Self-storage buildings are multiplying across New York City, where local officials would prefer to protect and grow the city's base of manufacturing and industrial jobs.
Winnie Hu reports on a proposed land use regulation in New York City that would require a special permit for self-storage sites. "The permit proposal requires the approval of the City Planning Commission and the City Council," according to Hu, and if approved, the review process is expected to take about two years to complete. According to Hu, the city hopes that by limiting the development of self-storage sites, more land will be saved for manufacturing and industry. [Keep Reading]