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  • Move Over Art Deco: Shipping Container Architecture is Moving into Indianapolis

    In communities like Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Terre Haute, Bloomington, South Bend, and Muncie, private business owners, commercial developers, community organizations, and residents are choosing to use old shipping containers to anchor their building projects. They are attracted to these unconventional building materials because of their durability, security, and unique look.
  • Homes, Hotels and Hangouts: Shipping Container Trend Hits Twin Cities in Minnesota

    Homes, hotels, and hangouts. All of the these prove to be common uses for shipping containers in the Minneapolis and Twin Cities region. Residents and developers alike quickly embrace the most significant benefits shipping containers offer – durability, cost-effectiveness, customization, and unique architectural style.

  • Shipping Container Construction Projects Becoming Popular in Tampa Bay, Orlando Area

    Shipping container architecture is booming in Florida, specifically in the Tampa Bay area and the west-central part of the state. New projects are popping up all over the region, including Tampa Heights, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Bradenton, Orlando, Lakeland, Sarasota, Tarpon Springs, and Winter Haven.
  • Northeastern Ohio Embracing Shipping Container Project Trends

    Residents, commercial developers, and non-profit organizations in the Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Youngstown, and Warren, Ohio, region are repurposing shipping containers for storage, housing, retail and environmental projects. This blog will highlight a few unique uses happening all around Northeastern Ohio.
  • Shipping Containers Being Put to Good Use in Michigan

    Bordering four of the five Great Lakes and being known as the birthplace of the automobile industry, the state of Michigan is firmly rooted in the transportation industry. As a result, it’s not a big surprise that one of the staples of the shipping industry – shipping containers – is being put to good use in Michigan.
  • Shipping Container Applications Proving Versatile Across Pennsylvania

    Shipping container uses in Pennsylvania vary widely, partially because the state is so large and the landscape varies. There are big cities (Pittsburgh and Philadelphia), rural areas (Lancaster County), and areas bordering water (Erie). Shipping containers are being customized and refurbished for storage, mobile offices, entertainment venues, or even modular housing or cabins.

  • Shipping Containers Gaining Momentum in New England States

    From wide-open spaces in Maine and New Hampshire to the mountains in Upstate New York to city life in New Jersey and Massachusetts, the Northeastern part of the United States consists of a variety of industries, lifestyles, and pace. But what all these areas have in common is the need for cost-effective storage, commercial business and housing options. That's where shipping containers come in.

  • From Barracks to Barriers, Military Finding Creative Uses for Shipping Containers

    From safely shipping weapons and equipment in the 1940s and 50s to re-purposing them as mobile offices and barracks or barriers during training, the military has been taking advantage of the benefits of using shipping containers (also known as Conex boxes) for decades.
  • From Dallas to Waco, Texas, Shipping Containers Deliver Unique Benefits

    The Dallas-Fort Worth region is home to the Cowboys, Exxon Mobil, Texas Instruments, Southwest Airlines and other big businesses. It’s also becoming a hotbed for shipping container architecture as individuals and commercial businesses gravitate toward re-purposing used containers for a variety of building projects and storage facilities.
  • Shipping Container Architecture Booming in Colorado

    From tiny shipping container homes in Salida, Colorado, near the Arkansas River to the 29 shipping containers that serve as stores and restaurants in RiNo’s entertainment hot spot in Denver, shipping container architecture is booming in Colorado.
  • Twitter Uses Shipping Containers to Create a Global Conversation

    Twitter has repurposed shipping containers all over the world to have live video conversations with others visiting those containers.
  • Starland Yard Brings Food and Shipping Container Fun to Savannah, Georgia

    A new neighborhood food hub made of shipping containers is bringing a new experience to Savannah, Georgia.