More local start-up businesses are renting self-storage units as office space and workshops in the United Kingdom, according to one self-storage operator.
The Store Room is experiencing an increase in the number of business renters. The company, which has several locations in the United Kingdom, now has more than 80 business tenants, up from 53 a year ago. The company reports business retention is about 83 percent.
“We aren’t just somewhere to store your boxes. We can offer the sort of flexible space that can make a real difference to early-stage businesses,” said Carl Horsfield, regional manager.
The Store Room has locations in Preston, Leeds, Bradford, Rotherham/Sheffield, Manchester and Leicester.
Source: The Business Desk, Start-ups Find Smart Use for Storage Space