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Affordable East Lansing Storage Units

Get the most out of your storage unit when you store with Storage Rentals of America. At our East Lansing, MI storage facility we offer easy access and convenient hours and are conveniently located off of Coleman Road near I-69. Let our customer service experts assist you with your unique storage project. Big or small we have the perfect storage unit for you. All with month to month leases so you are not stuck in a long term contract. We provide peace of mind as our storage facilities are clean, brightly lit, and offer security features like video recording and secure gate access. Purchase moving and packing supplies like boxes, tape, locks, and mattress wraps making us your destination for your storage and packing needs.

Our customer service team can help you find storage no matter your needs. We have plenty of storage options, from mini storage units that are 5×5 to larger 10×30 storage units. We even have 10×50 for those who need even larger storage units.

Unit Features

  • Climate-Controlled Storage Units
  • Ground Floor Units
  • Drive Up Storage Units
  • Indoor Storage Units
  • Handcarts and Dollies Available
  • Moving Supplies Available
  • Locks Available for Purchase


  • RV, Auto, and Boat Parking


  • Electronic Gate Access
  • Drive-Up Access
  • 18-Wheel Truck Access


  • Video Surveillance
  • Well Lit Facility
  • Fully Fenced Facility
  • Resident Manager


  • Pay Online (Auto Pay Available)
  • Month-to-Month Leases
  • Tenant Insurance Available
  • No Deposit Required
  • Accepts Mail or Packages

Frequently Asked Storage Questions

Why Would I Need Self-Storage in East Lansing, MI?

There are a variety of reasons why you might need self-storage in East Lansing, MI.

  1. Need some extra space or maybe you’re downsizing to a smaller home.
  2. Are you getting married soon? Figure out which furniture and items will look best in your new home.
  3. Run a business? Self storage is a great place to store equipment, merchandise, or files.
  4. Looking for a long term storage solution for your company? Self-storage is a great cost effective solution.

How Do I Prepare My Vehicle for Storage?

While we recommend that you check your manufacturer’s instructions we put together some quick vehicle preparation guides. We want to make sure your vehicle runs as smooth as it did when you first put it into storage.

Do I Need to Call Ahead to Tour Storage Units?

While you do not need to call ahead, Our team is eager to help you with any questions you have. We can walk you through the rental process and help you select the right sized storage unit for your needs.

Can I Rent a Storage Unit in Person or on the Telephone?

Visit our facility, give us a call, or rent your storage unit online. We make the storage rental process easy!

Does Storage Rentals of America Provide Locks?

Locks are available to purchase at all of our storage facilities. No one else will have a key except you so you can have peace of mind that your storage unit is secure.

How Long Can I Rent a Storage Unit?

As long as you like! We offer month to month leases with no long-term commitments to make the rental process as easy as possible.

What is the Difference Between Climate Controlled Units and Drive Up Storage Units?

Climate controlled units are kept between 55 and 85 degrees to protect your valuables against harsh temperatures. Many drive up units allow you to drive your car up to your storage unit for easy loading and unloading.

What are the Benefits of Climate Controlled Storage Units?

Many customers want climate controlled storage units in order to protect items of sentimental or monetary value by keeping them at a temperature between 55 and 85 degrees. In addition, they’re cleaner as less dust and dirt can get in them.

Moving and storage go hand in hand. Whether you’re traveling across town or across the country, moving is an exciting and fresh start. While Storage Rentals of America is here to help you with all your storage needs, we also want to help you get familiar with the area. That’s why we put together this resource guide for East Lansing.

About East Lansing, Michigan

East Lansing, Michigan is a college town. The population was listed on the 2010 U.S. Census as 48,579. Current enrollment at Michigan State University (MSU) is over 50,000. Pretty much everyone in East Lansing is either attending MSU, working there, or supporting the community of college kids in some way.

East Lansing is a very fun place to live if you are going to college. About 14% of the residents are families with children, 28% are married couples or couples living together, 5% are retirees/seniors and 43% are single young adults.

