Reno's shipping container housing project provides unique feel

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -- There are many housing projects underway across our region and some have already been completed. But there’s one that stands out from the rest.

Two apartments located near Holcomb Avenue and Moran Drive in Reno are made from shipping containers.

The two units have two bedrooms and two bathrooms, with the upper unit having a deck.

The average rent for the units is $1,800/month.

Bryan Raydon with Marmot Properties says his team learned a lot of lessons along the way. The project was expected to cost $400,000, but went over budget by 25 percent, as the team had to deal with steel tariffs and also building fees from the city.

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