It might not be the most stylish version of a commercial land turned into a bar, but for those of you that needed touchable proof that shipping containers can be built in Austin TX, here you go! Right on Rainy street in Austin TX sits the very noticeable Container Bar.

20′ X’ 8′ X 8′ iStudio
(office, cabin, guest room, sauna)

No permits or Foundation needed!

  • 16K- 29K depending on options (financing available)
  • Build out to your specifications and desired options.
  • Delivered and placed where you want it on your property, in under 3 weeks. (Rush options available)
  • Zombie and Storm proof! read why..
  • Contact us or get a building cost estimate by submitting the form.

BUILD OR BUY A GREEN TRUST ESTATE

Until you’ve actually been in a Green Trust home, classroom or any other ISBU building structure you cannot comprehend the absolute warmth and silence. A Green Trust structure has so many benefits and strengths over conventional home construction it is difficult to comprehend their intrigue and value. Our clients go into their project because it’s the absolute best way to build. The true features of Green Trust Home construction are in the safety, strength, longevity, sustainability, speed, and flexibility of construction. (more…)

Home Owner: Is This Right For Me?

Until you’ve actually been in a Green Trust home, classroom or any other ISBU building structure you cannot comprehend the absolute warmth and silence. A Green Trust structure has so many benefits and strengths over conventional home construction it is difficult to comprehend their intrigue and value. Our clients go into their project because it’s the absolute best way to build. The true features of Green Trust Home construction are in the safety, strength, longevity, sustainability, speed, and flexibility of construction.
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What is an ISBU?

ISBU is universal short term for Inter-modal Steel Building Unit (ISBU). An ISBU is an ISO- 1CC type Corten steel container manufactured for, or converted for use for either some type building construction purpose or for a storage unit. They come in varying lengths and heights and can be used for either transportation, storage, or building construction. (more…)

The greatest reasons ISBU construction has become so popular with consumers, professionals and government:

• 100% Recyclable
• Exceptional Strength and Durability
• Exceptional Safety; tornado, hurricane, flood, and earthquake
• Exceptional Longevity and Sustainability (more…)

Permanent Commercial Construction

ISBU, Steel framing, and Metal exteriors are used for homes, offices, apartments, garages, work shops, classrooms, student housing, medical facilities and agricultural structures which are meant to be permanent and not meant to be moved.

They will be placed on foundations and comply fully with local building codes. Due to their ISBU infrastructures these buildings will be the safest and most durable buildings in the community and can have an exterior which will be of standard design using stucco, siding, brick, or any combination of recyclable materials.

RIGHT NOW, we are aware of some commercial shortages in the Retail market in growing areas Texas. Contact us today and we may let you know how you can get involved in commercial real estate development with us.

The Multifamily construction industry and has recently had an increasing demand for green certified buildings. Affordable housing, much of which is multifamily, has been leading the way in green building for many years, much of this due to incentives tied to low income housing tax credits that promote certified projects. (more…)

Sustainability is simply the capacity to endure.

An ISBU or shipping container meet and exceeds all U.S. and International building codes for use as a construction unit base. It is the epitome of sustainability and recyclable and its reputation is well known for durability and longevity.

At Green Trust sustainable building refers to building of the structure and using processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building’s life-cycle:  from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition. This requires close cooperation of the design team, the architects, the engineers, and the client at all project stages.  The Green Trust practice expands and complements the classical building design concerns of economy, utility, durability, and comfort. (more…)

The Myths & The Facts

There are a few myths regarding “shipping container homes (ISBUs)” and their construction. To say these myths and type casting are common would not be correct. In fact very few government agencies promote these un-educated beliefs and concepts.

Here are the top four myths: (more…)