1. Self-storage is a booming business in the United States.
People are on the move like never before. Statistics show that the average homeowner will stay in the same house for less than four years. This type of situation creates logistical challenges for average people that are as complex as they are for businesses.
2. Everyone will need a storage unit at some point.
You get a new job and have to report to work 1000 miles away-right now. Your spouse and kids can stay with Aunt Mary if the house suddenly sells quickly, but what do you do with your stuff? This is just one of many realistic scenarios about the need for a cheap place for your stuff.
3. Storage units give the small business owner a big cost advantage.
You wouldn’t have two of the same car so you could drive the second one once a month. So why would you rent an extra room for your business if you only go in that room to get things once a week? For the price of renting a few square feet of office or warehouse space, you can rent a good-size storage unit to keep all those extra things.
4. Countless options are available cheap.
Some storage complexes may require up-front payments for the last month’s rent, but very often, they will only charge you a dollar for at least one of the months you are there as a way to attract you to a lease. Many units rent for about 20 dollars a month
5. Self-storage units are as secure as any typical building.
Any decent self-storage complex will be fenced, usually with barbed wire and have a gate that requires an access code for entry. This makes a complex as secure as any building. A storage complex has many tenants, each of whom have no particular schedules. That means more witnesses to potential crimes. Furthermore, due to the stigma of potential crimes, local police tend to check in more often.
6. A way to keep that stuff that your spouse hates.
Maybe he complains all the time about that thing you bought that is in the way in the garage. Maybe she said if you don’t use that thing in the basement she’s going to throw it away the next time you’re away on business. A storage unit is a cheap and easy answer to the problem of partners objecting to your possessions. Get the items out of site and they’ll be out of your partner’s mind.
7. A business can have a warehouse without the warehouse with a storage unit.
No more getting bullied by landlords to rent more space than you need. And no more paying more rent than you need to, either. You can rent storage units in just about any size, and you can segregate different material and products in different units. Maybe you want to restrict employee access to specific products-this is easily done by having different units.
8. Security is someone else’s expense and headache.
Any well-managed storage complex will have a manager who is either on site or who makes regular rounds to different complexes that are owned by the company. The company is in charge of security, so you don’t have to worry about hiring guards, installing costly cameras or monitoring activity. This preserves peace of mind for the individual and lets the business owner stay focused on business.
9. A highly competitive market will keep prices low.
Storage units are everywhere. And in every metro area, more units are being built. This is one of the perks of our transient society. Folks are always in transition and always in need of short-term storage. Complexes need to maintain high standards to keep your business. Others just need storage because they have a lot of stuff.
10. Storage complexes like long-term renters.
Apartments are always cheaper when you lease. And land lords usually tend to favor folks who stay for the long term and who pay on time. A storage complex is no different. Owners want to have a certain number of long-term tenants because it secures a certain amount of steady income that keeps their bankers happy, especially if they themselves are subleasing the units or the land beneath them. Less renter-turnover also means less paperwork.
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