As an industry leader and one of the largest providers of mobile office solutions, we believe sharing information, views and tips molded by our experience is beneficial to seasoned customers as well as first-timers. The Modular Zone is the place to visit for our perspective on everything modular, innovative ideas and products, and the space we have in common.

Need Space? Consider Buying Used Equipment

Need Space? Consider Buying Used Equipment

FAQ: Does Williams Scotsman sell used equipment? It’s a relatively common question and while the crux of our business is leasing temporary modular space, we do offer used equipment for sale.

Skyscrapers: How High in the Sky Can We Go?

Skyscrapers: How High in the Sky Can We Go?

What does a jumbo pencil have in common with a skyscraper? John Jacob Raskob, an American financier, held up a pencil and asked architect William Lamb a simple question: “How high can you make it so it won’t fall down?” The Empire S...

From Lease to Delivery: A Customer’s Perspective on Portable Classrooms

From Lease to Delivery: A Customer’s Perspective on Portable Classrooms

When the students at Magellan International School outgrew their classrooms, administrators knew they would need to turn to portable classrooms. From lease to delivery, here’s a look at Magellan’s journey with Williams Scotsman.

Investing in the Health of Our Infrastructure

Investing in the Health of Our Infrastructure

Back in the 50s and 60s, the heyday of infrastructure spending, govt's were spending twice as much as they do today. With growing populations and increased utilization, we’re wearing things out faster than we’re replacing them. 

Flexing the Boundaries of Modular Space

Flexing the Boundaries of Modular Space

The modular building industry hasn’t experienced any major changes in 50+ years. Mobile offices have effectively served space needs for decades, unchanged. So what can be done to this mobile box that makes a difference? Enter AS Flex.

Transforming Urban Eyesores into Must-See Attractions

Transforming Urban Eyesores into Must-See Attractions

We see them in our own metro areas: former industrial sites that now lie in decay. The bad news is that they exist; the good is that many have been turned into beautiful places. Check out these inspiring transformations and their community impact.

Government Modular Space Solutions Keep America Working

Government Modular Space Solutions Keep America Working

Gov't agencies are not unlike private-sector businesses when it comes to the need for modular space solutions. Here are some examples of how modular space can help gov't agencies successfully navigate the “business” of public service:

Modular Classrooms Are a Great Resource for Community Colleges

Modular Classrooms Are a Great Resource for Community Colleges

Community colleges are hard-working sources of education found in the backyards of local communities. When Prince Georges Community College needed to expand one of their facilities, they called Williams Scotsman. See how we were put to the test!

Modular Solutions: Where Did It All Begin?

Modular Solutions: Where Did It All Begin?

From temporary offices and storage units to pop-up retail outlets and entire schools, modular buildings are a ubiquitous part of our everyday life. But how did we get here? Where did the use of modular space begin?

Construction Trends: How Does Modular Fit In?

Construction Trends: How Does Modular Fit In?

When the New Year began, industry analysts and trade journalists outlined what they believed to be the overall construction trends for the next 12 months. But how does modular fit into the conversation now that 2016 is more than halfway over?