• Beacon Closes More Than $20M in 4Q 2006 Loan Transactions
    Beacon Realty Capital, a commercial real estate financial services firm with a specialized self-storage lending group, closed $20.3 million in self-storage loans in the quarter ending Dec. 31, 2006. ...More
    January 10, 2007 Posted in News
  • Inside Self-Storage Expands With Industry Crossword Fun
    A fun new feature will appear in future issues of Inside Self-Storage magazine: a crossword puzzle tailored to the industry. ...More
    January 9, 2007 Posted in News
  • Universal Insurance Adds Self-Storage Pollution Coverage
    Universal Insurance Facilities Ltd. now offers pollution legal liability insurance for the self-storage industry. ...More
    January 8, 2007 Posted in News
  • REAL ESTATE
    If you have a sales, grand opening, groundbreaking or other transaction you would like listed here, e-mail detailed information and a high-resolution digital photo, if available, to storagenews@vpico.com. Barker Pacific Group, in a venture through its affiliate Union ...More
    January 5, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • Pre-Reg Discounts Good Until Jan. 31 for ISS Vegas Expo
    Pre-registration discounts are in effect until Jan. 31 for the industry’s biggest tradeshow and most expansive educational event, the Inside Self-Storage Las Vegas Expo, Feb. 20-23, at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. ...More
    January 4, 2007 Posted in News
  • Self-Storage Ranks Among 2006 Top-Performing REIT Sectors
    The National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) reported its returns for 2006, and the self-storage sector ranked third on the list with a 41 percent total return. ...More
    January 3, 2007 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Resolutions or Evolutions?
    Today is day 2 of your New Year's Resolution ... Are you still holding fast, or have you already wavered? Every year on Jan. 1, people all over the world set themselves up for what I like to refer to as "the big fall." It consists of all the lofty promises we make to ...More
    January 2, 2007 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog
  • Public Storage Opens $300M Credit Line
    According to a Dec. 29 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Public Storage Inc. has entered into a credit agreement with Wells Fargo Bank to borrow $300 million. ...More
    January 2, 2007 Posted in News
  • Electronic Message Signs
    Shopping for the correct electronic sign is like walking through a cow pasture. Proceed with caution or you could step into trouble! Over the last few years more suppliers of electronic signs have attended tradeshows, exhibiting beautiful, color, low-cost signs attractive ...More
    January 2, 2007 Perry Powell Posted in Articles, Technology
  • News
    To submit a press release to this section, e-mail details to storagenews@vpico.com. N.J. Storage Operators Feel the (Tax) Pain Self-storage operators in New Jersey, who had to start charging a 7 percent sales tax on storage rentals on Oct. 1, are feeling the pain of lost ...More
    January 2, 2007 Posted in Articles