MODERN. MODULAR. AFFORDABLE.

Ballance Containers is a forward-thinking builder of Residential, Retail & Event Containers.
We offer quick & efficient build solutions using containers and other prefab solutions.
We offer standard kits as well as custom-designed solutions.

Residential Containers

Container Homes & Cottages are modified shipping containers that are finished to act as modern, efficient residential buildings. Container homes can range from a single container or multiple containers can be combined to create full scale larger homes & cottages. Container homes are extremely durable & sustainable, offering superior structural strength that makes them ideal homes for rugged landscapes or harsh weather & climates. Container homes are prefabricated to municipal building codes using the same finishes as traditional homes - including spray foam insulation, electrical / plumbing / HVAC, windows & doors, drywall and exterior cladding.

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Residential Accessory
Containers

Accessory buildings are external / secondary buildings to our main residences - including laneway houses, garden suites and bunkies. Our bunkies are compact buildings that meet the needs of the modern world, they can be used for guest cabins, pool bars & cabanas, home gyms, hot tub / saunas, outdoor bbq / kitchens or as outdoor offices for all those that now work from home.

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Development Containers

Our container buildings are ideal building blocks for developers & builders - as residential or commercial buildings, rentals units, staff accommodations, motels, and glamping pods. Our units can be mass produced and are reconfigurable.

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Retail Containers

RETAIL IS CHANGING. As COVID continues to change retail, there has never been a better time for brands to explore new ways to engage with their consumers. Brand experiences need to be brought directly to the consumers, in a safe and effective method, where consumers can learn about products or services and then have the option to order online.

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Event Containers

The Ballance family has spent over 40 years in the event build business, fabricating modular display structures for mobile programs, including modifying containers for pop-up retail activations. Our containers are ideal as event or retail buildings, are easy to transport, and extremely durable for year round activations like pop-up shops, trade shows and micro retail commercial spaces. 

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Benefits of Modular Construction

Build Savings - starting from costs, can be 10-15% cheaper than traditional wood framed buildings.

Finance Cost Savings
 - production time of 3-6 months compared to 12-15 months for traditional builds = reduced finance costing. 

Prefab Construction - buildings are built 75-90% in a climate controlled shop = increased efficiencies, less waste and costs.

Metal Construction - containers meet and surpass building codes and are superior to wood framing. They are rugged and are ideal in harsh climates and rough terrain.

Comfort Benefits - containers are spray foam insulated, therefore are much easier to heat & cool and keep drafts and bugs out. 

Green Benefits - containers can be equipped with energy efficient heating, cooling, lighting, solar & smart technologies to reduce energy use - creating net zero homes.

Reduced Impact on Neighbours - building is installed in 1-2 days, finishing trades 1-3 weeks (versus 12-15 months for traditional builds)

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