• Industry Investors Launch Storage Opportunity Partners
    In late 2006, investors David Levenfeld and Ian Burnstein formed Storage Opportunity Partners LLC, specializing in the acquisition, repositioning and disposition of self-storage facilities in New England and Michigan. ...More
    February 16, 2007 Posted in News
  • 'You Can Sleep When You're Dead' He Says
    A couple of weeks ago, we ran a press release about a Scottish entrepreneur, Alister Jack, who had just sold two self-storage businessnes for about £54 million. You think the guy would now choose to cuddle up in a Carribbean utopia somewhere and live out his days in ...More
    February 16, 2007 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog
  • Get a Groove On
    So, just checking in ... How are those New Year's Resolutions coming along? I asked that question in early January when I'm sure it was met with retorts of mighty motivation. Now that it's six weeks later, where are you at? A storage facility in Portland, Conn., is helping ...More
    February 14, 2007 Teri Lanza Posted in Articles, Marketing
  • NYSSA Hosts Finance and Real Estate Summit
    The New York State Self Storage Association will host a Finance and Real Estate Summit on March 1, 2007, at the Union League Club in New York City. ...More
    February 14, 2007 Posted in News, Finance
  • Hawaii Self Storage Employee Wins Manager of the Year Award
    Shaun Salvador of Hawaii Self Storage was named Manager of the Year for 2006 by MiniCo Inc.'s Self Storage Now! and Mini-Storage Messenger publications. ...More
    February 13, 2007 Posted in News
  • Educational Resources Launches Self-Storage Development Cruise
    Educational Resources LLC has launched “Cruising to Self-Storage Development Profits," April 16-20, 2007, a combined seminar and cruise that will teach attendees about investing in the business. ...More
    February 9, 2007 Posted in News, Development
  • Ready to Roll!
    Two weeks from now, we'll be in the midst of conducting the industry's largest conference and tradeshow in history. Our competitors may be loathe to admit it, but the Inside Self-Storage Las Vegas Expo has come to be known by many as the event of the year for this business, ...More
    February 7, 2007 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog
  • U-Store-It Appoints New VP, CIO
    U-Store-It Trust, a real estate investement trust focused on self-storage ownership, operation, acquisition and development, hired Ajai Nair as its new vice president and chief information officer. ...More
    February 6, 2007 Posted in News, Technology
  • The Value of Limiting Value
    A news release that ran in today's Santa Clarita Valley (Calif.) Signal is a case in point for the argument supporting value limitation in self-storage. It's also timely for our readers, since next week's free Legal Learning webinar addresses this very topic: "Limitation on ...More
    February 5, 2007 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog
  • Judge Bars TV Broadcast About Files Sold in Storage Auction
    WKMG-TV of Florida has been told it cannot air news broadcasts regarding 80 boxes of documents belonging to political consultant Doug Guetzloe that were recently sold at a self-storage auction. ...More
    February 5, 2007 Posted in News