Garage Unlimited of Monterey Car Condo and Storage

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Exclusive Monterey Car Condo and Garage Storage for Sale.

A truly automobile enthusiast community, the car condo complex’s garage storage range from about 746 to 2,696 square feet. This includes a mezzanine with stairs that provides the most efficient use of the roughly 25-foot, clear-height ceilings.

The private car condo storage units are climate controlled garages and ideal for anything from exotic car collections to a vintage car collection, to an antique car collection, Also the garage units are used for motor coaches, boats, or business storage. All the private car condo garage units are equipped with 24/7 code-controlled entry and exit gates – and a video system covering all common areas.

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Created by People Who Know Car and Storage Condos

Garage Unlimited of Monterey was co-developed by Borelli Investment Company and
Barry Swenson Builder, which combined have built and developed more than 800 commercial condos — including 130 private car condo garages.

Monterey Ultimate Garages Management Team

Monterey Ultimate Garages Management Team

RALPH BORELLI—

Chairman of Borelli Investment Company for more than 40 years. Long-time motorsports enthusiast. Holds a Sports Car Club of America racing license. Owns and races the #22 Maxwell House car, a 1991 Ford Thunderbird NASCAR, which captured the pole position at the 1992 Daytona 500.

BARRY SWENSON BUILDER—

San Jose-based general contractor serving Northern California’s real estate industry since 1977. The firm has considerable experience building specialized car and storage condos— including Garage Unlimited of Santa Cruz.

DENNIS CHAMBERS—

Carmel resident and highly successful commercial real estate developer is a partner in the venture.

Garage Unlimited of Monterey is officially sold out!

Wish you could still get a garage-condo in the Monterey area? You’re in luck! Monterey Motorsport Park is now taking reservations for an upscale garage-condo car community that will open in the future.

Garage Unlimited of Monterey Nearing a Sellout

rare motorcycle

Private motorcycle storage in a custom car condo built garage in Monterey California

If you’ve been keeping an eye on Garage Unlimited of Monterey — Thinking it might be nice to have a garage-condo unit in Monterey to store your cars, but that you’ve got plenty of time to decide — Your time has almost run out.
  • Since construction wrapped around April 1st, escrows have closed on 41 of the 46 units
  • Two additional garage-condos are pending sales
  • That leaves just three units available only five months after Garage Unlimited of Monterey opened
  • Choose from units 12, 17, or 18 — each with approximately 1,530 sq. ft. of space

Showings are occurring multiple times weekly as interested parties realize that this is their last chance to become part of this unique, yet affordable car community. With market-favorable conditions such as the current low-interest-rate environment making for favorable purchases, it’s not an exaggeration to say that the remaining units are unlikely to be around for long.

More Than Car Storage — a True Car Community

What makes Garage Unlimited of Monterey special is that it’s not simply an upgraded mini-storage. The brand new facility features units specially designed for storing cars, motorcycles, boats, and even RVs — as well as household items such as vacation-home furniture and business materials — things you’d like to get out of your garage at home! Large roll-up doors 12 ft. wide by 14 ft. high make moving vehicles in and out quick and easy. The complex is completely enclosed with 24×7 access control, abundant lighting, video in common areas, and alarms in each unit.

Custom Designed Interior of the garage car condo

Each private garage car condo storage unit can be custom designed to the owner’s personal taste.

Want to work on your car collection? Of course, you can — that’s what private garages are for. And what makes these units especially cool is that with ceiling heights of up to 25 ft., mezzanines have been built into every unit. Standing 15 ft. above the garage floor, accessed by an internal staircase, these spaces are being customized by owners into offices or leisure retreats. Cat-6 wiring and optional cable hook-ups let you arrange for Internet, phone service, and television.

That’s why Garage Unlimited has emerged as a unique private car community. This is where you and your new friends will gather on race weekends — or any weekend that you want to hang out, swap car stories and maybe pick up a wrench or two if needed.

Exclusive Monterey Car and Storage Condos For Sale.

A one-of-a-kind facility, the complex’s storage private car condos range from about 746 to 2,696 square feet. This includes a mezzanine with stairs that provides the most efficient use of the roughly 25-foot, clear-height ceilings.

