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  • Earth Day: Obama Talks Alternative Energy Plans in Iowa
    President Barack Obama will spend Earth Day in Iowa, pitching his alternative energy plan and environmentally friendly jobs. Obama will tour Trinity Structural Towers wind energy plant and discuss how the plant could serve as a model for job creation and energy production. ...More
    April 22, 2009 Posted in News
  • Duke Study: 'Silent' Heart Attacks Common
    A new study from Duke University Medical Center shows silent heart attacks happen more often than the medial community believed. Nearly 200,000 people in the United States are affected every year by undiagnosed, or "silent," heart attacks, and as many as 40 to 60 percent of ...More
    April 21, 2009 Posted in News
  • Bailout Money Running Low
    The bailout money is dwindling quickly. While there's only about $109.6 billion in resources left from the government's $700 billion financial rescue fund, Treasury Department officials said Tuesday the fund will be boosted over the next year by $25 billion as some ...More
    April 21, 2009 Posted in News
  • Is Economic Recovery Just Around the Corner?
    While the economy is not out of the woods yet, there are signs it is improving. For the self-storage industry, this could mean more move-ins and, possibly, concessions to attract tenants. ...More
    April 21, 2009 Amy Campbell Posted in Blogs
  • Partnering With a Self-Storage Call Center
    Teaming up with a professional call center can bring in more tenants and boost a self-storage facility’s revenue. ...More
    April 21, 2009 Tron Jordheim Posted in Articles, Technology
  • Stock Market Falls Amid Fear in Banking Industry
    Despite recent reports of first-quarter profit from several banking giants, the stock market ended on a down note Monday. Even though banks posted favorable margins recently, the billion-dollar losses in the second half of 2008 has many investors still worried. Plus, ...More
    April 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Self-Storage Auctions Increase: Frequency and Participation
    Self-storage auctions are on the rise, both in number and in the amount of consumer participation, according to an article in the Quincy, Mass., Patriot Ledger. ...More
    April 20, 2009 Posted in News, Legal Issues, Real Estate
  • REIT Performance Falters in First Quarter 2009
    Despite a late 2008 rally in which real estate investment trusts rose more than 40 percent, the sector is experiencing tumult in the first quarter of 2009. ...More
    April 20, 2009 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Self-Storage Companies to Make Summer Concessions
    The recession hasn’t drastically affected the self-storage industry, but facility operators are going to give concessions to keep their units full this summer, according to an article in USA Today. ...More
    April 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Layton Brokers Sale of Two WA Self-Storage Facilities
    Ryan Layton of American Real Estate Associates represented the sellers and buyers in the sales of University Storage and Valley Self-Storage, both in Washington. ...More
    April 20, 2009 Posted in News