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Commercial Self Storage

Businesses today like to keep their overheads down and do not want to have to pay enormous fees for high rent office space above and beyond what they will use everyday. You will pay the same per square foot for storage space in an office building as you will for the office. Less expensive public commercial storage units are ideal for these businesses.

Most businesses storage providers have systems in place that will help you decide for yourself how much space to take. These calculators or estimators can be found on the majority of self storage web sites. Others will describe their commercial storage units in terms that will help you visualize how much space you need, some units could hold the contents of an average sized closet, some others are the size of a standard single garage, and there’s also Mobile Units. As an additional measure you can always visit a facility and look at potential unit sizes so that you can get a clearer idea of which one will suit your space needs. Talk to businesses storage facility representatives if you’re unsure which size to opt for []

Storage Units Warehouse

Businesses opt for affordable self storage for various reasons, the most common of which is the need to free up or to cut down on expensive office space, for use as a small-scale warehouse, distribution service or as an archive. Business storage users are often given preferential access to general facilities an added advantage if you use a unit as a distribution point for stock that may need to be dispatched at short notice and at odd times. The most common uses for business storage are:

  • Archiving documents, files and paperwork.
  • Freeing up office space by storing items that aren’t needed on a daily basis.
  • Storing office furniture and equipment.
  • Storing stock, either full-time or on a seasonal basis.
  • Storing office equipment and files during a move.
  • As a small-scale distribution centre.
  • As a store for excess stock, reps’ sales samples and display or exhibition equipment
  • Storing office supplies, allowing businesses to buy in bulk and gain discounts.


If you are fortunate to work in a rapidly growing company your business may need more storage space and commercial storage units are an excellent secure and cost effective option. You will be in possession of a key or access card and can control who has access to the space providing excellent security access for your items. Paper and computer records, infrequently used equipment and even office furniture can be stored in commercial storage units. Most storage companies offer climate controlled storage to protect items that can be sensitive to the environment and you should expect to find climate control as an option at any reputable self-storage facility.