Modular Home Manufacturers & Builders Directory
Centara Building TechnologiesCLOSED
9601 Industrial Drive
Navasota, TX 77868
Centara Building Technologies Description:
"...At Centara we are dedicated to quality craftsmanship and attention to every detail. We're building for clients in a broad array of markets and industry categories including banking, convenience stores, fast food, medical facilities, residential and commercial modular, retail shopping, country cottages and other unique types of projects. Centara is a licensed GroundFORCE Building..."
Providing these building styles:
- Ranch modular homes
Providing modular homes and buildings in:
|How Long in Business||2005|
|Yearly Avg. Number of Homes (Est.)||200-300|
|Professional Organizations/Affiliations||MHI (Manufactured Housing Institute)|
(Architects & Draftsmen)
|No architects available|
|Location of Factories||Navasota, Texas|
|How to Buy a Home||Available direct from the factory|
|Building Materials||Wood construction, concrete base|
|Energy Efficiency||Not energy efficiency rated|
|Construction Timeframe||3-5 weeks|
|Customization Flexibility||Limited options|
|Amount of Floorplans||Unavailable|
|Avg. Cost per Square Foot||$70-$90|
Pricing homes by the square foot is like pricing a truck by the pound. It’s not the best measurement. Your home price is based on many customized building specifications, finishes and customizatons.
|Avg. Transportation Costs||Varies by location|
|Avg. Placement Costs||Varies by location|
|Garage/Deck Availability||Not available|
|Possible to Addon to Existing Home||Not offered|
|Delivery Range||450 miles from factory|
|Number of Factory Inspections||Varies on final building location|
|Number of Building Site Inspections||Dependent on final destination|
|Information Package||Very little information on website|
|Editorial Review||This company is currently closed. Centara Building Technologies divided their focus between commercial modular buildings and modular housing. They provide nice, average homes but their homes seem to lack when compared to high end modular home providers. We are confident that commercial customers will be well served as they have developed some very innovative techniques including moving concrete bases. We do have doubts for higher end modular home buyers. They might be better served elsewhere. Our mystery shopper was very frustrated with the limited information on their website and the difficulty in contacting them for more information.|
|Mystery Homebuyer Rating||
Personal Reviews of Centara Building Technologies
We were told to finish every thing in the yard and have ready to ship. Next we were told "Centara will not build HUD, only state code and un coded homes".
Next we were told that we would shift production to line 2, and we spent 4 weeks moving. Next we were told that we would not be building any more Drywall State code homes. Now last week they layoff 70% of our Management and 50% of our experienced workers.
The few homes that do go out the door are sad! And still we have yet to ship a 100% complete home this year. We have built less than 50.
other than these few items, there doing a great Job!
By far, the cement/concrete steel based units are superior to most every method of modular building in the market place.
Strongly suggest that you contact Mr. Robby Pierce (Business Development Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information.
Your Editorial is doing this fine company an injustice.
Larry L. Dunbar
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