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Self-storage is a billion-dollar industry in the American commercial market. It is the sixth-largest publicly traded sector in the country, with 47,539 storage facilities nationwide by the end of 2019. Storage companies are useful for a wide range of clients—from residential movers to businesses looking to stockpile merchandise. Typical storage companies offer various storage facility sizes—from 5 x 10 foot units, which are the size of a walk-in closets, to 20 x 20 foot units as big as two-car garages, which are usually reserved for vehicles.

This list features the top storage facility builders in the U.S. These builders were selected and ranked based on their portfolio quality, company history, awards, accreditations, the background of their principals, and client reviews. Most of the projects highlighted in this list are multi-story structures with climate-controlled facilities.


A&E Construction Co.

152 Garrett Road, Upper Darby, PA 19082

In 1970, Bud Santora ran a small furniture business with a four-man crew, and this venture acted as the cornerstone for the firm known today as A&E Construction. The company has earned prominence for its consistent work in the field and made its mark through quality work and service—practices that have made the firm successful for more than 40 years. In 1992, Bill Santora took over as president and was joined a decade later by his brother, Tony Santora, who assumed the role of vice president. Both currently serve as the CEO and the president, respectively. Under their leadership, A&E expanded to serve several different locales within Philly and New Jersey. Proof of their success is the company’s over 70% of repeat clients as well as industry accolades. The firm’s exceptional body of work has been recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal and Smart CEO, and the firm has earned several nominations and awards from both organizations.

Pictured here is the CubeSmart Self Storage located in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. The 102,000-square-foot facility is a new construction project completed by A&E Construction. This five-story building features a stone veneer and EIFS exterior, two elevators, roofing, and 900 units. Services rendered include the addition of an underground basin and mill, the overlay of an existing parking lot and curbs, and the facilitation of shared access to the building.


Allied Builders System

1717 Akahi Street, Honolulu, HI 96819

Established in 1970, Allied Builders System (ABS) is an award-winning general contractor for residential and commercial properties. The locally-owned and operated firm is led by president Gary Oda, whose leadership highlights include over $90 million in revenue in 2016 and spearheading the transformation of the firm into an employee-owned business in 2005. He is an active member of industry organizations such as the Hawaii Hotel and Lodging Association, General Contractors Association, and Building Industry Association. Work quality and team efficiency are integral to Oda’s success, which has led to partnerships with Hawaii’s top brands. The company’s slogan upholds teamwork as a vital aspect of its operations, as the firm’s connections with clients, architects, subcontractors, and designers have elevated its name within local construction circles. These traits also earned ABS a spot among the Top 250 Companies and Top 20 Construction Companies in Hawaii.

The Castle and Cooke Storage Facility is a new construction and design-build project completed by ABS with architect company Sueda and Associates, Inc. The LEED-certified project is a 60,000-square-foot property designed to fit in with the surrounding residential community. Aside from storage facilities, ABS has also completed projects in the financial, medical, hospitality, and retail sectors.


ARCO Construction Co., Inc

900 North Rock Hill Road, St. Louis, MO 63119

ARCO Construction is an award-winning general contractor that constantly ranks among the elite builders in the Midwest. The firm is consistently ranked among Engineering News Record’s (ENR) Top 400 Contractors as well as in other local and national publications. Co-founders Dick Arnoldy and Jeff Cook serve as the company’s chairman and president/CEO, respectively. Both leaders are instrumental to the growth and expansion of the firm and are equally as dedicated to upholding the values that have made the firm successful. The industry veterans established ARCO on the core values of customer satisfaction and financial efficiency, infused with a little positive attitude. The St. Louis-based design-build company is committed to providing clients with service that goes beyond expectations through in-depth planning, design, and construction.

Featured here is a self-storage unit project completed by ARCO Construction in St. Charles, Missouri. The Fountain Lakes Storage is an 80,000-square-foot, single-story facility finished with load-bearing concrete tilt-up walls and light-gauge-framed interior walls as well as durable asphalt paving. A two-story building is situated in the establishment’s front end, which features a glass and aluminum panel facade. Aside from self-storage, other markets served by ARCO include the aviation, warehouse, healthcare, industrial, multi-family, and retail sectors, among others.


Boyer Construction

2122 South Beltline Blvd. Columbia, SC 29201

Led by South Carolina native Brian Boyer, Boyer Construction has developed a reputation as a reliable partner in building for its meticulous attention to detail and commitment to client service. The full-service general contractor operates in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee and is driven by a customer-focused approach to every project—a model that has been successful in establishing industry prominence. Boyer Construction works in the retail, office, institutional, healthcare, and warehouse project sectors. It has previously worked with a number of renowned local and international brands, such as J. Crew, Samsung, Taco Bell, and OrangeTheory Fitness. LEED practices are implemented during building for energy-efficient and environmentally friendly construction.

The featured Canalside branch of CubeSmart is a 100,000-square-foot self-storage facility built by Boyer Construction. The four-story property is located in the bustling commercial district of downtown Columbia—a growing hub of residential and office markets. The new building features over 65,000 square feet of rentable storage space, a combination of a brick veneer and storefront exterior, two new elevators, and four stories of structural steel with reinforcement castings in the walls of the bottom level. A climate-controlled system, LED lighting, and VRF HVAC systems were also installed to maximize performance and energy efficiency.


Brexton LLC

1123 Goodale Boulevard, Suite 500, Columbus, OH 43212 

Integrity and honesty are the foundations of Brexton Construction, an Ohio-based builder fueled by quality building and religious values. The firm is spearheaded by CEO Timothy Galvin, whose resume is filled with countless memberships in industry and state organizations. He is a Chairman of the Ohio Board of Building Standards (OBBS) and previously served as president of the Ohio Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). His company’s operations focus on new construction, project development, and renovations helmed by a talented roster of experts and specialists, whose building prowess and creative savvy act as the backbone of the firm. These craftspeople are equipped with not only building knowledge and skills, but also strong interpersonal communication skills, which have earned Brexton a reputation as a solid partner in any project.

Tri-Village Self Storage is a 61,730-square-foot facility located in Columbus, Ohio. The six-story project was built by Brexton Construction in collaboration with MS Architects. This six-story facility’s features include a natural, climate-controlled system; new lighting installations; security with audio and video capabilities; and a 24/7 kiosk with real-time digital delivery for client interaction and support. A specialized area for wine storage is also located in the lower level of the suburban site.


Capstone Construction Services, LLC.

3900 S. Broadway, Bldg. #6E, Edmond OK 73003

Honest service, fair pricing, and quality building—Capstone Construction Services is known for these values in the Oklahoma region, and these traits have earned the firm acclaim from its clients. The full-service general contractor offers a wide array of commercial building services, including new construction, design-builds, concrete and wall tilt-ups, industrial improvements, interior remodels, office development, and facility improvements.

