RV and Boat ownership is on the rise in the US and ownership is at is highest. It is estimated that there are close to 10 million RV house holds in the US. This is good news if you are the owner of a self-storage facility or are planning on starting one.
Many communities have strict restrictions against parking RVs or boats on the streets or on driveways or in many instances anywhere other than a parking facility that allows for the parking of RVs or boats. If you have an existing self storage facility adding RV or Boat storage is an excellent way to bring in additional revenue or if you have available property space available adding a RV or Boat storage facility is a great business investment.
The economics of the local area are a significant factor in deciding the type of storage you should provide. Most of today's vehicle enthusiasts want to protect their investment with fully enclosed structures. The cost of RVs and Boats can run upwards of $1million and more. Some type of perimeter fencing is a must, anything ranging from simple chain link fencing with razor wire to a solid block wall. A 24 hour access is often a requirement for this type of storage.