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Road Trip Recap: Innovation Is Alive and Well in Tennessee
For those who weren’t there, you missed some great conversations, connections and (of course) food.
View highlights from the trip below.
STOP 1: BRANCH TECHNOLOGY | CHATTANOOGA
Branch Technology is breaking several architectural and construction boundaries with their 3D printing / cellular fabrication capabilities. Their ultimate goal is “to provide Ferrari level design at a Toyota level cost,” but for now their engineering feats are impressive. Learn more.
STOP 2: CLAYTON HOMES | KNOXVILLE
Clayton Homes is the largest builder in the U.S.—constructing 45,000 homes off-site and another 5,000+ in the field through the production builders they’ve acquired in Clayton Properties Group. We heard a lot about their corporate culture and their incremental approach to innovation. Learn more.
STOP 3: GOODALL HOMES | KNOXVILLE
What do Goodall Homes and Sheldon Cooper (of the Big Bang Theory) have in common? At the Hayden Hills community in Knoxville, we learned about some innovative sales and marketing tactics they’re using, including robots, to connect with today’ buyers. Learn more.
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