GYS Development LLC has begun building a three-floor, 644-unit, 101,000-square-foot self-storage project at 1012 Carbon Court in Erie, CO. The first floor will have 7,000 square feet of commercial space; climate-controlled units will go on the second and third floors. Construction is expected to be finished by around November 2020.

GYS Development plans to finish building this Erie, CO self-storage facility in November 2020.

The company, which builds self-storage facilities, also plans a project in Longmont, CO, breaking ground in June 2020. Phase one will have 41,200 square feet of self-storage units, and 30,000 square feet of boat and RV storage spaces. The second phase will add 62,000 square feet of storage space. Source: BizWest


The Blumenfeld Development Group wants to build a self-storage facility to replace a dilapidated one-story warehouse at 71 Jane St., a building that sits on contaminated property in Roslyn Heights, NY, on Long Island. Blumenfeld proposes to build a four-story, 98,000-square-foot building there. New York’s Brownfield Cleanup Program accepted the location as a brownfield site in August. The land has been vacant since 2013. Source: Newsday

In Pennsylvania, the Shaler Board of Commissioners said yes to a Compass Self-Storage development at 422 Elfinwild Road, in the former Shaler Self Storage facility. It has about 25,000 square feet of storage, with a planned expansion of 28,500 square feet in three buildings. They include one of 18,500 square feet with climate-controlled units. The other two buildings would be 5,000 square feet each. Source: Shaler Journal

A self-storage facility could replace the Kroger store on Pio Nono Avenue in Macon, GA that closed in spring 2018. The developers plan to use the existing structure and not build a new one; the space has more than 84,000 square feet. The project would include 569 climate-controlled storage units. Source: 13WMAZ

The Poway City Council on Jan. 7 will look at a proposal to build a five-story boutique hotel in the Poway Business Park in Poway, CA. The proposal also calls for a nearly 100,000-square-foot, three-story self-storage building in the business park. Source: Poway News Chieftain

Under construction

Self-storage and other businesses are coming to one multi-use building at the former Palace Mall at 1801 N. Main St. in Mitchell, SD. Some of the 151,044-square-foot building’s space will be demolished and replaced with about 500 storage units. There’s also space for RVs, boats, trailers and other large vehicles. Mitchell Storage LLC, a company owned by Mark Bigelow of Idaho, plus Roman Daniels-Brown of Washington and Steve Bigelow of Texas, recently bought the building. Source: The Daily Republic

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