Where to Buy Shipping Container House in the Philippines


Container houses are great for having a home that is not only affordable but also durable. Plus, they are mobile, faster to construct, and provide more freedom for you to create your ideal home regardless of how small or big it is. Prefabricated houses are also becoming a trend in the Philippines as many Filipino families cannot afford the high costs of traditional housing.


If you are one of those people who dream of having their own house in the Philippines but are working on a tight budget, then you are in the right place! Here, we will give you five companies that offer affordable modern prefab home kits.

Prefabricated house kits


1. Smart House

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Location: Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

Main Products

  • Prefab Warehouse & Pre Engineered Buildings
  • Patented Luxury Container House
  • Standard Prefab House
  • Luxury Prefab House
  • Prefab Villa
  • Patented Foldable Container House
  • Prefab Kiosk
  • Cement EPS Panel

About the Company

Smart House is a group of innovators who specialize in providing homes for workers, transients, and families through the application of time-efficient and cost-effective state of the art techniques. The company’s architectural aesthetics and engineering expertise helped them create a prefabricated housing system to address the issues of providing shelter to informal settlers as well as provide easy to construct dormitories, classrooms, and other necessities.

2. Container Living Ph

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Location: Malate, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines


Main Products

  • Upcycled shipping containers

About the Company

Container Living Ph is a company founded in 2014 by a group of women. They are a design and development firm that is focused on the creation of innovative shelters that are environmentally, financially, and structurally efficient. They upcycle discarded shipping containers and use them as main building materials for commercial and residential construction. Through this, they help in addressing the increasing greenhouse gas emissions caused by the traditional home building process. Container Living Ph first procures used containers and all required construction materials and delivers them on the building site for full prefabrication.

3. Vantaztic Incorporated

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Location: Valenzuela City, Metro Manila, Philippines


Main Products

  • Dry Container Van (10 to 45 ft.)
  • Foldable Steel Container Van (40 ft.)
  • Office Van (10, 20 & 40 ft.)
  • Reefer Van (10, 20 & 40 ft.)
  • Container Shower & Ablution (20 & 40 ft.)
  • Open Top
  • Trailer Chassis (20 & 40 ft.)
  • Isotank
  • Generator Set

About the Company

Vantaztic Incorporated is a supplier of premium-quality, ISO certified dry vans established in 2010. They have a professional team of architectural designers and engineers to fast track their services into the creation of special prefabricated containers. Vantaztic was able to gain its place in the container industry in the Philippines and surpassed its competitors by introducing contemporary ideas in the field of container design and application such as modular offices, mobile stores, ablution vans, and housing.

4. Indigo Prefab House

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Location: Binondo, Manila, Philippines

Main Products:

  • Prefab Container House
  • Prefab Warehouse
  • Prefab Log House
  • Aircraft Hangar Steel Structure
  • Sandwich Panels
  • Food Kiosk

About the Company

Established in 2006, Indigo Prefab House is an enterprise focused on the design, manufacture, market, and construction of high-quality steel structures, container houses, and prefabricated housing. The company’s pre-engineered buildings are customizable making them ideal for manufacturing, warehousing, truck terminals, commercial buildings, bus terminals, shipping terminals, gymnasiums, sports arenas, agriculture warehouses, steel garages, industrial, and commercial metal buildings.

5. JJC

Location: Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Main Products:

  • Container Houses
  • Detachable Flat Pack Container House
  • Foldable Container House
  • Detachable Shipping Container House
  • Detachable Container House
  • Prefab Houses
  • Portable Bathrooms
  • Sandwich Panels

About the Company

Guangzhou Jinzhao Steel Structure Engineering Co., Ltd (JJC ENTERPRISE CO., LTD) is a manufacturer and supplier of competitively-priced weather-resistant container houses in China. It was founded in 2014 and they exhibit regularly at the Canton Fair. JJC provides innovative and aesthetic solutions suitable for every customer’s architectural needs even in the most versatile applications. The company’s experienced technicians, researchers, and engineers help JJC guarantee their product’s quality to ensure that you receive long-lasting and environmentally-friendly architectures.

Cost of Container Homes in the Philippines

The cost of prefab container homes will depend on their size. An unconverted 20-foot container itself can cost you from PHP 60,000 to PHP 100,000 while 40-foot containers from PHP 100,000 to PHP 120,000. For shipping containers that are already converted, the price ranges from PHP 150,000 to PHP 200,000 depending on the design.


Looking for a reliable manufacturer and supplier of a good-quality container home in the Philippines might be a little bit challenging because there are only a few companies in the industry. However, this list of suppliers will help you choose a container home that matches your needs and budget. Before you buy your own container home, learn the dos and don’ts of how to buy a container house.

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I have 500 sq meters in Green Valley,Bagiuo, Philippines. I was planning on building a house there but I happen to come across your website. I am familiar with container homes as it always interested me but was only recently aware that there companies here in the Pinas that specializes in them. I thought it was only available in the States and Europe. I want to put a two story container home wit the downstairs 3 containers and upstairs 2 containers with an outside balcony area. Please contact me via e-mail to discuss options and prices. Thank you
-Romeo Cabacungan
E-mail: romeylord@gmail.com

Hi, I am interested to purchase one for myself. I am from Laguna PH. can you also send me details.

