Unique Business Ideas Using Shipping Containers


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Unique Business Ideas Using Shipping Containers

The use of shipping containers isn’t just limited to storage. Thanks to their versatility, shipping containers can be used innovatively and uniquely in many small businesses. From pop-up gift stores to aesthetic boutiques and adorable cafes, you can use shipping containers creatively for almost any kind of business.

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  1. Cafes, Restaurants or Bars

Shipping containers can be modified to be used as spaces for restaurants, cafes, or bars. They can be designed, painted and decorated to create an ambiance that matches the theme of your restaurant – a trendy pizza joint, a lively cappuccino cafe, a cool beer place, an attractive bistro, or even a takeout place. These concepts are contemporary, fashionable and appealing to the millennials.

  1. Florist Pop-up Shops

Stand out from conventional flower stands and florist stores! Design your stylish pop-up shop with the help of custom shipping containers. A colorful shipping container-based pop-up store is sure to attract a lot of attention in any area it is placed – big or small.

  1. Retail Stores

Turn your shipping container into a retail store for displaying and selling handcrafted items, clothing, and footwear, groceries, paintings, and gifts. It’s not only a more affordable option but also highly secure. Shipping containers can safeguard the products they contain against theft as well as extreme weather conditions.

  1. Workshops or Learning Spaces

If you want to teach your craft to a small group of people, setting up a workshop or a learning space in a custom shipping container is an excellent idea! You can personalize your workshop by putting up paintings or musical instruments for display and create a cozy little recreational space.

  1. Art Galleries

Artists often need spaces to showcase their artwork. Shipping containers can make beautiful art galleries where you can exhibit your paintings, sketches, and other artwork. Unlike traditional art gallery spaces, these are more easily available and you can modify them in accordance with your preferences. These shipping containers can also help preserve your paintings when not on display. Your art will be protected from wear and tear due to rough handling, hot weather conditions, and robbery.

  1. Music Studios

Shipping containers can be used as a recording studio, too! You can stack up multiple containers and soundproof the interior to make your music recording and production studio. You can also customize the studio in a way that reflects your musical genre and personality.

  1. Swimming Pools, Jacuzzis and Saunas

The roof of a shipping container can be removed and converted into a private swimming pool. With some more additions, you can also turn it into a jacuzzi. Place it in your backyard or your terrace. Shipping containers are durable and sturdy and can make great swimming pools and jacuzzis.

You can even make changes to a custom shipping container to turn it into a sauna!

  1. Nurseries or Indoor Gardens

Build your nursery or indoor garden by making modifications to shipping containers. You can reprocess shipping containers and convert them into farms or gardens by adding transparent walls or roofs. These containers are highly suitable for growing plants that require steady temperature and humidity conditions as they are capable of withstanding extreme weather and temperatures.

If your business is looking for custom shipping containers, Mobile Modular Portable Storage is a local supplier that specializes in high-security storage containers in multiple sizes with some excellent rental and purchase plans. Our team of dedicated sales representatives will assist you from start to finish, making your experience hassle-free.

We own a fleet of trucks and trailers, and we don’t sub-contract shipments. That means that you can expect your container deliveries on time. Our containers are typically delivered within one business day.

We offer a 30-day billing cycle instead of the usual 28-day one, which means that you get an extra two days for every month you rent our shipping containers. This also means that you can save over 7% on your monthly rent.

To learn more, contact us on 866-459-7600 or request a quote. We usually respond within one business hour.


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