A local real estate firm is looking to ramp up production of its signature modular-style homes at a new North Texas facility.
Oaxaca Interests LLC, a Dallas-based real estate, design, engineering, and investment firm, plans to open a more than 42,500-square-foot manufacturing facility in Grand Prairie. The goal will be to produce up to 300 modular homes each year, the company said Tuesday.
Oaxaca’s new facility — better known as High Design Fabrication (HiFAB) — is located at 1771 Robinson Rd. and spread across 7 acres of Grand Prairie real estate. The plant is expected to open by January 31, 2023.
“With HiFAB, we hope to lead the modular home sector in Texas,” explained Brent Jackson, Oaxaca Interests and HiFAB founder. “Simple design is hard to pull off, but it allows us to focus on the details for a cleaner, more efficient way of living.”
The uncluttered design, he said, “also allows for a lock-and-leave lifestyle to travel the world and then return to a lovely home to catch your breath and relax.”
The company said it would specifically increase production of its prefabricated two-bedroom and three-bedroom homes called haciendas.
The haciendas are a less expensive alternative to traditional homes, with two-bedroom homes starting at $249,000 and three-bedroom homes starting at $375,000. Design, assembly, on-site delivery, and setup are included in the price.
The unique construction of the haciendas allows for an average of 1,570 square feet for two-bedroom homes and 1,825 square feet for three-bedroom homes.
The company’s unique modular-style homes will be exclusively available in Texas and are being built for private clients and developers across the state. Oaxaca contracted Lake Flato Architects, a San Antonio-based architectural firm, to design the homes.
“By collaborating with Lake Flato again, we’ll be able to provide folks with highly designed yet functional homes,” according to Oaxaca Interests and Jackson.
Oaxaca Interests and Lake Flato previously collaborated to build a popular mixed-use development west of downtown called Sylvan Thirty. Recently, Oaxaca completed the third phase of a development project that will serve as a test run for modular homes.
The prefabricated homes were designed with qualities of “nature, place, and restraint” and will include various sustainability features. These include ultraviolet light air purifying systems, fresh-air exchange systems, and eco-friendly paints, said Ted Flato, founding partner of Lake Flato Architects and a HiFAB board member.
The haciendas are scheduled to start rolling out to customers by March 31, 2023, but pre-orders can be placed now, according to the company. Unlike many traditional homes, customers who purchase a hacienda can pre-customize their residence with preferred layouts, tiles, paint colors, and other finishes.