Articles - Warehouses

What’s the Difference Between Storage & Warehousing?

There are many reasons why companies turn to Big Top for a fabric structure, and that’s all thanks to the versatility that our shelters offer over traditional brick-and-mortar buildings. Two primary uses of our fabric structures are for storage and warehousing. What’s the difference between these two types of buildings and how do our shelters suit the needs of each? ...

How Much Does it Cost to Light a Warehouse?

There are many factors that can drive up energy costs for your company’s warehouse space, lighting being a prime example. Businesses with brick-and-mortar warehouses and traditional lighting systems can expect energy costs to range from $700-$800 per month. If you’re looking for an alternative option that can help minimize your energy usage, Big Top can help. The Benefits of a ...

Maximize Your Warehousing Space with a Custom Fabric Structure

One of the most common ways Big Top’s fabric structures are used is for warehousing. Businesses across nearly every industry require a warehousing space to store their materials and equipment, and our custom structures offer a number of benefits over traditional brick-and-mortar and metal buildings. One key example is cost savings. Our buildings offer lower overall costs because they are ...

How a Fabric Structure Can Be Customized for Warehousing Needs

A warehouse provides a convenient space to store materials and equipment, and companies in nearly every industry require one for their operations. Traditionally, when a business starts up or moves into a new space, it would have to lease a building that already has a warehouse built in, or they’d need to hire a construction crew to build one. When ...

How Much Does It Cost to Build a Warehouse?

Warehouses are vital to the day-to-day operations of companies in nearly every industry. Therefore, when space is limited or when operations are in a remote location, a new warehouse may need to be built, which begs the question: How much will it cost to build one? To keep costs down, many companies turn to Big Top for a solution. Our ...

A Fabric Warehouse Building Is a Versatile Solution for Any Industry

When it comes to constructing a warehouse building for your company, you can save on costs by choosing a fabric structure from Big Top rather than a permanent building. Our structures cost far less and require fewer materials than traditional permanent buildings, and they can be erected in a much shorter time. But, these are only the start of the ...

Companies That Need Warehousing Facilities Can Rely On Big Top’s Fabric Structures

Big Top’s fabric shelters are used as warehousing facilities by companies located all across the country, and when you consider the benefits our structures provide over permanent buildings, it’s easy to see why. First, our shelters cost far less and take far less time to assemble than traditional, brick-and-mortar buildings. And, they are naturally lit by the translucent roof, reducing ...