LEXINGTON PARK, Md., July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul is incorporating its adaptive reuse practices to convert a former McKay's Supermarket into Lexington Park's first full-service U-Haul store for the do-it-yourself mover.
U-Haul Moving & Storage of Lexington Park at 46075 Signature Lane opened a temporary showroom upon acquiring the property on Feb. 1 and currently offers truck and trailer rentals, towing equipment, moving supplies, U-Box portable moving & self-storage containers, 16 outdoor self-storage units and much more.
"U-Haul is certainly striving to be environmentally friendly by refurbishing existing buildings in the hope of being sustainable while keeping local history alive," U-Haul Company of Maryland president Allen Laine said.
The acquisition of the Lexington Park 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.
When renovations are completed, the 11-acre property will offer more than 900 indoor climate-controlled and outdoor non-climate-controlled self-storage units; 60,000 square-feet of RV, boat and vehicle storage; professional hitch installation; and propane.
"This facility is close to the Patuxent River Naval Air Station, and our U-Haul co-founder (L.S. "Sam" Shoen) is a Navy veteran," Laine explained. "We are proud to serve these communities, families and esteemed military members with our extensive dealer network and full-service U-Haul stores like this one."
U-Haul is seeking to hire locally as a five-member staff expects to grow to 15 full- and part-time Team Members as more products and services become available.
Stop by U-Haul Moving & Storage of Lexington Park for all of your moving and self-storage needs, or call (240) 317-2047. Hours of operation are from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday 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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