Safeguard Self Storage Completes the Purchase of Land for a New Facility in Chicago

Safeguard Self Storage is excited to announce the recent purchase of land for their brand new state-of-the-art self-storage facility on West North Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. The almost 60,000 square-foot climate controlled building will be the 15th in Chicago, and the 74th nationwide. It features drive-up loading, computer-controlled access and digital security.

Chicago, IL, February 29, 2016 --( Safeguard Self Storage has announced the purchase, on February 11, 2015, of a land parcel to build a self-storage facility on West North Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. The store will be the 74th store for the company nationally when completed and the 15th store in the Chicago metropolitan area. Three other developments, which will be the company’s 12th, 13th and 14th stores in Chicago, are either under construction or in the demolition phase prior to construction.

“The Chicago area is an important market for Safeguard and this purchase will build on the company’s efforts to increase its critical mass there,” said Jim Goonan, Safeguard’s Senior Vice President of Development. “We have been building in Chicago for over a decade and have accelerated our development there since 2013.”

The 59,750 leasable square-foot facility will provide 861 storage units in various sizes. Amenities at this location will include heating/air conditioning, drive-up loading area, computer-controlled building access and digital/video recording of the property. As with our other recent developments in Chicago, the facade of the store will communicate the company’s brand and logo while being designed to blend in with the surrounding neighborhood.

About Safeguard Self Storage

Safeguard has been providing storage solutions since 1989, with the goal of delivering unexpected quality and service at every level. With these founding principles, Safeguard has grown to more than 65 locations and is one of the premiere self-storage companies in the United States. Safeguard ( understands self-storage and, best of all, we help our customers understand their many self-storage options. Safeguard's public self-storage facilities feature self-storage units designed to deliver worry-free storage solutions for both residential and commercial customers. Open to the public, our storage facilities feature many modern amenities designed to keep stored items secure.
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