Public Storage Inc., a self-storage real estate investment trust, has opened a new facility in Gardena, Calif., a suburb in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County. The three-story property at 16100 S. Avalon Blvd. is near California State Route 91 and Carson, Calif. It contains 350 indoor, climate-controlled units, with 800 more expected to open later this month, according to a press release.
“There really wasn’t a lot of storage in the area,” said Doug Gasperik, construction-project manager. “But we’ve changed that.”
Public Storage opened another new facility in December in Richmond, Texas, a suburb of Houston. The company’s seventh location in the region, it contains more than 1,200 climate-controlled units.
Based in Glendale, Calif., Public Storage has interests in 2,374 self-storage facilities in 38 states, with approximately 156 million net rentable square feet. Operating under the Shurgard brand name, the company also has 220 facilities in seven European countries, with approximately 12 million net rentable square feet.
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