What To Do in East Lansing

There are many events and things to do related to Michigan State University, which is located in the southeastern corner of East Lansing. Basketball games are held at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center. Be sure to visit the beautiful botanical gardens that are part of the campus. Major sports events are held at Spartan Stadium. The Wharton Center has concerts and shows.

Art lovers will appreciate going to the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum to view the exhibits of contemporary art. The Abrams Planetarium is very interesting and a nice place for those interested in astronomy. John M. Patriarche Park is a favorite public park for a picnic and letting the kids play in the playground.

Working in East Lansing

Due to the concentration of college students, households in East Lansing have a median income of only $34,153, which is about $16,000 lower than household income found in other parts of Michigan. This around $21,000 lower than the nationwide median household income.

City-Data reports the biggest employers in East Lansing are:

  • Educational institutions that provide 32% of the jobs.
  • Accommodation providers and restaurants provide 15% of the jobs.
  • Retail operations provide 9% of the jobs.
  • Tech/science companies provide 7% of the jobs.

East Lansing Neighborhoods

The best neighborhoods in East Lansing with luxury homes are:

  • Abbott Road and East Saginaw Street: Median home price is $351,649
  • Park Lake Road and Coleman Road: Median home price is $300,378
  • North Harrison Road and West Saginaw Street: Median home price is $256,531
  • East Mount Hope Avenue and I-496 East: Median home price is $237,185
  • Chandler Road and County Line Road: Median home price is $230,163
  • East Saginaw Street and Haslett Road: Median home price is $206,488
  • City Center: Median home price is $196,899

East Lansing, MI Schools

The East Lansing Public School District has eight public schools. Six of them are elementary schools, one is a middle school, and one is a high school. Michigan has a School of Choice program that allows a student to attend a school in East Lansing if they live nearby, but not in the school district, and wish to attend.

There are two private schools in East Lansing which are St. Thomas Aquinas Parish School and Stepping Stones Montessori School.

Michigan State University is in East Lansing. It is the largest university in the state. In the adjacent city of Lansing, there are other universities and colleges such as the Davenport University, the Lansing Community College, and the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. This law school is the largest one, by enrolled students, in the USA.

Moving to East Lansing Resource Guide

To get the services turned on and the things you need, here are some contacts that are helpful:

Driver’s License and Vehicle Registration: Driver’s licenses, state ID cards, and vehicle registration services are provided by a department of Michigan’s Secretary of State.

Electricity: Comes from Consumers Energy and you can all them at 1-800-477-5050 to set up new service.

Natural Gas: Provided by many companies under Michigan’s competitive rules. The companies you can choose from are listed on Call Me Power.

Water and Sewer Services: Provided by the City of East Lansing. To start service, call 517-319-6890 or go in person to the Treasury Department at the East Lansing City Hall located at 410 Abbot Road.

Garbage Collection and Recycling Services: Provided by the City of East Lansing Public Works Department. More information and a pickup schedule are available on their website.

Television, Telephone, and Internet Services: Prices for television and internet can be compared at and telephone services can be compared on Wirefly.

East Lansing Municipal Government: The City of East Lansing offices are found in the East Lansing City Hall. It is located at 410 Abbot Road in East Lansing. City Hall is open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The telephone number during business hours is 517-337-1731. Sign-up for the free email newsletter on the city’s home page to get community news.

The City of East Lansing Parks, Recreation & Arts Department manages the public parks and facilities. There are many programs and activities for children, youth, adults, and seniors. Arts and events are available for all to enjoy, such as the popular Summer Concerts Series. The city has a public swimming pool and a community center.

East Lansing Housing

In East Lansing, Michigan the median home price is $176,500 (June 2019). This is 38% higher than the median home price in the state. Home ownership is very low at 34%. This is 53% lower than the state average. There are plenty of homes for rent; however, the median rental price is $896, which is 12% higher than the rents found in other cities in Michigan. The cost of living in East Lansing is 8% higher than the cost of living in other parts of Michigan. Still, this is 4% below the national average.

The median age in East Lansing, Michigan is around 22 years old, which is about 18 years younger than the median age in Michigan of 40 years old. East Lansing has many college students because of Michigan State University. This accounts for the low rate of homeownership, the young median age, and the higher rents in the area.

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