President Kevin Dunn is committed to quality and reliability, which are values shared by his team of industry experts, who operate efficiently to deliver the best construction possible. Cost-effective methods and up-to-date building techniques that meet industry standards are consistently practiced. Core principles that revolve around safety, professionalism, and teamwork are also upheld to achieve top-notch work. The company’s solid approach to building has forged relationships with many repeat customers.

Capstone Construction Services is a member of the American Institute of Constructors, American Institute of Architects (AIA), and Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. The firm is also an accredited Butler builder. Featured is Guardian Storage, a 20,000-square-foot self-storage facility completed by the firm. It was built and designed with a pre-engineered metal building system.


Carl Construction, Inc.

6250 Kestrel Court Suite #2, Missoula, MT 59808

Solid dedication to projects, clients, and the building community is important in any construction company’s process. Fred Carl leads a team made up of five industry experts to work on construction and design projects. The Cal State Fullerton alum spent the seminal years of his career working with a modular industrial contractor by handling construction management. His engineering background proved beneficial in the Southern California market, which led to a stint as an owner of and partner for a material handling and general contracting firm in 1988. Shortly thereafter, Carl returned to his Missoula roots and established Carl Construction, Inc.

The Montana-based firm offers a wide range of services, as seen in its diverse portfolio, which features banks, manufacturing plants, warehouses, and storage units. Testimonials for the firm commend many components of its process. Some of the rave reviews praise the firm’s quality workmanship, professionalism, ease of communication, and ability to finish projects within the set costs and schedule. Copperstone-Stor All, a local storage facility located in Missoula, is a project completed by Carl Construction.


Chamberlain Construction Inc.

12235 Heathcliff Ct., Ellicott City, MD 21042

Chamberlain Construction Inc., CCI for short, is one of the most prominent storage facility builders in its area. CCI prioritizes several key principles in its operations, which include integrity, experience, attention to detail, and the cultivation of close partnerships with clients. The Maryland-based firm was established in 1999 by founder Douglas E. Chamberlain, who started the company with the goal of becoming a prominent regional construction company for self-storage facilities, offices, warehouses, and small shopping centers. The University of Maryland alum has a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering and has more than 25 years of construction experience on his resume. He served as the Executive Vice President of Storage USA Inc., a company once deemed as the second-largest self-storage operator in the country prior to its acquisition by Extra Space Storage. As Executive VP, Chamberlain handled his prior company’s construction program and supervised the production of around 50 million dollars worth of products.

Services offered by CCI include pre-construction services, general contracting, construction management, and design-build. The firm currently has more than thirty self-storage facilities in its portfolio. One of these buildings is the pictured Delaware Beach Storage, a 107,000 square feet self-storage facility in Lewes with a 4.5 million contract value. The three-story unit is fully climate-controlled and features 25 RV spaces in its rear.


Chris Woods Construction

8068 U.S. Hwy 70, Memphis, TN 38133

Chris Woods Construction is a contracting firm that builds client relationships equally as strong the structures it builds. Founded in 1985, it has built a strong reputation during the course of its industry tenure, which was achieved by delivering consistent quality to its customers. The company employs people who practice honesty and quality work and experts who are commended by clients not only for their building expertise but also for the positive attitude they show in the workplace.

Chris Woods Construction is accredited by the Memphis chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Greater Memphis Chamber. The company offers general contracting, pre-construction, and design-build services and works on projects in the commercial, industrial, religious, distribution, and education sectors. Its projects have been featured in the Memphis Business Journal.

The Storage Towne of America is a storage facility that was completed by Chris Woods Construction in under 10 months. This $5.6 million building was designed by the owner and offers a selection of either conditioned or non-conditioned storage space. The Collierville, Tennessee-based project offers more than 500 rentable storage units that are available in different sizes. Services rendered to the eight-acre site included the construction of nine buildings that cover 95,200 square feet of property, which includes an office with living quarters for the site manager.


Construx, Inc.

630 Daniel Webster Highway, Plymouth, NH 03264

As one of the top metal building companies in New England, Construx, Inc. is proficient not only in its niche but also in the service and management aspects of the job. Smart building solutions and solid customer relations are integral to the firm’s operations, and these key principles have earned the company numerous acclaim throughout its three-decade tenure. The firm’s work encompasses the whole process of pre-engineered metal building—from the pre-construction planning and design stages to manufacturing and installation. A hand-on approach to every project allows the firm to craft structures that are unique for every client. Construx is an authorized builder for Corle, Nucor, and Star metal building systems. Metalwork provided by the firm includes insulated metal panels, metal building design and erection, roofing and siding, and repair and maintenance.

Featured is the Seacoast Storage of New Hampton. Constructed in 2018, the New Hampshire self-storage facility was built and designed for long-term safekeeping. The firm’s quality work has earned industry recognition such as several Safety Awards from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and the Builder of the Year award from the System Building Association. Other projects in Construx’s body of work include athletic facilities, airplane hangars, warehouses, municipal buildings, and multi-use facilities.


DAI General Contracting

15 Hammond, Ste. 307, Irvine, CA 92618

Damato Associates Inc. (DAI) is a general contracting firm that specializes in commercial construction. It specifically works on self-storage projects, tenant improvements, office, retail, banks, and concrete tilt-up construction. Core values of honesty and integrity fuel the firm, and these traits are present in every aspect of its operations. Laurence H. Damato, the company’s CEO, has more than 30 years of construction experience as well as 25 years as a general contracting manager/estimator. The industry stalwart’s vast expertise is a major asset to the firm, and the innovative solutions implemented by Damato are vital in keeping up with the industry’s constantly changing nature.

The firm has worked on a diverse collection of projects, with a list of clients that includes Panasonic, American Self Storage, Westport Properties, and Crean Lutheran High School. One of these projects is the StorQuest Self Storage facility shown here, which was completed by DAI General Contracting in the summer of 2018. Located in Paramount, California, the ground-up construction was built in partnership with the Magellan Associates architect studio. The $10 million building is owned by the William Warren Group and covers 100,000 square feet.


DonahueFavret Contractors, Inc.

3030 E Causeway Approach, Mandeville, LA 70448

In an industry rife with standard builders, DonahueFavret Contractors, Inc. stands out for its ability and dedication to deliver outstanding results. Established in 1979, its prominence in Louisiana and the Gulf South construction market can be attributed to the firm’s experience and prowess, as well as its ability to form long-lasting client bonds. Building strong structures and solid relationships is the secret to its success and longevity, as well as a team of dedicated craft builders and specialists. John L “Jack” Donahue has certainly worn many hats in his history of founding and running DonahueFavret Contractors. After many years, he is able to enjoy serving as the Chairman of the Board of the company, as his son, John L. Donahue, III is the President and CEO. His leadership and expertise helped elevate the company to commercial success, as DonahueFavret currently grosses over $80 million annually.

