Making Light of Greensboro and its Self Storage Options

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Greensboro is located in North Carolina, in the northwestern part of the state. The city is a part of the Guilford County and a part of the “Triad”, which is a Metro area formed by three large cities: High Point, Winston-Salem and Greensboro. The city is an important center for business, education and tourism in the region.

The Gate City
Greensboro was nicknamed the Gate City in the 1840s because of its importance as a transportation center in the state. A lot of commercial traffic is routed through the city even today. The top companies located in the city include Honda Aircraft Company, Kayser-Roth, NewBridge Bank, The Fresh Market, Biscuitville, the International Textile Group, Columbian Forest Products, Cook Out, Gilbarco Veedor-Root, RF Micro Devices and Lincoln Financial Group.

The top colleges in the region include the Elon University School of Law, Carolina Graduate School of Divinity, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro College, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a major employer in the region. The University recently constructed the Gateway University Research Park in collaboration with North Carolina A&T State University.

Sources of Fun and Identity
Greensboro is also a popular tourist destination. The top attractions in the city include the Wet n’ Wild Emerald Pointe, the Greensboro Science Center, Hagan Stone Park, The International Civil Rights Center and Museum, the Bog Garden, the Greensboro Arboretum and NewBridge Bank Park. The Wet n’ Wild Emerald Pointe is one of the most visited water parks in the country.

The residents of Greensboro, and the students and occasionally visiting tourists, sometimes require temporary storage facilities. There are several companies providing storage units near Greensboro.

Self-Storage Units in and near Greensboro
The cost of Greensboro storage units vary, depending on the size of the storage unit, the provider, the location and the amenities offered along with the storage. Typically, a small 5’ x 5’ storage unit, which is suitable for small items, can cost around $30 a month to rent.

Greensboro storage facilities generally provide amenities like alarms, climate control, roll up doors, drive up access, high ceilings (for larger units), interior storage and electricity.

Prices and Dimensions
Large storage units cost more. The Uncle Bob’s Self Storage Unit at 3511 S Holden Road, for example, has dimensions of 10’ x 20’ and costs around $102 to rent. The largest storage units can be used to store cars, trucks, and RVs.