A survey by the Texas Self Storage Association (TSSA) shows self-storage facilities in Abilene, Texas, are experiencing high occupancy rates. Over the past year, major metro areas including Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth and Austin reported occupancy rates between 80 percent and 90 percent, according to the TSSA.
In the Abilene metro area, the number of storage units grew by nearly 100 from 2007 to 2008. In 2008, there was an estimated 62 facilities in the metro area. Although rental figures are unavailable for 2008, in 2007, the median monthly rental price was $48, according to the TSSA survey.
Source: Reporter News, In the Abilene Area, Storage Units Tend to Stay Full