Featured is the Safeguard Storage Facility located in New Orleans, Louisiana. The $2.8 million project covers 52,535 square feet and was completed in collaboration with Morton Verges Architects. The five-story self-storage building is but one of the projects in the company’s diverse portfolio. DonahueFavret’s extensive catalog spans the retail, hospital, commercial, institutional, corporate, and financial markets, among others.


EDC

1660 Huguenot Road, Midlothian, VA 23113

EDC is a client-focused construction and management company that was founded in Richmond. The firm operates on the mantra of “build well,” which serves as a framework, promise, and mindset, all rolled into one. It is the commitment to this principle that helped boost EDC’s profile as a top-tier builder not only statewide but all over the country. Words don’t give justice to what EDC has accomplished over the course of 30 years, but numbers certainly do, and one look at the firm’s statistics warrants enough proof of its outstanding construction services.

Established in 1990, the Virginia-based firm has completed more than 1,000 building projects in 370 cities across 38 states. On a national scale, the company has built a whopping 30,000,000 square feet of project space that includes structures in retail, grocery, entertainment, multi-family, industrial and self-storage markets. Most of these projects come from repeat customers, of which 60% are negotiated business. These loyal partnerships were earned through client relations forged by its Thomas D. Eilerson and continued by the president Christopher M. Johnson, and the entire Executive Committee, who together lead a team of 70 active employees, of which 25 have ownership stakes in the firm. Under the leadership of the two, EDC grosses an estimated $150,000,000 in annual revenue.


Edifice

4111 South Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28209

Award-winning firm Edifice General Contractors is a well-decorated builder in North Carolina. Accolades of the firm include a spot among the ENR’s Top 400 National Contractors, being named the Top Area General Contractor by the Charlotte Business Journal, and 42 Project Excellence Awards from the ABC. These merits were earned through quality work and excellent service as well as great leadership and teamwork. CEO Nathaniel Eric Laster leads a roster of 115 experts who specialize in project management, construction, and supervision services. He is a well-rounded expert himself, with a skill set that includes value engineering, general contracting, process scheduling, and real estate development. The East Carolina University alum believes that his firm’s success is attributed to its ability to stick by its ideals as well as its drive to achieve high goals and expectations.

The featured project is Extra Space Storage, which was completed by Edifice General Contractors. Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, the 100,000-square-foot self-storage facility was constructed in partnership with Premier Storage Investors and Overcash Demmitt Architects. The three-story building was built on two acres of land in the 4600 block of South Boulevard. This fully air-conditioned structure features over 700 units of different sizes, which vary from 5 x 5-foot to 10 x 35-foot units.


Facility Development Company

5329 Skylane Boulevard, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Four decades in the field have cemented Facility Development Company’s (FDC) status as a California construction stalwart. The full-service general contractor and management company offers core services that include pre-construction, general contracting, design-build, and pre-engineered metal building services. Winery construction is central to its business, as co-owners Steve Kilgannon, Dave Kincaid, and Scott Kincaid have vast expertise and experience in the winery industry’s building specifications. During projects’ pre-construction phase, thorough planning and analysis are overseen by the firm to map out the entire building process. Management and overall coordination of the project are handled during the general contracting stage to maximize efficiency and output. The firm’s design-build service combines design, engineering, and construction components into one seamless process. FDC also practices energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly construction. It is accredited by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and is a Build It Green Member.

Featured here is the Storage Pro Self Storage unit in Santa Rosa, California, completed in partnership with Wallace Design Group, Civil Design Consultants, Quadriga Landscape Architecture, and Kiwi II Structural Engineering. The 88,000-square-foot property features three separate buildings for storage as well as an office area. The firm rendered demolition services and provided finish-details to the project, as well as site improvements that included lighting, paving, parking, and landscaping with irrigation.


Franjo Construction

335 E. 7th Ave. Homestead, PA 15120

Customer satisfaction is a main priority for Franjo Construction, and it is achieved through satisfactory service and quality building output. Creating a secure and professional project atmosphere is essential to its process, practiced by employees who are skilled and passionate about what they do. These industry experts are led by firm CEO Frank Leonello and president Joseph “Joe” Leonello, Jr., whose combined industry experiences serve as major assets to Franjo’s skill set. The principals foster a creative environment for building and management and constantly adapt services to meet modern building standards. Their field expertise has proven beneficial, as Franjo Construction was named as one of the Fastest Growing Companies by Pittsburgh 100 and The Pittsburgh Business Times. The company continues to grow its portfolio and expand its reach throughout different sectors. Its body of work currently includes multi-family, assisted living, education, hospitality, commercial, retail, and automotive projects.

Johnson Development Associates required a general contractor for the Bridgeville branch of Extra Space Storage, the second-largest self-storage facility enterprise in the country. Franjo Construction took on the project and worked with Ignarri-Lummis Architects to complete the structure. The 110,000-square-foot project is one of three projects with Johnson Development and was completed over the course of ten months.


Gerard Construction Corp

4900 Route 33, Suite 101, Wall Township, NJ 07753

Gerard Ricciardelli is a construction industry veteran who rose through the ranks to become a firm principal. With each new job, Ricciardelli adapted, learned, and amassed a vast amount of skill and knowledge that he eventually used to strike out on his own. He established the Gerard Construction Corp in 1997, a construction company that thrives on innovative building methods. It provides pre-construction, project management, site development, design-build, and warranty services.

The full-service general contractor utilizes a streamlined operation to build with proficiency and efficiency—a process polished throughout its founder’s almost three-decade tenure. What sets the firm apart is its ability to develop out-of-the-box solutions for its projects, no matter how big or small. Ricciardelli uses all of his industry resources to provide the New Jersey region with quality service and state-of-the-art management and construction. The company has built a rapport not only with clients but also with industry bodies. Gerard Construction is affiliated with renowned organizations such as the Self Storage Association and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).


Griffco Design/Build, Inc.

1701 Barrett Lakes Blvd. NW Suite 285, Kennesaw GA 30144

Griffco Design-Build carved its niche in the Atlanta region as a reputable provider of building services. Construction, planning, and engineering are the key services offered by the firm, handled by a veteran roster of builders and managers who excel in their craft. This team is led by founder and CEO Scott Griffin, a seasoned field expert with more than three decades of experience in food distribution and commercial construction markets. His leadership has led to success not only in the building and management department but also in establishing close partnerships with clients, earning Griffco a long list of repeat clients throughout the years. Clients can expect cost-effective designs and smooth project delivery with the company at the helm of any project.

