Duke Realty Corp. announced it will include a 500-unit self-storage facility in Anson, the companys 1,700-acre, mixed-use development Northwest of Indianapolis. Scheduled to open in July, Self-Storage at Anson will be developed by Revel & Underwood on a 4-acre parcel in the developments business district. The facility will offer only interior units, including some climate-controlled, ranging in size from 50 to 250 square feet.
"This facility will be the first in this submarket to offer non-climate controlled units, an option that many people have wanted for items that don't require a heated or cooled environment," said Craig Anderson, vice president of leasing and general manager of Anson.
The storage property is the third new commercial development along Central Boulevard in Anson in the past six months.
"This new self-storage facility will expand the conveniences available to Anson residents and the surrounding communities of Whitestown and Zionsville," said Charlie Podell, senior vice president of Duke Realty's Indiana operations. "The addition of these units, along with other recent businesses moving into Anson, are testament to the growing appeal of this inclusive community where people can find the services they need for their busy lifestyles nearby."
"The residential growth in Anson over the past year has been strong, making this a great location for self-storage units," added Rory Underwood, owner of Revel & Underwood. "People moving into the new apartments, townhomes and single-family homes in Anson will now have an extremely convenient place to store their excess goods. This state-of-the-art, secured facility will allow individuals and businesses to safely store their items."
The master-planned development includes a variety of housing options, including apartments, townhouses and single-family homes, as well as retail, places of worship, schools, medical facilities and recreational areas. There also will be a commercial district with 7.4 million square feet of business/distribution space.
Duke Realty owns and operates more than 145 million rentable square feet of industrial and office assets in 18 major U.S. cities.