Mark and Calvin Byrd, owners of Byrds Mini Storage, which operates one self-storage facility in Alabama and seven in Georgia, recently purchased Safeguard Storage in Pinson, Ala., for $1 million. The property at 6401 Old Springville Road, Suite 137, consists of 43,200 square feet of storage space as well as an office with a retail area. Facility amenities include outdoor vehicle parking, perimeter fencing with electronic access, truck rental, video cameras, and the sale of moving and packing supplies.
The seller was represented by Bill Barnhill, Shannon Barnes and Stuart P. LaGroue Sr. of Omega Properties Inc. in Mobile, Ala. The trio are the broker affiliates for the Argus Self Storage Sales Network in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi. Argus is a Denver-based network of real estate brokers who specialize in storage properties. Formed in 1994, the company has 36 broker affiliates covering nearly 40 markets.
Based in Dawsonville, Ga., Byrds Mini Storage operates facilities in Clay, Ala., as well as Alto, Cleveland, Dawsonville, Gainesville and Murrayville, Ga. General property amenities include 24-hour access, climate control and vehicle storage.