Pennsylvania spans the Mid-Atlantic, Northeastern, and Appalachian regions. It offers several notable amusement parks, music festivals, and some of the finest museums in the country. 

If you reside in the state of Pennsylvania or you are a business owner looking to keep your assets and belongings in a safe place, a storage facility might be a good investment. We’ve listed some of the best storage facility builders working in Pennsylvania. Our team selected these firms for their backgrounds, affiliations, and the honors they received over the years.


Domus Construction

101 Limekiln Pike, Glenside, PA 19038

Domus Construction, a general construction company founded in 1976, has executed a wide range of commercial, educational, housing, restaurant, and retail projects across Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The firm has a lot of expertise in new construction, renovation, and historic building restoration. The firm’s success is built on the quality of its work and the services it provides to its clients.

Headed by C. Edward Hillis, Domus provides cost-effective pricing and a steadfast commitment to its clients. It ensures efficiency and quality control throughout the duration of a project. The firm has gained awards for its competence and excellence in the craft, including the 2020 Architectural Excellence Design Award for Preservation Architecture, the 2019 Preservation Alliance Grand Jury Award for Historic Preservation, and the 2019 ACE Mentor Program Project of the Year.


Morton Buildings

2789 Earlystown Road, Centre Hall, PA 16828

Morton Buildings—located in Morton, Illinois—was founded in 1903 and is the industry leader in post-frame production and construction. From its cutting-edge advancements to its best-in-class warranties, the firm is committed to exceeding its clients’ expectations. The firm believes that the difference between its work and its competitors can be seen in the details.

Morton Buildings is led by John Russell; he has extensive expertise in durable and industrial businesses. John has worked with Fortune 500, private equity, and family-owned firms, both internally and externally. The firm’s strong reputation building spans more than a century and includes more than a quarter-million satisfied clients under Mr. Russell’s guidance and direction. Morton Buildings transitioned into complete employee ownership in 2017; it has several distribution centers; it serves in many locations outside of Illinois, including Pennsylvania.


Steelsmith, Inc.

1216 LL, Grandview Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15211

Steelsmith specializes in the construction of storage facility structures and takes pride in providing clients with quality, dependability, and service. Since its inception in 2007, the firm has used only high-quality American-made steel in every metal building it has built, and it is guaranteed by one of the industry’s best, non-prorated warranties.

With Donald Gilmore at the helm, the company dedicates its full attention to the project at every stage. Donald is also the president of the Certified Metal Roof Installation firm McElroy Metal. Steelsmith’s professional team provides best practices and competence, promptly completing all pre-construction stages so construction can begin on schedule. The firm is also capable of negotiating and delivering the best prices on high-quality products while sticking within its clients’ budgets.


Storage Construction

3170 E Prospect Road, York, PA 17402

Storage Construction, founded in 1989 with PFG Capital, specializes in constructing premium self-storage facilities for its clients in Pennsylvania. To provide outstanding value to self-storage owners, the company’s team draws on decades of self-storage building and management experience. It affirms that no project or site is too difficult for its seasoned experts and that the firm’s results always come within budget.

Storage Construction is accessible to its clients from inception to completion. Dan Dygert overseeing the process. He supervises the operations and strategic direction of the firm. Dan has also spearheaded the acquisition, development, construction, management, and disposition of numerous projects. Those projects include apartments, retail shopping centers, office buildings, residential multi-family housing, and self-storage facilities. He is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University’s College of Business Administration with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and a minor in Economics.


McDonald Building Co.

910 East Main Street, Suite 101, Norristown, PA 19401

McDonald Building Co. was founded by Paul McDonald in 2010, specializing in developing storage facility buildings in Pennsylvania. The firm’s diverse construction specialists provide a one-stop-shop for all its clients’ building needs. The firm also takes pride in guiding its clients through the process while keeping the project on schedule and within budget.

McDonald Building Co.’s mission is to operate as a supporting partner and competent resource to the whole project team from project inception through the completion of a fully functioning building. Its safety goal for its pool of experts and professionals is zero injuries and no lost time accidents. The company is proud of its regional network of qualified subcontractors and its high safety ratings. It develops site-specific safety strategies.


