A Space Age bank building in Atlanta, GA could be torn down to make way for a new self-storage facility.

Travis Pruitt and Associates Inc. has submitted plans to construct an 85,890-square-foot storage facility with five stories in its place.

The flying-saucer shaped building at 2160 Monroe Drive was designed in the mid-1960s as a Trust Company Bank branch. Recently it has played host to a string of failed restaurants, according to Atlanta Curbed.

The bank building is listed on the Atlanta Preservation Center's Endangered List.
The bank building is listed on the Atlanta Preservation Center’s Endangered List.

Also in Atlanta, RRB Development LLC has plans to build two self-storage facilities. The developer has proposed a new 119,910-square-foot storage facility at 2033 Monroe Drive. The group also seeks to develop a 127,290-square-foot facility at 1484 Northside Drive. Both projects will demolish existing structures.

A part of the Pabst complex in Milwaukee is getting the self-storage treatment.
A part of the Pabst complex in Milwaukee is getting the self-storage treatment.

Part of the Pabst Brewing complex in Milwaukee is on track to be converted into an 85,000-square-foot self-storage facility. Highland Development Ventures of White Plains, NY will develop the facility, which will have about 900 units. Construction could start in the next six weeks, according to the Milwaukee Business Journal. The project is expected to open next spring. Local investor Scott Lurie recently bought the property at N. Eight Street and West Juneau Avenue, where he also plans to develop space for a local brewery and offices for lease.

Highland also completed two other facilities in Milwaukee recently: at 532 E. Capitol Drive, and at the former Northtown Cinema on North 76th Street.

NitNeil started work on this 85,000-square-foot project in Durham, NC in Q4 2015.
NitNeil started work on this 85,000-square-foot project in Durham, NC in Q4 2015.

NitNeil Partners has announced plans for a new self-storage project at 410 W South Street in Raleigh, NC. The Atlanta-based developer with joint venture partner Equator Capital expects to break ground this fall to build the 123,000-square-foot facility. Equator and NitNeil are also building an 88,000-square-foot facility in Durham.

JMI Properties Corporation wants to build a 107,700-square-foot self-storage facility on a vacant lot on Neroly Road near Placer Driver in Oakley, CA. EastCountyToday.net reports that JMI has filed for a zoning change, which faces opposition from neighboring residents. Oakley Gateway Self-Storage plans a 101,997-square-foot facility on a lot near Empire and Laurel in Oakley, which would also include a 7-Eleven gas station.

Morningstar will build this facility in the increasingly crowded Charlotte market.
Morningstar will build this facility in the increasingly crowded Charlotte market.

Morningstar Properties acquired the site for a new self-storage facility at 924-928 N. College St. in Charlotte, NC for $1.3 million the Charlotte Business Journal reports. The company plans a 110,000-square-foot facility. The journal reports that Morningstar is also looking at another site at 12th and North College streets.

 

Natchez will demolish the existing motel to make way for a new storage facility in Chattanooga.
Natchez will demolish the existing motel to make way for a new storage facility in Chattanooga.

Natchez Group is developing a new 75,000-square-foot self-storage facility on a 2-acre tract in Chattanooga, TN, which is currently home to hotel built in 1955. The Great Value Inn, formerly the Cherokee Motel, will be torn down to make way for the $6.3 million project, the Time Free Press reports. Natchez expects to close on the site at 1105 Dayton Boulevard in Chattanooga, TN in mid-September and start construction shortly after. A retail component of 4,500-square-foot is also planned.

The Hampshire
The Hampshire Companies is seeking to build this facility on a brownfield site in Cataret, NJ. 

Morristown, NJ-based Hampshire Companies is developing an 81,745-square-foot self-storage facility at 48 Lefferts Street in Cataret, NJ. A chemical plant on the site has already been demolished and construction of the project is scheduled to start this fall, according to myCentralJersey.com. Completion of the two-phase construction is expected to take about a year.

Developer Gary Zarkowski seeks approvals to develop the vacant 5-acre site at 6910 S. Greenville Road in Greenville, MI into a self-storage facility, according to The Daily News.

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Proguard Self Storage
Proguard Self Storage in Houston, TX.

Proguard Self Storage has completed a five-story, 1,100-unit self-storage facility at 224 W. Gray Street in Houston.

A new CubeSmart facility opened in Marietta, GA.
A new CubeSmart facility opened in Marietta, GA.

A new facility operated by CubeSmart opened at 340 Franklin Gateway in Marietta, GA. The facility has about 725 units.

 

 

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Alexander Harris