Monroe, MI  – True Storage recently opened its 21st Class A self-storage facility in Monroe, MI on August 14th. Located at 1290 N Monroe St, this project showcases True Storage’s dedication to revitalizing underutilized properties and delivering state of the art Class A storage facilities. Day-to-day operations will be managed by Pogoda doing business as National Self-Storage, while True Storage retains ownership of the property.

This Conversion development features 72,302 net rentable square feet throughout 782 units of varying sizes to accommodate local individuals and businesses storage needs. Formerly a Kmart retail store this project is the company’s first development completed in Michigan, and the first Kmart True Storage has transformed. True Storage obtained the property in April 2022 and begun construction shortly after.

“We recognized the need for climate-controlled storage in the community and saw this Big Box Retail location being perfectly positioned for local businesses and individuals seeking storage” said Chris Lewis, Director of Architecture & Design for True Storage. “The town of Monroe was pleasure to deal with throughout our building and permitting process. We are proud to deliver another top-quality facility that repurposes an underutilized property.”

Located in close proximity to North Telegraph Road this facility is surrounded by national retailers, restaurants and the Mall of Monroe, allowing for great accessibility for businesses and individuals seeking storage solutions. This site will feature flexible hours, 24-hour interior and exterior video surveillance, security access to the unit, an assortment of unit sizes, covered loading bay, and high-end finishes throughout the facility.

True Storage, a self-storage developer that focuses on bringing value and lifestyle experiences to communities across the country, has proudly developed several other Class A facilities in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Georgia, Rhode Island, Florida, Indiana, Connecticut, Wisconsin, Illinois, New York, and Kentucky. In addition to breaking ground on facilities in Michigan, Ohio, New York, Florida, and throughout the New England area, with a dozen more in the pipeline.

About True Storage

True Storage, a national self-storage developer, produces premium Class A storage space through conversions and ground-up construction. Through partnerships with national self-storage companies, the facilities are managed and operated, meeting customer and community expectations for quality and service. For more information visit,

About Pogoda Companies


Pogoda Companies delivers service and creative solutions to help client’s self-storage property reach its maximum potential by offering turn-key management of day-to-day operations. We are one of the largest self-storage operators in the U.S., with 4.35 million square feet of self-storage space under management and ownership in 68 Locations, and a recognized leader in the self-storage industry. Since 1987 our focus has been on self-storage allowing us to provide unparalleled experience and expertise. To learn more, check out