The climate-controlled private garages and storage units are ideal for anything from car collections, motor coaches, and boats to business storage. The complex has code-controlled entry/exit gates and a video system covering all common areas.

Bill Patterson Painting

Bill Patterson and Garage Unlimited Artworks hand-painted this Custom Car Garage Storage Unit — Internationally acclaimed fine artist living in Texas, USA with works owned by multiple celebrities and worldwide corporations such as Microsoft, FedEx, BMW, Porsche, and Ferrari to name a handful. Thirty-four years full-time artist after leaving the architecture profession behind. Although the focus is on commissioned fine art, over a million dollars has been raised by painting live at many charity galas such as The National Guard Youth Foundation, St Jude’s Children’s Hospital, and United Way. Paintings have sold for $50,000 USD, four times for $40,000, and many times for $10,000 and up.

“Garage Unlimited of Monterey Opens to Rave Reviews”

As the crowds of car enthusiasts and Spring Classic race competitors gathered for Garage Unlimited of Monterey’s car collection grand opening, there seemed to be a common theme. Most people said they’ve never seen anything like the upscale, specialty car-storage condo facility — which offers pristine garage space together with a versatile mezzanine 15 feet above the garage floor in every unit, which can be customized into an office or leisure-time retreat.

The Thursday, May 18th event was exceptionally well attended, with more than 300 people stopping by to be a part of the festivities. Attendees included owners of the 37 of 46 units that have already been sold or are in escrow at the complex, interested prospects, many friends and business associates, and local officials and other dignitaries.

In addition, entrants in Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca’s inaugural Spring Classic produced a steady stream of classic race cars and car collectors visiting the complex. The Spring Classic got off to a fast start with a very successful weekend of vintage racing May 19th – May 21st. Garage Unlimited of Monterey is privileged to be the Official Storage Solution of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Grand Open of the Monterey Car Club

Grand Open of the Monterey Ultimate Car Storage and Garage Car Collections

Photography by Patrice Ward

The Ultimate Garage of Monterey Grand Opening Celebration!

The Grand Opening event at the Ultimate Garage of Monterey was a four-hour celebration — featuring multiple exotic, classic, vintage, and antique car collections — with extraordinary food and beverages; music with a live DJ; a book signing by Robert Walker, author of Cobra Pilote: The Ed Hugus Story; and live painting of the festivities by well-known “Motionsports” artist, Bill Patterson. Prints of the unique portrait will be made and autographed by Patterson to be given to each of the garage-condo owners at the complex.

The event was produced by “Simply Stunning Weddings & Events” with the support of generous sponsors including Mijo’s Taqueria in Capitola and El Jefe Tequila, who shared their tasty food and drinks with those in attendance.

Thanks go to the complete list of sponsors including: Advanced Detailing, Barracuda Networks, Bill Patterson, Carlquist & McClellan, CHP 11-99 Foundation, Club Sportiva, Edwards & Sons Automotive Equipment, Elite Auto Films, JelladianArt.com, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, Motorart 27 – The Fine Art of Alex Wakefield, Racers Insurance, RRS, Santa Cruz County Bank, Supreme Detailworks, VintageAutoPosters.com — plus brokers Lostrom & Company, Cushman & Wakefield and Borelli Investment Company.

Unlike Any Car Garage Storage, You’ve Seen!

The car garage condos at Garage Unlimited of Monterey are not like other storage facilities. These are quality spaces you own to store, work on and enjoy your car collection or anything for your business or hobby.

Each car garage storage unit includes a mezzanine that can be customized into your own private retreat, with a large-screen TV, built-in bar, and more (subject to the CC&Rs), and store your own private car collection. It’s anticipated that many of your neighbors will do the same, creating an exclusive community in which to meet and mingle with people who have similar interests.

All Private Car Condos have Cat 6 wiring for Internet and phone service, with Comcast cable connections pending. All utilities, except water, are individually metered.

Convenient Car Collection Storage and/or Additional Personal or Business Storage

This is the perfect place for you to store not only automobiles, motorcycles, RVs, and boats, but also extra furniture, recreational gear, and personal or business items.

Easily Car Driving and Parking Accessible

Wide driveways and ample unloading zones let you quickly get what you need in or out of your car condo.

