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Create Artful Design In Self-Storage

Once just a cluster of off-white, single-story, metal buildings in industrial areas and business parks, today’s self-storage facilities now mimic the architecture and color selection of higher-end offices and can blend into their neighborhood. Creating the ideal self-storage building is both an art and a science. But, another–often overlooked– facet is the layout. Artfully designing the layout of a self-storage …

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Trendy Side Self-Storage Construction

As self-storage properties continue to be built at an ever-increasing rate, facilities have had to undergo a serious transformation to attract today’s clientele. Architects and contractors have had to implement many amenities and features that homebuyers look for when purchasing a home. Tile floors, granite countertops, exposed ductwork, sleek design, greenery and more and now design essentials in today’s self-storage …

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Niche Storage Solutions for Competitive Advantage

Niche storage solutions can offer opportunities to reach a unique customer base. Italy and Switzerland have already jumped on the niche self-storage options and the United States has finally started to see a rise in demand. The service is becoming increasingly among the public and increasing population densities create a growing need for space and ongoing self-storage development. In Italy …

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It’s All About the User Experience in Self-Storage Construction & Design

Newly-built self-storage properties aren’t skimping out on the amenities they offer. With more emphasis on user experience than ever, customers are looking for premium storage options that offer a more friendly and convenient solution. Cleaner than ever units, state-of-the-art climate control, digital surveillance, 24-hour gate access and more are all trending offerings for self storage. No matter the worth of …

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Who Thought Sustainable Design Would Be A Part of the Self-Storage Industry?

In our environmentally-minded world, it’s smarter than ever for self-storage facilities to shrink their carbon footprint and build with a more eco-friendly design in mind. The intention of eco-friendly designs is to eliminate negative environmental impact completely through thoughtful and environmentally-sensitive design. Great design is sustainable design. Rather than thinking of eco-friendly building as one facet builders should encompass the …

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Clayton, NC: Gatehouse Self-Storage

Imperial Design Builders is now working on a 94,000 square foot for Gatehouse Self-Storage in Clayton, North Carolina. This Class A climate-controlled facility will be three stories and have a “daylight”, or “walk-out”, basement. Imperial Design Builders connected with the civil engineering team at Carolina Land Development Group, Inc during the early phases of the project to achieve rezoning with …

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Midlothian Storage Center, Midlothian VA.

Imperial Design Builders will be beginning a new project this month when it works on a new storage facility which will be Midlothian Storage Center in Midlothian, Virginia. Start date: Anticipated by 6/20/16 Total square feet: 101,452 Target completion or completion date: April 2017 Type of project (out of ground, up-fit and type of business): Out of ground, three story with basement …

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Storage King – Hubert Street, Raleigh NC

Imperial Design Builders has begun work on a new storage facility for Storage King on Hubert Street in Raleigh. Imperial Design Builders is doing complete design and construction to convert approximately 26,000 square feet of existing warehouse space into a climate controlled storage facility, including all work and services necessary to convert an existing freight elevator into a passenger elevator. Start …