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Metro Self Storage Opens New Austell Storage Facility

  Metro Self Storage is excited to announce the opening of its much anticipated Austell storage facility in the friendly, inviting town of Austell, Georgia. The new storage facility location is near the intersection of Floyd Road and Austell Road making it easy to access for commuters and people moving to Austell from out of the area. The new, state-of-the-art storage facility is in the former Target and features a new roof and all of the secure and convenient storage features that both longstanding and brand new Metro Self Storage customers have come to expect. Repurposing an old building into something new is an example of sustainable and green building.  Additionally, Metro Self Storage in Austell, GA, is located in the [...]

By |2019-07-06T17:34:38-04:00May 15th, 2019|Your Local Metro|

Moving to Austell, GA? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

  Ray Charles had Georgia on his mind and if you’re moving to Austell, GA then you probably do too. Located only 18 miles from Atlanta, Austell will give you the suburban lifestyle that you’re looking for with easy access to big-city amenities. With Georgia being ranked 16th in affordability and having the 5th highest GDP in the country, you’ll love the low cost of living in Austell, GA as much as you’ll love the Oak tree-lined streets. And don’t worry, even though “The Walking Dead” was filmed in nearby cities Atlanta and Senoia, you’ll be amongst some of the most okay living folks in Georgia. With easy access to interstate highways, railroads and Sweetwater Creek running right through town [...]

By |2019-05-02T10:20:25-04:00May 2nd, 2019|Your Local Metro|

Why are So Many People Moving to Atlanta, Georgia? Here’s Why You’ll Want to Move Too!

  Every year, people from all over the country move to Atlanta, GA. It’s been on the list as one of the top-ranked inbound states in the country for several years running. Are you thinking about moving to Atlanta? It sounds and looks exciting by all accounts. But sometimes it’s hard to get a feel for what’s great about a city like Atlanta, and why people love to call it home. Whether you’re the laid back suburban type, big-city lover, or a little bit of both, you can fit in and find your way in Atlanta, Georgia. For eight years running, Penske Moving Truck Rentals has recognized Atlanta as one of the top moving destinations in the country. Penske analysts [...]

By |2019-03-24T18:53:48-04:00March 24th, 2019|Your Local Metro|

Philadelphia Business Owners: Getting Organized in 2019

Haley Kaiser   In a city as historic as Philadelphia, being organized is a must. Organize the lines, the tourists and tours, and everything involved in visiting such a great city. The businesses that dot the capital also need to be on top of their game, and what better way to make 2019 the year you succeed than by getting properly organized? How organized your office space and employee’s spaces are can be directly indicative of how organized your entire business is. Also, the organization is about more than just cleaning up and getting rid of outdated paperwork. It's about the inner workings of your business, as well as how your staff interacts. With our suggestions, you'll have your business [...]

By |2019-03-09T11:09:34-04:00March 8th, 2019|Organizing Advice, Your Local Metro|

Things You Need to Travel Light on a Tampa Getaway

Guest blogger: Zack Davisson Florida and Tampa’s weather is pretty well documented: Tampa is at least moderately warm throughout the entire year although warm rainstorms are likely. So, packing light for a getaway trip to the Sunshine State shouldn’t be too hard, right? The usual necessities of a pair of flip-flops, breathable t-shirts, shorts instead of pants, and a waterproof shell for the rain are all tourist essentials for a tropical vacation. But what about the other smaller items that are essential to a Tampa getaway? With the help of travel experts at AllTheRooms, we’ve created a list of everything a minimalist traveler could possibly need for a trip to Tampa. […]

By |2019-10-20T16:41:38-04:00February 13th, 2019|Moving & Traveling, Your Local Metro|

5 Easy Ways to Beat the Winter Blues in Chicago

  To best way to beat the winter blues in Chicago is to find something that brings you joy. Fortunately, there are a lot of fun activities that can bring happiness and a sense of adventure into your life in the Windy City. You just need to get out and experience the city! Even if you’re tempted to stay home and out of the cold, these activities are sure to draw you out of your winter hibernation. We promise you won’t regret it. […]

By |2019-01-24T23:20:49-04:00January 26th, 2019|Your Local Metro|

4 Lesser Known Chicago-Area Museums to Explore this Weekend

  Everyone knows about the top museums in any major city. You probably already know about the Field Museum or the Art Institute of Chicago. But just a few steps off the beaten path are lesser known Chicago-area museums just waiting for you to discover. They hold educational and entertaining exhibits on a variety of subjects, and with fewer crowds. From learning about the Chicago River to discovering our country’s use of currency—check out these lesser known Chicago-area museums to further expand your knowledge of the intricacies of this beautiful city! […]

By |2019-01-17T15:41:25-04:00January 19th, 2019|Your Local Metro|

Make Holiday Decoration Storage Easy with Metro Self Storage in Brooklyn

  The guests have all gone home and you’re facing New Year’s resolutions with an optimistic attitude. But you still have to pack up all the holiday decorations. That’s no small task. We totally get it. That’s why you can make the job a lot less stressful by storing your holiday decorations in storage lockers at Metro Self Storage on Knapp Street in Brooklyn.   If saving money after holiday splurges is at the top of your list, we’ve got good news. Our Brooklyn storage lockers are the cheapest storage units we offer. After all, Brooklyn and New York are two cities that have a high cost of living and definitely keep you busy and occupied outside your apartment. [...]

By |2019-01-26T17:45:37-04:00January 5th, 2019|Storage Tips, Your Local Metro|

Top 5 Winter Hiking Destinations in the Tampa Bay Area

  Winter is a great time of year to travel to Florida. Whether escaping snow or rainy weather, tourists flock to the Gulf Coast of Florida in search of sunshine and beautiful beaches. The Tampa Bay Area offers plenty of activities for the outdoor enthusiast too. So when you’ve had enough of sand n’ surf, enjoy these winter hiking destinations in the Tampa Bay Area. It’s worth noting that Tampa Bay is not the name of a city. There is a city called Tampa and a few local sports teams with Tampa Bay in the name. However, the Tampa Bay Area is a major populated area surrounding Tampa Bay on the west coast of Florida. The moniker is largely used [...]

By |2019-02-01T18:36:54-04:00December 15th, 2018|Your Local Metro|

Metro Self Storage Opens New Lincolnshire Buffalo Grove Storage Facility

  Illinois-based Metro Self Storage announces the grand opening of our newly built storage facility in the northwest Chicago suburb of Buffalo Grove. Local residents and businesses will find new storage options located at 847 Deerfield Parkway, near Busch Parkway. Choose from 850 brand new climate-controlled storage units in our state-of-the-art and climate-controlled storage facility. Customers can conveniently load and unload their storage units protected from the elements thanks to large, interior bays or loading doors on the north and south sides of the building. […]

By |2019-01-23T22:45:37-04:00November 30th, 2018|Your Local Metro|
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