150 Types of Unusual Investments – The List

26. Crane Rental – developers of high rise condos and other projects often rent their cranes from companies or investors that are willing to pay the large price to purchase one.

A crane owner can take advantage of the fact that a developer only needs the crane for a relatively short period of time so buying makes no sense.

An investor can invest a large amount of money to acquire a crane, then rent it out for a relatively high rate relative to the cost.

Crane rental is popular when general contractors are scaling up with many new construction projects.