Extra Space Storage now open in New Braunfels

(Courtesy Extra Space Storage)
(Courtesy Extra Space Storage)

(Courtesy Extra Space Storage)

Extra Space Storage, located at 1360 Ranch Parkway, New Braunfels, held its grand opening July 31. The storage franchise offers size options ranging from 5 feet by 5 feet to the larger 10 feet by 25 feet spaces, and monthly rates start at $39. According to its website, Extra Space Storage is the second largest operator of self-storage facilities in the country and was founded in 1977. 830-312-4750. www.extraspace.com
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.


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