Buildings Designed for Self-Storage

Are You Thinking About Starting a Storage Business?

If you are planning a new self-storage business, or expanding an existing site, one of the most important decisions to make is what type of facility you will be able to build. A steel self-storage structure from General Steel is the perfect choice for business owners like you because it can help you satisfy your customer’s expectations, while helping you maintain your budget. Most importantly, as your business grows your General Steel building can expand easily allowing you to offer more space and increase your cash flow.

Cost Effective Investment

A self-storage facility is a costly investment for owners or operators. Construction costs need to reflect low start-up and operating costs. A steel building from General Steel costs less to erect than conventional structures and the building is durable and virtually maintenance free. Made of high quality pre-engineered steel, General Steel’s self-storage buildings are built to withstand the elements in your area, crucial protection for your customers’ valued possessions. Our self storage buildings are also incredibly durable and able to withstand the wear and tear of customer use with very little maintenance.

The typical self-storage customer is looking for a secure environment for their goods, choices in storage unit sizes, protection against the elements, and easy access to their unit. A General Steel self-storage building provides for all of these needs. General Steel buildings utilize heavy-duty cold-formed steel and are available in virtually any length. The bays are adjustable and removable steel partitions allow for larger units. You can customize the size of all your storage units to maximize space efficiency for your tenants.

General Steel Buildings

When you choose to work with General Steel your project will benefit from certain features only available with pre-engineered buildings. These features are specifically valuable to a mini-storage project because in order for your mini-storage units to be truly successful you will need a customized space that is both durable and flexible.

Consider the Advantages

  • Customization
  • Durability
  • Flexibility

A General Steel self-storage facility offers all of these benefits at a fraction of the cost that conventional structures incur. Take a moment to review more advantages and benefits of a steel self-storage unit from General Steel. Then give us a call and discuss your self-storage needs with a helpful, experienced General Steel representative, who will walk you through all of the designs and options available to you.

Why General Steel Mini Storage Units?

Whether you are a contractor, the owner of an existing complex, or a first-time investor, you obviously want to get the most value for your money. If you want a proven, high-quality steel self-storage solution from an experienced company you can trust, look no further than General Steel.

High Quality System You Can Count On

If you are an experienced self-storage owner or developer, you understand the importance of using a high-quality building system. General Steel buildings have been designed with quality, flexibility, and economy in mind. There are a number of advantages to self-storage developments including unique design, customization and durability.

General Steel Mini-Storage Quality

In the self-storage business, using low-quality storage units can be a serious mistake. Cheaper quality units are not as durable and can be expensive to maintain. High-quality General Steel storage buildings offer increased resistance to external damage factors and normal wear from common use, resulting in an overall lower cost of ownership.

At General Steel, we use a high-grade of steel which provides straight walls, tight connections, and increased durability. These buildings are designed to last and have the longest lasting guaranty in the industry. Your steel self storage development can be virtually maintenance free with a high-quality building system supplied by the General.

Consider these Advantages for Your Development

General Steel Brand Advantages


General Steel self-storage developments are designed to meet and surpass your local weather requirements including wind. Because of the design, our buildings are able to withstand adverse weather conditions.


With General Steel self-storage building kits, you are not stuck with specific size units. Our self-storage kits have flexible divisions, allowing you to change the each individual size of every unit according to rental needs.


Storage customers have been known to cause significant damage to self-storage developments. That is why General Steel mini-storage buildings come standard with the highest quality and most durable sheeting available. This helps resist damage, and helps to ensure a long operational existence of your storage units.

Fast Erection:

General Steel buildings are designed and prepared at the plant for fast erection. This means that your mini-storage business will be in operation quickly.


General Steel supplies buildings that are expandable. Meaning, it is easy to add additional units and space as your business grows and your expansion will always be covered by our 50 year warranty.


The outside of the building can benefit from increased curb appeal by using any number of finishing accessories that will help the development stand out among surrounding structures or blend in with existing units.