Local Economy of Shipping Containers in Miami
Miami is an inland shipping container depot location and transportation hub where intermodal Conex boxes are transported both by rail and road throughout the city. Miami is geographically located in the South east on the coast and its extensive network of seaport, and both railroad freight routes and interstate highway system make Miami a hub for container shipping in the USA. The Conex Depot Miami container storage facility is located at Solo depot, 10110 nw , medley, Miami FL, 33178
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Popular Shipping Containers Uses in Miami
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Miami shipping container projects and shipping container related businesses
Charcoal – Miami’s First Shipping Container Restaurant. Charcoal is a full service bar and restaurant with a unique style – Miami’s first bar and grill that serves food and alcoholic drinks out of prepurposed Conex containers. The centerpiece of Charcoal – as the name suggests – is the Josper grill (a Spanish grill/oven combination). The outdoor eating spot is made up of cargo containers that serve as either the kitchen or dining seating. Charcoal has an open-air bar, open kitchen, a terrace area with Cuban tile floor with seats for 24 and an indoor air-conditioned dining room decorated with photos of 19th century mills in Massachusetts that seats 40. For diners who want to dine in the fresh air, the brick patio courtyard is surrounded by the sea containers. Check out Charcoal at 82 NW 29th St, Miami
Shipping container home developments, Shipping container apartments and tiny homes in Miami
Miami’s temperatures seldom dip below 20 degrees, even on the coolest times of the year which makes the area the ideal place to look at shipping container housing options. Miami news oputlets have published numerous stories about shipping container housing projects. A feature in the Miami Herald details the concept of refurbishing old shipping containers into affordable hoyusing for local residents. The basic idea is this: developers build a tiny house out of two shipping containers and allocate the units for a low-income tenants. The builders behind the 480-square-foot Conex box houses see it as an experiment in a system of producing modular, functional housing that fit on the small lots that are throighout across Miami-Dade County.
Miami Today News story on a test project shipping container home
Back in 2018, county commissioners approved sale of a 3,200-square-foot lot, (designated as surplus) to Miami Realtors for a token fee of $10. The plan behind the purchase is to convert an empty, 480-square-foot sea container into a tiny living space. The pilot project in South Miami is near completion following more than a year after Miami-Dade lawmakers narrowly gave it approval. The project utilizes a lot that would otherwise be undevelopable had the county not made exceptions for the plan. As part of the agreement, the association agreed to assume the project – hoping to demonstrate the viability of a future container home program. Upon completion, the plan is to sell the container home – at-cost – with a maximum price calculated by the Infill Market Price of 80% of the neighborhood’s average median income. “The idea is to evaluate this,” explained on eof the develelopers. “If it works, it deserves to be considered [and] could be a significant number of units countywide.”
Local 10 News – Shipping container homes bring affordable options to South Florida
Three shipping containers renovated with amenities and connected side by side into a living space is the idea of Miami developer EcoTech Visions. With average local home prices running around $350,000 to $360,000, the container homes come in at a much more affordable $205,000. The lower entry price makes it possible to support the local workforce and provide affordable housing.
“Workforce and affordable housing is one of the number one issues here in South Florida,” Dr. Pandwe Gibson, with EcoTech Visions, said. “We’re happy to have finally found a model and the technology that can be able to meet this issue.” The Conex box homes will measure approximately 1,200 square feet and feature three bedrooms with two bathrooms. They will also be “green homes” outfitted with solar panels providing an ecofriendly alternative to high electric bills during the heat of the South Florida summers. The container houses are targeted to be built on several vacant lots in Miami Gardens and Opa-locka.
