Buffalo is the second largest city in the state of New York, New York City being the first. Buffalo is located on the eastern shore of Lake Erie, at the mouth of the Niagara River. Buffalo has a strong health care and education facilities, and these two sectors are the main contributors to the city’s economy.
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There are as many as 78 public schools in and around the city. The city is currently undertaking a $1 billion school rebuilding plan, which will attract even more students to the “magnet school” system. There are several high-profile state and private colleges in Buffalo. The most well-known are University of Buffalo (State University of New York), the Buffalo State College (affiliated to SUNY), and Erie Community College (affiliated to SUNY). The other prominent colleges in the area are the Canisius College, Medaille College, and Bryont & Stratton College.
The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is a leading center for human genome and bioinformatics research. It incorporates researches from the University of Buffalo and the Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Buffalo is a popular tourist destination, especially for Canadians, since it’s very close to the Canada border. Canadians frequent retail outlets in Buffalo as they don’t have to pay as many taxes in America as in Canada and many Canadians who can afford it come down to America to pay for medical operations because in Canada the wait is so long.
Self-Storage Options in Buffalo
There is a great demand for self-storage facilities in Buffalo, as the many students living here (as well as regular visitors and residents) need temporary storage space. Storage Facilities near Buffalo are offered by several companies, and each company offers different amenities along with regular storage. Examples of common amenities include drive up access, roll up doors, high ceilings (9′-14′), climate controlled storage and anti-theft alarms.
Sizes and Prices
The most common Buffalo Storage units are 5’x5′, and they are generally the cheapest as well, costing around $50 to $70 per month. For example, a 5’x5′ unit offered by The Storage Mall at Wheatfield will cost $69 per month to rent, and will include basic amenities like roll up doors and drive up access.
Buffalo storage units are available in several sizes, and are suited to different purposes. A 10’x15′ lot, for example, can be used to store large vehicles like trucks, RVs and semi-trucks. It may either be in an open lot or in the interior, in which case it will have drive-up access and roll up doors.
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