We're not just building homes. We are manufacturing the future_
Factory OS is revolutionizing home construction. We’ve combined pioneering technology with tried-and-true manufacturing methods to build multifamily modular buildings more efficiently and at a lower cost. We’re building more affordable homes, creating good local jobs, and funding innovation.
Vallejo firm bets on modular housing to meet critical shortage
October 19, 2017For decades, developer Rick Holliday has been one of the Bay Area's most prolific and forward-thinking builders of both market-rate and affordable housing, creating thousands of units from West Oakland and Emeryville to San Francisco's South of Market and Bayview districts. Now Holliday is betting that the future of multi-family housing in the Bay Area will take shape not in a particular neighborhood or community but in a cavernous 250,000-square-foot historic shipbuilding facility in an industrial part of Mare Island in Vallejo.
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Google Will Buy Modular Homes to Address Housing Crunch
June 14, 2017VALLEJO, Calif.—Soaring home prices and apartment rents in Silicon Valley have become a growing headache for technology titans. Google owner Alphabet Inc. is taking a step toward addressing the issue. The Mountain View, Calif., company is finalizing an order to buy 300 apartment units from Factory OS, a modular-home startup, in a building likely to serve as short-term housing for Google employees, according to executives from both companies.
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David Baker Architects on Going Modular
November 20, 2017David Baker Architects has designed over 1,000 units of multifamily modular buildings in a variety of project types and construction types.
Terner Center and Factory_OS Host Lindbacks
November 9, 2017In October 2017, the Terner Center for Housing Innovation and Factory_OS had the pleasure of hosting Lindbacks in the Bay Area. Swedish-based Lindbacks is one of the preeminent off-site manufacturers in the world, and over the course of the weeklong visit, we learned a great deal from this experienced off-site manufacturer.
Delancy St strategic partnership developed
August 17, 2017
Factory_OS formed a strategic alliance with the Delancey Street Foundation and will be working with the Foundation to provide vocational training for substance abusers and convicted criminals.
Off Site Construction
We've integrated the best tried-and-true construction methods with cutting edge technology to create an unprecedented industrial approach to the production of modular buildings. We're saving money and shaving months off traditional construction schedules.
Learn more about our core principles, community benefits and our Mare Island factory, where we are leveraging the proven principles of lean manufacturing to create more affordable modular buildings.
A unique think tank that builds connections, generates ideas and encourages investment in technologies that will increase efficiency in the construction of modular buildings.
Our team has unrivalled experience in housing development and off site construction. With decades of experience in affordable and market-rate housing construction and leadership at the highest levels of government, the Factory OS team is built to perform.