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“Our SBDC advsisors were outstanding. They were always available for us to bounce ideas off, and provide suggestions and guidance.”

– Robert Ferrara, President


Economic Impact:

Areas of Assistance:

  • Capital Infusion: $7.7M

  • Obtain Financing

  • Owner Investment: $1.6M

  • Financial Projections

  • New Business Start

  • Marketing Strategy

  • Jobs Created: 3

  • Business Plan

  • Loan Applications

Description of Business:

Upon completion of a significant 12-month construction project, Valley Premier Storage will become the largest, most secure, most technologically advanced self-storage and business incubator facility in the Imperial Valley.

Their unique business model combines a traditional storage facility with commercial office space including a co-working space component. Located in the heart of El Centro’s retail corridor, their 85,000 sq/ft facility will provide over 800 storage units and over 50 office spaces on nearly 5 acres.

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Use of Capital Infusion Funds:

The financing is being utilized to build the company’s 85,000 sq/foot storage and office space facility, with the majority of the work performed by nearly 20 local contractors.


El Centro, CA 92243