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Manufactured Homes and Buildings...Imagine the Possibilities


Manufactured, pre-fab, modular,  factory built homes and buildings for today’s growing needs—quality, durability and high value are the hallmarks of today’s precision-built manufactured homes and buildings. Outgrowing your existing space? Ferris Homes offers manufactured homesbuildings and worker housing that can be utilized for the following:

  • Secondary Dwellings
  • Backyard Casitas, Studio, Guest Cottages
  • Fire Houses
  • Wine Tasting Rooms
  • Private Party and Conference Facilities
  • Office and Home Office Space
  • Retail Space
  • Classrooms
  • Laboratory Space
  • Farm and Vineyard Worker Housing
  • And more…..
Why A Manufactured Home or Building?

A Wide Choice of:

  • Architectural Styles
  • Decors
  • Floor Plans
  • Sizes
  • Appliances
  • Amenities

Manufactured homes and buildings are an alternative to traditional site-built construction in which up to 90% of the construction takes place in a factory. These factory built or prefab buildings are almost entirely constructed in a factory.  The frame, insulation, interior walls, carpet, wiring and more are all built out before the manufactured building is delivered. Factory construction is much faster than traditional construction, thanks to an absence of weather delays, no transportation issues with equipment or supplies, and a working environment that’s more consistent overall.  The manufactured building is shipped to your destination in separate pieces.

Once installed at your location, manufactured homes and buildings can be almost indistinguishable from traditional site-built construction.  For long-term use and the best overall appearance, these buildings are the best type of prefab construction.

Even though the manufactured building is created before it gets to you, you’ll have the chance to specify many details of it’s construction, including basic layout, lighting, interior finishes, and utility connections for HAVC, electricity, and plumbing.

If appearance is important, there are many options available to improve the look of the exterior. Different types of façades, siding, and roof options can help make your manufactured building look more like a “regular” building.  And don’t underestimate the power of landscaping; while a manufactured building may look awkward when it’s first installed, adding walkways, trees and shrubs, and other finishing touches can really make it blend in with its surroundings.

Secondary Dwellings, Casitas, Backyard Cottages

With the economy the way it is today, having a backyard cottage, studio, or casita on your property makes room for aging parents, children returning home, additional income as a rental, room for a home office or hobby area. Ferris Homes has the ability to place manufactured homes such as these on your property as a secondary dwelling.

Farm Worker, Vineyard Worker and Ranch Housing, Backyard Cottages

Affordable field, vineyard and ranch worker manufactured housing is becoming extremely important in Northern California. Our factory built housing is specifically designed for workers, featuring approved HUD or MOD standards. Our manufactured housing meets State and Federal government grant programsFerris Home’s farm worker housing includes bedrooms, bathrooms, living areas and kitchens for the comfort of workers.  Ferris Homes offers housing for 2, 4, 6, 8, 12 or duplexes for 16 workers.  We can also custom design specifically for your needs.

Educational Facilities 

Manufactured homes and buildings are increasingly used for classrooms, libraries, music rooms, art rooms, and much more.  Not only do schools save a considerable amount of money by choosing manufactured constructed classrooms, they also accelerate the construction process to fit within the strict time frames of summer vacation periods or even under emergency situations when a manufactured building is needed in weeks.

Retail and Restaurant Buildings

Typically a store or restaurant requires open spaces and plenty of natural light, a layout that accommodates their customer as well as their staff/business needs, and a façade that appeals to foot traffic and leaves a good first impression on their clientele.  Manufactured homes and buildings can easily meet those needs and more, which is why stores and restaurants are increasingly turning to manufactured buildings.

Office Buildings

When a small to medium size business chooses manufactured construction, they’re doing so in order to save their company costs, but also to minimize the interruption of business activities.  The likelihood of delayed or extended construction with manufactured construction is minimized.  There’s a common assumption that the trade-off for faster, cheaper construction is limited design options; however, this is largely incorrect.  While your design options aren’t limitless, quite a bit of customization is indeed available.

Laboratories, Tasting Rooms

When it comes to prefabricated labs and tasting rooms, an important consideration is layout.  Can the layout meet your research personnel and tasting room visitor’s needs? Though it can’t give you complete customization like traditional stick-built construction, manufactured construction can give you the flexibility you’ll need.

Points to Consider When Selecting A Manufactured Home or Building:

What will you be using your manufactured home or building for?

How large of a manufactured building do you need?

Will you need a custom-designed building or standard construction?

How soon do you need it?

What is your estimated budget?

Do you need this building for permanent or temporary space?

Do you have any additional specific requirements


Ferris Homes

Jack Ferris

P.O. Box 794San RamonCA94583
Cell:(925) 858-2879
Business:(925) 858-2879
Fax:(925) 803-8155
CA BRE License #:0051958

A Better Way To Design, Build And Buy A New Manufactured Home In Northern California


Ferris Homes draws upon the combined expertise of our staff, project team and our manufactured home partners to create the most attractive and comfortable manufactured homes throughout Northern California, including such cities as Pleasanton, San Leandro, Concord, Livermore, Modesto, Calistoga, Napa, Santa Rosa, Sonoma, Tracy, San Jose, Sunnyvale, Redwood City, Morgan Hill, Novato, and San Rafael.  Counties include Contra Costa County, Alameda County, Stanislaus County, Santa Clara County, Sacramento County, Napa County, Sonoma County and Marin County to name a few.

Contact Ferris Homes if you'd like more information on designing and building your new manufactured, prefab, factory built or modular home.
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