Site Criteria For Acquisitions

Location Characteristics:

  • On a major commercial arterial
  • Access: preferably near or on a corner of two major arteries with convenient access from both directions of traffic
  • Traffic count: 30,000 cars per day minimum at the curb
  • In or adjacent to new retail developments and at the edge of new growth areas

Preferred Demographics:

  • 60,000 people within 3-mile radius
  • 30% renters within 3-mile radius

Existing Building Requirements:

  • Existing buildings to include big boxes and warehouses with 60,000 gross square feet or greater for conversion to internalized self-storage, including a 1/2 acre lot for moving vans
  • Frontage: 200’ minimum
  • UBOX:
    • 24' clear ceiling height preferred
    • Drive in doors

Existing Self-Storage Facility Requirements:

  • Minimum 50,000 net rentable square feet of self-storage space*

Bare Land Requirements:

  • 4+ acres
  • Availability: water, sewer and power utilities
  • Topography: relatively flat or gently sloped sites
  • Site dimensions: prefer rectangular with 200’ street frontage

Abutting Property to Existing U-Haul Locations

  • Bare land and any building size


  • Compatible with self-storage and moving van rentals

* We will consider properties with less rentable square footage if there is room for expansion.

If you have a property that meets our site criteria, please click here to submit a property for our review.