By Sarah Little
LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., Nov. 19, 2018 — StorageMart announced today their plans to develop a total of 135,000 net rentable square feet of climate controlled self storage units in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. The company currently owns and operates 3 storage locations in Lee’s Summit and over 30 locations in the Kansas City metro area. Expansion plans will add nearly 1,400 climate controlled storage units available for rent to Lee’s Summit residents and local businesses.
StorageMart is adding 75,000 square feet of climate controlled self storage to the facility located right off Hwy 50 & Milton Thompson Rd. While another 60,000 square feet of climate controlled self storage is under construction at the StorageMart located at the intersection of Highway 291 & 150.
The Lee’s Summit expansion is only a portion of StorageMart’s growing footprint in the Kansas City Metro area. Since 2016, The company has added 66,000 square feet of storage to the metro area, and shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. Slated for delivery by 2020 are 3 additional new developments throughout Greater Kansas City, totaling approximately 146,000 net rentable square feet.
“The Lee’s Summit submarket is a key area of focus for our Greater Kansas City investment strategy,” said Alex Burnam, Real Estate Acquisitions and Development at StorageMart. “This additional square footage will serve to increase StorageMart’s already dominant market share within Lee’s Summit and Greater Kansas City, allowing us to continue providing best-in-class storage solutions for our customers throughout the area.”
Each expansion will be state-of-the-art, including large indoor loading bays equipped to accommodate moving trucks so that customers can load and unload indoors and away from the weather. Other amenities include: video surveillance, motion-censored lighting, a fenced and gated storage property that requires unique customer PIN access, and extra wide hallways for hassle-free moving.
“Come on by and check out how great a storage facility can be. StorageMart is committed to being the cleanest place to store, and we make it easy to move – you’ll feel like it’s an extension of your own home,” added Alex Burnam.
StorageMart started with a single store in Columbia, Missouri and has grown to be the largest privately-owned, family-operated storage company in the world with over 200 self storage properties throughout the US, Canada, and UK. StorageMart is led by the Burnam family, which has been in the storage industry for three generations.
Dedicated to providing easy, clean, and friendly service to each and every customer, StorageMart is also committed to giving back to the many communities it calls home through a charitable giving program, Store it Forward. In 2017, the company donated more than $159,000 to charities, in addition to donating over $370,000 in free rent to charities throughout the US, UK and Canada.