoon. Here is the release sent out to media informing them of that exciting event!
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'The Right Balance': Project spotlight in Western Exteriors Magazine
March 20, 2021
Western Exteriors Magazine highlighted the National Affordable Housing Corporation Willowview Heights building as it's Featured Project in its Spring 2021 issue. "Big Block Construction’s new project, Willowview Heights, is setting new standards in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan by seeking to solve issues around improved sustainability," the article says.
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Saskatchewan builder develops ‘kickstart kit,’ encouraging builders to shift to modular construction
February 24, 2021
The Journal of Commerce by ConstructConnect covered Alex Miller's talk at the Future of Off-Site Construction, a workshop presented by Alberta Wood WORKS! Author Don Proctor asks, "Is the multi-family construction sector overripe for shifting from stick built to modular construction, particularly in the affordable housing sector?"
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Saskatchewan’s first Net Zero multi-unit residential building breaks ground
May 18, 2020
Big Block Construction is leading the way to the future of energy-efficient, sustainable housing in Saskatchewan with the province’s first Net Zero multi-unit residential building.
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