Developer Michael C. Hanky, operating as Hanky LLC, is seeking necessary approvals to build a 600 to 700 multi-level storage facility at 5327 Forest Hill Avenue in Richmond, VA. The proposed facility would replace the Forest View Rescue Squad.

The property is located in a residential area, and neighboring residents have voiced opposition to the project. An online petition has gathered more than 250 signatures.

The developer’s attorney wrote a letter seeking to assure residents in November that the facility would have a minimal impact on traffic and noise and that the building would use high quality building materials and incorporate a neighborhood appropriate design, according to WRIC.


Santa Monica, CA-based William Warren Group is planning to build a $14 million facility in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver. The company, operator of StorQuest Self Storage, purchased the parcel at Washington Street and Interstate 70 last month for $1.43 million, according to BusinessDen. Construction of the 80,000-square-foot facility is expected to begin early next year. William Warren operates 13 StorQuest facilities in Colorado, including one it opened near the Denver Tech Center over the summer. Another at Sixth Avenue and Kalamath Street is opening this week, and yet another is under construction on West Colfax.

William Warren is starting construction soon on its latest Denver facility.
William Warren is starting construction soon on its latest Denver facility.

LSC Development has a permit to convert the former 76,000-square-foot industrial laundry site at 2525 Long Beach Road in Oceanside, NY into a new self-storage facility. The facility plan calls for 716 units and will be operated by publicly-traded Life Storage when completed, according to the Long Island Herald.

This former industrial laundry in Oceanside, NY is on track for a conversion to self-storage.

Metro Storage has filed plans to build a 100,000-square-foot self-storage complex in Mount Laurel, NJ on Route 38 near Union Mill and Fostertown roads. The Courier-Post reports that the facility would consist of five buildings.

Pearl Street Commercial has obtained a variance it needs to build a 102,750-square-foot facility at 8290 Broadway in Merrillville, IN. Additional approvals are needed, according to The facility would occupy a third of the 10-acre parcel.

A real estate company has proposed a land swap in Arlington, VA where it wants to build a six-store self-storage facility. Arcland Property Co. wants to trade a 3.5 acre parcel it owns on South Shirlington Road that the county currently leases for bus parking, for a 6.1-acre county-owned parcel on North Quincy Road. Arlington purchased that property for $30 million in 2015, according to the Washington Post.

Riverside Storage Partners plans to replace a bank branch at 602 Johnnie Dodds Boulevard in Mount Pleasant, SC with this 535-unit facility.

Riverside Storage Partners is seeking to build two large facilities in Mount Pleasant, SC. The company wants to build a 76,125-square-foot, 535-unit facility on the site of a shuttered bank branch at 602 Johnnie Dodds Boulevard and a 85,000-square-foot, 652-unit facility off of Long Point Road near the Belle Hall neighborhood, according to the Post and Courier. Both facilities would be managed by Extra Space Storage. Construction on the Long Point project imminent, the other project is expect to commence in the second quarter of 2017.

Certificate of Occupancy

Performance Storage Group is holding a call for offers to acquire this San Jose facility at C/O.
Performance Storage Group is holding a call for offers to acquire this San Jose facility at C/O.

A 70,182-square-foot self-storage facility is planned at 645 Horning Street in San Jose, CA. The facility would feature 820 units. The storage facility is up for sale upon completion as a certificate of occupancy deal. Construction is expected to begin June 2017 and be completed in October. The deal is being offered by Performance Storage Group with a call of offers due December 9th.


Developers recently completed
Developers recently opened this facility in the expanding Mount Pleasant storage market.

Developers John Maize Sr., John Maize Jr., and Grier Lesslie have completed construction of a 68,000-self-storage facility in Mount Pleasant, SC. The facility, Wando Park Self-Storage, is located at 701 Wando Park Boulevard and offers 500 units inside the three story building.

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