150 Types of Unusual Investments – The List

67. Landscaping Equipment – many small landscaping companies own everyday equipment like mowers, blowers and rakes, but don’t own really expensive, rarely-used equipment like wood chippers, stump grinders or backhoes.

You can invest the money in this equipment and earn a return by renting it out.  Some home improvement stores do this, but individual investors can do the same thing if they are well connected with other landscaping companies.

Typically the investor owns his or her own landscaping company or is a property investor or builder with a high volume of projects.

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Some landscaping equipment is only used for very specific projects.