Category: Development

Development & Self-Storage: A Natural Fit

Development & Self-Storage: A Natural Fit

In the late 1800s, two brothers in Omaha, Nebraska started the Bekins Company, a moving and storage business and the predecessor to the modern self-storage industry. The first chain units, primarily used for the storage of oil company equipment, appeared in Texas during the sixties. Today, both households and businesses utilize the convenience and accessibility of storage facilities. According to, self-storage units in the United States number close to 50,000, and 10 percent of households rent a self-storage unit.


At Ebert Construction, we are in a unique position for both commercial self-storage facility construction and development. Clients often begin the process with our real estate development team.  Our development services include assembling the right team to entitle the project and reduce overall project costs. At the building stage, not only do we offer comprehensive design/build and construction management of the project, Ebert self-performs concrete and carpentry services, providing a competitive edge in controlling the price and project timeline.  With our self-storage capabilities, we offer further proof that Ebert Construction is your one-stop shop for commercial real estate development and construction.


In an unprecedented eight months, we completed a 100,000+ square foot facility in Brooklyn Park, MN for Extra Space Self Storage®.  Extra Space Self Storage is the second largest operator of self-storage facilities in the United States. Founded in 1977, Extra Space offers residential and commercial customers clean, updated, and secure facilities, perfect for transitional or longer-term rentals. In the 25+ years we’ve worked in the self-storage industry, we’ve also completed projects for Acorn Mini-Storage, The Lockup Self Storage, and Select Space Storage, among others. View our Self-Storage Photo Gallery to see examples of our exceptional work.

Since 1968, Ebert Construction has worked hard to deliver exceptional, cost-effective services for our commercial construction and real estate clients. Contact us today to discuss your self-storage project or other needs.


Caribou Coffee Opening

Ebert Construction is delighted to announce the opening of the Caribou Coffee and Einstein Bagels in Buffalo, MN!   The new 2,550 sq ft building sits along Highway 55 and the Corner of 3rd Ave in Buffalo next to the McDonalds.  The first day of business was eventful and busy all morning as the residents of Buffalo were eager to check out the new business and get their gourmet coffee. We are proud to be a part of this project that has the community buzzing with excitement!

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