Project: Uncle Bob's Self Storage
Owner: NitNeil Partners.
Location: 1380 Broad St.
Size: 57,000 square feet
Price per unit: Starting at $32 per month
Cost for project: $4 million
Scope: This three-story building will include 582 storage units, ranging in size from 25 to 300 square feet. Uncle Bob's Self Storage operates five locations in the Chattanooga area. The Broad Street building will be its flagship. The climate-controlled storage is aimed at customers from college students to business owners. Principal Nitesh Sapra hopes the building's modern, yet industrial, design will pay homage to the history of the Southside.
Timeline: Open in early April
History: NitNeil Partners, a regional investment firm, owns 14 self-storage facilities and 155 multifamily units throughout the Southeast. The company is focused on developing state-of-the-art self-storage facilities in urban infill markets that are undersupplied, Sapra said. "Downtown Chattanooga really fits the bill because it's a high-growth market, with great demographics, a lot of momentum in the area, and it's well positioned for future growth," he said.
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Shelly Bradbury joined the Times Free Press as a business reporter in January 2013, after starting with the paper as a general assignment intern in July 2012. She is from Houghton, New York, and graduated from Huntington University in Huntington, Indiana, with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and minor in management. Before moving to Tennessee, Shelly previously interned with The Goshen News, The Sandusky Register and The Mint Hill Times. Outside the newsroom, Shelly enjoys ...