Mako Steel Blog

A Feature Facility Opens in Arizona

Posted by Mak the Shark on Fri, Jun 23, 2017 @ 01:12 PM

Congratulations, Dominion Self Storage on the opening your new facility in Queen Creek, AZ.

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Tags: self storage construction, Mako Steel, Climate Controlled Self Storage, Cost to build self storage

Winner - Mako Steel, Best Builder 2016

Posted by Sarah Swingler on Tue, Aug 09, 2016 @ 11:16 AM

It has been announced!  Mako Steel has won Inside Self Storage Best Builder award, 2016!

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Building A Better Budget

Posted by Angie Guerin on Tue, Apr 05, 2016 @ 09:56 AM


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Tags: Self Storage Industry, self storage construction, Boat and RV Storage, Mako Steel, Multi-Story Self Storage, Single Story Self Storage Building, Cost to build self storage, Self Storage building, Self Storage Costs

Building Portable Storage for Additional Self Storage Income

Posted by Tinie Tao on Mon, Nov 25, 2013 @ 09:19 AM

Portable storage can provide quick additional income to self storage owners and operators. Whereas traditional self storage facilities require months of construction, portable storage can be assembled and ready to rent in as little as 15 minutes. If you want to add a second story to currently existing single-story structures, check out Mako Steel’s DOUBLE UP system.

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Tags: self storage construction

Giving Thanks to YOU!

Posted by Tinie Tao on Mon, Nov 25, 2013 @ 09:06 AM

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Tags: Mako Steel

Self Storage Construction Considerations

Posted by Tinie Tao on Wed, Nov 13, 2013 @ 09:43 AM

Roofing: Standing Seam vs. Screw Down

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Tags: self storage construction, Standing Seam Roofing

Is the Development of Climate Control Storage Really “Heating Up”?

Posted by Tinie Tao on Thu, Oct 24, 2013 @ 09:39 AM

Climate control storage appeals to customers wanting to preserve sensitive and valuable contents. These customers look for self storage facilities that monitor and control humidity and temperature settings. Climate control storage commands higher rental rates than regular self storage does. As developers and existing owners look for ways to increase their return on investment, offering a climate-controlled space is one way to generate significant rental income.

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Tags: Climate Controlled Self Storage

RV & Boat Storage Construction Costs and Considerations

Posted by Joe Matibag on Thu, Oct 10, 2013 @ 08:55 AM

RV and boat storage makes a great add-on to a thriving storage business, but it can stand alone as a smart business venture if you go into it with your eyes wide open.

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Tags: Boat and RV Storage

How to Choose a Self Storage Builder

Posted by Caesar Wright on Tue, Sep 03, 2013 @ 08:23 AM

Key Things to Look for in Your

Self Storage Builder

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Tags: self storage construction

Mako Steel Wins Self Storage Best Builder Award

Posted by Tinie Tao on Tue, Aug 20, 2013 @ 04:10 PM

Each year, Inside Self Storage gets out the vote for the Self Storage Industry's top honors. Industry professionals vote for who they think is the best supplier in nearly 30 categories. Categories include: Best Builder, Best Finance Company, Best Architectural Services, Best Development Consulting, among many others.

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Tags: self storage construction, Inside Self Storage, Mako Steel