Finding the Ideal Location for Your Self-Storage Facility

December 30, 2017Construction

Designing and developing a new self-storage location is a big undertaking. You’re going to invest a lot of time and money in this property, so you want to be sure you pick the right one. Let’s say you’ve done a feasibility study and have two potential sites that are equally viable. You could flip a … Read More

Proper Illumination for Self-Storage Facilities

September 13, 2017Construction

Lighting is an important factor in creating a secure self-storage property. In general, your renters will feel safer being able to see where they’re going both in your parking area and inside the storage facility and their personal storage unit. In addition, good lighting makes your other security features, like video, that much more reliable. … Read More

Make Your Self-Storage Facility a Good Neighbor

August 30, 2017Construction

As you begin to plan your next self-storage building project, you may find resistance from the neighborhood you’re hoping to build in. Zoning laws and other concerns often crop up as challenges to your project. One way to overcome these objections is by making your facility a good neighbor though mixing retail, commercial and residential … Read More

Avoid These Pitfalls When Developing Your Self Storage Facility

June 21, 2017Construction

Building a self-storage facility is a big undertaking. Significant amounts of time and money are invested. You want to turn a profit, quickly. While there are never any guarantees, avoiding these pitfalls means your shopping center development is more likely to be successful. Poor Site Selection Successful self-storage centers need to be accessible. U-Hauls and … Read More

How Self-Storage Units are Built

June 14, 2017Construction, Storage

Self-storage units are popping up all over the Baytown area. It seems like they’re growing like weeds, but there’s actually a process involved to ensure self-storage units are built to last. Each one has different needs and different amenities built into it, but the basic process remains the same, which is why they’re built so quickly. Site … Read More

Building a Storage Facility

March 27, 2017Construction, Storage

Storage facilities have always been a popular place for homeowners and apartment dwellers to store overflow furniture and boxes of sentimental items. In today’s “on the move” society, storage units are becoming even more popular as a short- or long-term place to store items while transitioning from one home to another. As more people are moving to … Read More

Why Everyone is Moving to Texas

March 20, 2017Construction

In 2016, more people moved to the Lone Star State than anywhere else in the country. According to the most recent census, more than 400,000 new people made Texas their home between July 2105 and July 2016. This bodes well for both commercial and residential developers. To stay ahead of the curve, it’s important to … Read More

Technology – Changing the Face of Construction

February 15, 2017Construction, Technology

Technology is rapidly changing the world as we know it. It’s probably only a matter of time before food replicators and transporters are more than science fiction. In the meantime, some really neat technology is changing the construction industry – making it more efficient and automating many things which used to require extensive man hours. … Read More