The Lock Up Self Storage is building new self-storage projects in Wheaton, Ill., and Bonita Springs, Fla.
The Wheaton facility will be located next to the Main Street Marketplace and comprise 81,543 square feet. It will offer climate-controlled and drive-up units, secure access and covered loading bays. Partners in Design Architects is providing architectural services on the project, and Watermark Engineering Resources Ltd. is conducting the civil engineering work.
The Florida project is already under construction and features a four-story facility comprising 73,000 square feet.
Meridian Design Build, a full-service construction company based in Deerfield, Ill., has been hired as the general contractor on both projects. The company specializes in coordinating the design and construction of manufacturing, distribution, office, commercial, hotel and residential facilities.
Based in Chicago, The Lock Up currently operates 13 self-storage facilities in Illinois and has 29 locations in eight states comprising more than 1.6 million square feet.