The Extra Space Storage location in the Coconut Point area of in Estero, Fla., received the 2011 David Graham Award for Excellence in Development. The award was presented at the Southwest Florida Urban Land Institute program on April 7 by the Estero Community Planning Panel and the Estero Design Review Committee.
The groups cited the facility's architectural design, and aesthetic and construction components. The facility features 853 units and 85,000 square feet in a four-story building.
Jack Lienesch, chairman of the Estero planning panel, told the source, "This facility has surpassed any conventional self-storage facility built in the Florida market. Besides providing a beautiful addition to the Coconut Point development, it fits well with the existing surrounding structures, features top-quality landscaping and still preserves its self-storage component."
The Estero Community Planning Panel and the Estero Design Review Committee are volunteer community organizations that work with Lee County developers and residents to reinforce Estero's distinctive design standards. Estero is located 15 miles of Fort Meyers.
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Extra Space Storage Inc. owns or operates more than 800 self-storage properties in 34 states and Washington, D.C. The companys properties comprise approximately 540,000 units and more than 58 million square feet of rentable space.