Is U-Haul’s “smart mobility center” the storage facility of the future?

The Phoenix, AZ-based moving and self-storage company plans to build its first “smart mobility center” in Tallahassee, FL. It’ll be unlike any facility that U-Haul has ever developed. Elements of the mobility center will include:

  • Self-storage space
  • Truck-sharing and rental services
  • Car-sharing and rental services
  • Charging stations for electric vehicles
  • A research and innovation incubator
  • Bicycle sales and repair services
  • Stations for alternative fuels, such as propane gas
  • A “smart mobility” showroom