Self Storage Market of the Month: Bethlehem, PA

StorTrack’s featured market this month is Bethlehem, PA. Bethlehem is a city in the Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania. This historical city is the home of Lehigh University, many community events and traditional entertainment make this diverse city a place to see year-round.

How is Bethlehem as a self-storage market and is it a good place to consider investing in? We’ve used StorTrack’s Explorer platform to look at some metrics to analyze its potential as a self-storage investment.

Self Storage Market Metrics for Bethlehem, PA

Current Supply:

  • There is a 6.55 square feet per capita supply in this market. For comparison, Pennsylvania’s square feet per capita is 5.85
  • Out of the 11 self-storage stores currently operating in Bethlehem, seven are mid-size operators and four are small-size operators
  • There are two new planned development projects in this market, though there are 159 active projects across the state

Rate Trends:

Rates in Bethlehem have trended downward in the last 12 months. The average rate per sq ft for standard, non-climate-controlled units is currently $1.65 and $2.19 for climate-controlled units.

View the Market Report for Bethlehem, PA

Is this a good market for you to invest in? To understand Bethlehem’s potential as a self-storage market, view this complimentary report, giving you useful market statistics and metrics. Additional metrics available with report purchase.

Explorer is StorTrack’s market analysis platform for self-storage operators, investors and developers.

Explorer is available for the evaluation of any primary, secondary and tertiary market in the US,  Canada and the UK.

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