• Mobile Evolution

    The Recreation Vehicle and Manufactured Housing Industries started with a common thread. That thread was “affordable housing” Although the industries took divergent paths, the designs through the years have showcased some of the best advancements in technology. One of the best places to see this is in Elkhart Indiana. Often called the RV capital of […]

  • What are REE’s, and Why Are All Eyes on China?

    There are 17 elements found on the earth that are considered rare earth elements (REE). Though the term “rare” may lead one to believe that they are not abundantly available, they are actually found all over the planet. The term “rare earth” comes from the fact that when first discovered, only tiny portions of these materials could be isolated from larger quantities of more common elements.

  • Employee of the Year Cruise 2015

    Occasions become extraordinary when celebrated out on the open sea or in a spectacular destination. That is why Lone Tree chose the 5 night Princess Cruise from Los Angeles to Ensenada Mexico as the “Employee of the Year” award for 2014. Vicky from the Lodge at Pine Valley near Eureka, Roxanne from the Lodge at […]

  • Cripple Creek Might Start Whistling While They Work

    The high valley of Cripple Creek was once considered valuable only for prime cattle pasture. Many of the historic gold prospectors specifically avoided the area after the Mount Pisgah hoax, a mini gold rush which was merely a few trying to cash in on dusting gold over rocks….a technique called “Salting”.

  • “Bespoke”… Man Camps

    Bespoke is an adjective for anything commissioned to a particular specification. It may be altered or tailored to the customs, tastes or usage of an individual purchaser. The term is generally more prevalent in British English, as Americans tend to use the word “custom” instead.

    Building custom housing is like hiring a tailor to create a one-of-a-kind outfit. You pick out the fabric, style and notions, then return for fittings. Thanks to the many choices you make along the way, the custom house fits your needs like a glove.

  • Time Better Spent

    According to The Harvard Health Watch, a recent study showed the average American spends 101 minutes per day driving. That means, in a lifetime, the average Joe spends a whopping 37,935 hours driving a car.  Now can you imagine increasing that daily drive time by 4 to 5 hours!  That is what some men face when working on projects where housing is scarce or unavailable. Hungry, drowsy, and worn out employees have no business driving long hours on the roads.