Griffco Design/Build’s portfolio includes commercial and industrial structures, movie studios, and refrigerated food distribution facilities. Self-storage facilities like the featured Life Storage project are also a major facet of its work. Located in Gastonia, North Carolina, the three-story structure is a new construction that covers 95,070 square feet of property. It features a climate-controlled system and year-round security for long-term safekeeping. Griffco is an affiliate of several regional and national self-storage operators, such as CubeSmart, Extra Space Storage, Uncle Bob’s Self Storage, and South Broad Storage.


HGC Construction

2814 Stanton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Built on the cornerstones of stellar service and construction, HGC is a commercial builder with an impressive resume to match its longevity. The company was founded by Richard J. Huseman in 1931, who created a legacy based on his commitment to exceptional building and a firm grasp of construction management. This dedication was passed down to the subsequent generations, and current president Mike Huseman continues to carry the torch by building on the firm’s foundations while making his mark in the industry.

Featured here is a new CubeSmart facility located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Built with C4 Architecture, the self-storage facility features 642 climate-controlled storage units with optimal interior and exterior lighting systems and 24-hour video surveillance. Tilt-up construction is rendered for the 94,000-square-foot property—a technique that allows faster construction of the building’s envelope as well as its larger sections. A custom tilt-up method was used for this specific project, as the brick facade was cast-in with tilt panels. Concrete was poured on top of the bricks, which were laid face down. Various form liners were utilized in the facade to create a unique texture. The project’s exemplary construction was recognized by the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, which earned HGC the Tilt-Up Achievement Award in 2019.


JMWilliams Contractors

400 Franklin Gateway, Suite 200, Marietta, GA 30067

JMWilliams Contractors is deemed one of the best commercial general contractors in the Southeast. Established in 2001, the Georgia-based company specializes in construction, pre-construction, construction management, design-build, and concrete-related services. Jeff Williams fosters an atmosphere of commitment to projects, while being amiable to his team and clients. He will be retiring at the end of this year. The Storage and Industrial business will be sold to Andrew Wright and Josh Doster who have been managing the day to day operations. Andrew will be the President and Josh will be the Sr. Vice President, both were handpicked as a part of their succession plan because they share Jeff’s values and vision for the business.

JMWilliams is commended as an upstanding and responsible builder with an ambitious and inventive approach to building. The practice meets high expectations and guarantees innovative solutions for every project. It is quality-focused but not at the cost of maintaining an enjoyable working environment. Throughout the years, the company has completed a broad portfolio of projects, which includes self-storage facilities built across Georgia, Alabama, Texas, and Tennessee. One of these is the featured Extra Space Storage Facility—a four-story self-storage project located in Humble, Texas.


Kaufman Lynn Construction

3185 South Congress Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33445

Integrity, ingenuity, initiative. These three I’s fuel Kaufman Lynn Construction’s mission to provide exceptional service and quality work in Florida, Texas, and North Carolina. The full-service commercial construction company achieves its goals through a laser-focused commitment to every project, helmed by a roster of talented builders, managers, and specialists who are passionate about what they do. These experts are led by founder and CEO Michael I. Kaufman, an industry powerhouse with an extensive resume to his name and whose leadership has earned the firm plenty of recognition throughout its history. In 2020, the firm was named ENR Southeast Contractor of the Year and for four consecutive years, the firm was ranked among ENR’s National Top 400 Contractors and consecutively ranked for 15 years as one of South Florida Business Journal’s Top 25 General Contractors from 2005 to 2019. It was also named by the Sun Sentinel as one of the Top Workplaces in the area from 2015 to 2020.


The Bel-Air Crest Storage in Miami featured here is a new build completed by Kaufman Lynn Construction. It was built for the Akara Partners of Chicago. The six-story structure measures 123,000 square feet and creates a fresh environment with its different shades of green.


Keller, Inc.

N216 State Highway 55, Kaukauna, WI 54130

Keller Inc. is composed of planners, architects, and builders with a solid commitment to cutting edge commercial building and design. Founded in 1960 by veteran builder Walter Keller, the firm’s reputation as a quality builder with integrity places it among the most trustworthy names in the competitive construction arena. Client testimonials about the firm’s services commend its staff for their knowledge and skill. As an employee-owned business, every single member of the company is equipped to attend to any query regarding any project. Each expert has their own field of expertise, but all are equally qualified as shared owners of the firm.

Keller’s work encompasses a spectrum of services, including site acquisition and analysis, space needs analysis, remodeling, renovation, interior design, and fast track construction. The firm works on many commercial sectors in the Fox Cities, Madison, Milwaukee, and Wausau regions. Featured here is the Germantown Self Storage project in Wisconsin, which showcases the standard features of a typical safekeeping facility, such as climate-controlled systems, optimal interior lighting, and constant surveillance security. The property has two separate buildings and offers storage units of various sizes.


Kelly Construction & Design, LLC

4518 W. Irving Park Road Chicago IL 60641

Kelly Construction and Design is a full-service general contracting and design-build firm that works on industrial, commercial, hospitality, and multi-unit residential properties. Over 30 years of commercial and residential projects have amassed a portfolio that carries a cost value of $50 million. Led by Michael Kelly, the firm practices flexible services that are offered at a competitive price. Coupled with its tremendous building prowess, it is no surprise that the firm has earned a solid reputation in the region. Clients commend many aspects of Kelly’s process—from its prompt response to queries to the team’s ability to meet the set schedule and budget.

Featured here is the Extra Space Storage located in Mount Prospect, Illinois. The project required cladding of the existing two-story office building as well as the addition of 90,000 square feet across the property’s three floors. Other services rendered by Kelly include office build-outs, new elevators, and installation of all self-storage lockers. The renowned brand has many branches across the country with top-notch security elements, and this particular structure is no different, as it has the typical features of property safekeeping, such as all-round surveillance and climate-controlled interiors.

Kelly Construction’s headquarters is located in Chicago, Illinois. It serves the area as well as other locales through its regional offices in Milwaukee, Northwest Indiana, and Southern Ohio.


KO Construction Management

7103 Cock of the Walk Lane, North Little Rock, AR 72113

KO Construction is a commercial construction company with principles that revolve around family. It was founded by Lucas O’Gary and brothers Jim, Tommy, and Jake Keet in 2013, whose familial bonds serve as one of the firm’s strongest suits. This close connection keeps them grounded, and their familiarity allows the firm to operate seamlessly, which has proven successful for the Arkansas-based builder. KO Construction offers a spectrum of services—from general contracting and construction management to design-build and project consulting services.

