PRATTVILLE, Ala., March 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul adaptive reuse practices have transformed a former Clean Air Climate Control Storage facility into a full-service U-Haul store for the do-it-yourself mover at 1221 S. Memorial Drive.
"Prattville is a new market for U-Haul," said Scott Fall, U-Haul Company of Central Alabama president. "Residents now have the convenience of shopping for all their moving, storage, hitch and propane needs at one location close to home."
U-Haul Moving & Storage of Prattville began serving customers in October and has been well received by the community. Situated across from the Alabama River and north of Montgomery, the 3.83-acre property includes seven single-story buildings with a combined 39,299 square feet of space.
Since the acquisition, U-Haul has renovated the showroom, added more security lighting and is building a new hitch bay. The store offers customers truck and trailer rentals; truck sales; moving supplies and boxes; 123 climate-controlled storage units and 141 without climate control; towing equipment and professional hitch installation; RV, boat and vehicle storage; and much more.
"A U-Haul store means consistent, professional service provided by knowledgeable and eager people," general manager Candice Burke said. "People tend to overlook that moving is often a stressful time and, in some unfortunate circumstances, a tragic time. Being able to show concern for their well-being and do something to help is important in any community. We want to provide the Prattville community with everything it needs – and give it to them with a smile."
Fall noted that three separate real estate transactions were made and several zoning challenges overcome to make this store come to fruition. He thanked the City of Prattville for its role in assisting with the process.
The acquisition of the Prattville facility was driven by U-Haul Company's Corporate Sustainability initiatives: U-Haul supports infill development to help local communities lower their carbon footprint. Our adaptive reuse of existing buildings reduces the amount of energy and resources required for new-construction materials and helps cities reduce their unwanted inventory of unused buildings.
Visit U-Haul Moving & Storage of Prattville for all your moving and storage needs or call (334) 380-4348. Hours of operation are from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday and Saturday; 7 a.m-8 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Reserve equipment at uhaul.com or contact Reservations at 1-800-GO-UHAUL.
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