U-Haul International Inc. purchased Gulf States Self Storage in Lake Charles, La., in December. Rebranded U-Haul Storage at Sharon Lane, the property at 211 Sharon Lane consists of several single-story structures, including six metal buildings, a smaller storage structure, and a wood building that contains the rental office. The facility includes 516 self-storage units and 18 RV-parking spaces. It will be remotely operated by U-Haul Moving and Storage at Hwy 14.
"Our customers have been asking us for years to add storage," said Warren Iles, president of the U-Haul Co. of Northern Louisiana. "We are very excited to offer more storage in Lake Charles for our customers.
Established in 1945, U-Haul more than 40 million square feet of storage space at more than 1,000 owned and managed facilities throughout North America.