A vacant Grand Union supermarket at 170 Clay Pond Road in Monument Beach, MA, may become a self-storage facility. Project developers propose to renovate the former grocery store, plus build a two-story, 15,000-square-foot addition next to lt. In total, there would be 105,660 square feet for storage. In addition, they have proposed 35,600 square feet of exterior, non-climate-controlled self-storage units to sit on top of the existing parking lot. Source: Cape Cod Times


In Virginia, the Charlottesville Planning Commission approved preliminary site plans for an eight-story hotel near the University of Virginia and an apartment building. The latter would include a four-story, 61,000-square-foot self-storage building at 901 River Road, at the corner of River Road and Belleview Avenue. Source: The Daily Progress 

A former Kmart store will become a U-Haul store and self-storage facility at 68th Street SE in spring 2020 in Byron Township, MI. U-Haul bought the building in March. The building has 115,000 square feet, and about 50,000 of that will go to the self-storage facility, which will have climate-controlled rooms. U-Haul Moving & Storage of Byron Center has been operating in a temporary location. Source: Fox 17

U-Haul will develop a self-storage facility in Byron Center following the recent acquisition of the former Kmart® property at 701 68th St. SW.

Commercial Self Storage plans to expand its Castleton, IN, facility and to open a site in Noblesville, IN, at 605 Sheridan Road in a few months. The Castleton site, which has nine storage buildings at 8070 Castleton Road, is adding four storage buildings, scheduled for completion in late November. The company also has sites in Greenwood, IN, and in Gahanna, OH, and plans to add locations in a suburb of Columbus, OH, and in Greenwood, IN. Source: Indianapolis Business Journal 

Guardian Self Storage will complete phase two of construction at Nawiliwili, with plans to add 600 units to the existing 600 units by year-end in Kauai, HI. The owners also are considering adding a third phase. The company also owns a location at Puhi, on Kauai, that has 700 units and opened in September 2006. Source: The Garden Island

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Clifton Park, NY, is scheduled for completion by fall 2020, offering 800-plus indoor, climate-controlled units as part of a three-story, 100,000-square-foot facility. U-Haul recently purchased a 9.8-acre land parcel at 7 Synergy Park Drive for this new facility. Source: Yahoo! Finance

Under construction

Two 120-by-80-foot buildings that each will hold 80 self-storage units are going up in Port Townsend, WA, on the south side of SR 20 just north of U-Haul Moving & Storage. Permits also have been filed for an on-site manager’s home and office. Bradley Hoover, an Idaho businessman, is part of the group that bought the 8.67-acre site for $450,000 on Aug. 15, 2018 from the Roy and Minnie Fox Trust. Hoover is president of Sound Storage, which operates storage units in Glen Cove and Port Townsend. Source: The Leader

Homestake Capital and Harvestate Group are building a 595-unit Extra Space Storage self-storage facility at 310 Sicklerville Road in Winslow, NJ. It will have 66,300 rentable square feet. It’s expected to open by January 2020. ARCO Design/Build industrial is the general contractor. Source: Commercial Property Executive

Related news

The Planning and Zoning Board in Milford, CT, voted unanimously to extend a moratorium on self-storage facilities to Sept. 30. The board also backs getting a new regulation into place before that date, one that would prohibit self-storage facilities in all zones, except for the Housatonic Design District. Source: Milford Mirror 

Bruce Goldberg