Check it out! There's a new shipping container building in downtown Denver, right on 25th and Larimer. Reported to be the first of it's kind in Colorado, the building combines retail, office, and restaurant space all into one, actually all into 29 - the number of containers that it's been built with.
At Starbucks, the logo isn't the only thing that's green. If you're driving through Northglenn, Colorado check out their latest store concept - a retail location constructed from used shipping containers.
The store is made from two used shipping containers (unfortunately, they didn't buy them from us!), and one 20' container is used specifically for garbage. Relatively small in size, the coffee container is designed specifically for walk up and drive up traffic.
The summer is finally getting close, and a lot of people in the Foot Hills and Front Range are getting prepared for the dry summer that comes with it. Due to the new regulations on firewood storage being passed in the Foot Hills, we’ve been taking a lot of calls recently about the possibility of storing firewood in new or used shipping container, and have received word that a steel shipping container is an approved method of storing firewood.
One of the most common issues with buying a shipping container is having it delivered, as a majority of the containers that you find on a site like Craiglist are in someones pasture and they don't have a forklift, or they're being sold by a far off broker who doesn't have any way to deliver the container to you. Luckily, if you're reading this blog post and live in Colorado we've got a solution for you.