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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.
Ancillary Self Storage Products That Add To Your Bottom Line
If you have a financial stake in a self storage business, either as a business owner, partner, manager or investor, your goal is obvious: increase self storage profits. Whether you're starting a new self storage business or thinking of expanding your current business, the following self storage profit centers can provide rental and retail sales opportunities that bring welcome self storage ancillary income to your business.
Caesar Wright, president of Mako Steel, made a visit to Kings Bay Self Storage in Crystal River, FL to give us a cool video tour of the place!
Boat & RV Self Storage Offers A Great Return on Your Investment
Despite a slower economy, boat and RV owners continue to take pride in their toys and look for a place to store them. With the cost of some RVs and boats running into six figures, people who own such luxery items are less likely to be facing financial hardship and more likely to have the disposable income necessary to afford secure storage. While building Boat and RV Storage requires planning and a fairly large lot of land, it presents a great opportunity to turn this type of storage into a healthy profit for your business. This is especially true if you own land near water, camping or recreational facilities. Before you make a commitment to build a new RV and Boat Storage center, here are some of the costs associated with this business venture.
Self Storage Building is Booming. How Can You Expand Your Self Storage Facilities to Grow With it?
Growing Market Demands
The self-storage industry keeps expanding and evolving well beyond simple storage units for personal items. In our last blog article, we discussed the growing need for self-storage in the business sector. Read more about this growing market and why you might want to expand your self-storage facilities to accommodate it.
Rev Up Your Motors for a Quick Ride to Greater Profits
Thinking about adding Boat and RV Storage to Your Self Storage Facility? Great Idea. We know many self-storage operators that have attracted new customers from new markets and added substantial income to their businesses by adding RV and Boat Storage. Which type of Boat and RV Storage is right for your business?
Market Demand is Stronger Than Ever for RV Storage
RV ownership in the U.S. hits new highs! The number of RV-owning households grew to 8.9 million in 2011, up from 7.9 million in 2005. A whopping 8.5% of U.S. households now own an RV. This is good news for the self-storage business.
Boat and RV Storage Construction Requires Special Considerations.
Caesar Wright, President of Mako Steel, Inc. guides Self Storage developers through the specific design considerations in Boat and RV Storage Construction in this brief video tour of a successful Boat and RV Storage facility.