The Keet-O’Gary partnership has amassed plenty of accomplishments. O’Gary is an industry veteran with 24 years of experience in government and private sector construction. The Keet brothers have completed more than 100 restaurants in the area, with key roles in the building, development, and operation process of each one. Over the years, the team has built a solid network of long-term clients, who remain loyal business partners to this day.

The Spaces Storage facility featured here is a project built by KO Construction. The Little Rock self-storage building offers 17 different variations of its storage units, available in sizes both large and small. It is available for 24-hour access from Monday to Saturday. Other projects in the firm’s body of work include commercial, land development, multi-family, food service, and retail projects.


Lorentz Bruun Construction

3611 SE 20th Avenue, Suite 300, Portland, OR 97202

Environmentally-cognizant building is central to Lorentz Bruun Construction, a family-operated company that has been in the industry since 1946. The third-generation builder offers core services of general contracting, design-build, and construction management. Leading the company is Eric Bruun, whose field expertise and management savvy have been commended throughout his tenure. Efficient construction is just one of the core principles practiced by Lorentz Bruun, as the firm also upholds integrity, quality, and strong client relationships. Oregon Business named the firm among not only the 100 Best Companies in Oregon but also among the top green builders in the region.

 

The West Coast Self Storage is recognized as one of the most environmentally conscious storage facilities in the Pacific Northwest, as its construction included the addition of several green building elements to the structure. Located in Portland, Oregon, this 64,775-square-foot property was built in partnership with Mildred Design and offers storage units available in an array of sizes, from small 5 x 5-foot to 10 x 30-foot units. The building provides temperature-controlled environments, useful for either hot or cold seasons. Other features include constant security surveillance, a covered loading and unloading area, and a supplies store for retail moving that offers boxes and packing materials.


McCauley Constructors Inc.

650 Innovation Circle, Windsor, CO 80550

Leon J. McCauley, an expert in heavy industrial and commercial construction, founded the McCauley Constructors firm in 2005. The commercial building heavy hitter has more than 27 years of experience in building, entitling, and design. As president and CEO of the company, McCauley leads a skilled roster of industry professionals who are equipped to handle both small- and large-scale projects. Some of the services offered by McCauley include planning, construction, pre-construction, and design. His portfolio currently features more than 500 major construction works, most of which are multi-million dollar projects with international clients like Walmart, FedEx, and Starbucks.

McCauley is based in Denver and Northern Colorado. The company and its people are great at coordinating with clients, which allows the team to create plans specific to the client’s needs. The firm’s focused operation is strict on its goals, costs, and schedule, which guarantees that projects are completed within the set parameters as well as customer satisfaction. Among the sectors worked on by the firm are the government, recreation, healthcare, and religious markets. McCauley is LEED-certified and integrates green building and energy-efficient methods in their craft. Pre-engineered metal buildings are also offered through the firm’s chief buildings dealership.


Menlove Construction

4243 Nike Dr. #C, West Jordan, UT 84088

Quality, experience, and value. These form the backbone of Menlove Construction, a family-owned business that specializes in commercial, industrial, and design-build construction services. Since it was established in 1965, the company has completed many projects across the Salt Lake City area, making its own mark in the Utah construction landscape. Its portfolio includes projects such as medical facilities, offices, warehouses, hotels, and retail buildings. Thorough planning is done prior to building to ensure minimal fuss in the field, and close coordination with client owners is used to achieve accurate project results.

Menlove Construction’s operations are spearheaded by Mike and Ken Menlove, who serve as co-owners of the firm. Their building foray is backed by accredited backgrounds, as both principals are professional engineers. Mike and Ken are equipped to handle site selection, zoning approvals, building permits, and the like. Likewise, they do the firm’s own project estimates and control projects directly through superintendents. Coupled with their interpersonal approach to service, it is no surprise that Menlove Construction has built a strong network of clients throughout the years, most of which are repeat customers of the firm.


Millstone Management

9800 Westpoint Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46256

Millstone Management employs a crew of talented craftspeople and specialists who are dedicated to what they do. Co-owners Adrien Dannemiller and Andy Weatherford have backgrounds in construction management, development services, and client relations. Before co-founding Millstone Management in 2017, Dannemiller’s resume includes the establishment of a college campus-based self-storage company across nine states as well as $90 million worth of real estate development projects. Weatherford has $40 million worth of experience in construction management and served as a client relations lead at Ramsey Development. Though proficient in many fields, their service shines through the quality of their work and the reputation they’ve built as young, energetic, entrepreneurs building high-end developments and a first-rate company.

Millstone Management specializes in general contracting services and construction management in the commercial sector and works on projects in the self-storage, senior housing, and office markets. The featured CubeSmart facility in Indianapolis, Indiana is a storage project completed by the Millstone Management. The project covers 116,000 square feet of property and stands three stories high on top of a 28,000 square foot poured-concrete basement. The firm worked not only as a general contractor for the development but also took on the role of the owner’s representative for the building’s re-zoning purposes. This self-storage facility was built with standard features, including a climate-controlled atmosphere, elevators, surveillance security, and mixed-use office space. You can learn more about them on their website here.


PARIC

77 Westport Plaza, Suite 250, St. Louis, MO 63146

PARIC was established in 1979 by Paul McKee Jr. and Richard Jordan. The company’s title reflects segments of the co-founders’ first names, a connection that launched a long-term legacy built on construction proficiency. The firm is among the largest privately held companies in the Midwest, an enterprise that expanded through a solid grasp of the commercial, multi-family, senior living, and healthcare building markets, among others.

The company offers design-build services, construction management, and general construction to St. Louis as well as surrounding areas. Its dedication to state-of-the-art construction has earned a number of awards from national and local organizations and publications. In 2018, PARIC nabbed the number-one spot on ENR’s list of the Top Contractors in Missouri. The firm is also a consistent presence in ENR’s annual Top 400 Contractors in the country, ranking among the top half of the list.

Featured here is a self-storage project completed by the PARIC company. The 93,000-square-foot CubeSmart facility is located in St. Peter, Missouri, and features climate-controlled interiors for convenient safekeeping. A tilt-up method was utilized during the construction of the three-story facility. The finished building includes self-storage units for all types of items—from small lockers and furniture units to garage-style units for land and water vehicles.


Park East Construction Corporation

266 E Jericho Turnpike, Huntington Station, NY 11746

Park East Construction (PEC) Corporation is a high-profile builder that belongs among the elite names in New York’s construction circle. Since it was founded in 1989, the enterprise has accumulated a combined project cost value of over $3 billion in the commercial building domain. This impressive feat is the result of building some of the most noteworthy projects in the city’s public and private sectors, which was accomplished through the firm’s core general contracting, construction management, and design-build services. The firm’s top status was achieved with James Wojcik at the helm, who has been integral to the company’s expansion across the region. The Park East principal is affiliated with the Associated General Contractors of America and the General Building Contractors of New York State, Inc.

