Many small business owners and entrepreneurs use a spare room or their garage when they start out in their business. They struggle with having cramped spaces and unprofessional interruptions from family members (and even family pets). Many times, renting office space is too far out of their budget. What’s an entrepreneur to do? Use a self storage space instead!
Clovis Storage & Executive Office Suites in Fresno, California, helps local entrepreneurs by providing conference rooms, virtual office spaces, and a business center. Since the economy took a nosedive in 2008, many small businessmen operate their business out of Clovis Storage. In fact, there are now almost 350 businesses operating in some form or other out of their facility.
Clovis Self Storage & Office Suites options range from a simple personal cubicle space (called a Workshop) to an executive office suite. With the Workshop, entrepreneurs get a personal workspace with unlimited 24-hour access, access to premium conference rooms, unlimited nationwide phone service with voicemail and phone number, high speed Internet access, a professional business mailing address, a 5X10 storage unit, and a lockable file drawer and overhead storage.
A smart office space is fully furnished and has IP telephone and unlimited nationwide calling, high-speed Internet, 24/7 technology support for phone and Internet, use of meeting rooms, a business mailbox and parking and coffee.
A virtual office space has 24/7 access to shared workstations, wireless Internet, outbound local and nationwide calling, use of meeting rooms, and a business mailbox and address.
The executive office suites have contemporary furniture, high-speed broadband, Cisco IP Telephony, DirecTV, and iPod docking stations. Access to conference rooms is included. Entrepreneurs can also get text notification of packages and mail.
Their conference rooms have contemporary furniture, large LCD presentation screens, conference speakerphones, Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet, and whiteboards. Businessmen can reserve conference rooms online.
And their business center? Oh my! Entrepreneurs can enjoy tea, coffee, or hot cocoa in the Cyber Café. Clovis Storage will provide catering (setup, delivery, an clean up) for luncheon meetings. They will wash cars while you work, provide seminars and training on items of interest for small business owners, and even take care of your dry cleaning!
What types of businesses use Clovis Self Storage & Office Suites? One company uses their office space to do radio shows and interviews. They also have a studio where they can edit videos for their website. A drywall company used to have a warehouse to stock their supplies. Now, they just have an office at Clovis Self Storage. A financial planner downsized from a 2500 square foot office with a $5,000 monthly bill to a less costly office with Clovis.
Around the country, other entrepreneurs are turning to self storage facility to meet their needs. One businessperson who sells home theater and sound systems stores his inventory in his rental unit. An interior decorator uses her unit to display carpet samples and home décor items. An office equipment company stores refurbished copiers for resale. One small business owner designs and builds custom bathrooms and uses his storage unit as a showroom and a place to store product until he needs to take it to a customer’s home
“Transforming storage space into office space.” KFSN-TV; Fresno, California; 27 February 2013.
“Hide-Away Storage Discusses How Small Business Owners Use Self Storage.” PRWeb; 02 January 2013.