Miami, Florida national highway intermodal transportation routes
List of Interstate Highways in Florida on which freight is shipped via Intermodal container
Miami-Dade County is served by four Interstate Highways (I-75, I-95, I-195, I-395)
A list of the major Florida State Roads serving the greater Miami area are:
SR 112 (Airport Expressway): Interstate 95 to MIA
Homestead Extension of Florida’s Turnpike (SR 821)
SR 826 (Palmetto Expressway): Golden Glades Interchange to U.S. Route 1/Pinecrest
SR 836 (Dolphin Expressway): Downtown to SW 137th Ave via MIA
SR 874 (Don Shula Expressway): 826/Bird Road to Homestead Extension
SR 878 (Snapper Creek Expressway): SR 874/Kendall to U.S. Route 1/
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Miami Railroad Conex container shipping routes
The primary rail line operating container freight shipping out of Miami is the Florida East Coast Railway. The FEC is a Class II regional railroad that operates the entire 351-mile mainline track from Jacksonville, running down to Miami.
Florida East Coast Railway is the exclusive rail line provider for PortMiami, Port Everglades and Port of Palm Beach. The FEC rail line connects to the national railway system in Jacksonville, allowing it to provide rail service in and out of Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, and North Carolina,
The intermodal rail freight traffic also includes interchanged shipments with Class 1 rail lines the CSX and Norfolk Southern. These rail lines support the intermodal shipping container traffic that through the ports of Miami and Port Everglades (adjacent to Ft. Lauderdale) Florida. The PortMiami-Florida East Coast (FEC) Railway terminal provides the fastest route to Southeastern U.S. consumer markets. Features: -50/-52 foot channel, On-dock intermodal rail service, Direct highway access via tunnel, Foreign Trade Zone 281, Convenient customs service, Super Post-Panamax cranes, Up to 1.5 million sq. ft. of dry and refrigerated , Warehouse / distribution and transloading space co-located with the FECR intermodal ramp
The Port of Miami
Port Miami is one of the busiest container ports in the United States. Also known as “PortMiami” (officially the Dante B. Fascell Port of Miami) is the major seaport in Florida. The “Cargo Gateway of the Americas”, the port predominantly handles containerized cargo with minor amounts of breakbulk, vehicles and industrial equipment. The Port is located in Biscayne Bay at the mouth of the Miami River. In addition to being the largest passenger ship port in the world, it is also one of the biggest cargo ports in the USA. Port Miami was awarded a federal grant in 2011, to restore the connection between the FEC Railway’s yard in Hialeah and the PortMiami, creating a connection of the port to the rail networks across the US. Miami shipping container terminals. Categorized as a landlord port, the Port of Miami holds lease agreements with the port’s cargo terminal operators. Terminal operators provide wharfage, dock, warehousing and other shipping container terminal services.
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Miami main import and export businesses that use shipping containers
Aircraft including engines, parts: US$7.5 billion, Cell phones: $2.6 billion, Gold (unwrought): $1.3 billion, Modems, similar reception/transmission devices: $1.1 billion, Integrated circuits (processors/controllers): $950 million, Small portable digital computers: $786 million , Ammonium dihydrogenorthophosphate: $683 million , Medical/surgical/dental/veterinarian instruments: $650 million , Polyamides: $640 million , Mineral or chemical fertilizers: $631 million
Many of Miami’s largest companies employ shipping containers in their business
American Airlines, Precision Response Corporation , Costa Farms , Royal Caribbean , Office Depot , Carnival Corporation , Wackenhut Corp, Motorola , Assurant Solutions , Burger King , Pollo Tropical, Beckman Coulter, Cordis, NCL Corp, Spherion, Interval Leisure Group , Boston Scientific – Miami, OHL USA, Securitas Security Services USA , UPS
Using Cargo storage containers for self storage in Miami
A very popular use for various sizes of steel shipping containers in Miami is self storage.
Consumers usually either buy a used shipping container or rent one from a Miami shipping container seller and store it on their property or rent a space to park the storage container. Conex Depot specializes in the sale of shipping and storage containers in the Metro Miami area and can give you advice and pricing on the best size of shipping container for your personal storage or business storage needs. Whether you need a storage container for keeping inventory, securing construction materials, or storing furniture during a remodeling project, we have a number of storage solutions that will meet your needs.
Conex Depot offers all sizes and grades of shipping containers for sale in Miami. Our sales team offer free project advice and the very best pricing on quality new and used shipping containers. Call now: (661) 412-2227.