PEC showcases a diverse portfolio of projects in commercial and private industries, educational establishments, fire districts, and multi-family and residential buildings. Self-storage facilities are also a big part of the firm’s work, with projects for Extra Space Storage, CubeSmart, and Men on the Move located all over New York and Colorado. A sample of the firm’s work is the Advantage Self Storage facility built in Port Jefferson, Long Island. The three-story building is a $10 million project used for property safekeeping.


Petra, Inc.

1097 N. Rosario Street, Suite 200, Meridian, ID 83642

Petra, Inc. has been at the forefront of quality construction since 1994. The firm offers general contracting, construction management, pre-construction, and design-build services. It is led by Jerry Frank, who serves as founder and CEO with over 40 years of experience and expertise in the commercial construction industry. Frank leads the firm with a steadfast commitment to honesty and integrity, and his longevity in the field is proof of the success of his approach. He fosters teamwork-focused principles and utilizes the strengths of his crew to complete projects with optimal results. The commercial-focused firm is made up of 120 certified professionals who are dedicated to clients. This roster is filled with builders, managers, engineers, and specialists with over 25 years of experience.

The new StoragePlus facility featured here is a project completed in partnership with Platform Architecture Design. Located in Boise, Idaho, the project included the construction of nine buildings of varying sizes that range from 2,850 square feet to 32,534 square feet. As a USGBC-certified LEED builder, environmentally friendly and energy-efficient methods are implemented in Petra’s building process. This practice not only helps promote green and sustainable structures but also offers cost savings for clients.


Pinecrest Construction & Development Co.

9425 Double R Blvd., Suite A, Reno, NV 89521

Pinecrest Construction and Development Co. is a family-owned firm led by Charles “Pat” Pinjuv, a Las Vegas, Nevada native with passion and dedication to his craft. During the seminal phase of his now more than three decades of industry experience, he amassed a wealth of knowledge through earning degrees in accounting and hands-on experience in construction. His well-rounded skill set allowed him to maneuver career stints as a field engineer, superintendent, project manager, and vice president for various organizations.

Pat founded Pinecrest Construction in 1991 and used all his experience to elevate the construction landscape in the region, providing his building prowess to a wide variety of commercial markets. The full-service enterprise offers development, pre-construction, construction, post-construction, and contracting methods. His team’s stellar work quality and field performance have earned Pinecrest great regard from former clientele, as seen in the positive testimonials on third-party sites.

The StoreQuest Self Storage facility is a project completed by Pinecrest Construction. The 60,000-square-foot structure is located in Reno, Nevada, and was built for the South Meadows Self Storage company in 2017. Services rendered by Pinecrest include design-build construction and metal building.


R.C.S. Construction, Inc

1314 Fountain Plaza Dr, Rapid City, SD 57702

R.C.S. Construction is a general contracting company in the Western South Dakota region. The firm places both construction quality and customer service at the top of its priorities. The firm’s current projects have a cost value that reaches up to $50 million, a symbolic representation of the company’s growth and success. Over 28 years in the
industry have sharpened its building and design prowess, solidifying its reputation as one of the most reliable firms in the area.

The South Dakota builder offers construction services such as general contracting, construction management at risk, and design-build. Additional services like street and utilities, excavation, demolition, and drilling are offered for more extensive projects. Featured here is the RCS Storage Units on Marlin Drive, an in-house project built by the company. The completed facility features climate-controlled storage buildings, an office area, and has a manager’s apartment for 24/7 security. R.C.S. has constructed numerous storage facilities in the upper Midwest 5 state region. Please give R.C.S. a call for your next storage facility project.


Racanelli Construction Company, Inc.

1895 Walt Whitman Road, Suite 1, Melville, NY 11747

In the late 1990s, Racanelli Construction became a pioneer of self-storage business in the Northeast. The company was instrumental in the facility’s rise to prominence, setting the standard by building one of the first multi-storied self-storage structures in the country. This layout became the standard for all storage structures that followed, a construction model followed until today. Over 60 years in the industry has made the firm an acclaimed contractor and expert in several markets in the commercial field, such as hotels, restaurants, retail stores, condominiums, and corporate headquarters.

Led by Nicholas Racanelli, the acclaimed firm delivers top-notch construction and renovation services on a regional scope. An in-house architect designs the self-storage facilities built by the company along with a team skilled in handling the design and build services and engineering and structural configurations for each project. Racanelli Construction has worked with some of the most prominent names in the self-storage market, with completed projects for Extra Space Storage, CubeSmart, and Stor-Quest facilities. The building featured here is a Storage Deluxe located in the Bronx, New York, a three-story establishment built with staple self-storage features such as a climate-controlled system and all-round surveillance.


Rock Construction

208 S. Laura St., Wichita, KS 67211

Rock Construction is a commercial builder renowned for its top-notch workmanship and solid customer service. The company has worked with international brands like IHOP and Dairy Queen and has built a strong body of work that includes restaurant, retail, office, recreation, storage facilities, and multi-family projects. It was established in 2002 by Jason Layman, an industry veteran with a deep understanding of his field not only in terms of construction but also the management and client relationship components of the business. With over three decades of expertise and a strong skill set, Layman is a commercial powerhouse whose well-earned reputation matches the quality of his work.

Rock Construction offers new construction, design-build, construction management, franchise construction, renovations, tenant finish, and specialty construction. Its ability to complete projects within the set timeframe and budget has made it a reliable building partner in the area. The firm’s services are also offered at a competitive price which, combined with its other specialties, helped earn the company a steady network of repeat customers throughout the years. Rock Construction serves Greater Wichita and the surrounding areas.

The Westside Storage company is a self-storage facility built in Wichita, Kansas. The company is a repeat client of Rock Construction, who has been a firm partner for years.


Rose Construction

126 Highway 51 South, Covington, TN 38109

Trust. Tradition. Technology. These core values have been central to Rose Construction’s operations since it was founded in 1953. The family-owned and operated company upholds the aforementioned traits to complete its mission of building not only commercial projects but also long lasting client relationships. Trust is built on the foundation of positive relations in the management and building aspects of the job. Every single interaction⁠—from smooth field communication to prompt response to queries⁠—builds towards a stronger customer relationship, opening the potential for repeat clients, which is always great for business.