Keep Your Car Collection Secure

The facility is gated and well lighted—with security cameras for the premises, plus alarms and optional access control systems in individual units. Your car and storage unit is protected 24/7.


 

Car Condo’s Floor Plan Map Showing Unit Availability and Size

 

Garage Units Floor Plan

Garage Units Floor Plan and Square Footage of all four building

Quoted prices, terms, and speciations are as of 04/03/2018 and are subject to change without notice. Garage storage unit sizes include around 30% mezzanine square footage. Square footage is approximations and may vary between individual units.

All the Private Car Condo Garage unit’s heights are approximately 26 feet high. Prices include an undivided interest in the common area. Owners or tenants may not operate a business that serves customers in-person from these premises. See CCRs for all usage restrictions. Garage unit buyers are recommended to consult with their CPA or other tax professionals when contemplating a purchase and seek advice as to the applicability of the benefits, requirements, and restrictions of a purchase.


Aerial view of the Monterey Club

Aerial view of the Monterey ultimate garage car condo and storage

Each Garage Car Condo and Storage Unit Are Packed With Great Features You Can’t Resist!

  • Unique car and storage condo complex and club for classic, vintage, and antique cars.
  • Single-story, $16-million facility of approx. 65,000 sq. ft.
  • Perfect for dedicated car collectors and car enthusiasts, RV or boat owners, hobbyists, or anyone who needs business or personal storage space
  • 46 car storage units starting from 1,391 sq. ft., with ceilings of approx. 25 feet, mezzanines, and roll-up doors that are 10-12 ft. wide by 14 ft. high
  • Completely fenced property with access-controlled entrance gates, abundant lighting, and video cameras covering common areas
  • All Car Condo Garage Units have Cat 6 wiring for Internet and phone service, with Comcast cable service pending
  • 24×7 owner access, RV dump station, large exterior drive lanes, and unloading areas
  • Low down payment with up to 90% SBA financing available at very attractive interest rates (on business purchases)
  • All the benefits of owning real estate, incl. interest and tax deductions, plus potential appreciation (consult your tax professional

MONTEREY MOTORSPORT PARK
2969 Monterey Salinas Hwy
Monterey, CA 93940

Innovative, upscale garage-car-condos for your classic, vintage and antique car collection located In the heart of the Monterey Peninsula California.

  • Garage Storage Building details:
    – 90,000+ sq. ft. complex, with four buildings
    – Approximately 86 luxurious garage-condo units
  • Car Condo Unit details:
    – Ranging from 700 sq. ft. to 2,597 sq. ft.
    – Ceiling heights up to approximately 25 feet
    – Roll-up doors up to 14 x 14 or 12 x 14 depending on location
    – Mezzanines in every unit
    – Connections for Internet, phone service, and cable TV
    – Access-controlled entry gates and remote Guarding security

 

CAR CONDO AND GARAGE STORAGE PROPERTY DETAILS

  • Property Type: Commercial Private Car Club
  • Property Style: Commercial Private Car Club

 

CAR CONDO AMENITIES

  • Alarm System
  • Broadband Available
  • Corner Lot
  • Fully Fenced
  • Gated Community
  • Handicap Accessible
  • New Construction
  • Parking/Garage Included
  • Sprinkler System
  • View Property
  • Property Resources

Garage Unlimited of Monterey has been named the Official Storage Solution of Mazda Raceway Laguna SECA for 2017 (Now Called the Weather Tech Raceway)

Aerial view of Mazda Raceway

Mazda Raceway at Weather Tech Laguna SECA in Salinas California

April 19, 2017 — Garage Unlimited of Monterey — a private, gated specialty car storage garage-condo facility located less than five miles from the track in the Ryan Ranch area of Monterey — has been named the Official Storage Solution of Mazda Raceway Laguna SECA for the 2017 season. As part of its association with the track, Garage Unlimited of Monterey will host a welcoming reception for participants in Mazda Raceway’s inaugural Spring Classic in conjunction with its own grand opening celebration at the new facility during the week of May 15th.

