Five Star Storage finished building a new facility in Rochester, MN, its 34th location overall and second one in that city. It has 500-plus units and about 72,000 rentable square feet. There are oversized units for RVs, boats and trailers. The two-story climate-controlled building also will contain the company’s Rochester, MN management office and includes a conference room. FSS now has 34 locations nationwide. 


In New York, the city of Rye is reviewing an application for a site-development plan, wetland permit and steep slope permit. These are for the construction of a five-story, 100,000-square-foot self-storage facility. The proposed property also will need area variances from the Board of Appeals. The proposed area sits on 3.25 acres between Interstates I-287 and I-95. Source:

A Deep River Partners proposed mixed-use development in north High Point, N.C. may include an internal self-storage facility. The City Council will discuss the proposed development, which would need 54.8 acres on the east side of N.C. 68 between Piedmont Parkway and Regency Drive, on May 15. The Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously voted for approval of the request, which also allows up to 600 apartments plus commercial uses. Source: High Point News


Arcland Property Co. opened a new self-storage facility at 37 Triamigas Drive, Martinsburg, W.Va. Self Storage Plus will manage the 105,000-square-foot facility, its 65th asset in property management. The facility has 675 climate-controlled units, close to the Maryland border and near Edwin Miller Boulevard. It’s Arcland’s 33rd property and its second storage asset in Martinsburg. The company has 10 more self-storage properties planned, most in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Alabama. Source: Multi-Housing News  

Bruce Goldberg