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.