Photo Release -- AMERCO Real Estate Expands U-Haul Self-Storage Operations With the Purchase of Greenspoint Self-Storage

Phoenix, Arizona, UNITED STATES

HOUSTON, July 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- AMERCO Real Estate announced today that it has expanded the U-Haul network of self-storage locations with the purchase of Greenspoint Self-Storage located in Houston, Texas. Greenspoint Self-Storage, located at 11911 North Freeway, boasts 613 storage units, 311 of which are climate controlled, with more than 71,000 square feet of storage.

A photo accompanying this release is available at

"We are pleased to be expanding our presence in Houston through this purchase, and look forward to continuing our long-standing relationships with local communities throughout Texas," stated Carlos Vizcarra, president of AMERCO Real Estate. "Moreover, with the expansion of U-Haul self-storage operations, we are better equipped to meet our customers' current and future needs," Vizcarra said.

The new self-storage facilities feature 24-hour security, video surveillance, your lock/your key, no deposit, a convenient credit-card payment plan and available low-cost Safestor insurance to protect possessions.

Each storage facility will also feature a wide variety of environmentally friendly packing supplies, including boxes made out of recyclable materials, 100 percent biodegradable packing peanuts, moving pads which are made from recycled denim, rope, tape and locks. Customers can rent U-Haul moving vans and trailers, as well as utility, appliance and furniture dollies so they can easily load their possessions.

Customers who rent a U-Haul moving van or trailer for a one-way move can receive one month of free storage before or after their move.

Customers can rent storage from more than 1,062 U-Haul owned storage facilities across the United States and Canada by calling their neighborhood U-Haul center, visiting or contacting the U-Haul national reservation system, at 1-800-GO-UHAUL.

Since 1989, AMERCO Real Estate Company, an affiliate of U-Haul International Inc., has been responsible for providing real estate services to AMERCO subsidiaries that include over 1,350 U-Haul moving and storage centers throughout the United States and Canada.

The photo is also available via AP PhotoExpress.

Greenspoint Self-Storage

Contact Data