Optimal conditions for self storage
In principle, there are opportunities for a placeB Self Storage concept almost everywhere. Ideally, these factors should be met:
✓ Location and visibility:
Urban and non-urban location on a well-frequented street. Self storage is suitable as a complement to co-living, co-working or similar concepts.
✓ Catchment area:
30,000 inhabitants should be reached in 15min by car or on foot.
Signage option around and on the building.
Easy, short and step-free routes to and within the building until the customer reaches their storage space. The entrance to the building and to the area where the storage rooms are located should have electric locks or the possibility to retrofit them. 24/7 accessibility.
✓ Surface area:
From 100m² to 2'000m² (optimal areas are between 350m²-1'000m²) depending on location. The room must be dry.
✓ Room height:
A room height of 3.00m is aimed for. Neither a fire alarm system nor sprinklers are required for the installation of self-storage.
If possible on the ground floor, if basement or upper floor a goods lift is required (W 140cm x L 220cm).
✓ Floor load:
At least 400 kg/m2
✓ Loading and unloading:
Access for cars and trucks (depending on the size of the location). Covered loading and unloading area.
✓ Parking spaces:
Depending on the size of the location, 1-3 parking spaces are required.