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Kennards BIG New Space Ship in Turbo Drive

Recently our CEO, Sam Kennard, made another visit to our big new space ship emerging at Turbo Drive Coorparoo.

The six level Coorparoo storage centre will boast over 1,100 storage spaces, and provide individually alarmed spaces with 24 hour 7 day access.

Sam, like a proud dad, was clearly a little excited about the imminent arrival of this new self storage centre, he grabbed a selfie with Nicky Goodwin (KSS Queensland Operations Manager) and Michael Macheledt (KSS Development and Construction Manager).

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Minimising Waste and Maximising Health Care – Kennards Self Storage and Airborne Aid

Kennards Self Storage Croydon Park in South Australia are pleased to announce our support of Airborne Aid Ltd, a not-for-profit organisation delivering tailored medical aid donation packages from Australia to destinations in need across the world.

Airborne Aid – Jill Lee Suen, Thailand

Airborne Aid has been in operation since 2013, and has chapters in SA, Victoria and New South Wales. Over 60% of packages are processed by the SA chapter, which is in need of a sizeable dedicated space to sort and pack donations, and to expand to meet demand. From June this year, KSS will donate a storage unit to the SA chapter of Airborne Aid, to assist in receiving generous donations and in dispatching medical aid donation packages to travellers headed to regional Australian communities and Overseas.

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Get To Know Our Site – Campbelltown Airds Road!

Kennards Self Storage Campbelltown Airds Road have been servicing the Macarthur area for over 21 years and continues to provide the Kennards service and care that has made Kennards Self Storage a famous household name. Thousands of customers have used our site in the past two decades to move house, start and run a business, store their vehicles whilst they go on a well-earned summer break, home renovations or just to store whilst they de-clutter their home or garage.

The Campbelltown site boasts a total of over 530 storage units which range from small lockers all the way to 50 square metre warehouses, upstairs and downstairs, driveway and corridor. We literally have a storage space for everyone and anyone.

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Kennards Marrickville – Proud To Be Part Of History Since 1994

Marrickville is situated in the Inner West of Sydney, 7km from Sydney CBD. Its name originated from Thomas Chalder. In 1855, he named it after his native village Marrick in North Yorkshire, England. Nowadays Marrickville has a diverse community with immigrants from England, New Zealand, Greece, Vietnam and China.

The Kennards Self Storage building in Marickville was built in the 1920’s. It has since served many purposes. One of the proud moments was serving our country as an Ordnance store no 1, a unit of 2nd Central Ordnance Depot on 24th March 1943 during World War II.

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Going once, going twice, SOLD!

Situated in the growing Burbridge Business Park, you could be excused for thinking that newly built Kennards Self Storage Adelaide Airport was just an easy access business storage facility with amazing warehousing spaces for small and large business, but it’s that and so much more!

With the real estate market stagnating in some states and areas, West Adelaide beachside suburbs are bucking the trend with some of the highest visit rates on realestate.com and quickest clearance rates in South Australia along with suburbs like West Beach still seeing growth in median house prices. Given the demand for storage in the previously underserviced area, we thought it would make the perfect location for a mixed use facility, catering for both commercial and residential clients alike with a range of storage options.

For vendors and sellers in the western pocket, Kennards Self Storage Adelaide Airport makes perfect sense. From the decluttering and dressing stages during the sales process to settlement and moving home, we cater for the smallest to the largest needs of those in Western Adelaide. With units small enough to hold tubs and boxes of personal effects to large drive up units catering for the largest of homes, all offering 24/7 access and up to 3 metre ceiling heights, there is an option for even the most time poor vendor.

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Helping With Your New Year’s Resolution

We all have new resolutions at the coming of the New Year, let Kennards Self storage Macquarie Park help you achieve those resolutions of decluttering, creating space or creating a new business, we can help!

Kennards Self Storage Macquarie Park is a 24-hour access facility located between Waterloo and Talavera Roads, on Khartoum Road and around the corner from Lane Cove Road, just off the M2. Our facility is located near the Macquarie University, Macquarie Shopping Centre and the Macquarie Park Train Station.

Kennards Macquarie Park have no lock in contacts and provide obligation free quotes to help you achieve your goals. When you finish we will even refund any unused rent to you. This way you can achieve your resolutions sooner whether its business or personal.

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Australia’s Ups and Downs

As Published in the ISS (Inside Self Storage) International Issue 2018.

By Sam Kennard

Prices climb, occupancies slide as competition intensifies

The Australia self-storage market saw a 2.2 percent dip in occupancy in the second half of 2017, while rate per square meter increased 3.4 percent. New supply is opening across the country, and there are 50 new facilities in the pipeline. As a result, some submarkets will likely enter a phase of subdued occupancy and revenue.

The December 2017 Storage Index released by Urbis Pty. Ltd., which tracks self-storage demand, rental rates, occupancy and revenue along the East Coast of Australia and in Auckland, New Zealand, revealed that actual storage rates had increased by 3.4 percent over the preceding six months. (This is the rate paid by existing customers, not prevailing street rates for new renters.)
The observations from the field at my company, Kennards Self Storage, are that competition is biting hard and aggressive pricing is becoming commonplace. Indeed, our same-store analysis reveals our move-in rate is 0.7 percent lower than the same time last year. This is the first time move-in rates have fallen since we began analyzing this data.

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Do you Need Space To Unload Your Shipping Container?

Kennards Self Storage Rydalmere located in Western Sydney has the space to set down a 20 or 40 foot shipping container so you can unload it into a waiting storage unit.

We have a selection of easily accessible driveway and ground floor storage units along with lift accessible storage units.

With free use of hand trolleys, pallet jacks and a forklift onsite to help you unload and reload quicker.

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Fair Game Australia

From September 2018 Kennards Self Storage are proudly supporting Fair Game Australia a grass-roots not-for-profit organisation that inspires healthy communities through donating recycled sports equipment, using it as a tool to deliver health and fitness education programs. Fair Game Australia believes that all Australians should have access to the benefits of healthy choices aiming to create an equitable, healthier & sustainable Australia.

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Gun Lockers Now Available at Kennards Croydon Park

We are pleased to announce that firearms storage is now available at Kennards Self Storage, 1 Days Road Croydon Park. With three sizes of lockers available and over 120 units we have a solution for storage of pistols, rifles and ammunition for gun enthusiasts of all types.

Our state of the art heavy gauge lockers are isolated discretely from the rest of the centre in a custom fitted area that can only be accessed by firearms customers, along with CCTV surveillance cameras and recording devices. Our 24/7 access also allows you the convenience of access to your locker at any time of the day or night.  Your access code is linked to the alarm on your unit and is triggered if either the firearm or ammunition door is accessed when you are not logged into the centre.

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