“We’re excited to be an official sponsor at Mazda Raceway,” said Ralph N. Borelli, chairman of Borelli Investment Company, one of Garage Unlimited of Monterey’s co-developers. “The facility is designed for people who are local or who regularly come to the Monterey Peninsula for car-related activities — from Monterey Car Week to weekends at the track. We’re delighted to have this opportunity to introduce our unique garage-condo complex to racing participants and fans alike.”

Situated on a hilltop overlooking Highway 68 near Monterey Regional Airport, the innovative car and storage condo complex is ideal for amateur racers, high-performance driving experience (HPDE) enthusiasts or passionate motorsports fans who need a high-quality environment in which to store their valuable vehicles — in addition to business and personal items that are taking up needed space at their home or office.

Garage Unlimited of Monterey offers a total of 46 car and storage condos ranging from 744 sq. ft. to 2,701 sq. ft. The garage units feature ceilings that rise up to 25 feet, leaving plenty of vertical space for a mezzanine 15 feet above the garage floor in every unit. Owners who have already snapped up nearly 75% of the garage condos are customizing these mezzanines into personal offices or leisure-time retreats — with everything from a big-screen TV, sofa, and recliner to a wet bar.

Cat 6 wiring enables Internet and phone service, with optional cable connections available. The mezzanine retreats or offices are also a great place to display automobile posters, memorabilia, or trophies, as well as watch big races and other sporting events on television — or simply hang out with friends. Garage Unlimited of Monterey

In addition, as part of Garage Unlimited of Monterey’s raceway sponsorship, the car, and storage facility will receive signage at the track, be included in official race programs, and will offer special incentives to buyers referred by Mazda Raceway.

Meet our Newest Team Member: Gordon McCall
Picture of Gordon McCall

Gordon McCall at the Monterey ultimate garage car condo and storage

If you’re into cars or motorcycles on the Monterey Peninsula, you know the Gordon McCall name. McCall’s Motorworks Revival at the Monterey Jet Center jumps starts the annual Monterey Car Week festivities. Gordon is also a co-founder of “The Quail” A Motorsports Gathering and “The Quail” A Motorcycle Gathering event.

And now, Gordon is the newest member of the team responsible for Garage Unlimited — as well as the next great car-driven development planned for the Monterey area — Monterey Motorsport Park, scheduled to be open for occupancy adjacent to Monterey Regional Airport in early 2019. Monterey Motorsport Park will be an even more upscale garage-condo car community — with similar features to Garage Unlimited such as large roll-up doors, mezzanines with Cat-1 and cable TV connections, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Garage Unlimited of Monterey?
  • Garage Unlimited is a private garage/storage condominium facility for auto enthusiasts, RV/boat owners, hobbyists, or anyone who needs extra storage space for storing business or personal items.
  • Do I own my unit?
  • How many condos are there and what are the unit sizes?
  • There are 46 condo units, with unit sizes ranging from approximately 1,119 to 1,390 square feet.
  •  Can I combine units?
  • What are unit depths and widths?
  • Are these units tall enough for an RV?
  • How large is the mezzanine area in each unit?
  • What options and upgrades are offered?
  • Are there restrictions on my use of the unit?
  • Can I rent out my unit?
  • Can I live in my unit?
  • Can I work on my vehicle in my unit or use it for a hobby/workshop?
  • Can I operate a business from my unit?
  • Will there be bathrooms inside each unit?
  • Will the facility have a clubhouse?
  • Are there phone lines in the units?
  • Will the complex have a security system?
  • Can I access my unit 24 x 7?
  • Is there an RV dump station or on-site air and water?
  • Are there monthly costs associated with my unit?
  • Who pays for the electricity in my unit?
  • Will there be traditional financing and SBA financing available?

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Auto Business Owner Finds Garage Unlimited a Place to Get Away

Goshan Delos Santos is a long-time auto enthusiast.

He not only appreciates the power and beauty of a well-tuned machine, but he’s also built a successful business applying the finishing touches for hundreds of auto enthusiasts like him. His current car collection includes an eclectic display of supercars, exotic cars, and classic vintage cars.

Delos Santos founded Elite Auto Films, because of his fondness of vintage collectible cars, in Fremont in 2008. Now headquartered in San Jose, the company is the Bay Area’s premier provider of clear bra paint protection film, nano-ceramic window tinting, vinyl wraps, and precision detailing for a variety of makes and models.

