Offer storage space

You are a real estate owner and have an empty space that is suitable for self storage? placeB builds and operates storage facilities of real estate partners.

Offer storage space

You are a real estate owner and have an empty space that is suitable for self storage? placeB builds and operates storage facilities of real estate partners.

Service for real estate owners

placeB is a booking platform for storage space. All processes, from booking to access to the storage, are digital and are carried out via a web application ( ❯ How to rent a storage room). placeB is the Swiss leader in the marketing of storage space and ranks in top positions in search engines.

As a cooperation partner of real estate owners, placeB offers the following services.

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1) Service for real estate owners

Do you have a suitable empty space that is suitable for self storage? As a cooperation partner, placeB offers the following services.

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2) Conversion and expansion of this area into an unmanned placeB Self Storage location

Provided that the real estate owner and placeB are convinced of the potential of the location, the next steps will be taken by placeB's project management:

  • Calculation model (financial simulation of the location)
  • Creation of the storage room layout with the box mix corresponding to the size and location
  • Submission of building application
  • Material ordering (from placeB certified suppliers)
  • Transport and unloading of the building material
  • Structure of the self storage units
  • Installation of the placeB electronics (IoT Nodes)
  • Installation of the monitoring & alarm system
  • Other electrical work (wiring and lighting)
  • Connection to the sales platform

The period from the signing of the cooperation agreement and receipt of the building permit to the realization of the site and the start of operations is approximately 12 weeks.

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3) Marketing of the storage facilities and operations

After the project creation (expansion of placeB locations), the operative business is started. The following services are provided by placeB:

  • Acquisition
  • Credit check
  • Onboarding
  • Upselling
  • Invoicing
  • Collection

Cooperation model

The cooperation between the real estate owner and placeB is based on a revenue share model.

Is your space suitable for self storage?

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Optimal conditions

Basically, there are possibilities for a placeB Self Storage concept almost everywhere. We have compiled a few criteria that are ideally given in order to operate a Self Storage efficiently.

❯ Optimal conditions for a Self Storage

Do you have any questions?

We are available to interested real estate owners for questions without obligation.

Optimal conditions for self storage

Basically, there are possibilities for a placeB Self Storage concept almost everywhere. In the best case, these factors should be fulfilled:

✓ Area:
From 50m² to 800m² (optimal areas are between 200-400m²) depending on the location. The room must be dry.

✓ Visibility:
Well frequented street with the possibility to draw attention to our service at the building.

✓ Accessibility:
Easy, short ways to and inside the building until the customer reaches his storage room. The entrance to the building and the area where the storage rooms are located should have electric locks or the possibility to equip them.

✓ Floor:
If possible on the ground floor, if basement or upper floor a goods lift is required (W 140cm x L 220cm). Usually we try to install an additional placeB Pickup Terminal in the entrance area.

✓ Floor loading:
400kg/m2

✓ Room height:
From 250cm, ideal is however 300cm or more, since the customer rents according to volume and not m².

✓ Loading and unloading:
Access for cars and trucks (depending on the size of the site). Covered loading and unloading area.

✓ Parking spaces:
Depending on the size of the site, 1-3 parking spaces are required