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Gordon Companies Opens Life Storage Facility in Cheektowaga

Gordon Companies will fold its brick-and-mortar retail store into its e-commerce and commercial real estate portfolio.

CHEEKTOWAGA, New York (08/26/2022) – Gordon Companies, Inc. is proud to announce that construction will soon commence on a Life Storage self storage facility at 1460 French Road and Transit Road in Cheektowaga, New York.

The 57,000-sq-ft facility will contain around four hundred storage units and 46,000-sq-ft of rentable space. It is slated to open in early 2023. Life Storage, Inc. (NYSE:LSI), a leading national owner and operator of self-storage properties, will operate the facility when it opens..

“There is tremendous need for personal storage facilities in the greater Buffalo region, “said David Gordon, CEO of Gordon Companies, Inc. “This high-traffic intersection is a convenient location for nearby renters, small businesses, and people undergoing life changes who require additional storage options. We believe there is a growing demand, and we are excited to offer this facility to the community.”

The new Life Storage will replace the existing Dave’s Christmas Wonderland retail location, allowing Gordon Companies to direct additional resources and focus to its award-winning ecommerce businesses including,, Northlight, and In addition to its own websites, Gordon Companies has been an early seller of Christmas, holiday, and everyday merchandise on all the major marketplaces including,, Amazon, and more.

Gordon Companies recently purchased additional warehousing space in the western New York region to fulfill the demand for its online sales. “Our ecommerce business continues to thrive since its inception in 2004,” said Nathan Gordon, Vice President Gordon Companies. “We are dedicating more employees and resources to our ecommerce division. We are pleased to join Life Storage to further enhance our business portfolio.”

The company does not rule out future pop-up retail stores in the future. “Gordon Companies can secure competitive pricing and deep quantities of merchandise due to our ecommerce businesses. We hope to continue to find ways to pass these deals along to the community via retail outlets in the future,” said David Gordon.

All full-time employees at Gordon Companies retail locations are offered employment within the company. In addition, Gordon Companies is seeking full-time and temporary employees in its warehouses, ecommerce division, and corporate headquarters. Interested applicants may search job listings on Indeed or contact

Information regarding the new Life Storage Facility will be available on

About Gordon Companies

Gordon Companies, Inc. is a family-owned-and-operated business located in Cheektowaga, New York. Our portfolio of business includes ecommerce, importing, and retail divisions. Established in 1977, Gordon Companies features award-winning websites,, Pool Central, Dave’s Christmas Wonderland, as well as the Northlight line of merchandise. Awards include Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in the U.S. (6x honoree), Newsweek Magazine’s Top 10 Best Online Shops (2020 and 2021), Internet Retailer Top 1000 Ecommerce Sites in the U.S. (3x), 2021 Family Business Awards by Business First, and more. You can find our products in popular magazines such as Pioneer Woman, Elle Décor, Home & Garden, Real Simple, as well as TV shows, movies, as well as town squares and commercial office buildings.

About Life Storage, Inc.

Life Storage, Inc. is a self-administered and self-managed equity REIT that is in the business of acquiring and managing self-storage facilities. Located in Buffalo, New York, the Company operates more than 1,100 storage facilities in 36 states. The Company serves both residential and commercial storage customers with storage units rented by month. Life Storage consistently provides responsive service to more than 675,000 customers, making it a leader in the industry. For more information visit