Shipping Containers As Investments. Good? Bad? Investing in Shipping Containers? If you have investments in banks, you know how low the returns are currently. Just a percent or two which is very disheartening. And it may get worse. So you are most likely looking for a new option. An unusual and potentially lucrative investment is shipping containers that literally move the world from place to place. The projected returns are up to 12% which would be amazing but may be too good to be true. Shipping Container Investing Basics The … [Read more...] about Shipping Containers As Investments. Good? Bad?
Why Illinois Farmers Might Owe Their Livlihood to the Shipping Container Many of you are likely familiar with the age old saying "it's not worth a hill of beans", but for many farmers in Illinois a hill of beans (soy beans that is) are not only their livelihood, but also could be worth a pretty penny. Unfortunately, the issue that many of these soybean farmers are currently facing is finding an alternative method of meeting the diminished demand due to the ongoing trade war with China. Thinking inside of the box just may be the … [Read more...] about Why Illinois Farmers Might Owe Their Livlihood to the Shipping Container
Shipping containers are an ubiquitous part of modern life, as global trade means sending large quantities of products all over in a secure, protected, convenient manner. But they are not only useful for shipping; there are many ways that creative people have repurposed them. Storage Whether it's for a business or a home owner who needs supplemental storage or an outdoor shed, a shipping container makes a great storage unit. It's easy to convert, adding shelving, doors, or bins as needed. Farming Using modern hydroponic farming and … [Read more...] about Creative Ways to Repurpose Shipping Containers
Most of us know what a shipping container is. However, we may not know much more than it is a large metal box that moves stuff that is transported to port by a large ship. We do not realize how many things can be shipped in a container, what other purposes they serve, or how using them has changed the world. Impact on Trade Initially, shipping containers moved items that were not perishable from one place to another. This initial phase of containers allowed for an influx of international trade. International trade led to a decrease in the … [Read more...] about How Shipping Containers Affect Your Day To Day Life
From Old Comes New Opened on September 1st and located at 901 N. 1st Street in Phoenix is The Churchill, self-described as a restaurant and retail complex built from old shipping containers. 19 decommissioned shipping containers were used to construct this complex. The complex is also described as a 14,000 square foot urban development comprising an infill. Infill is an urban planning description involving the re-dedication of urban land, meaning development of unused parcels within previously built areas. Re-dedication here might be taken to … [Read more...] about 19 Decommissioned Shipping Containers Become Downtown Phoenix’s Hottest Marketplace