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Swede’s Story

Swede’s Portable Buildings has been in business since 1974 providing high-quality, portable buildings, garages, and picnic table rentals in Sanborn, Minnesota.

Starting out as Swede’s Surplus, the business has evolved into Swede’s Portable Buildings, manufacturing portable buildings and picnic tables in Southern Minnesota. Swede’s Buildings offers a wide variety of buildings and is always willing to build to the customer’s needs and wants. From garages, to man-caves, or lady lodges to livestock shelters we will deliver and set up your building to almost any location.

Swede's Story - Sanborn MN History
Swede's Story - Tractor in Sanborn MN

Owner, Bruce "Swede" Benson is a one of a kind genuine hard worker, who takes pride in his work and always has a story to tell about one of his buildings. His passion is his faith, his family, his horses, his buildings and making new friends in the business.

Check out the stories below from over the years at Swede's Buildings!

Swede Redwood Gazette Article

The marketing executive works in overalls

Redwood Gazette, 1989 Marcia Hailing, Staff Writer Sanborn, MN – There probably aren’t’ many manufacturing […]

Swede's Buildings 2008

Swede’s Factory Direct Portable Buildings of Sanborn

Wabasso StandardRaymond Rivera, Staff Writer Swede’s Factory Direct Portable Buildings of Sanborn has plenty of […]

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