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Home-construction components manufactured through 3D printing

3D-Printed Homes Firm to Offer Public Shares, Vows to Address Affordable Housing

Melbourne, FL-based Apis Cor, a firm that uses additive manufacturing (3D printing) for home construction, has been qualified by the US Securities and Exchange Commission to offer shares to the public — the first company of its kind to do so.

Apis Cor aims to be a provider of affordable housing and vows to reduce home-construction times from three months to five days.

According to Apis Cor, the global construction market is expected to surge in the post-pandemic recovery period and reach $16.6 trillion by 2025. It cites experts who believe additive manufacturing will play a role in this growth as construction firms begin interfacing directly with printer manufacturers, construction-material companies and high-tech solution developers.

“A hundred years ago, celebrated industrialist Henry Ford solved a similar problem by automating car manufacturing,” said Apis Cor CEO Anna Cheniuntai. “Today, we’re applying the same idea to home construction. We believe everyone has the right to affordable housing.”


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Apis Cor’s Cheniuntai

About Lisa McDuffie

Lisa McDuffie arrives at ConnectCRE via REALTOR® world, where she served for nearly two decades as communications director for one of the nation’s largest REALTOR® organizations. She supported two membership-elected presidents who were commercial real estate practitioners, and managed the communications initiatives of the organization’s commercial special interest group. When not following the latest commercial real estate news, Lisa is zeroed in on her charismatic off-the-track thoroughbred as he makes the transition from an utterly failed racehorse to a lovely show hunter.

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