U-Haul Acquires Land by I-49 for First Company Store in Belton

BELTON, Mo. (May 22, 2023) — U-Haul® will soon showcase a new retail, moving and self-storage center in Belton thanks to the recent 5.81-acre land acquisition at Interstate 49 and State Highway Y.

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Belton is scheduled to be built by summer 2025. The three-story facility will include more than 600 indoor climate-controlled self-storage rooms with high-end security features at affordable price points.

Customers will have access to truck and trailer rentals, boxes and moving supplies, towing equipment, professional hitch installation, propane and much more. This will be the first U-Haul-owned and -operated store in Belton.

“Belton is an attractive destination for families wanting easy access to Kansas City, but wanting to live in a more suburban environment,” said Aaron Krueger, U-Haul Company of Southern Kansas president.

“This community offers residents a growing business sector and bustling neighborhoods. U-Haul looks forward to being part of the success and longevity of this community going forward.”

Plans also call for the creation of a separate warehouse for portable storage containers. U-Haul acquired the property on April 27.

“Because of its proximity to I-49, this location is going to be very convenient for do-it-yourself movers planning a long-distance move, or just relocating within Cass County,” Krueger added.

Reserve equipment at uhaul.com or contact Reservations at 1-800-GO-UHAUL.

Krueger intends to hire at least 12 Team Members to staff the new store. U-Haul will look to hire locally to promote job growth within the Belton community. U-Haul, honored as a Best for Vets leading veteran-friendly employer by The Military Times, actively recruits veterans and gives them preference in the hiring process. Find U-Haul careers at uhauljobs.com.

U-Haul dealers in and around Belton continue to be available to serve DIY movers. U-Haul has partnered with independent dealers to provide communities with accessible mobility since 1945. During these challenging times, more than 21,000 small businesses across the U.S. and Canada are generating supplemental income by partnering with U-Haul. When customers rent from their local U-Haul dealers, they are directly supporting small businesses in their community. Because there is no financial investment from dealers, they are not U-Haul franchises. They are simply small businesses with enough lot space to park U-Haul equipment and enough time to welcome more customers while meeting the mobility needs of their neighbors. Learn how to partner with U-Haul at uhaul.com/dealer.

About U-HAUL

Founded in 1945, U-Haul is the No. 1 choice of do-it-yourself movers, with a network of more than 23,000 locations across all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 offers secure access to U-Haul trucks every hour of every day through the customer dispatch option on their smartphones and our proprietary Live Verify technology. Our customers' patronage has enabled the U-Haul fleet to grow to approximately 186,000 trucks, 128,000 trailers and 46,000 towing devices. U-Haul is the third largest self-storage operator in North America and offers 913,000 rentable storage units and 78.1 million square feet of self-storage space at owned and managed facilities. U-Haul is the largest retailer of propane in the U.S., and continues to be the largest installer of permanent trailer hitches in the automotive aftermarket industry. U-Haul has been recognized repeatedly as a leading “Best for Vets” employer and was recently named one of the 15 Healthiest Workplaces in America. 


Andrea Batchelor

Jeff Lockridge

E-mail: publicrelations@uhaul.com

Phone: 602-263-6194

Website: uhaul.com

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