A new self-storage facility of 115,000 square feet and 1,000 units, which will have 26 executive office suites, is coming to Oro Valley in the Tucson, AZ area.

The town council approved rezoning about 5.7 acres near North Oracle Road and West Calle Concordia to back this project. The new building, estimated to cost $13 million, will be adjacent to the Oro Valley Aquatic Center and James D. Kriegh Park.

CEO Hank Amos of Tucson Realty and Trust Co. is the developer.

Source: Tucson Local Media


Sam and Rachel Sack hope to build Frazer Self-Storage, a four-building, 70-unit facility along Peachtree Lane off Butler-Logan Road in Frazer, PA. A hearing to decide on the building’s fate will be held Nov. 5, with the possibility the decision would be delayed until Dec. 3. The planning commission gave tentative approval in September.   Source: Valley News Dispatch

In West Virginia, the Bluefield Planning Commission approved a change in the planned unit development of a former Kmart store near the intersection of Cumberland Road and Route 460. The approval means U-Haul will be able to convert the building from a retail space into a self-storage facility with as many as 750 units, plus a U-Haul showroom. The project awaits final approval from the Bluefield City Board of Directors. Source: Bluefield Daily Telegraph

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Galesburg has come to the Sandburg Mall at 1150 W. Carl Sandburg Drive in that Illinois city. The 7.81-acre property formerly was a Kmart with 105,909 square feet. U-Haul will create hundreds of indoor climate-controlled units, with storage available in early 2020. Source: PR Newswire


Canton Storage has opened its doors in Canton, GA.

BMS Storage 1 LLC, a real estate development company in Canton, GA, opened a new self-storage facility at 150 Reinhardt College Parkway. The business is owned and managed by Absolute Storage Management. It has 583 units and 66,608 square feet.  It’s located on the cross street of Reinhardt College Parkway and Riverstone Boulevard, east of Riverstone Village. Source: Canton Storage

Lighthouse Storage in Sheperdsville, KY.

Lighthouse Storage opened a self-storage facility at 264 Highway 44W in Shepherdsville, KY. It has 41,000 square feet and 300 units, both drive-up and climate-controlled. This is the company’s third facility, with two more planned to open within one year. Source: Lighthouse Storage

U-Haul has scheduled a grand opening event on Oct. 12 for a new self-storage facility at U-Haul Moving & Storage of Decatur, IL,  at 115 E. Pershing Road. It has 860 units and is part of a reworked former Kmart building of 119,862 square feet. Source: PR Newswire


Wethersfield, CT officials started a 180-day moratorium on new applications for self-storage facilities on Sept. 11. They also agreed the action could be extended for another six months. The temporary ban will enable town officials to consider what to do about self-storage projects. Source: Inside Self-Storage

Bruce Goldberg