“When we started, the majority of my customers drove high-end cars,” said Delos Santos. “But today, anyone who cares about his or her car could be a customer. The other day, I had a Ferrari in my shop, followed by a Volkswagen Golf. So, it’s really anyone who values his or her car and wants to preserve and protect it.”

Monterey a Special Place for Delos Santos and Avid Car Collector

Elite Auto Films has been doing business with dealerships and individual customers in Monterey for a number of years. The Monterey area loves its cars, as evidenced by popular Monterey Car Week that happens every August. Delos Santos has worked on a number of collectible automobile collections that have been shown in Monterey Car Week showcases.

Then, there’s the natural beauty and feeling of freedom that one gets when driving a classic car around Monterey Bay, Pebble Beach, Carmel, or the Big Sur area. It’s a great place to get away from it all.

“I heard about Garage Unlimited of Monterey from some of my car customers,” Delos Santos remarked. “My wife and I drove by and we were immediately interested. After a tour and talking with the broker, we decided to purchase a 1,126 sq. ft. garage-condo unit to store my car collection.”

Leisure Retreat and Workspace for Special Projects

Delos Santos plans to create both a leisure retreat to step away from the pressures of business in Silicon Valley and a comfortable workspace to take his time with special projects for his Elite Auto Films business.

“The ground floor garage space provides plenty of room to work on my car collection,” noted Delos Santos. “I think the mezzanine above the garage is really an awesome feature. I plan to furnish it with a comfy couch, TV, refrigerator, and a desk where I can do paperwork if needed. I really want to make it a nice relaxing space for customers and myself.”

Delos Santos is also really excited about the car community aspect of Garage Unlimited of Monterey. Most of the car owners are creating retreats or offices in the mezzanines that are standard in every unit. The result will be a true car community where people go to hang out with friends, wrench on cars, or gather to watch motorsports events.

“It’s one of the big reasons I decided to buy there,” Delos Santos explained. “It’s definitely a positive from a business standpoint. You can’t really lose. I’ve also been extremely impressed by the attention and assistance I received from Ralph Borelli, co-developer, the SBA finance team at Tech CU, and Ernie Lostrom, my broker. They’ve been great and made everything very easy.”

Lease or Lease With Option to Buy, Now Available for Immediate Occupancy!

Looking to lease Monterey Peninsula storage space for classic cars or track cars — or for business or personal items such as file storage, furniture, or equipment? There’s nothing like Garage Unlimited of Monterey — a private, access-controlled, 46-unit garage condo facility for serious car collectors or anyone who needs additional storage space.

 Now, there are a limited number of storage units available for lease at this unique facility — for three- to five-year terms at a very competitive $1.50 per sq. ft., triple-net!

Private Car Storage. Boat storage. RV storage. Business inventory storage. Or space for household items from holiday decorations to your child’s college apartment furnishings. Leasable garage units range from as little as 744 sq. ft. to nearly 2,701 sq. ft. All convenient to everything on the Monterey Peninsula, including Monterey Car Week auctions and showcases, and Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca.

Business income opportunities are also available.
And if you’ve had your eye on Garage Unlimited of Monterey as a potential investment opportunity, here’s your chance. Purchase a garage and storage condo with a lease tenant and enjoy potential appreciation and other financial benefits.

Enjoy the many one-of-a-kind features and benefits!
  • Unique car and storage condo complex
  • Perfect for dedicated car collectors and enthusiasts, RV or boat owners, hobbyists, or anyone who needs business or personal storage space
  • Well-designed spaces with ceilings of up to 25 feet, inviting mezzanines, plus roll-up doors that are 10-12 ft. wide by 14 ft. high and standard walk-in doors
  • Completely fenced property with access-controlled entrance gates, abundant lighting, and video cameras covering common areas
  • Units have Cat 6 wiring for Internet and phone service, with Comcast cable service pending — perfect to create your own retreat in the spacious mezzanine
  • 24×7 access, RV dump station, large exterior drive lanes, and unloading areas
  • Become part of this special car-driven community — ask about opportunities to lease with an option to buy
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