Boxed Up Self Storage

Part of the First Midwest Group family

About First Midwest Group

Celebrating 40 Years in the Community | Serving the Midwest since 1984 | Rent local storage

First Midwest Group is a leader in full-service real estate development and property management across the Midwest. Our extensive operations go beyond providing storage solutions; we are deeply invested in economic development, educational advancement, and overall welfare of the region.

Boxed Up Self Storage: A Timeline of Growth

The foundation of Boxed Up Self Storage was laid in 2004 when Sunil Puri first became involved with a property known as Post Office Self Storage. This property has since evolved into what is today known as Boxed Up Self Storage Rockford.

Our innovative journey continued with the first big box conversion of a vacant shopping center in Loves Park, which opened its doors in 2017. This was followed by our inaugural ground-up development in Machesney Park in 2021, and another significant big box conversion in DeKalb in 2022. That same year, we also launched three additional ground-up developments throughout the Rockford market.

In 2023, First Midwest Group expanded further, acquiring two parcels of land for self-storage development in Northern Illinois, continuing to grow the Boxed Up Self Storage brand.

Embracing Technology: Remote Operating Platform.

In 2024, in conjunction with our 40th anniversary, First Midwest Group adopted a remote operating platform. This strategic update employs cutting-edge technology and innovative systems to centralize administrative functions, further enhancing our operational efficiency and setting new standards in the storage industry.

Our Commitment to Community

As we celebrate 40 years of service, Boxed Up Self Storage, together with First Midwest Group, reaffirms our commitment as a steadfast pillar in the community. We are dedicated to enhancing the lives of our residents and strengthening local institutions.

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Discover the First Midwest Group Family of Companies

As we celebrate four decades of service, we also proudly introduce the broader First Midwest Group family of companies.

Our extensive portfolio enhances and complements our community offerings, encompassing hotels, apartment rentals, senior living centers, restaurants, entertainment venues, and commercial leasing.

Each sector not only enriches our service diversity but also shares common goals with our self-storage operations—fulfilling similar needs for space, quality, and customer satisfaction.

Explore the full spectrum of our services through the logos below, each linking to more detailed information about how these companies can serve your needs.

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Our Affiliated Companies

First Midwest Group
First Midwest Rentals
FMG Capital
Siena On Brendenwood
Candlewood Suites Rockford
Forest City Pub - Rockfords Casual Pub
Volcano Falls Adventure Park
Radisson Hotel and Conference Center Rockford

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