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Investing in Land with Shipping Containers

Unless you are putting idle land to worth with crops or other activities, there is great potential for return on an investment of one or more rental units placed on the land. Depending on your location and market, a few rental properties could turn your idle land into a functional space designed to comfortably house guests netting a profit each month. While there are plenty of potential ways you can acquire and rent out a livable space, shipping containers provide a unique set of benefits over other options.

Benefits of Shipping Containers

Each of our models has run through rigorous design and testing to ensure a balance of cost and comforts for your guests. This process has allowed us to navigate the murky waters of permitting in certain areas. We know what works and what does not from the start so we can keep you from making a decision that will have a negative impact on your short term rental business. Here are a few of the benefits of using a shipping container for a short term rental:

  • Sustainable & Eco-friendly
  • Fully Customizable
  • Small Footprint
  • Easily Moved

We pride ourselves on our efforts to mitigate the environmental impact of the millions of shipping containers that cross our oceans each year. Taking these units and recycling them into a livable space helps our community and our environment. Unless you are building a unit with multiple shipping containers, each of our models can be delivered by a tilt truck, so as long as you can back a trailer into the space, you can drop a container on top of it.

Return on Investment

Before you order a fresh set of 6 Dogwood units it is important to understand the market and potential in the area you plan to rent the space out. Tools like AirDNA and SmartBnB allow you to utilize market trends and historical data to understand how well your property could potentially perform. There are some locations where eight 40 ft units could be filled 80% of the month and other locations where one unit would suffice your needs and stay rented out. It all depends on the location of the unit or units in question. Our team of container technicians have a wealth of experience in understanding the potential for a shipping container rental property.

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