You are stuck between the proverbial rock and a hard place regarding a warehouse for rent: your current product-storage solution, in your garage, is not working. You need something larger, but you simply cannot afford the cost of a warehouse for rent in today’s market. They are too expensive.
Still, you have to do something, and doing something is what this article is all about. We are RDS Real Estate, serving the Greater Fort Worth area. Call us at 817-439-3224 for more cost-cutting ideas in the world of commercial and industrial properties for lease.
Now let’s see if we can solve your product-storage problem.
Do you really need a warehouse for rent?
You have calculated how much inventory you have, and you have determined that you need a warehouse for rent. But do you really? If you are a small business, perhaps you have simply overlooked one rather obvious solution: how about renting a storage unit at a self storage company. There are places in Fort Worth, our home city, like Blue Mound 287 Self Storage, which have storage units as large as 20’x30’ for under $300 per month. Even if you rented two of them, that would be $600 per month for 1,200 square feet of storage, a good size for a small business at a price considerably less than any warehouse for rent in our city.
It may not be a practical solution for your specific company, but it is worth considering.
How about sharing a warehouse for rent
This idea is becoming more and more popular in today’s business world, two or more small companies sharing a warehouse for rent. It is an easy solution for those companies which, say, only need a thousand square feet of storage, maybe less. You find a warehouse for rent in the 3,000-4,000 square foot stage, you partition that warehouse off into two or three separate warehouses, and you have a solution. The rent cost is split two or three ways, as are the utilities.
How about a storage container?
Have you considered purchasing a shipping container? You can find used shipping containers for under $5,000. The full-sized ones offer 360 square feet of storage. They can easily be combined, and if you factor the cost over twelve months, it is a doable solution and worth considering as well.
We also have a solution in Fort Worth, namely Box Office Warehouse Suites, which is a unique business park made up entirely of refurbished shipping containers. There you can rent a shipping container warehouse for rent for as low as $875 per month, as well as other industrial and commercial property for rent.
The bottom line is this: there are solutions for those willing to think outside the box. If a traditional warehouse for rent is out of reach financially, it’s time to get creative.
A word about RDS Real Estate
RDS Real Estate is locally owned and operated, the premier commercial and industrial property real estate company in the Fort Worth area. Call us, tell us what you need, and sit back while we find a solution.