The state of Michigan has almost ten million residents and ranks tenth in overall population in the United States. Michigan has a growing economy with low unemployment and according to Bloomberg, is experiencing the best economic recovery in its history. The state is having a manufacturing boom with automobiles and semiconductors leading the way. One of the biggest
employers in the state, General Motors, has announced a $7 billion investment in Michigan to build electric vehicles and batteries. This economic boon has spurred significant population growth — creating an online auction goldmine for Michigan treasure hunters.
Population Centers + Colleges = Online Storage Auctions in Michigan
The Metro Detroit area, with about half the population of the whole state of Michigan, is the eleventh largest in the United States with 3,734,090 people as of the 2010 United States census. The Grand Rapids area in Western Michigan, known as the center of office furniture manufacturing, is the second most populated and the state’s fastest-growing metro area with an estimated population of 1,059,113 in 2017.
These populated areas are growing fast in popularity on StorageTreasures, and it is always easy to find abandoned storage units for sale in Michigan. We also have some great local storage auctions in Lincoln Park, Livonia, Southgate, and Sterling Heights.
Michigan also has a large population of college students with the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and Michigan State University in East Lansing. There is always a need for storage auctions near college campuses and we have lots of storage locker auctions in Ann Arbor. Hunting for left behind treasures near a college campus can be profitable for bargain hunters and resellers alike.
StorageTreasures – The Michigan Online Storage Auction Experts
More than 28 million Americans rent storage space each year. When tenants leave abandoned storage units, facility owners are allowed to auction the storage units when appropriate lien laws have been settled. StorageTreasures.com is the largest, most trusted online self storage auction platform. The website hosts over 70,000 live storage auctions per month and is Michigan’s most popular storage auction website. In 2021, there were 9,102 storage unit auctions posted on StorageTreasures.com in Michigan. There were 25,491 total bidders and 87,505 total bids. The average number of auctions per month was 759, so if you live in Michigan, register to become a bidder today and take part in this amazing bidder community.
Look at this unit that demanded the highest price in Michigan in 2021. It contained sports cards, posters and memorabilia and sold for $28,010 in April.
Check out all of our current storage auctions in Michigan. You can search for auctions by zip code/postal code, state/province, city, facility name, or keywords.
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