Traditional values practiced by the firm’s people involve building on what the previous generation has created and improving it to fit current standards. Coupled with its technological resources, this constant evolution always keeps the company ahead of the game, as the practice utilizes innovative and contemporary construction services to achieve optimal building results. Its operations have offices in Memphis, Jackson, Covington, and Nashville.

Rose Construction’s portfolio includes churches, commercial structures, dealerships, self-storage facilities, civil buildings, and industrial projects. The Nashville branch of the Extra Space Storage facility is a Rose Construction project located on Kenilwood Drive. The 88,000-square-foot building is a four-story structure with a basement that was designed for maximum self-storage capacity.


SBS Construction

17 Scenic Loop Rd., Boerne, TX 78006

SBS Construction ranks among the top builders in the South because of its building prowess and excellence in client-oriented service. The firm has provided more than
25 years of quality work to the region with a focus on general construction, design-build, and project management and development services. President Stephen Schiffman, one of the founders of SBS, currently leads the firm as its president. The 40-year industry veteran oversees the company’s operations with a vast amount of knowledge and experience in the operations, supervision, and management fields. These skill sets serve as some of the firm’s greatest assets and have also led Schiffman to success as the owner of various businesses in the area.

Stone Oak Storage is located in San Antonio, Texas. SBS Construction not only served as the design-builder of the establishment but also handled the development of the project from land acquisition through entitlements and design to a turn-key construction project. Uneven land conditions required the team to remove almost 17 feet of limestone on the property, which became the foundation level pad for construction. Native stones and colored stucco stand out as aesthetic hallmarks of the finished project. In 2012, the self-storage building was recognized as Facility of the Year by Mini-Storage Messenger for its exceptional construction and design.


Scherer Construction

2504 NW 71st Place, Gainesville, FL 32653

Scherer Construction started out as a small company with a big vision. Founded by Clark Scherer in 1984, the firm initially operated out of a garage and served its customers with passion and dedication to building and service. His hustle and drive eventually paid off, as the company’s reach expanded and its projects grew in scope. Scherer currently has offices in Gainsville, Jacksonville, St. Petersburg, and Tampa, where like-minded people continue the legacy established by its founder. Its growth also amassed a number of partnerships with industry affiliations like the ABC, NAIOP, and the Builders Association of North Central Florida (BANCF).

As a top-tier builder in the Southeast, its success lies in its smooth operation that has been perfected over decades of construction and design. Scherer’s family-oriented service values a team-based dynamic that flows smoothly in the field, which results in structures that are completed on-time and on-schedule. The firm is known for its commercial building services that cover consulting, design, and construction work. Its diverse body of work includes projects that range from local restaurants and school buildings to commercial and corporate properties.


Schonsheck, Inc.

50555 Pontiac Trail, Wixom, MI 48393

Schonsheck, Inc. has left an impressive construction footprint on the Metropolitan Detroit area. The building dynamo has completed over 1,475 projects in the region with over 150,00 square feet of which were built and designed in the previous year alone. In its more than 35 years in the industry, the commercial builder has built over $650 million worth of projects throughout the state, a feat unparalleled in the field. General contracting and design-build services are two of the team’s strongest suits—key offerings that are central to its operations. The company’s excellence is fueled by a talented roster of builders, managers, and designers who are committed to their craft and service. From the planning and design phase to actual construction and field management, the firm excels at every aspect of the field, which has earned them rave reviews and a solid reputation.

Schonsheck’ s portfolio covers the academic, industrial, healthcare, municipal, and retail sectors, among others. The US Storage Depot featured here is a multiple level mixed-use climate controlled self-storage project designed and completed by the firm. The multi-location business has also built self-storage units for Corrigan Worldwide Moving and Shurgard Storage Center facilities.


Schwisow Construction

3700 S 6th St. A, Lincoln, NE 68502

Douglas W. Wilcox, II established Schwisow Construction in 1984 with a clear-cut ambition and mission⁠—to provide top-of-the-line general contracting services around the firm’s Nebraska domain. This goal was achieved by the University of Florida alum, who utilized his background in construction, utility contracting, and excavation to propel the company to local prominence. Schwisow became a staple of the region’s building landscape with an array of services that includes design-build, project management, and competitive bidding. It showcases a strong body of work in the commercial, manufacturing, and industrial markets, including the featured Pine Lake Self Storage facility situated in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Schwisow Construction has accreditations and affiliations from national and local industry organizations such as the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), Lincoln Independent Business Association (LIBA), Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, and the Nebraska Chapter of the AGC. These certifications have earned the firm a wider network of clients, whose partnerships with the firm have led to tremendous success. The company’s quality work has earned positive testimonials from these customers, who praise the team’s prompt response to customer’s needs and the seamless accommodation to any changes in a project.


Shamrock Building Systems, Inc.

5825 Gore Place, Austell, GA 30106

Turning visions into reality is the Shamrock Building Systems guarantee. The commercial builder is led by Seamus Burke and is known for its reliable work in constructing dream projects, while prioritizing client service and convenience. Founded in 1990, the family-owned firm’s forte is the construction of self-storage facilities, whilst maintaining a steady work stream of commercial, and industrial buildings. The CubeSmart Storage building featured here is a sample of the firm’s work—a design-build project in Atlanta, Georgia that is 110,000 sqft of climate-controlled storage located in the heart of Downtown.

The company’s expertise in building multi-story and climate-controlled structures can be attributed to the talented craftspeople on its team. Shamrock’s seasoned roster of specialists has over 40 years of expertise in commercial construction. The company guides clients throughout all phases of a project—from planning site locations to post-construction finishes. Strict observance of the set schedule and budget are also practiced to avoid additional project costs.

Aside from storage establishments, Shamrock Building Systems, Inc. also works on offices, warehouses, sports arenas, and government properties. The firm is a licensed general contractor in ten states, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.


Storage Construction

2453 Kingston Court, Suite 102, York, PA 17402

Storage Construction was founded by members of PFG Capital, one of the first companies in Pennsylvania to provide affordable low-income housing. Its commitment to providing quality residential service branched out in 2000 when the firm expanded its foray into self-storage facilities. This venture soon became the firm’s core specialty, as its operations eventually embraced the market and became a prime provider of stellar self-storage units in the area. Storage Construction offers design-build, construction management, and pre-construction services. Its projects include single-story, multi-story, and conversion construction.

Located in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, the Self Storage facility featured here was completed by the firm. The 85,000-square-foot property has multiple two- and three-story infrastructures. Its project scope required an extensive approach, which is why its building process was divided into two phases. For the first phase in 2016, the new construction of a 54,900-square-foot building was finished by the company. Services rendered for the three-story structure included upgraded exterior finishes, construction of a new office, and interior and exterior access to temperature-controlled units. The second phase, which was completed in 2019, features the construction of a separate three-story expansion. This smaller building is 30,600 square feet with a temperature-controlled drive-up and interior temperature controlled units. Its layout and finish were designed to present a uniform aesthetic.


