How Much Does a Container Home Cost?

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Written by Matt Banes

A simple container home built in the United States or other affordable locations like Costa Rica should cost a minimum of $65.00 per square foot. The more you increase the quality of materials and difficulty of installation…the more your costs will increase so design for your budget. 


This article does a great job of explaining some of the best reasons for building a home or office using steel shipping containers:

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Container home interiors can be comfortable and affordable.

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Matt Banes

Since 1998, I have assisted numerous businesses, schools, and churches in buying, renting, and selling various types of modular buildings, mobile offices, and portable classrooms suitable for diverse space needs. One of my core success principles lies in my accessibility via phone to provide prompt assistance, answer queries, and aid in the search for cost-effective space solutions that align with your facility goals. So, why wait? Call me directly at the Modular Building Help Line (800) 806-7485.