The facility will be situated in Peachtree City, GA
"I'm excited about how much this business is needed and the awesome feedback I'm receiving from citizens in the area," Campbell said. "This means convenience. Where people would have traveled more than 10 miles to reach a full-service U-Haul, we are now literally in their backyard”.
The new property located at 375 Highway 74 S. is called U-Haul Moving & Storage of Starrs Mills and is constructed on 14.12 acres. Its main building, has 70,708 square feet, houses a showroom and will eventually include 1,240 storage units.
A secondary building contains 44,644 square feet will serve as a warehouse for U-Box portable-storage rentals and other items. Currently the self storage facility offers trailer, truck and U-Box rentals as well as the sale of moving and packing supplies.
According to Claudia Campbell, general manager, services will ramp up during the next year.
The release stated that, a second story is planned for the main building to double the amount of self-storage space available.
According to the release, the acquisition of the property was driven by U-Haul’s corporate sustainability initiatives, which support infill development to help local communities lower their carbon footprint.