Whether you’re building a new home, looking to build a new job site trailer or constructing a new business, portable and easy to relocate steel shipping containers could be just the thing you need for your next project. Some estimates suggest that there are 24 million empty, retired steel shipping containers on our planet. Most containers are only retired after 10-15 years of use.
With so many Portable and easy to relocate steel shipping containers available, the possibilities are endless when it comes to using them. Here are 10 reasons why steel shipping containers need to be a part of your next building project:
- Conex containers can last more than 20 years, provided they are taken care of with regular paint and maintenance.
- The containers are eco-green structures, made from 85 percent recycled steel and are fully recyclable if they are demolished. As an add
Tucked into the hub of Downtown Brooklyn, bustling with the movement and chatter of warm-weather shoppers, sits Dekalb Market. As with any other open air market, Dekalb is lined with small vendors, each sporting a unique product and brand. The difference, however, is all about mobility: Each shop is housed in a shipping container.
A new take on the portable office, pop-up shops might just be the future of small businesses. Affordable and highly customizable, shipping containers allow business owners to bring their brand to the street while maintaining the atmosphere of a more traditional retail space.
“In the street people are only willing to spend so much,” sais Carlos-Ameed Jureidini-Cully