Many start-up businesses, and growing ones, face the challenge of having a building space to work from. While you can opt to build or rent a permanent building it takes time to get it ready for business use. It also requires significant investment and high operating cost. There is another alternative in terms of portable building that can provide cost effective solution. Portable buildings are just what the name suggests. They are not built to stay in the ground permanently. Rather they can be erected quickly and provide the solution that is not only cost effective, but also environmentally friendly. Here are some additional details on the benefits and types of portable buildings.