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New Generation Builders Featured in Lakeland Ledger

New Generation Builders focuses on the idea of green sustainable living. The containers are not only equipped with amenities you might not even find in a small home but are also safe in harsh weather conditions, and are cost effective.

 
PRLog - May 22, 2014 - May 21, 2014- Lakeland, FL --- The Lakeland Ledger covered a front page story on local businessman, Steve Sawyer, and his new company, New Generation Builders.

The story covered the progress of the new company and its impact on the green building industry. The article goes on to explain that it is estimated that there are hundreds of thousands of shipping containers that sit dormant in the U.S. After years of converting these large containers into mobile offices, Steve Sawyer created New Generation Builders. The company focuses on repurposing old storage containers and converting them into living spaces.

So far, Sawyer has built two cabin prototypes and promotes them at home and fishing expos. Sawyer also has clients who want to build homes out of multiple containers, or convert containers into the ultimate tailgating house. Containers can be completely customized by the owner, and can withstand hurricane force winds.

Steve and his wife Brenda are planning on staying in one of the cabin containers on their property in North Carolina. Brenda calls it “glamping,” or glamorous camping. The cabin includes granite countertops, central air conditioning, and an electric fireplace as well as indoor and outdoor showers, and a flat-screen TV.

New Generation Builders focuses on the idea of green sustainable living. The containers are not only equipped with amenities you might not even find in a small home but are also safe in harsh weather conditions, and are cost effective.  New Generation Builders is a sister company to Steve’s original business, American Trailer Rentals. After six years of creating spaces for business with shipping containers, Steve decided to move on to making homes and New Generation Builders was created.

The Lakeland Ledger quoted Steve saying, “One thing led to another and I said man, ‘I want to build some houses out of these.’ So I did. I know a lot about it so it was just a little tiny baby step.”

Steve plans to offer delivery service in the state of Florida, and is working on arranging national deliveries as well. It is Steve hope that more people branching out and discovering container homes.

“There are so many of these stuck in ports all over the United States,” Steve said to the Lakeland Ledger. “It’s true recycling and repurposing.”

For more information on New Generation Builders, visit their website at newgeneration.builders, or call 800-759-4459.

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