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Ship-shape home solution

These popular cargo carriers are making waves in modular housing circles, writes Jennifer Veerhuis.

They may have originally been designed for life on the high seas but shipping containers are now experiencing a wave of new interest as a form of accommodation.

As Australians become more open to alternatives to traditional bricks and mortar, homes made from shipping containers have become a viable and in many cases quick way of creating new housing.

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Container Build Group in Daily Mail Australia…

We have featured in the news again which shows the interest from the media and the people of Australia.  It highlights the benefits and possibilities of a mere shipping container and creating a small Granny Flat through to the Luxury Home we all dream of owning.  Follow the link below to view the article:


Currently under construction – Rookwood Cemetery

Rookwood Cemetary Rookwood Cemetary

We are currently building a high end complex for Rookwood Cemetary, in Sydney. Which comprises of a 40 Ft cafe, 20 Ft disabled toilet block, research centre and flower shop. This should be ready June 2015. Once it is installed we will make a video blog of the completed product. This is just another example of the benefits of using containers, with regards to speed, price and an extremely high quality finish.


Coffee Shop

Our cafes can be customized to suit your needs and requirements.


New Pop Up Shop

The new 20 Ft custom made side opening container shop.
Containers can be customized to suit your needs and requirements.


Container Build Group in The Daily Telegraph

Once again, Container Build Group has been featured in Australia’s mainstream media, this time by Real Estate reporter Aidan Devine, published in The Daily Telegraph, Courier Mail and other syndicated newspapers.


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Container Build Group in Daily Mail UK

This week, we’ve been featured by the Daily Mail (UK) in their article: “Worth their fright in gold – Are luxury shipping containers the answer to Australia’s over-heated property market?”

Desperate home owners are turning to shipping containers as an affordable – and quick – way into Australia’s property market.

The strange trend has exploded across the nation, according to the CEO of the Container Build Group, Jamie Van Tongeren, who says buyers are attracted to the unique homes because they are cheap and quick to build.

Buyers are intrigued by the freight alternative to property – with three-bedroom homes costing about $170,000, and taking only 10 days to build.

‘It has already taken off. In the last 12 months we have doubled our revenue and I’m probably getting 50 to 70 inquiries per day,’ he said of his home grown business.

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