Rethinking Offsite Construction; 2018 FMI/CURT/CII Owner Survey

By on March 12, 2019

From Roeslein:  This study, conducted in the fall and winter of 2017, sheds light on the current state of offsite construction in the U.S. It explores owner organizations’ perceptions around benefits and impediments to offsite construction, associated organizational implications, and highlights industry success stories.

Today’s capital projects are getting ever more complex and larger in scope, with many of these projects facing chronic cost overruns and schedule delays. In fact, as an industry, we have almost accepted the fact that nothing ever gets built on time or on budget.

These conditions, combined with the ongoing exodus of industry knowledge due to retiring baby boomers, have led industry stakeholders around the world to take a step back and re-examine the status quo. It is within this context that Fails Management Institute (FMI) partnered with the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) and the Construction Industry Institute (CII) to take a high-level snapshot of today’s U.S. offsite construction environment, and to see how owner organizations perceive and use offsite construction for their projects.

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