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  • Sweet Soul Storage
    The initiated will recognize that today's blog title is a play off of a song by The Cult (one of the greatest rock bands in the world, thank you very much). No, this isn't a "young person" thing—The Cult has been around for more than 20 years, creating alternative music to ...More
    March 9, 2006 Teri Lanza Posted in Blogs
  • ISS Sets Dates for 2007 Vegas Expo
    After the successful conclusion of last week's Las Vegas Expo, the largest tradeshow in self-storage history, Inside Self-Storage has set the date for next year's Vegas event. ...More
    March 9, 2006 Posted in News
  • Beacon and SIA Align to Serve Clients
    Beacon Realty Capital and Storage Investment Advisors LLP (SIA) have formed a strategic alliance to serve self-storage owners with their real estate needs. ...More
    March 9, 2006 Posted in News, Finance
  • Oy! Expo video here!
    I mentioned in yesterday's post that we would be putting video in the blog from last week's expo, so here 'tis. These two clips are from companies that have participated in ISS expos for many years and supported the magazine through their advertising and article ...More
    March 7, 2006 Teri Lanza Posted in Blogs
  • Public Storage and Shurgard Officially Merge
    The boards of directors for Public Storage Inc. and Shurgard Storage Centers Inc. approved a definitive merger agreement under which Public Storage will acquire Shurgard for approximately $5 billion. ...More
    March 7, 2006 Posted in News
  • Let's hear it for Jeff!
    After the day I had yesterday, it was really nice to see something positive this morning. One of the first things in my inbox today was a message from long-time ISS supporter Jim Chiswell, letting me know our legal guru/speaker/writer, Jeff Greenberger, is featured in ...More
    March 7, 2006 Posted in Blogs
  • [Deep Breath]
    Take deep breaths: In through the nose, out through the mouth. Peace and acceptance. Peace and acceptance. Coming down from a tradeshow is always tough, but particularly when it's as full of activity as the ISS Vegas Expo was last week. I'm still regrouping. Last night I ...More
    March 6, 2006 Posted in Blogs
  • ISS Hosts Largest Tradeshow in Self-Storage History
    Last week's Inside Self-Storage Expo at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas was the largest trade event in the industry's history, and rave reviews have poured in from attendees and exhibitors alike. ...More
    March 6, 2006 Posted in News
  • SSA Releases Market Inventory Study
    The Self Storage Association released the results of its new Market Inventory Study, which indicates total self-storage space will exceed 2 billion square feet in the first quarter of the year. ...More
    March 6, 2006 Posted in News
  • Public Storage Moves to Buy Shurgard
    According to the Wall Street Journal, Public Storage is poised to acquire Shurgard Storage Centers Inc. for about $3.2 billion. ...More
    March 6, 2006 Posted in News