Last month, StoragePRO Management snagged a contract to manage Gecko RV & Boat Storage in Roseburg, OR.
The 120,276-square-foot storage facility is the company’s 92nd facility operating on its third-party management platform and its first location in Oregon. The Gecko property offers 171 storage units and 161 spots for vehicles. Features include 24-hour access and free to use dump and wash stations.
RV sales have surged since the pandemic, with the industry recently reporting its best May on record. So far this year sales are up 11.8%. That’s been a boon for RV storage operators and it most likely will be for a time to come, even as RV sales are expected to level off as the year goes on compared to the record sales enjoyed in 2021.
To find out more about the appeal of RV storage, we spoke to Steve Mirabito, founder and president of Walnut Creek, CA-based StoragePRO about the new portfolio addition and his view of the industry overall. An edited transcript of our conversation is below…