Amazon makes first investment in a homebuilder, backing start-up focused on prefabricated houses

Amazon said it’s funding homebuilding start-up Plant Prefab, marking its first investment in the space.

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Plant Prefab builds prefabricated, custom single- and multifamily homes.

The investment follows Amazon’s launch of more than a dozen new smart home devices powered by Alexa.

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