Skender, a Chicago-based vertically integrated design, construction and manufacturing firm, has been named America’s “Modular Builder of the Year” by Construction Dive. Leveraging Lean expertise, Skender opened its 105,000-square-foot advanced manufacturing facility in Chicago in May 2019 where construct turnkey, steel modular, scalable solutions for multifamily, hospitality and healthcare projects.
“Modular’s exemplaries such as Skender, a 64-year-old conventional builder at its core, are looking at the method of assembling 90 percent-complete buildings off site as a way to solve fundamental societal challenges one module at a time,” said Construction Dive editor, Joe Beeton. “From Construction Dive’s point of view, Skender offers the most promising model, heritage and leadership for modular’s next big step, and has gone out on a limb to recognize the firm’s potential.”
“We are truly honored to be selected by Construction Dive as Modular Builder of the Year,” said Mark Skender, CEO, Skender. “We believe modular building is an important construction delivery method of the future that will revolutionize the way the building industry and developers bring new buildings of all kinds to American communities.”