Shipping Container Offices As The Ultimate Solution

How shipping containers are shaping the world.

Shipping containers have had a long history of transporting and storing goods. However, in the last few decades, a recent trend has been growing towards container modification in NZ. This has led to the development of entire homes, offices and cafes from this simple steel box.

In particular, many individuals have gravitated to using containers as an office solution. Beneficial for both construction sites and even individual homes, these spaces are completely durable and versatile. Perfect for adding extra space.

Why would you need a container?

With many working from home under these circumstances, creating a productive working environment is of significant benefit. Shipping containers provide the ultimate solution for those who do not have enough rooms. Alternatively, if you want to create a dedicated area to work within your own home.

Working from home has many significant advantages. Including reducing commute time, allowing more time for family, more freedom and a better work-life balance. This can make it appealing to a diverse range of people.

Site offices are commonplace within the construction industry. This provides a portable workshop that is able to withstand foot traffic and provide a safe, warm and dry area. Allowing for maximum productivity.

The Benefits Of Shipping Container Offices:



Shipping containers are built to withstand aggressive weather conditions including harsh wind and water. Made from durable, completely sealed steel panels and doors, these containers are weather and vermin proof. This makes them the perfect choice as it is essentially an already established protected building with a roof and walls.



Designed to transport and store a range of different sized goods, ContainerCo has a range of 40 ft, 10 ft and 20 ft shipping containers for sale in NZ. Depending on the size of the land you have available, there is a container that is perfect for every need.



These spaces are completely versatile! Initially it may have been purchased as an additional office space However, the shipping container can be easily converted into a bedroom or another living area. They are not limited to a singular function.


New vs used

Shipping containers can be purchased either completely new or pre-loved. This makes them an easy, cost-effective choice no matter your budget.



Built to be placed on trucks, trailers and boats – containers are completely portable buildings and easily move from one place to another. This makes them effortlessly adaptable and able to change position or even location between sites.

Short or long term

Ideal for if you are looking for a temporary or permanent solution. Here at ContainerCo we allow for the short or long term hire of our containers.

Shipping container modification

Easily modified, these containers can be altered to include doors, windows and insulation. ContainerCo even features refrigerated containers for sale in NZ. We can even allow for full side opening shipping containers with full side access. We even have options to store dangerous goods including chemicals or liquids on site.

With a spill capacity of 1250 Litres – ContainerCo dangerous goods storage containers provide the perfect solution. Ideal for storing liquids, chemicals, paints or other hazardous goods on-site safely. This makes them useful for workshops and on-site storage for building or industrial sites.

Completely adaptable, these spaces can be modified to include electricity, plumbing and ventilation. The interiors are even able to be fitted with soft furnishings. Style to your own individual preferences and requirements including carpet and curtains. Shelving can be added for extra storage solutions and side doors can even be installed.

These are just some of the characteristics that make shipping containers so great for office construction.


At ContainerCo, we pride ourselves on providing an extensive range of shipping containers for hire or purchase. Our range of 10ft, 20ft and 40ft containers can be used for various purposes, including shipment, storage or construction, to name a few. Featuring more than just containers in our product range, we also sell accessories and parts for shipping containers to ensure your container can be maintained and repaired after prolonged use. 

Offering specialised containers along with dry standard variations, ContainerCo’s containers include refrigerated, dangerous goods, high-ball, open-top and side-opening options. As a fully-established shipping container company, we also have the facilities to modify purchased shipping containers. Our specialised team can assist you with altering containers into workspaces, cafes, tiny homes or construction site offices. 

We can serve Kiwis across the country with facilities operating in Auckland, Tauranga, Christchurch, Wellington and Waikato. So next time you require a shipping container, make sure to hire or buy yours at ContainerCo today! 

Contact us on 0508 732 873 or request a free online quote today!

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