Tim Killian Construction, Inc.

13987 Highway 69 South, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405

Tim Killian Construction is a light commercial builder with a specialty in design-build construction. The Tuscaloosa-based company has been in the industry for over three decades—a tenure marked by great service in and out of the field. It started as a residential general contracting company before carving its path as a private sector constructor. Eponymous founder and owner Tim Killian spearheads its operations and leads a team of skilled experts who excel in their craft. These builders, designers, and managers work closely with clients throughout the project to ensure smooth collaboration throughout the process. His team is trained to be prompt and professional in their work and attend to their customers’ needs in an efficient and proficient manner.

Tim Killian works on a diverse range of projects, such as warehouses, self-storage facilities, and multi-family housing. The storage facility featured here is the Acton Road Self-Storage. It’s a 115,000 square-feet Climate Controlled Self Storage Facility located in Birmingham, Alabama. This project consists of one three-story anchor complex alongside two additional single-story complexes.


TLW Construction

219 S. William Dillard Dr., Suite 131, Gilbert, AZ 85233

Even during the early stages of his career, Ted Williams had developed sound leadership skills with stints as president for multiple organizations. He founded TLW Construction in 1981, building on his well-decorated resume to establish a rapport and make a mark within the Southwest Arizona region. His background served as a strong launching pad for the firm, which, more than 35 years later, has become a construction stalwart with an impressive legacy to its name. Williams currently leads the firm with Tarik Williams, who oversees the overall operations of the firm as its vice president.

Light commercial and self-storage construction are the core services offered by TLW, with a portfolio that covers industrial, retail, tenant improvements, and shell construction. It has millions of square feet worth of projects, each treated with precise attention to detail despite their grand scope. The commercial builder has cultivated a reputation as a reliable partner with a dedication to quality and integrity. Its character has been commended by its clients, who attest to the firm’s professionalism and expertise, as well as its positive attitude in the field.

The National Self Storage evokes a striking exterior design not typical of most safekeeping facilities. Despite its gray-stone facade and contemporary layout, the facility’s state-of-the-art features match those of the most secure storage buildings in the area.


TPD Construction Co.

1065 Main Street, Sanford, ME 04073

Teamwork, professionalism, and dedication—these are the principles at the heart of TPD Construction Co., a Maine-based general contractor with a focus on commercial building. The aforementioned values are ingrained in every single member of its team, practiced with passion and precision under the leadership of Thomas Dumont, who serves as president and CEO of the firm. The industry veteran has logged an exceptional track record across 40 years, with multi-million dollar projects in 13 states and countless client partnerships forged throughout the years. Meeting set project costs and schedules is also one why TPD is a preferred builder in over a dozen states. Dumont and his team have completed construction and renovation work in the healthcare, education, industrial, municipal, and retail markets and have built numerous multi-family housing projects around the country.

The Life Storage facility is a TPD Construction Co. project built in Saco, Maine. Completed in Spring 2019, this three-story structure covers 46,000 square feet of property. It offers 24/7 access to all units, which are available in various sizes for small and large properties. The finished building showcases climate-controlled indoor storage and constant security surveillance as well as an optimal lighting system throughout the facility. An indoor elevator was also built for convenient access to its upper levels.


Trachte Building Systems

314 Wilburn Rd. Sun Prairie, WI 53590

With over 100 years in the business, Trachte Building Systems easily became a prominent name in the commercial industry. The company was established in 1916 and incorporated three years later, forming the foundations of its eventual century-long tenure. Durable units with minimal maintenance and repair are a guarantee with the Wisconsin-based corporation. Structure-wise, all Trachte storage systems are high grade and longlasting. Corrosion-resistant and zinc-coated steel are used for the buildings with galvalume partition panels that are rust-resistant. Standing seam roofs with leak-resistant properties. The firm actively uses recycled materials, with over 90% of its building content coming from reused steel.

The featured Green Acres facility is a storage building with top-grade features that offer a high level of safekeeping. The three-story structure features climate-controlled interiors and motion-sensitive lighting for the customer’s convenience. Storage units are available in different sizes, which range from small to extra-large options, and the company provides security camera monitoring for all-year-round surveillance. Truck rentals and a heated drive-through is also included for convenient customer pick-up and load up.


Waltbillig & Hood General Contractors

1004 Collier Center Way, Suite 100, Naples, FL 34110

Waltbillig and Hood General Contractors is a trusted name in healthcare and commercial construction around the Naples and Fort Myers region. The Florida firm provides top-notch construction services that include design-build, pre-construction consulting, project management, and project delivery, handled by a roster of talented people with a passion and dedication for what they do. Industry veterans Brian J. Hood and Jay Waltbillig established the firm on the pillars of humility, leadership, and trust, a trinity of core values that have led to regional success and prominence. Forging trust between builder and client is one of the chief components of their process. The bond formed becomes beneficial long-term, as great partnerships have the potential to be repeat customers.

Prior to starting their joint business, the two co-founders and licensed general contractors built their own respective resumes within the industry. Brian once worked for a national healthcare construction company as well as some of the biggest healthcare organizations in the country. Jay spent 17 years as a principal for a local construction firm, and his business savvy became the catalyst for raising the company’s annual revenue to $150 million. Together, Brian and Jay became a building force in the region and continue to deliver optimal work and service throughout the South Florida construction scene.


Waner Construction Company, Inc.

8950 Barrons Blvd., Unit 103, Highlands Ranch, CO 8012

Established in 1996, Waner Construction Company, Inc. is one of the top industry professionals in Colorado. The commercial builder works on retail, medical, education, and restaurant projects, among others. Curtis Bozich juggles several duties as president, CEO, and chairman of Waner. The Colorado State University alum has a background in construction management and vast expertise as former superintendent and project manager of the company. His current positions require him to oversee operations, handle corporate decisions, and craft strategic plans for the enterprise—extensive responsibilities handled with finesse by the industry stalwart. Bozich spearheads a crew of builders, managers, and specialists to complete the projects on Waner’s plate. The firm’s years in the field have honed the team’s craft through efficient client service and an innovative approach to building, which in turn have earned the company solid remarks from former clientele.

Waner is a Colorado Stormwater Excellence Program Qualified Member of the AGC. Its expertise also extends to exterior remodeling, site developments, and tenant improvements. The featured Glendale Storage facility is a self-storage building completed with Galloway Architects. Owned by Leetsdale and Birch, the four-story structure showcases high-end design and all the staples of standard storage facilities. These include climate-controlled interiors, all-round security, and convenient lighting systems.