Modular construction is increasingly viewed as part of the solution to improve both the affordability and sustainability of housing. But whether it is being used for bathroom pods or entire homes, developers do need to mitigate against certain risks – notably that of a modular manufacturer going into administration.

On a basic level, this means undertaking due diligence and investigating the finances, reputation and stability of a modular manufacturer. This approach can only take you so far, however, and is far from failproof.

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Date published

22 July 2021

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