ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents of South Asheville seeking more convenient moving and self-storage solutions will soon have a newly renovated U-Haul facility to meet their needs.
U-Haul Moving & Storage of South Asheville at 3161 Sweeten Creek Road is now offering truck and trailer rentals, moving supplies, towing equipment and professional hitch installation, and U-Box portable moving and self-storage containers.
U-Haul acquired the formerly vacant 58,487-square-foot warehouse on June 15. Extensive renovations will soon render 900 indoor self-storage units (climate-controlled and non-climate controlled) with high-tech safety features. There will be propane on the 4.64-acre lot in the near future.
"We have one U-Haul store on the other side of town, but we have really been underserving South Asheville," said Doug Weston, U-Haul Company of Western North Carolina president. "The building is located in an up-and-coming area that needs state-of-the-art moving and self-storage options.
"This building was constructed in 1967 and it is very sturdy. We have an opportunity to save on materials and costs, and make a positive environmental impact by choosing the sustainable route to save this structure rather than build from the ground up. I'm looking forward to the challenge of taking this property and turning it into a shining U-Haul facility."
The recent acquisition of the Asheville facility was driven by U-Haul Company's Corporate Sustainability initiatives: U-Haul® supports infill developments 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.
Contact U-Haul Moving & Storage of South Asheville at (828) 483-5707 or stop by to visit general manager Jonathan Smith and his team. Hours of operation are 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.
U-Haul is a proud sponsor of the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day. The Company is honoring Pearl Harbor survivors and World War II veterans by supporting the events in Oahu commemorating the Dec. 7, 1941 attack. Founded by a WWII Navy veteran and his wife, U-Haul makes veterans a focus of its charitable works and has been recognized repeatedly as one of the top veteran-friendly employers in the U.S. Any Pearl Harbor survivors affiliated with U-Haul Team Members or neighborhood dealers are encouraged to contact U-Haul at [email protected].