Hi I’m based in Bacolod. I’d like a quote please

Hi. We are a cooperative of pig growers and we are planning to quickly set up a meatshop at one of our locations. Can you quote me for a 20ft container van, with a large service/display window and standard door. The interior will be air-conditioned, equipped with a sink with water supply, wall outlets for freezer, and other equipment. Delivery location: Candelaria, Quezon Province.
Do you have a display showcase where we can view your available stocks or designs. Thank you very much and I look forward to your quick response.
Butch G. Parlade
General Manager

i just want a 3 200meters container, one floor house in a 100square meter lot that can be further expanded with time. I would like a quotations of prices and construction company we can work with. I would appreciate it if you can send me the details at the email I provided. Thank you.

Hi i am thinking to put a container vacation house on our plot in isabella province, as example i saw two 20feet container placed in L shape on top of each other such that i creates shade and patio area. Can your sales representative get in contact with me for budgetary quotes ?

Hi. Please quote for me 2-40 footer high cube container with 2 bedrooms, kitchen and living room. The bathrooms to be built in-situ so we can maximize the container living space. Would appreciate a quick response from your end.

Thank you.


im planning to but one for my self as well in order to put in my lot in zambales, can you sales rep contact me or provide catalog

dear sirs I am going to build in antequera Bohol are these container homes available there im Australian my lady is pinay I hope to move there next year what would I get for 500.000php budget

Send me a quotation. We are located batangas

I am interested in container house for my lot in Nueva Vizcaya. My order will depend on your prices, can you send me a quote for a 4o footer and a 20 footer?

Hi JJC, i am interested in container house living. Can I do my own design or do you have available designs where I can choose? I would like a quotation for 2 containers at ground level and container for the 2nd level.

Thank you.

can we visit the office? or do you have a model house container where we can visit?

Would you please send pictures of your model prefabricated container homes.

Hi Everyone at JJC. I am a senior citizen dreaming of moving back to bohol island where i was born. My husband and I can no longer afford the physical and financial rqts of putting up a traditionally-constructed home, even if it is just a small one. Our lot in Baclayon is located on the sloping hills, about 3 kms from the town center. Would you be able to help us realize our dream cottage or home with a roof garden and a roof deck to view the sea? We will be very grateful for your assistance. Maaming maraming salamat.

Hi, I’m planning to have a living area as retreat house for my family in Bicol (Camsur area). Around 400 sqM flat and square lot. May I please have a quote including shipment and options that can be cost-efficient? Bare but pre-cut panels would be considered as independent contractors for the interiors and utilities is preferred.


I am exploring the possibility of building a vacation house using your container home concept in my 400sqm lot in Lucap, Pangasinan with a possibility of ordering more for possible transcient use. Can you email me a proposal which includes the following;
1. Pricing (supply, installation, permits)
2. Plans and elevations
3. Specs

Thank you.


Glad i found your website. My family recently moved to Bulacan and I am joining them soon. We are finally settling there but we want to build a shipping container home. We are particular about space and design. I would like to know the cost estimate so we can plan towards it. In fact we already have a sample of the kind of house we want using shipping container.

Maybe that would help you to give a close cost estimate. We are eager to do this and with your expertise and professionalism, we will be able to achieve this huge milestone in our life.

How much the cost of 1 container unit house and its specs coz we are planning to get 9 unit for LGU

Do you guys sell shipping container to Province of Leyte. im interested. thank you

Hello. My name is Lyra and I am from Cebu. I was wondering if it is still possible to make a purchase amidst this pandemic.
My e-mail is lyralee.00300@gmail.com

Please send me the home designs for a 40 sqm container van and prices.

Please send me designs and cost estimates. Budget 500k and upwards. Lot area: 400 sq.m.

Interested here for prefab or customized shipping container shop. please contact me for more details.

Hi, please send me prices and designs intended for a snall pop-up store.


Hi good day. I am from Buevavista, Guimaras. Can u give me your quotations? My email adds are:

Im very much interested about your container homes. Glad to have one too.


I want to make a container house of my place 36 square meters my house.. In the dapitan city Mindanao Zamboanga Del Norte I want simple house.. Thanks

hi there. Quote for 2 container homes. 1 container with 2 beds and 1 container includes kitchen/laundry and living area. Toilet and bathroom can be included in the middle of 2 bedrooms.

Reply to jakeregala29@gmail.com

Planning to move by january 2021 or soonest

I am looking at costing for a young woman from Bicol region in the Philippines that has had her rented home torn apart by the latest typhoon.
She lives in wet damp conditions with what walls are left made of tarpaulin and part of her roof missing and no door so everything is open. Currently no.power.
I help her with food but my budget is limited.

And yet they still expect her to pay rent.
Her form of income has been jeopardised by this tragedy of life. She has 2 kids of ages 2 and 4 and is in a sad state of affairs. What can you do you help?

This is interesting. Can I get a quotation? Details are below. Thanks! 🙂

Hi I’m interested, can you pls quote me for 2 bedrooms or can you contact me in my email pls

hi im interested for 2 bedrooms made of container.. kindly send me quote please on my email.

Good day… I am interested with this kindly contact me with my email. Thanks

I am interested in buying 6 20ft High cube container. Please send me the quote on my email.

Hi sir/mam

Good day… Can i get a notation? I am interested with this kindly contact me with my email. Thanks

Hi! Will it be alright to also ask for a quotation preferably kiosk type, it is for a small family business in the province. Thank you very much!

Good day,

Planning for a dormitory set up in Surigao city.

If available, kindly contact me via phone or email.


Hi. I am Elmer. I am one of those hundreds who are interested to own a house made of ship containers. Plesse give me a qoutation of a 150 sq. Meters ( 10×15) two story house. I have 300 sq mtrs lot in Bugallon. Pangasinan.
Thanks and I appreciate so much.

Hi we are from laguna and is interested in getting a 2br with1tb container van to be delivered here. Would need all details from delivery to specifications of the container.

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