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02 May 2022

Architects and Self Storage Developments: Design, Then Build

Melissa Anderson

Territory Business Manager with Forge Building Company

One of the key players when building a self-storage facility is the Architect. Partnering up with the right architect for your self-storage project is critical for many reasons. So, what makes an architect “the right one”? Let’s explore this idea a bit.

Just as with most industries, there are individuals and companies that have specialties. The architectural arena is no different. An architectural firm may have individuals that are experts to specific types of buildings, or the entire firm may be specialized. Finding one that has a good understanding of the self- storage industry is important.

Here are some concepts that an Architect designing a self-storage facility will need to consider.