Your Income

How much can I earn?

Based on our experience and depending on the location selection, units have proven to earn $40,000 to $60,000 per year in annual revenue. Annual operating costs are approximately $15,000-$18,000 per year. Excludes financing costs. Includes lease payments for ground rent.

How can I become an Ice House owner?

Owning an Ice House is a relatively low-maintenance proposition, ideal for individuals, partners, and investor groups. North Carolina Icehouse can help you with every step of the process, which consists roughly of the following:

  • Contact us: Email or call Kirk Parker at (919) 832-7300
  • Identify a small plot of land (or part of a busy parking lot) to purchase or lease. North Carolina Icehouse can point you to locations already set up for lease.
  • Purchase one or more Ice Houses
  • Apply for city building permits
  • Coordinate between power company and licensed electrician to install power to machine (220-3phase)
  • Tie in power to condensing unit and ice machine as per plans (use electrician)
  • Coordinate with utility company and plumber to hook up water supply
  • Accompanied by a local North Carolina Icehouse representative, supervise delivery and installation of your Ice House

After that, it’s simply a matter of maintaining and sanitizing your unit on a regular schedule and collecting your money! For more information, call Kirk Parker at (919) 832-7300 or email us.