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STAFF SPOTLIGHT: RYAN MORRISON

( February 8, 2024) Ryan Morrison is one of our newest Site Superintendents, having joined Storage Construction in January of this year. In his position, Ryan supervises on-site subcontractors, schedules site work and deliveries to jobsites. He ensures work is executed on time and to specifications. He is responsible for project organization and documentation, including […]

STAFF SPOTLIGHT: JOHN LAUFERT

(January 24, 2024) John Laufert is one of our newest Site Superintendents, having joined Storage Construction in January of this year. While on the jobsite, John will be responsible for project schedule execution, quality control management, site safety and organization, and field-team coordination. He will also communicate extensively with Project Managers, subcontractors, and clients to […]

Storage Construction promotes Patterson and Coombe

We’re pleased to announce that Del Patterson has been promoted to the newly created role of Senior Project Manager.  Del’s responsibilities will include working directly with project managers on a day-to-day basis to help solve problems and overcome obstacles.  Del’s responsibilities will also include working closely with the leadership team to develop operational standards & […]

STAFF SPOTLIGHT: HEATH STERNER

(November 7, 2023) Heath Sterner joined Storage Construction as a Site Superintendent in October of this year. In his role, he is the eyes and the ears on the job site and responsible for the day-to-day oversight of construction projects. While on the jobsite, Heath is responsible for project schedule execution, quality control management, site […]

STAFF SPOTLIGHT: JAKE COOMBE

(September 25, 2023) Jake Coombe is one of our newest Project Engineers, having joined Storage Construction in August of this year. In his role, he is responsible for assisting Project Managers and Superintendents, and supporting project closeouts, the permitting process, creating punch lists, and tracking RFIs. He also helps Project Managers with the management and […]

STAFF SPOTLIGHT: DAVID FALZARANO

(August 29, 2023) David Falzarano is one of our newest Project Supervisors, having joined Storage Construction in July of this year. In his role, he is responsible for: Completing daily logs of on-site activities such as inspections, work being completed, issues, deliveries, safety, and photo documentation of work in progress; Reading and interpreting drawings on […]

STAFF SPOTLIGHT: JOHN OVERDORF

(August 14, 2023) John Overdorf joined Storage Construction in May of 2023 as a Site Superintendent. As part of his responsibilities, John: Coordinates all subcontractors on a project Overseeing health and safety policies and procedures on jobsites Maintains daily activity logs for projects Develops and manages a three-week projected schedule Serves as chief problem solver […]

Value Engineering & Personnel Selection

By Matt DePrato, VP, Preconstruction & Development In our previous articles about Value Engineering, we’ve reviewed many of the “brick-and-mortar” aspects of how you can get the most out of your self-storage construction dollars without sacrificing quality or aesthetics. Now, we turn to the personnel who will execute all the careful planning and estimating you’ve […]

STAFF SPOTLIGHT: Randy Graver

(July 17, 2023) Randy Graver is one of our new Project Managers, having joined Storage Construction in the summer of 2023. His responsibilities include overseeing all facets of his specific projects from beginning through completion, including: Coordinating schedules and budgets Ensuring safety procedures are in place and followed Executing inspections Overseeing accurate, timely billing He […]

Value Engineering & Interior Finishes

By Matt DePrato, VP, Preconstruction & Development The idea of interior design often conjures images of redoing a kitchen or a spare bedroom in someone’s home. Whether you realize it or not, the practice of well-planned interior design in any business – like a self-storage facility — serves a much bigger function than just colors […]

Value Engineering & Security

By Matt DePrato, VP, Preconstruction & Development Curb appeal might be the first draw for your potential customers, but close behind that is the security of their unit contents. You want to be able to assure your customers and prospects that you’ve got all the bases covered in the realm of site security, but you […]

STAFF SPOTLIGHT: DEL PATTERSON

Del Patterson is one of our newest Project Manager, having joined Storage Construction in March 2023. In his position, Del’s responsibilities are to: ·         Manage the scheduling and budgeting aspects of his projects ·         Ensure good, clear communication between Storage Construction and his customers ·         Communicate the scope of the project needs and schedule to […]

Value Engineering and Site Development

By Matt DePrato, VP, Preconstruction & Development   In a previous article about value engineering, I mentioned that sometimes a really good exterior design can become impractical and expensive when architects and designers aren’t in sync. This obstacle can be true at any phase of self-storage construction, and it’s a big reason why Storage Construction […]

STAFF SPOTLIGHT: CHELSI FEILINGER

(June 9, 2023) Chelsi Feilinger, our Office Administrator, started her tenure at Storage Construction in March of this year. In addition to managing the office’s inventory and planning all company events, Chelsi also serves as a liaison with the company’s marketing team to develop content schedules, proofread and edit information for publication, and manage social […]

Value Engineering and Building Facades

Attractive exterior design doesn’t have to break the budget By Matt DePrato, VP, Preconstruction & Development There’s nothing better than an exceptional self-storage facility design. But sometimes, when architects and contractors aren’t on the same page, an exceptional design becomes impractical and expensive when time and materials are added to the equation. When Storage Construction […]