• Mini Storage Opens €12.5 Million Dublin Facility
    Mini Storage has invested €12.5 million in a custom-built self-storage facility in Dublin, Ireland. The five-floor, 220,000-square-foot building is the first purpose-built storage site in the country. ...More
    April 14, 2008 Posted in News
  • Public Storage Sells 51 Percent of Shurgard Europe
    In April, the New York Common Retirement Fund acquired a 51 percent interest in Shurgard Europe, owned by Public Storage, for approximately €383.2 million ($606 million). ...More
    April 14, 2008 Posted in News
  • Safestore Self-Storage Reports Increased Profit in 2007
    U.K. self-storage company Safestore Holdings reported a 21.7 percent rise in EBITDA before exceptional items for the year ended Oct. 31, 2007. ...More
    April 14, 2008 Posted in News
  • Storage King to Convert Warehouse in Wales
    Storage King has paid £2.25 million to purchase a former warehouse in a Newport, Wales, for conversion to self-storage. ...More
    April 14, 2008 Posted in News
  • Van Hee Opens Self-Storage Facility in Northeast England
    Van Hee, a 40-year-old moving and storage company based in Tyne and Wear, Northeast England, has completed the conversion of 40,000 square feet of warehousing space into self-storage. ...More
    April 14, 2008 Posted in News
  • Self-Served
    On most Sunday evenings, you’ll find me finishing up laundry, wrapping up the weekend cleaning and preparing for the long week ahead. But last night, everything was miraculously done, and I was parked in front of the TV by 9 p.m. (A rare occurrence, I assure you.) ...More
    April 14, 2008 Amy Campbell Posted in Blogs
  • Virtual and Remote Management Techniques
    All across America there are self-storage properties without offices and on-site staff. Back in the old days, prospective tenants could pick their own units, secure them with their own locks, fill out a contract and mail it with a check in the self-addressed stamped ...More
    April 14, 2008 Tron Jordheim Posted in Articles, Management
  • Stay on Target With Regular Facility Auditing
    We've all heard the adage, "What gets measured gets done." Now put a spin on that: "What gets monitored will increase your revenue." This may sound far-fetched, but think about it for a moment: Whether you’re a property manager, owner-operator or third-party management ...More
    April 12, 2008 Brian Byrd Posted in Articles, Management
  • Inside Self-Storage Nashville Expo Includes Seminar on Construction/Remodeling Loans
    The Inside Self-Storage Expo in Nashville, Tenn., will include a seminar on securing loans for self-storage construction and remodeling, intended for owners and developers interested in building a new facility, or expanding or renovating an existing one. ...More
    April 11, 2008 Posted in News
  • Steel Moon Risin'
    This week, the media has been flush with articles regarding the sharp increase in steel prices around the globe—particularly in the U.S.—and the reasons for the hike. Just today, we published a press release on the ISS news feed regarding AK Steel Corp.'s ...More
    April 10, 2008 Teri Lanza Posted in Blogs