CubeSmart Self Storage and Logistics is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) that is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:CUBE). They originally operated as “U-Store-It” that started in 2004 but were reorganized as a REIT under the new brand “CubeSmart” in 2011.
CubeSmart specializes in static storage facilities and rent storage space only. They do not operate in the mobile, modular, or containerized market and do not supply vehicle or moving labor. By remaining in the fixed storage rental market, CubeSmart is able to offer space at very competitive rates. They cater to the do-it-yourself household and business move, however have plenty of options for vehicle, boat, and RV storage.
In-Depth Look at CubeSmart
Since the rebranding in 2011, CubeSmart has expanded to having over 700 locations across 22 states, including the District of Columbia. Five hundred outlets are corporate owned and operated and 200 are managed under the CubeSmart brand for individual business owners.
CubeSmart storage facilities have a wide range of available storage space from individual lockers to large bay areas of over 300 square feet. They cater to household and business needs as well as to college students, seasonal requirements, military personnel, and community service groups.
Their core business service includes:
- Household and personal storage — Temporary relocations, permanent moves, and excess goods storage.
- Business storage — Professional files, seasonal inventory, and manufacturing equipment.
- Vehicle and car storage — From second vehicles to collector cars.
- Boats and RVs — Any size that can be driven or towed can be stored.
- Motorcycle storage — Seasonal storage from off-road cycles to touring bikes.
CubeSmart also offers a full line of packing materials and rentable moving equipment like dollies, straps, padding blankets, and hand trucks. All CubeSmart locations have drive-up, level access to the storage units for customer ease and safety.
Climate-controlled facilities are available for temperature sensitive items and all CubeSmart storage facilities have excellent staff and security in place.
CubeSmart is also proud to offer partnerships with nationally-recognized companies in the moving business. Trucks are available at a discount through Penske Truck Rentals and labor to help pack, load, and unload is available through SML who are America’s premier moving service supplier.