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|Type||Custom Modular Home Manufacturer|
|Headquarters||Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, US|
|Area served||Eastern United States|
|Key people||Steve Scheinkman, President and CEO|
Excel Homes Group, LLC, in Camp Hill, PA, is the largest manufacturer of custom modular homes in the United States. According to the company, Excel Homes has built more than 28,000 modular homes in its climate-controlled plants in Liverpool, PA and Avis, PA, since its founding in 1984. Excel Homes designs and manufacturers custom modular homes for more than 400 home builders in a footprint that spans from Maine to South Carolina and as far west as Ohio.
The company is primarily focused on custom single-family residential structures, but also has a growing presence in the multi-unit, hospitality, institutional, seasonal, 50+ and commercial building construction markets.
Excel Homes’ products and manufacturing process has been covered in both the trade and mainstream media, including features on the History Channel’s Modern Marvels in 2009 and ABC-TV’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition in 2010.
Manufacturing and services
Excel Homes features hundreds of plans for single- and multi-family homes, with an emphasis on mid-range to upscale home buyers. Homes range in size from less than 600 square feet (56 m2) to more than 10,000 square feet (930 m2). The company's engineering team also creates modules based on a builder’s or architect’s custom designs and can revise plans to meet various zoning requirements or client change orders, and with 2,050 employees.
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Energy Star Certification Excel Homes is an Energy Star partner, building homes that meet or exceed the required guidelines. The company provides design services through final onsite testing for total ENERGY STAR compliance labeling.
Fire Protection Systems Excel Homes has offered fire protection systems in commercial and multi-unit structures since 2005, and currently offers sprinkler systems as a service option in the single family homes it builds and ships throughout the eastern U.S. All systems conform to the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Review and Advisory Council’s mandate.
Green Building Program and Scoring Tool Excel’s Green Building Program and proprietary Green Building Scoring Tool is designed to allow builders and buyers to develop a plan to build a green-rated home that can qualify for ICC-700 confirmation.
Factory-Prepared Affordable Housing Excel’s Starting Line Up home plans range in designs from 556 square feet (51.7 m2) and are shipped on a single carrier, arriving Energy Star and green ready.
Ownership and Management Steve Scheinkman became the president and chief executive officer concurrent with the acquisition of Excel Homes in May, 2010, by Miami-based private investment firm H.I.G. Capital. H.I.G. acquired the company’s assets from Huron Capital Partners, who had owned Excel since 2004.
1984 – The company now known as Excel Homes begins manufacturing modular homes at the Liverpool, PA, manufacturing facility.
1997 – Ed Langley and Perry Bolton purchase the Liverpool facility and create Excel Homes, Inc., on October 23.
2004 – Excel Homes is recapitalized with major investment from Huron Capital Partners.
2007 – A newly installed corporate leadership team introduces an aggressive five-year strategic plan designed to increase market share for Excel Homes despite the housing industry’s current downturn.
2008 – Manufacturing facilities are added in Marlboro, NY and Oxford, ME.
- "Modular Homes Network - Excel Homes". Retrieved 2009-07-01.