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Michigan Town to Turn K-Mart into Self Storage Facility

Michigan Town to Turn K-Mart into Self Storage Facility

One K-Mart in Saginaw Township, Michigan is getting a complete overhaul in the form of a new self storage facility. The former K-Mart store located on Bay Road, was purchased by DealPoint Merrill, a real estate development and property management firm. The firm is a subsidiary of The Merrill Group of Companies. The new self storage facility will feature boat and RV storage in addition to conventional self storage units.

The proposed facility is being dubbed a “climate-controlled super center” and will also be home to truck rentals, moving supplies, a business center, shipping facility and other business initiatives. Saginaw Township’s assistant director of community development Bridget Smith, said the vacant K-Mart store is 97, 645 square…

Self Storage Comic Book Seeks More Crowdfunding

Self Storage Comic Book Seeks More Crowdfunding

Last September, we featured a novel comic book idea that was starting to grow – a self storage themed comic book. The comic book served to further illustrate the infiltration of self storage into the mainstream entertainment industry. The…

Bodies Found in the Storage Unit of Unlicensed Funeral Director

Bodies Found in the Storage Unit of Unlicensed Funeral Director

In a shocking twist to what was originally a larceny claim, twelve bodies were found inside a self storage facility in Massachusetts as police officers were investigating the former owner and operator of a funeral home. In addition to the…

Where is Former 'Storage Wars' Star Dave Hester?

Where is Former 'Storage Wars' Star Dave Hester?

Celebrities in the self storage industry are few and far between. Therefore, whenever one come to the forefront, it’s hard not to keep track of what he or she has been doing. Perhaps the most well-known bit of controversy that…

Connecticut and California Get New Self Storage Facilities

Connecticut and California Get New Self Storage Facilities

The growing self storage industry is always seeing the opening of new facilities that add to the competitiveness of the market. The development of this business sector shows no sign of slowing down. In fact, a town in Trumball, Connecticut

Westy Self Storage Helps to Raise Over $300, 000 for Cancer Research

Westy Self Storage Helps to Raise Over $300,000 for Cancer Research

Cancer affects millions of people worldwide and the fight to find a cure is always ongoing. Progression towards finding a cure is aided through charitable donations that help with research and caring for those affected by the disease. The self…

Father and Son Win Big in Uncle Bob Self Storage Stock Race

Father and Son Win Big in Uncle Bob Self Storage Stock Race

Self storage and car racing are both pretty common. But, a car race hosted by a self storage facility? Now that’s something you don’t hear of everyday. Father Dwayne Wesenberg and his teenage son Kameron finished in first and second…

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