The trend for converting shipping containers into houses continues. The house designs are becoming more sophisticated and affordable.
Who are buying a shipping container home?
- Hobby shed – art studio, work shed
- Tiny home – popular with minimalists
- Teenagers who want own space but can’t afford to move out of home
- The grandparent who doesn’t want to move into a home yet and wants to keep their independence
- Caravan parks and AirBnB homes.
Here are some of the places where you can buy a shipping container house is SE Queensland.
Black Fly Containers, Wakerley
Cube Living Container Homes, Helensvale
Port Shipping Containers
Premier Box Shipping Containers, Narangba
Two other places to find shipping container houses are eBay and Gumtree. Also, search for donga or relocatable house.
Some handy advice from ABC: https://amp.abc.net.au/article/10255648
Don’t forget to check for your legal requirements with your local council.