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As a new business, it’s no secret that you will face countless challenges on the road to success. One of the most common and frustrating hurdles is finding affordable, flexible storage solutions that won’t break the bank. However, self storage has proven to be incredibly beneficial for startups, especially those wanting to expand and grow their operations. With a wide range of unit sizes and features, these secure facilities provide safe and flexible extra space for inventory, equipment and essential documents, as well as the potential to expand operations and take on more customers.  

Whether you’re a startup looking for an affordable storage solution or a manager looking for ways to maximise your business’s growth potential, keep reading to learn how self storage can help your business thrive when it comes to cost-effectiveness, flexibility and convenience.  

  1. Extra inventory storage

By renting a self storage unit, small businesses can have additional space to store their inventory without investing in a larger commercial space. This can be particularly useful for small businesses that experience seasonal fluctuations in stock, as they can store excess inventory during slow periods and easily access it when business picks up again.  

  1. Secure storage for documents

As a new business, you must keep important business documents and files on hand while you kick off operations. You’ll likely be adding to the pile each week, so having a proper archiving or file management system in place is key. Self storage units can also be used to store important business documents, such as financial records and contracts, keeping them organised and protected. With a secure storage unit, you can store all important business documents and backups off-site, and have them readily available when needed. 

  1. Flexible space for equipment

Self storage units can be used to store heavy equipment, such as construction tools and machinery, that may not fit in a small business’s physical location. Self-storage units come in a variety of sizes, making them more cost-effective than renting a larger commercial space. Flexible leases also mean that startups can use their unit as a temporary solution for stock or they can make it their permanent operation base and stay for years.  

  1. Affordable business expansion

As your business grows, so will your need for space. Self storage can provide additional space for a small business to expand its operations and take on more customers or clients. Self storage facilities have a wide range of storage unit sizes, from small lockers for file storage to large warehousing units perfect for stock overflow. At Nesta, we also have a business + package, which includes everything from secure storage units to professional office spaces and meeting rooms.  

  1. Convenient delivery hub

If you have an e-commerce store or receive large amounts of stock weekly, self storage units can serve as a convenient delivery hub. By renting a secure unit, businesses can have a dedicated space to receive deliveries and shipments without worrying about limited space at their physical location. This can help startups keep their inventory organised and easily accessible, making it easier to fulfil orders on time. Self-storage facilities are also typically accessible 7 days a week, allowing businesses to access stock whenever needed. 

Self storage is a cost-effective, flexible and convenient solution for startups and small businesses looking to grow and expand. It can provide additional space for inventory, equipment, important documents and more. Providing secure and affordable business storage in Dublin, Nesta can help your business grow safely and with ease.  

Ready to make the smart move? Give us a call on 1800 77 22 33, pop into your nearest location for a tour or request a free quote online.