GrowthPoint Structures is the first proven and largest manufacturer in the United States for affordable multifamily interim and supportive housing and schools in the United States using shipping containers.
GrowthPoint’s standardized units have design features specifically included to ensure durability under sustained use —for over a decade with 30,000 daily users —operators will attest to the utility, durability, community and user acceptance, efficient use of space, and ease of maintenance of their buildings, and their overall satisfaction with GrowthPoint’s product.
Potters Lane is a two-story building and is the first apartment for chronically homeless veterans in the United States, made from recycled shipping containers. The project was designed, engineered, and manufactured for American Family Housing. GrowthPoint was the driving force behind the project being funded and created opportunities to leverage scarce resources due to the lower development costs, high level of sustainability and energy efficiency. From the time GrowthPoint delivered the first module, Potters Lane was completed in less than five months. Occupancy was in 2016. The project won the Merit Award for Affordable Housing in the 2018 Builder’s Choice.
Oak Park High School was built in 2014 and was California’s first NetZero classrooms. GrowthPoint was the designer, engineer and manufacturer for the project and the force behind the project being funded. From the time the school board approved the project to certificate of occupancy, Oak Park’s project was completed in 90-days. Due to the quality of the building Oak Park was awarded an additional $60 million construction bond to build five more similar campuses.
820 West Colden houses 32 individuals in eight four-bedroom apartments, with one additional apartment for the building manager. The complex was funded by FlyAway Homes, a for-profit company that is run as a social benefit organization and holds a mission to house people in a faster and more cost-efficient way than the prevailing nonprofit model. GrowthPoint was the designer, engineer and manufacturer for the project and the force behind the project being funded due to the reduction of development inefficiencies, overall lower costs, and speed of delivery. Occupancy was 2018.
Environmental Charter School is a two-story modular school that was built to show Environmental Charter School’s commitment to the environment. GrowthPoint was the designer, engineer and manufacturer for the project and was the force behind the project being funded due to its high level of sustainability and overall cost and time reduction for the project. Occupancy was 2016.
Malibu High School is a two-story school built to transform an aging campus that is now NetZero. GrowthPoint was the designer, engineer, and manufacturer for the modular portion of the project and the force behind the entire project being funded due to the modern design appeal, high sustainability efficiency and overall cost savings which allowed more available funds to be used for the remaining portion of the project. Occupancy was in 2018.
The Vaughn Next Century Learning Center is a LAUSD charter school campus and is one of eight similar LAUSD projects. This project replaces the ‘Mainland Campus’ and contains fourteen classrooms, and multiple student and facility bathrooms and service areas. GrowthPoint was the engineer and manufacturer. Occupancy of this project was in 2017.
William S Hart School District rebuilt two school campuses in 2017 and 2018 consisting of 58 buildings including classrooms, bathrooms, storage, and facility offices. GrowthPoint was the designer, engineer and manufacturer and was selected in a public bid due to its overall cost advantage.
The Compton Creek Community Center is a single-story building that is used for community services, office space for park operations and open space and bathrooms for community events. GrowthPoint was the designer, engineer, and manufacturer for the modular portion of the project and the force behind the entire project being funded due to the sustainability and design of the building. Due to the total cost reduction of the project allowed the developer, Mountains Recreation & Conservation Authority (MRCA) a non-profit agency dedicated to the preservation of parkland in Los Angeles to allocate more funds to other uses of the project otherwise not achievable. Occupancy was in 2017.
** Designed and engineered by GrowthPoint.