The Jenkins Organization, the developer, and ARCO/Murray, a design/build firm, broke ground on Northgate Self Storage, an 831-unit facility in Austin, TX.

Located at 8875 Research Blvd, it will have 128,000 square feet, including 1,500 square feet of office space, and completion is scheduled for June 2019. Source: RE Business Online


MS Bardstown Road LLC, the new owners of two historic properties in the Highlands area of Louisville, KY, plans to convert them into mini storage, retail space and an Airbnb unit. The company bought 1300 and 1306 Bardstown Road for $950,000. Source: WFPL

A subsidiary of a Chilean real estate firm, Red Megacentro plans to develop Megacenter Willowbrook in the Willowbrook area of northwest Houston. It will convert a former Walmart into a 235,627-square-foot mixed-use site. Plans also call for a gym, flex space and an auto center. November 2019 is the planned completion time. Source: REBusiness Online

A Chilean firm continues to develop new facilities in the United States, it’s latest Megacenter project is coming to Houston.

Rallis Holdings LLC plans to build a self-storage facility on 5,634 acres at 237 Wade Hampton Blvd. in Greenville, SC. The Board of Zoning Appeals will consider the application of Rallis Holdings, which worked on the NorthPointe Standard redevelopment, also on Wade Hampton Boulevard. The new facility would be one block from NorthPointe Standard. Source: Business Magazine Greenville

U-Haul plans a major renovation of U-Haul Moving & Storage of U-City in Spokane, WA, with a $4.5 million renovation of its site near Sprague Avenue and University Road in Spokane Valley. It will include the addition of 835 storage units. The location was formerly the site of the University City Mall and J.C. Penney.
Source: The Spokesman-Review

Under Construction

A 152,000-square-foot, four-story self-storage facility is going up in Ridgefield, NJ. ARCO/Murray Design Build is the general contractor. Construction is expected to finish in August 2019. Source: Inside Self-Storage 

U-Haul Moving and Storage of West Wichita is coming to Wichita, KS. The company purchased a 7.13-acre lot at 600 S. Holland St. and plans a new self-storage and moving facility there. The facility will have about 730 units.
Source: PR Newswire


Metro Storage LLC has opened two self-storage facilities in the Chicago suburbs of Addison and Naperville, giving the company 23 facilities in the Chicagoland area. The Addison store, 1951 W. Lake St., opened March 19. It has 744 units and 77,525 square feet. The Naperville store, 1752 N. Aurora Road, opened July 2. It has 575 units and 74,988 square feet. Source: Markets Insider

Cole Building Solutions opened E-Loc Self Storage on June 29 with 60 units at 5682 Route 19A in Castile, WY. The Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism named Cole Building Solutions the 2018 Large Business of the Year.
Source: The Daily News 


Bruce Goldberg