NRB Wins 9 Modular Building Institute Awards of Distinction

NRB receives three coveted Awards of Distinction for modular building excellence: Judge's Choice Award, Best of Show in the Permanent Modular and Green Building categories.

The Modular Building Institute presented their awards at the 36th annual World of Modular convention held in Las Vegas on March 18, 2019. The MBI Awards of Distinction competition showcases the industry’s most advanced and innovative commercial building projects.

NRB was the winner of the coveted “Judges Choice” and “Best of Show” awards as well as First Place in the Green Building – Greatest Renovation for Adi Development Group – Valera Sales Center. The stunning sales office was built a few years ago for another development, Stationwest, then relocated last year and renovated to suit the new Valera development design. The sales pavilion was a previous winner of 3 AOD awards in 2017. This same building has now won a total of 5 awards, a first in MBI history.

The Cassa DiTorre Sales Center for Branthaven Homes captured an Honorable Mention in the Relocatable Modular Retail category.

Together with our partner, Axis Construction Corporation, NRB was awarded “Best of Show” as well as First Place in the Permanent Modular Healthcare over 10,000 sq. ft. category for the Gotham Health – Vanderbilt Family Health Clinic. The 20,000 sq. ft. non-combustible steel and concrete facility was constructed as a 2-story building inside our plant and then shipped to the Staten Island site where it was assembled in 6 days. The full service ambulatory center has achieved a LEED silver rating.

NRB and our partner, Triumph Modular, won First Place in the Relocatable Modular Retail category for the Northeastern University Leasing Office.

Rounding out our awards were two Honorable Mentions for our Sisters of Charity Dormitory in the Permanent Modular Dormitory category and the Moon Island Firing Range in the Permanent Modular Office category. We share this award with our partner Vanguard Modular Building Systems LLC.

“We are celebrating 40 years this year, and have been a proud member of the MBI since 1995. We are honored to receive the recognition for our buildings by the esteemed judges, and our colleagues, for our contribution to the modular building industry’s showcase of excellence as seen at the Awards of Distinction each year,” said Laurie Robert, VP Sales and Marketing.

About NRB

NRB is a leader since 1979 in off-site construction that designs and manufactures modular buildings for commercial, institutional, industrial and multifamily residential clients. We’re in the business of off-site construction, but we’re also in the business of changing minds. For more information, visit

About Axis Construction Corp.

Axis construction is a premiere modular construction, management, and construction contracting firm. Axis provides preconstruction and design services, project coordination to delivery and installation services. For more information on Axis Modular Systems visit:

About Triumph

Triumph Modular provides construction services from preconstruction strategies, design and coordination, procurement to delivery and installation. For more information about Triumph Modular visit

About Vanguard Modular Building Systems

Vanguard Modular Building Systems is a custom modular building dealer who provides temporary modular buildings and permanent modular building construction solutions for education, business, and government use. For more information visit:


Lisa Svihus, Sales & Marketing Administrator

NRB Inc. Off-Site Construction

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