Storage Pros Management LLC, a company specializing in the acquisition, development, improvement, management and disposition of self-storage facilities, is offering free storage at its 10 Grand Rapids, Mich., properties for victims of a tornado that struck the area on July 6. The EF1 twister touched down in nearby Kentwood, Mich., causing significant damage and leaving thousands without power, according to news reports.
“[We are] reaching out to the community, in which we have a substantial presence, in order to do our part to help area residents cope with this tragedy,” said Peter Spickenagel, vice president of operations.
Residents and businesses suffering “damage and displacement” are encouraged to contact a Storage Pros facility no later than July 20, company officials said in a press release. The special offer to storm victims is subject to available space.
Storage Pros owns 48 self-storage properties and manages a total of 56. The facilities are located throughout New England as well as Florida, Michigan and Tennessee. They comprise more than 3.3 million square feet of storage space and more than 29,000 storage units and parking spaces for rent.