Since the early 2000s, utilizing shipping containers for shops, events, restaurants, homes, and more has grown in popularity. There are famous shipping container shops and restaurants across the country, and you can still visit many of them to this very day. Here are a few of our favorites to showcase the incredible things people do with these repurposed containers and why these shops offer a unique experience over other brick-and-mortar shops.
Steelcraft Shipping Container Mall—Bixby Knolls, California
The Steelcraft Shipping Container Mall is a large outdoor food court in Bixby Knolls. Ten repurposed containers make up this family-friendly culinary experience alongside outdoor seating and lighting for guests. The area primarily contains small restaurants and has something for everybody, including pizza, waffles, coffee, and a small brewery for those looking to grab a beer after work with friends.
Container Park—Las Vegas, Nevada
Container Park is among the most prominent and extensive places for famous shipping container shops and restaurants. The area boasts over 40 businesses in this mall and comprises 78 shipping containers. With a converted container playground in the center, elevator access to multiple floors, and a stage for live performances, Container Park is an innovative sight to behold and showcases the medium’s full potential.
Jacks Garage and Vans Container Skatepark—Huntington Beach, California
This structure is made from 12 shipping containers and rests on a three-acre skatepark in Huntington Beach, California. The leading shop utilizes modern industrial architecture to capture the essence of skating culture and uses dark blue and orange colors in its aesthetic. Aside from a visually engaging storefront, shipping containers make up the bathrooms, snack shops, water fountains, and seating areas for patrons of the skatepark. This attractive shop has everything for rookie and veteran skateboarders and is a welcome addition to an amazing outdoor course.
Industries and construction businesses work with companies to make incredible shipping containers for events, shops, and more. If you want to learn more about repurposed container businesses, contact International Port Management Enterprise’s specialists to see what custom projects await you.