Caster Properties Inc., operator of the A-1 Self Storage chain of facilities in California, acquired Garfield Avenue Self Storage in Bell Gardens, Calif. The 873-unit, 78,000-square-foot property will be rebranded under the A-1 name. It was bought with cash.
The facility, near the El Paseo Shopping & Entertainment Center, has high visibility and convenient freeway access. It offers climate control, digital surveillance cameras, private access codes, individually alarmed units, floor-level access security and monthly pest control. It also features a rental kiosk, bilingual staff, free use of a truck at move-in, and moving supplies. Commercial deliveries are accepted on behalf of customers.
A-1 Self Storage has 17 locations in the greater San Diego County area and more than 40 locations across California. It is the self-storage division of the Caster Cos., a third-generation, family-owned company headquartered in Southern California since 1959.