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 have shipping containers NZ wide in a range of sizes and configurations. Depending on your needs, you can buy or hire on a short or long term basis. 

Whether it’s one container or 20 containers, everyone gets the same quality service at ContainerCo. We supply whatever shipping container you require to any location around New Zealand. Your container purchase or hire is backed by our full after-delivery support. 

We have 10,20 and 40ft shipping containers for both sale and hire. We also have a dedicated and highly specialised team of in-house engineers. Providing strong and durable shipping container modification solutions. This includes site offices, portable buildings, open-top shippingside opening containers, etc.

Contact us on 0508 73 28 73 or request a free online quote today!

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