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Sparkman Warf Tampa Container Restaurants: Sneak Peek

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Sparkman Warf, a creative mixed-use redevelopment near Water Street Tampa, was born from the former Channelside Bay Plaza retail center, located along the Garrison Channel in downtown Tampa. SPP, along with Groundswell Studios saw the potential in the space to become Tampa’s waterfront destination for work, outdoor recreation, and dining.   Among the other upgrades […]

Behind Boxman Studios’ Brand

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Matched only by the innovative designs and iconic structures we produce, Boxman Studios’ logo is the heart of our brand. It is responsible for accurately conveying who we are, our mission, and our value to clients. It communicates how our process and products differ from our competitors and it supports our brand with visually distinct characteristics. […]

What Should Developers Know About Vitality in Urban Design?

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When we think about the precipice of community gathering, we conjure up images of ancient agoras and mid-century bazaars. These iconic city-centers are where people gathered before chatrooms, where they shopped before e-commerce, and where they told stories before social media. These were the center of life. And ever since these community cornerstones crumbled away […]

Food Brands Need Experiential Sampling. Here’s Why:

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This post was originally published on 12/13/2016. Due to its popularity, it was updated with new information on 6/20/2018. Food brands all face the same challenge. Without sampling, it’s nearly impossible to convince someone to become a reoccurring customer. When asked by Sampling Advisors, “What would induce you to try a new product or brand?”, […]

Watch us Build a Shipping Container Tower

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Tribridge Residential is grabbing up space in the Charlotte Market. But they aren’t just packing in multifamily housing. They’re working hard to ensure that each new development fosters community, adds value to the area, and reflects the unique aesthetic of each neighborhood. One of their four recently acquired properties sits at the heart of Charlotte’s […]

Here’s the Low-Down on Ghost Restaurants

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If you’re drawn to the idea of food truck or shipping container restaurants, we’ve landed on a new trend that’s sure to get your entrepreneurial brain buzzing. Ghost restaurants are an interesting phenomenon born from the digital age and a growing demand for a variety of quality food, delivered straight to customers. If you’re asking […]

A Short History of Shipping Container Architecture (and Everything Else You Wanted to Know)

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In this article we will explore: A Short History of Shipping Container Architecture What is Shipping Container Architecture? Shipping Container Building Codes 4 Shipping Container Architecture Trends How are Shipping Containers Changing Urban Development? Examples of Shipping Container Architecture Why Use Shipping Container Architecture? Feel free to skip ahead to topics that interest you. A […]

Should you Buy Or Rent A Shipping Container For your Pop Up Event?

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This post was originally published on 12/9/2013. Due to its popularity, it was updated with new information on 7/11/2018. We’re faced with this quandary all the time. Should I buy a home or rent? Should I purchase a car or lease? Should I make the commitment to buy all my favorite movies or just subscribe […]

3 Ways Shipping Container Displays Can Make Trade Shows Easy

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This post was originally published on 6/11/2013. Due to its popularity, it was updated with new information on 6/20/2018.   Trade shows and easy: two words that planners don’t often put together. Trade show participation is a challenge, combining the pressure of a complex, time-sensitive logistical operation with the unique opportunity for one-on-one branded customer […]

With container leases this good, you’ll ditch tent rentals forever

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Agencies looking for event leases often run into the same problem: everything looks pretty much the same. Tents come in a handful of standard sizes and designs. Event venues have many of the same aesthetic features. Mobile events are all made from the same 5 kinds of vehicle (more or less). Shipping containers, on the […]