• Fire Damages 60-Plus Units at Lake Forest Facility
    A fire at Trabuco Self-Storage & RV Center in Lake Forest, Calif., destroyed 15 units and caused heat, smoke or water damage to 60 others on Monday. ...More
    August 29, 2006 Posted in News
  • ABC Gives to Gulf Construction Training Effort
    On the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's landfall, Associated Builders and Contractors made a $25,000 contribution to GREAT—Gulf Rebuild: Education, Advancement and Training. ...More
    August 29, 2006 Posted in News
  • Validation
    On the 17th, I posted an entry regarding the attention our industry has received from Architectural Lighting magazine thanks to Flex Storage Systems of Kansas, which received an AL design award. The gist was self-storage is often (erroneously) accused of being the low-class ...More
    August 28, 2006 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog
  • Sovran Receives 'Outperform' Ratings from Analysts
    According to an article posted on Newratings.com, Sovran Self Storage continues to receive an “outperform” rating from analysts, and prospects for the company grow brighter. ...More
    August 28, 2006 Posted in News
  • SIA Offers Free Self-Storage Property Valuations
    Storage Investment Advisors LLP (SIA), a Houston-based investment real estate services firm, now offers no-cost property valuations to self-storage facility owners. ...More
    August 28, 2006 Posted in News, Finance
  • B of A Downgrades U-Store-It Stock
    Stock for Cleveland-Ohio-based U-Store-It Trust declined this week after being downgraded from “buy” to “neutral” by Bank of America. ...More
    August 25, 2006 Posted in News
  • Extra Space CEO Buys Up Shares
    An article published in Barron’s notes that Extra Space Storage CEO Kenneth Woolley has been buying up shares of the company’s stock over the past three weeks—$5.6 million worth. ...More
    August 25, 2006 Posted in News
  • U-Haul Offers Free Storage to Yellowstone Evacuees
    The U-Haul Co. of Idaho is offering 30 days of free storage to families in Yellowstone City and surrounding areas who need to evacuate due to the growing fire. ...More
    August 24, 2006 Posted in News
  • MiniCo Solicits Submissions from Florida Insurance Agents
    Phoenix-based MiniCo Inc. is actively soliciting submissions from insurance agents who represent self-storage properties in Florida. ...More
    August 24, 2006 Posted in News
  • Storage Under Fire
    It's nothing new, yet it's still frustrating to see: A Public Storage facility in Renton, Wash., is under fire by the KOMO 4 News "Buyer Beware" team because of a string of robberies that occurred on premises. According to the report, "The problem is that identity thieves ...More
    August 23, 2006 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog