ArtDaily: UOVO Expands
ArtDaily: UOVO Expands to Over Half a Million Square Feet of Art Storage
NEW YORK, NY.- UOVO, the premier fine arts storage and collections management services provider, is proud to announce the acquisition of a new facility, located at 100 Bradley Parkway in Rockland County, 17 miles north of Manhattan. With the growth of its portfolio of storage facilities, as well as its breadth of service offerings, UOVO continues to advance its distinctive service model of unparalleled stewardship of art and collections for its diverse client base.
The acquisition of 100 Bradley Parkway addresses the increasing demand for the company’s revolutionary approach to fine art storage and collection services. UOVO’s team of over 80 employees, including an experienced technical staff and dedicated client services team, caters to leading galleries, museums, institutions, fashion houses, estates, foundations, and individual collectors. UOVO’s combination of first-class facilities and exceptional service has propelled the company to the forefront of its industry.
UOVO’s two existing state-of-the-art facilities in New York—a 280,000-square-foot flagship building in Long Island City and a 100,000-square-foot space in Rockland County—will be supplemented with this third facility. The building aligns with UOVO’s high level of collection care, with 140,000 square feet of space for short or long term storage as well as 24-foot high ceilings and customizable racking to accommodate monumental works and ensure maximum storage efficiency for clients. 100 Bradley Parkway will be renovated to UOVO’s superb standard of quality in time to open in the summer 2016.
The facility’s features will include:
· 140,000 square feet of storage space in a single-story building
· 24-foot high ceilings
· Custom temperature and humidity control
· Digital inventory system with barcode scanners and iPhone integration
· A state-of-the-art UL security system reporting directly to a central station
· Three large fully enclosed loading docks and four additional loading bays
· A private viewing gallery and work space
· Convenient access to NYC with a daily transportation service between UOVO’s existing facilities
· A carefully selected staff of experienced registrars, art handlers, and art transport personnel
Steve Guttman, Founder and Chairman of UOVO, explains, “We are thrilled to continue UOVO’s rapid growth with the acquisition of this third facility. The additional 140,000 square feet of space allows UOVO to enhance and expand our offerings, ensuring that we are able to offer collectors and institutions a cost-effective solution without sacrificing the highest quality of care.”
Responding to collectors and institutions’ ever-changing needs through tailored concierge services is a cornerstone of the UOVO brand. Recently, UOVO created a Museum Collections and Exhibitions department in order to provide specialized service and storage solutions for museums and institutional clients. With the newest facility in Rockland County, UOVO will continue to expand its array of customized service offerings for its wide range of clients.