Houston Chronicle Reports That Storage Industry Soars – Local Storage Provider, Amazing Spaces®, Stays Grounded Among Competitors Trying to Cash in
Houston, TX, January 24, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- According to a Houston Chronicle article published on Sunday, January 19th, the self storage industry is “spiff[ing] up . . . and [there’s] money to be made.” The article, written by Katherine Feser, states that “nationally in 2013, self-storage transactions exceeded $2 billion, more than double the average over the last 10 years.” With transaction amounts like these, it’s no wonder that the Houston self storage industry has investors racing to jump on the band wagon. For example, in December 2013, twenty-eight Houston storage facilities were bought by a national real estate investment trust (REIT) as part of a $326 million deal. While this industry growth has the potential to make investors happy, it can have a negative effect on first-time storage customers trying to find the right place to store their irreplaceable possessions.
Local storage provider, Amazing Spaces Storage Centers, was established in 1998 and has been serving their Houston communities for 15 years. They quickly became known as the trusted name in self storage and remain committed to their mission of providing top quality moving and storage services and giving back to the community. Amazing Spaces’ customers understand the value of storing their belongings with an established name that is built upon the communities it serves. The company was designed out of a need for a better storage product, and customers can feel that the moment they walk into the lodge-like retail office. Amazing Spaces is locally owned, and it’s managed by a team of moving and storage experts of which over 50% have been with the company for over 3 years.
Jeremy Garman, Amazing Spaces Area Operations Manager, explains, “The need to rent a storage unit typically takes place when individuals are experiencing transitions in life, like a move, a death in the family, a divorce, or a marriage. At Amazing Spaces, we know this and our mission is to make the storage process as easy as possible. We’re a one-stop-shop for moving and storage services and products, our security and other amenities are the best in the business, and our tenants appreciate the advice that our team of experts can provide when planning a move.”
Amazing Spaces has four locations in the Greater Houston area, and the brand is adamant about giving back to Houston and more specifically, to each of their locations’ communities (The Woodlands, Medical Center / West University, CyFair / Jersey Village, and Spring). Amazing Spaces gives back to their communities by offering free electronic recycling drop-off spots, donating storage space or funds to local charities and schools, they have annual fundraisers for the Shriners Hospitals for Children, year-round donation spot for items benefiting children in need who are patients of the Shriners Hospitals for Children, and annual Toys for Tots and other Christmas toy donation programs for local children in need.
Customers appreciate that the amenities offered at Amazing Spaces are unique and make it difficult to compare Amazing Spaces to competitors. Amazing Spaces offers a conference room which is complementary to tenants, high-tech security cameras recording the property inside and out 24/7, individual alarms on each unit monitored by a third party, and much more. As Amazing Spaces customer, Jeri Kuhleman was quoted in the January 19th Houston Chronicle article, "It just feels like an office environment. There’s also a loading dock, carts, and there are three elevators," she said. "I've never stored anything before. The architecture is really pretty. I love the windows on each floor. It has a different feel to it."
About Amazing Spaces
Houston-based Amazing Spaces has been a leading provider of storage services for discriminating individuals and businesses since 1998. Its award winning storage properties offer solutions for self storage, RV and boat storage, wine storage, boxes and moving supplies, and Penske truck rentals. Amazing Spaces is ranked as a Top 100 National Operator by Mini Storage Messenger.
For additional information about Amazing Spaces’ services or for upcoming event information, visit www.AmazingSpaces.net