New Modular Factory Opens in Delaware

Not all new modular factories are built to supply multifamily and commercial projects. This new 45,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Georgetown, DE proves good things come in small packages.

It will be dedicated to constructing cottages and will serve areas east of the Mississippi from Maine to Georgia. The cottages themselves will be constructed using top-of-the-line building materials and technology to ensure they are great investments for the properties that purchase them. This includes industry-unique smart foam insulation, smart siding, superior quality metal roofing, and synthetic exterior looks that give the cottages a coastal and natural feel. The cottages will be able to sleep six people comfortably and will include plenty of storage, and a full kitchen, Great Outdoor Cottages was formed to design and build cabins, park models, and cottages for the campground and resort industries. The cottages feature two bedrooms, a kitchen, and air-conditioning, adding a revenue source for campgrounds and RV resorts. Further information is available at

Founded in 2002, Blue Water specializes in investing, developing, and managing RV resorts, campgrounds, hotels, and attractions in the East Coast and West. walk-in shower along with a full bathroom, and a back porch.

Blue Water business partner Great Outdoor Cottages last month held a ribbon cutting and open house for their new building in Delaware Coastal Business Park in Georgetown.

Great Outdoor Cottages has hired 110 employees since its inception and plans to hire over 100 additional employees. 

“For the community, it means more jobs and more stimulus and employment for a long time to come,” said Todd Burbage, CEO of Ocean City, MD-based Blue Water and Great Outdoor Cottages. “We plan to grow right here in our own footprint. We purchased the acreage right next door and already have plans to expand because it’s been so successful, and we feel so welcomed by the community.”

Gary Fleisher, Contributing Editor

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Gary Fleisher

Gary Fleisher, “The Mod Coach”, has been entrenched in the offsite construction industry for most of his life. Having started his career in the lumber industry, Gary spent decades working with manufactured and modular home producers and homebuilders. For the past 15 years his blog and LinkedIn postings have introduced thousands to the benefits of factory-built construction and have served as a forum for industry professionals to share insights and perspectives. Gary lives in Hagerstown, MD with his wife, Peg.

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