Alabama is the 23rd most populated state in the U.S. and Mobile which is pronounced as “Moh-Beel” has the third largest population within this state. Situated on the Gulf Coast, Mobile is a salt water port and as a result of its large population remains an active business destination. But along with its popularity as a sea port, Mobile is also recognized as a cultural spot by tourists. The city boasts its own professional ballet and opera companies and is home to several art museums as well as architecture. Its cultural background can be acknowledged by the fact that since the eighteenth century, carnival celebrations happen here on a regular annual basis. Situated near the sea, Mobile has a typical sub-tropical climate with lots of sun during summer followed by sudden rain showers.
Many Live Performances
Museums, libraries, and educational institutions find home in this city. The University of South Alabama is a good place to hunt for historic sources about Alabama. Giving it competition in terms of information is the Mobile Public library which has a large archive of books, photographs, and publications dating back in time. Theaters and museums are the next important points of destination in Mobile. The Mobile Museum of Art has a large collection of African, Asian, and European exhibits. While the Saenger Theater, which was renovated in 2008 gives this place a mark in the map as a cultural destination. Art, theater, and bay fests are common in Mobile City. With such a cultural background, Mobile becomes a hot favorite for culture tourists. To ensure that these visitors have storage facilities, storage facilities in Mobile, AL are available which offer 5’x5′ – 20’x20′ and 5’x10′ – 10’x20′ facilities for prices ranging from $22 – $50 per month.
In terms of education, the University of South Alabama, Faulkner University is respected educational institutions offering courses in arts, sciences, management, engineering, and medicine. The University of Mobile and Spring Hill College are other popular educational institutions. Healthcare is another developed area in Mobile City with several large healthcare institutions like the Mobile Infirmary Medical Center, Providence Hospital, and Mobile City Hospital. Storage units are a must in this city and popular facilities like Cube Smart, Cheapest Storage and several others offer renting of 4’x8′ sized units for as less as $18-20. These units come with amenities such as climate control and interiors. For those who like to splurge there are units which can even cost $50/- but obviously they come with amenities to match.
More Space, More Glory
Mobile has all those industries normally associated with ports including shipping, construction, steel, and manufacturing. It also has a decent amount of companies from the aerospace, medicine, and retail segments. Well-known companies here include Austal an Australian ship building company and BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards. Uncle Bob’s self-storage facility is ideally situated near the airport and offers mobile self-storage spaces.
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