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There are a variety of reasons why you might need self-storage in San Mateo, CA.
You might be downsizing your living space or just need a little extra room for your things.
You might be getting married and some of your favorite furniture and items don't fit in your new home.
You might need a place to store merchandise or equipment for your home-based business.
You might need a long term storage solution for all that extra merchandise or equipment for your company.
You might need a place to store a vehicle for a while so a self-storage unit would be the perfect solution.
If for any reason you find you need a self storage unit, we are here to help. Reserve online, visit one of our locations, or give us a call at 1-800-688-8057 to get your storage unit today!
How much is a storage unit in San Mateo, CA?
The cheapest storage unit in San Mateo, CA is $88.00 per month.
What size storage units do you have available in San Mateo, CA?
In San Mateo, CA we have sizes that range from 5'x5' to 10'x29' to suit your storage needs.
How much is it for a 5'x5' storage unit in San Mateo, CA?
The cheapest 5'x5' storage unit in San Mateo, CA is $88.00 per month.
Moving to San Mateo
About San Mateo
San Mateo is a bustling city in Northern California's San Francisco Bay Area. It's conveniently located close to three major freeways and is just 20 miles south of San Francisco and 30 miles northwest of San Jose. San Mateo is one of the most populous cities in San Mateo County, and it is known as the "Paris of the Peninsula" for its mild Mediterranean climate and calm Pacific Ocean waters.
The History of San Mateo
The Ohlone Indians were San Mateo's first inhabitants. It's thought they lived in the area stretching from Belmont to South San Francisco for at least 4,000 years before Spanish explorers arrived in 1776. In 1793, mission fathers in San Francisco established a mission outpost on San Mateo Creek.
San Mateo grew when it became a stagecoach stop around 1849 and a railroad stop in 1863. The railroad attracted many wealthy people from San Francisco who built summer and weekend homes in the city, fueling the local economy and development. Alvinza Hayward was one of the city's most notable residents, often considered America's first millionaire. His 800-acre estate included a racetrack, deer park and sprawling mansion.
San Mateo's central location has helped it cultivate a diverse economic base of approximately several thousand local businesses. These businesses provide tens of thousands of jobs in the city, with a large percentage of roles in the finance, retail and trade service sectors.
If you're going to be joining the San Mateo job market, you might want to start your search at the city's largest employers: Sony Interactive Entertainment, Franklin Templeton Investments, the San Mateo Medical Center and the local school districts. The city has an unemployment rate that's significantly lower than the national average, which is good news if you're planning to search for a job.
San Mateo Schools
The San Mateo Union School District manages most public schools in San Mateo. Other school districts servicing the area are based in nearby communities: Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary School District, San Mateo-Foster School District and Sequoia Union High School District.
If you're planning on pursuing higher education in San Mateo, you'll find the conveniently located College of San Mateo within city limits. Stanford University and Notre Dame de Namur University are within a short driving distance of the city as well.
Resources for Moving to San Mateo
Here are a few handy resources to help prepare you for your move to San Mateo:
Utilities: San Mateo's central energy provider is Peninsula Clean Energy, while the City of San Mateo supervises water and sewer services.
Garbage and Recycling: Recology provides curbside collection of trash and recyclables. You can also request free bulky item collection twice a year, with additional collection services for a small fee.
Transportation: In San Mateo, public transportation makes it extremely easy to get around the city and the surrounding Bay Area. You can take advantage of Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) and Caltrain, which both provide access to nearby San Francisco.
San Mateo Housing
San Mateo housing costs have risen dramatically in recent years, climbing at a rate much faster than in other California cities. The median home price is well above the million-dollar mark and expected to keep climbing as the city grows. The good news is that there's a variety of housing options to choose from, ranging from compact studio apartments to large single-family homes. This makes it slightly easier to find a budget-friendly option that fits your needs.
San Mateo, CA Storage Statistics
Our lowest priced units in San Mateo, CA average $96.50 per month.
106 people have reserved units in San Mateo, CA in the past 30 days.
There are 2 locations within San Mateo, CA's city limits.
There is 1 location in San Mateo, CA that offers AC and Heating features.
†Subject to change. Offered only on selected units. Subject to availability. This offer applies only to the rental fee. Other restrictions, taxes, and fees, including an administrative fee, apply. See contract for full details.
Public Storage is the leading provider of storage units for your personal, business and vehicle needs with thousands of locations nationwide. We offer a wide variety of units and sizes available with no obligation and no long-term commitment. Call today at 1-800-688-8057 for a free reservation and get your first month for just $1.
†Subject to change. Offered only on selected units. Subject to availability. This offer applies only to the rental fee. Other restrictions, taxes, and fees, including an administrative fee, apply. See contract for full details. Promotions good for new customers only. Not available on transfers or additional spaces. Pricing subject to change. Reservation required to guarantee price. Actual unit sizes may vary from approximate size estimate. Please inspect any unit before renting. Online pricing available only for online reservations and rentals. Not sure about the size you need? Don't worry, online pricing discount will be honored for any rental originating from an online reservation.
†Terms and Conditions - Reservation Deposits: A non-refundable reservation deposit is required for some reservations. This deposit will be applied as a credit to rent after move-in. Reservations are valid only for the reservation period specified. Payment of a reservation deposit guarantees a unit's availability during the reservation period for the price listed at the time the reservation is made. In the event a previously reserved unit or similar unit becomes unavailable, you agree that your only remedy is a refund of the reservation deposit. Otherwise, failure to enter a lease for a Public Storage unit within the reservation period results in forfeiture of the reservation deposit.