Hunt Midwest Breaks Into Self-Storage Business with StorTropolis Brand
Four Kansas City projects underway
Kansas City, MO — February 12, 2019 — Hunt Midwest Real Estate Development, Inc. is executing on its plan to expand into self-storage with the development of four StorTropolis climate controlled self-storage facilities in the Kansas City metro area. Two of the four locations have opened in the last quarter.
The first is StorTropolis Shawnee, a climate controlled self-storage facility with 580 units and 30 enclosed units sized for boats or RVs at the busy intersection of Shawnee Mission Parkway and Martindale Road. Also opening its doors is StorTropolis Brighton which is located at the northwest corner of Brighton and Missouri Highway 152 opening with 681 climate-con-trolled units and 15 enclosed RV units. A third location, StorTropolis Tiffany Springs will open in early summer, at the north-east corner Missouri Highway 152 and I-29 in Kansas City, Missouri convenient to Barrywoods and Zona Rosa. The fourth location, StorTropolis Blue Springs will break ground this summer with an opening in 2020.
“StorTropolis is an expansion of our real estate brand. The fast-growing self-storage real estate market is evolving toward fully enclosed, climate-controlled units and StorTropolis provides customer-friendly management, high tech security and state-of-the-art units expected by today’s customer,” said Hunt Midwest President and CEO Ora Reynolds.
“StorTropolis is being developed by Hunt Midwest in partnership with Strickland Construction and Attic Storage,” said Hunt Midwest’s general manager of acquisitions and investments, Doug Coleman. “Hunt Midwest’s real estate and development knowledge combined with our partners’ 30-years of experience in construction and management of self-storage facilities throughout the Midwest gives our properties a strategic advantage in the market.”
Hunt Midwest plans to continue expanding its StorTropolis self-storage platform in the Kansas City area and throughout the Midwest.
StorTropolis is a Hunt Midwest self-storage platform for the development of state-of-the-art, climate controlled, self-storage facilities in the Midwest. Each location offers convenient, clean, safe and secure units in a wide variety of sizes to suit every customer’s needs.
About Hunt Midwest
Hunt Midwest is a dynamic real estate development company privately held by the Lamar Hunt family. Based in Kansas City with over 50 years of development, construction and management experience, Hunt Midwest’s wide range of projects include industrial, commercial, mission critical, self-storage, residential, multifamily, senior living, mixed use and SubTropolis, the world’s largest underground business complex. Hunt Midwest is part of the Lamar Hunt family’s diverse portfolio of entities involved in real estate, sports/media, energy/resources and private equity investments. In addition to Hunt Midwest, marquee entities include the Kansas City Chiefs, Hunt Southwest, FC Dallas Soccer Club, Toyota Stadium, Chicago Bulls and United Center.
About Strickland Construction
Strickland Construction is a commercial construction company located in the Kansas City area, continually operating for 37 years, and known for its specialization in construction of pre-engineered structures. The company is led by CEO and owner, Rogers Strickland, and president and owner, Eric Hughes. The company has built over 100 storage complexes and currently maintains ownership in 19 properties. Rogers Strickland has over 30 years of experience in the financing, design, construc-tion, operations, and selling of this business model in Kansas City and the surrounding region. He currently owns and man-ages 19 of these property types under separate entities.
About Attic Storage
Attic Storage currently operates 19 self-storage facilities in Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma. With over 20 years of experience providing storage rental solutions for the community, they focus on excellent customer service.
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