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Airo AV Announced: You’ve heard of modular homes? Mpls. just got its first…

You've heard of modular homes? Mpls. just got its first...

Airo AV Announced: You’ve heard of modular homes? Mpls. just got its first…

The prefabricated home industry is a well-known entity. South Minneapolis now is getting its first modular apartment buildings, with the pieces placed together like a jigsaw puzzle with cranes last week.

The $4 million project, dubbed “Mod42,” at the corner of S. 32nd Avenue and E. 42nd Street in the Standish-Ericsson neighborhood, was largely built on an assembly line in Owatonna and then trucked to Minneapolis.

Last week, workers stacked each boxy unit like a Lego toy. The giant boxes — each 16 by 72 feet — were then bolted together to form a 30-unit, three-story apartment complex.

“It’s the first of its kind in the Twin Cities and the first of many to come” for commercial buildings, said Rise Modular CEO and Founder Christian Lawrence.

While prefabricated homes are common,…

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