Hernandez Development, teaming with development partners Stiles, Merrimac Ventures and JL Capital and Management, finished building a 130,852-square-foot self-storage building at 2401 W. Broward Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, FL, west of Interstate 95. It will have 965 units (950 climate-controlled). The project includes room for ground-floor retail. Source: Hernandez Development 


Mark Saliterman, chief managing partner for Westrock Shopping Center, plans to open a climate-controlled indoor self-storage business in the shopping center at 8900 Walnut St. in Rockford, MN. The Rockford City Council recently approved his request for an amendment to the planned unit development for the shopping center. Saliterman hopes to open the business in about two months, if he can get enough metal for the project. Otherwise, the opening could be delayed until late 2022. Source: Press & News

In Wisconsin, the Beloit Plan Commission has recommended that the Beloit City Council approve a conditional-use permit request, made by Miami, FL-based Larkspur Acquisitions, for a possible self-storage site. Larkspur would convert the former Shopko building on Prairie Avenue into a large self-storage facility. The building has been vacant since May 2019.  Source: Beloit Daily News

Tower Storage is planned for Tucson, AZ. The development would have one four-story building with 100,000 square feet net and about 1,200 units at 6335 E. Tanque Verde, adjacent to Mr. Carwash and south of Costco. It’s on the site of a former Hooters restaurant. The builder is submitting the project plan to the City of Tucson. Construction would begin in the fall. Source: Rein & Grossoehme Commercial Real Estate LLC

U-Haul, following its purchase of a warehouse at 618 Capitol Ave. in Hartford, CT for $1.1 million, plans to renovate the property into a self-storage facility called U-Haul Storage of Capitol Ave. U-Haul Moving & Storage, located nearby, will operate it. The property formerly was the longtime home of Capitol Archives and Record Storage. Source: Hartford Business Journal

Under construction

Miller-Valentine Group and Coastal Storage Group, based in Charleston, SC, have started building a three-story, 475-unit, 100,300-square-foot climate-controlled building for self-storage in East Knoxville, TN, near the intersection of Interstate 40 and Rutledge Pike. It’s scheduled to open in spring 2022, with Extra Space Storage managing it. Miller-Valentine Group is a design-build construction and development company. Source: Coastal Storage Group


Northlake RV & Boat Storage has opened with 350-plus rental units for outdoor storage in Northlake, TX. It’s located near Cross Timbers and I-35W, near the Texas Motor Speedway. The facility is designed for RVs, boats, cars, trailers and other approved vehicles. Source: EINpresswire

Two climate-controlled self-storage buildings have been finished near the KXXV-TV station at 1909 S. New Road in Waco, TX. Source: Waco Tribune

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