• The Unexpected Everywhere
    We humans tend to take a lot of things for granted, even the simplicity of a daily routine. It's easy to wish away our time, to want to speed through the tedious, mundane tasks that consume much of our existence ... until the unexpected happens. On Friday, ...More
    August 18, 2008 Teri Lanza Posted in Blogs
  • Revest Management Renamed, Appoints New President and CFO
    Revest Management Services, which specializes in third-party management of self-storage facilities, has reorganized and re-incorporated as Storage Management Associates Inc. ...More
    August 18, 2008 Posted in News
  • Suspect Hides Counterfeit Tennis Shoes in Five U.K. Self-Storage Facilities
    Zheng Liang was sentenced to a three-year jail sentence for smuggling counterfeit branded running shoes into England. Brent and Harrow Trading Standards investigators found 17,000 running shoes at a London warehouse and five self-storage units in South London, ...More
    August 15, 2008 Posted in News
  • PGI Commercial Launches Self-Storage Insurance Program
    PGI Commercial has launched an insurance program for self-storage facilities that can include coverage for property, liability and crime as well as customer-goods legal liability and sale-and-disposal legal liability. ...More
    August 15, 2008 Posted in News
  • Amazing Spaces Launches Self-Storage Franchise Program
    Houston-based self-storage provider Amazing Spaces has launched a new program that provides industry franchise opportunities for select investors. ...More
    August 14, 2008 Posted in News, Finance
  • Big Yellow Shares Drop 13 Percent
    Shares in Big Yellow Group, the U.K.'s largest self-storage operator, dropped 13 percent, the largest decline since the company began trading on the London stock exchange in May 2000. ...More
    August 14, 2008 Posted in News
  • Shout Out to ISS International Supporters
    There is a joke in my family that instead of being English we are really Gypsies. In the past 50 years we have scattered over the entire globe. I can pop in—figuratively speaking—on family members in Australia, Canada, Corfu, New Zealand and South Africa as well ...More
    August 13, 2008 Elaine Foxwell Posted in Blogs
  • Summer Fires Sweep Through Self-Storage Sites
    Fires devastated several self-storage facilities this week, including sites in Georgia, Hawaii, Mississippi and New Jersey. ...More
    August 12, 2008 Posted in News
  • Early-Bird Registration Extended for Inside Self-Storage Nashville Expo
    The early-bird registration discount for the Inside Self-Storage Expo in Nashville, Tenn., has been extended through Aug. 31, 2008. Registrants will save up to 43 percent off on-site pricing. ...More
    August 12, 2008 Posted in News
  • Fires Scorch Several Self-Storage Facilities
    Dozens of fire departments were called to the scene of a self-storage facility in New Jersey on Monday.Although it's a wet summer in my corner of the country, the opposite is true for many areas of the West, where wildfires are scorching the forests and beyond. Today's ...More
    August 12, 2008 Drew Whitney Posted in Blogs