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43. Container Airbnb Case Study: With Devon Loerop Of The Pacific Bin

Here's a glimpse of what you'll learn: 

  • Who is Devon Loerop and what is The Pacific Bin. 

  • A first-hand account of land acquisition. 

  • Why containers are great for short term rentals.

  • Differences between off-site and on-site fabrication. 

  • Why social media is crucial in building a project's brand. 

  • What's next big project for Devon...

"I cannot emphasize enough if you’re interested in building a unique short term rental how important social media is.”

- Devon Loerop (Creator of The Pacific Bin)

Show notes:

  • 0:30 - Introduction to Episode 43. 

  • 1:51 - Introduction to Devon Loerop and his project The Pacific Bin!

  • 2:50 - Why use containers for short term rentals?

  • 5:00 - Devon’s process of finding land for his project. 

  • 7:27 - Finding the right people to support you and your project. 

  • 9:31 - The Pacific Bin’s design process. 

  • 12:00 - Permitting process for transient housing. 

  • 16:50 - The hurdles that Devon had to overcome to build The Pacific Bin. 

  • 22:00 - Off-site versus on-site fabrication. 

  • 27:22 - The misconceptions of selling plans on the internet. 

  • 29:30 - What goes on behind the scenes of building a viral project. 

  • 32:30 - How social media has helped the success of The Pacific Bin. 

  • 38:48 - What’s next for Devon.

  • 43:35 - What Devon’s end all be all goal is for The Pacific Bin.

  • 45:30 - Concluding thoughts for Episode 43.

To learn more about The Pacific Bin and book your own stay head over to their website and Instagram. 

If you're interested in learning more about Tammy Loerop's design firm - check out TKL Interiors.

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