In the Valli
|Copyright 2014 by Virgo Publishing.|
|Posted on: 12/01/2003|
Self-storage developers who want to build in the best possible locations are increasingly limited by a shortage of sites in the most desirable populated areas. Available land parcels are usually small, often irregular in shape and always very expensive. These obstacles to development must be overcome to successfully complete a self-storage project in an upscale urban environment. To meet the huge demand for storage space in these areas, developers are turning to architects to design bigger, attractive projects on smaller sites.
So what do these projects look like? How do they work? How do they comply with stringent zoning codes and technically demanding building codes? Why are they successful?
Before taking a look at specific sites, it’s helpful to summarize the common physical characteristics of these types of projects:
Each project has been successfully guided through the process of:
This process often takes up to two years due to complexities of obtaining approvals and building in dense urban environments.
These projects have reached ar are reaching occupancies well ahead of projections at lease rates that are the highest in the industry. The bottom line is these facilities provide the customer what he wants: convenient location, easy access, security and quality appearance inside and out. For those developers and operaters who have the patience and knowledge, the returns are worth the effort. For more information, call 949.349.1777.