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A boom in modular boxes is barging into the Martha's Vineyard housing market

By John Budris
Globe Correspondent / February 19, 2006

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VINEYARD HAVEN -- Modular homes are literally barging into Martha's Vineyard in record numbers. Several times a week flat-bottomed freight barges arrive at night hauled by tugboats. When the morning tide is right, what appear as massive boxes wrapped in plastic move from their bobbing berths onto flat-bed trailers, to be taken to a waiting foundation. Workmen unwrap and prepare ... (Full article: 987 words)

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