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Affordable Grand Rapids, MI Storage Units
Conveniently located off of Shaffer Avenue SW near 32nd Street in East Grand Rapids, Storage Rentals of America offers clean storage units and convenient access hours. Our knowledgeable customer service team can move you in over the phone or walk you through the different storage sizes, so you’ll have an easy moving and storage experience. We also offer flexible, month to month leases so you can rent as long as you’d like.
Our clean storage units are protected by a state-of-the-art gate system, video recording, and brightly lit. You can also purchase moving and packing supplies like boxes, tape, locks, and more making us your one stop shop for storage and moving. Come see the Storage Rentals of America difference.
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 20×30 for those who need even larger storage units.
- Drive Up Storage Units
- Ground Floor Units
- Moving Supplies & Boxes Available
- Locks Available for Purchase
- RV Storage
- Auto Storage
- Boat Storage
- Electronic Gate Access
- Drive-Up Access
- 18-Wheel Truck Access
- Video Surveillance
- Fully Fenced Facility
- Well Lit 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 Grand Rapids, MI?
There are a variety of reasons why you might need self-storage in Grand Rapids, MI.
- Need some extra space or maybe you’re downsizing to a smaller home.
- Are you getting married soon? Figure out which furniture and items will look best in your new home.
- Run a business? Self storage is a great place to store equipment, merchandise, or files.
- 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.
- Car Storage
- RV Storage
- Boat & Trailer Storage
- Motorcycle Storage
- ATV Storage
- Jet Ski Storage
- Snowmobile Storage
Do I Need to Call Ahead to Tour Storage Units?
While you do not need to call ahead, we recommend calling so we can better assist your unique storage situation when you arrive. Our team is eager to help!
Can I Rent a Storage Unit in Person or on the Telephone?
In person, over the phone, or online! We want to make renting a storage unit as easy as possible.
Does Storage Rentals of America Provide Locks?
You can purchase a brand new lock at any 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?
Rent as long as you’d like. We offer month to month leases to the make the rental process as easy as possible.
About Grand Rapids, Michigan
Located on the Grand River, Grand Rapids is the biggest city in West Michigan. The population is 1,321,557, so if you’re looking for a little hustle and bustle, this is your city. However, there are also plenty of quiet, peaceful spots to get away to while living in such a lively city.
Historically, Grand Rapids was a furniture-manufacturing center. Today, it’s nicknamed “Furniture City” as it’s home to five of the world’s leading office furniture companies. That’s not this city’s only nickname. It’s also called “River City” and “Beer City” but has many industries flourishing here today.
What to do in Grand Rapids
U.S. President Gerald Ford was born here and is buried alongside his wife, Betty, at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. Other historic sites to visit include the Meyer May House, Leonardo da Vinci’s Horse, Heritage Hill Historic District, Cathedral of St. Andrew, and La Grande Vitesse, for example. There are countless museums and historic sites dotting the city, you’ll have many weekends booked up for months.
If you love to get outdoors, this city has plenty of natural wonder. There’s the John Ball Zoo and Blanford Nature Center, which features 143 acres of land and wildlife along with four miles of trails. The Calvin Ecosystem Preserve & Native Gardens boasts over 100 acres of native gardens, wetlands, and forest. Provin Trails Park is a great option for hikers. Go ice skating at Rosa Park Circle and visit the many parks and nature preserves throughout the city.
Grand Rapids has no shortage of fine eateries and eclectic restaurants. The Great Lakes Pub Cruiser is an adult party bike built for 16 people who pedal the bike around the city. This is a fun way to explore Grand Rapids on a two-hour tour. Residents have many options to worldwide cuisine, including Indian, barbecue, seafood, Chinese, Italian, steakhouse, Mexican, pizza, and more.
Some of the most famous attractions to put on your list include the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, a peaceful space that can be enjoyed year round. It offers a tropical setting among bronze sculptures and galleries with work from famous artists from around the world. The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum is located in “Little Grand Rapids”. It features a mini-city with a doctor’s office, grocery store, art activities, and more. There’s also the Grand Rapids public museum and Downtown Market Grand Rapids, to name a couple more.
Working in Grand Rapids
There are 10 major employers in this city who employ 66,000 people. These companies cross a wide spectrum, including health care, technology, manufacturing, grocery and more. These top performing companies help make Grand Rapid’s economy strong, making this a good place to settle down with a stable job and attractive salary and benefits. Some of the top companies here include Spectrum Health, Meijer, Mercy General Health Partners, Amway Corporation, and Gentex Corporation. While the furniture industry helped to build Grand Rapids and is still a thriving industry, the area has seen substantial growth in many other sectors.
Grand Rapids Neighborhoods
If you’re thinking of moving to Grand Rapids, you’ll want to find one of the best neighborhoods. One with no crime, affordable living for your budget, and good schools. Listed below are some of the best neighborhoods in the city:
- Michigan Oaks: The median home value in this neighborhood is $178,800. The median income is $67,069 and the population is 1,776.
- Ridgemoor: The median home value in this neighborhood is $184,033. The median income is $66,714 and the population is 2,764.
- Eastown: Considered the Greenwich Village of Grand Rapids, the median home value in this neighborhood is $153,925. The median income is $59,200 and the population is 5,495.
Grand Rapids School District
The Grand Rapids school district serves 17,000 students and employs 2,700 people. Student population is diverse, representing 55 countries and 54 different languages. Parents and their children have many choices in West Michigan, including charter, theme, neighborhood, Center of Innovation and special education schools. Theme schools offer global studies, arts and music, environmental science, Montessori, and more. Neighborhood schools offer traditional education. The Centers of Innovation offer a rigorous education paired with mentoring and internships, for example.
Moving to Grand Rapids Resource Guide
To find out how to hook up your water, sewer, utilities and more, consult this list:
- To hook up your water/sewer, visit the City of Grand Rapids or the Plainfield Charter Township.
- For natural gas, visit DTE Energy.
- For electricity, visit Consumers Energy.
- To get your telephone and internet service hooked up, there many companies to choose from, including AT&T, Comcast/Xfinity, Dish Network, and many others.
Grand Rapids Housing
The cost of living in this city is at 92.7, with 100 being the US average. This means Grand Rapids is slightly cheaper than the national average. Home prices weigh heavily on the scoring process and the median home price in Grand Rapids is $157,200. Housing scores a 77.5 out of 100. Utilities score 99.9 out of 100, making their cost on average with the rest of the country. Overall, Grand Rapids scores 92.7 in cost of living.