5 Hurdles Facing Modular Building In NYC

Law360, New York (July 23, 2013, 8:54 PM EDT) -- The growing popularity of modular construction among New York City real estate developers will likely save on time, money and environmental hazards, but attorneys say many labor, product liability and building code kinks still need to be worked out.

Rising construction costs make the idea of fabricating certain pieces of a project off-site at a lower cost and trucking them in to be assembled attractive to companies hoping to take advantage of New York's dire need for more residential space. And the environmental benefits of sustainably...
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