A&E Construction Co.

152 Garrett Road, Upper Darby, PA 19082

Established in 1978, A&E Construction Co. is an experienced general contracting and construction management firm serving clients in the tri-state area. It specializes in commercial, institutional, healthcare, retail, hospitality, and municipal building. Having been in the industry for more than four decades, its approach to safety management is to avoid potential accidents as proactively as possible. It does this by incorporating a project-specific safety program during the early planning stages and monitoring the plan’s implementation to ensure the highest level of success. Towards that end, A&E retains the services of a health safety and environmental consulting firm to assist its team with its safety program.

Bud Santora was responsible for ingraining a philosophy of unwavering commitment to delivering premium service and quality to clients of A&E. That mindset continues to guide the firm through his sons Bill Santora, CEO, and Tony Santora, President, as they lead the business their father started.


Brecknock Builders

615 Lauschtown Road, ​Denver, PA 17517

Brecknock Builders is a family-owned business with a long history of excellence and craftsmanship. The firm has been constructing high-quality steel and wood buildings for residential, commercial, and agricultural clients for many years. With over three decades of experience in the sector, the firm believes that truthful transactions with its clients, general contractors, suppliers, and workers will keep the business flourishing well into the foreseeable future.

Father and son team Titus and Jonathan Martin have a combined experience of over 60 years in the construction industry. Jonathan currently serves as the Managing Member; he is heavily involved with the company’s sales and project estimation and management. Titus acts as the general manager of the company’s wood division. He estimates projects, purchases tools, and equipment, and manages construction crews. In 2000, the duo acquired the company and grew from 20 employees to more than 40 employees.


TBI Contracting

1701 Boston Hollow Road, McKeesport, PA 15135

TBI Contracting, founded in 2006, is one of Pittsburgh’s few self-performing general contractors. The firm specializes in the development of storage facilities for its Pennsylvania clients. The firm believes in clear, professional communication with clients, workers, and the general public.

TBI makes it a point to collaborate with architects and owners on its projects. With Don and Lorri Thornton leading the firm, it completes successful construction projects using efficient problem solving, teamwork, and skill. The press featured TBI Contracting’s exceptional works, including the Tribune-Review (2020) and NEXTpittsburgh (2016). TBI holds memberships with the US Federal Contractor Registration and is a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. It is one of the Women-Owned Small Businesses under the designation of the US Small Business Administration.


Salzeider, Inc.

40900 Woodward Avenue, Suite 275, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Salzeider has worked with owners, developers, architects, and real estate investment companies for the past 15 years to offer general contracting and construction management for a wide variety of project types. Since its founding, the has executed over 200 construction projects totaling more than 2.5 million square feet and worth $110 million. The company is built on partnerships with some of the most seasoned and experienced industry professionals, serving the commercial real estate industries in the Midwest, Northeast, and Southeast.

Scott Salzeider leads the firm as its president and founder. Under Scott’s supervision, Salzeider has earned its clients’ trust by delivering construction excellence. It brings expertise and professionalism to every project, resulting in high-quality construction that is on time and within budget. He attended Michigan State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction Management.

Author

  • Jake Gustafson

    Jake has served as Senior Editor at General Contractors and brings a wealth of experience rooted in his passion for building. Holding a degree in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University, he actively engaged in industry-related activities, including membership in the Associated General Contractors of America student chapter and participation in the Associated Schools in Construction student competition. Previously, Jake served as a project engineer for a prominent general contractor in Portland, where he played a pivotal role in various aspects of construction projects, from pre-construction to subcontractor management. His expertise extends to working on innovative projects, such as North America's largest CLT commercial building. Expertise: Commercial Construction, Commercial Remodeling, Home Design and Build Key Highlights: Editor at General Contractors, Project Engineer for Portland-based general contractor, Field Engineer for the largest CLT commercial building in North America Education: Oregon State University, Degree in Construction Engineering Management