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  • Marcus & Millichap Report: The Impact of the Stimulus Package on Investment Real Estate
    To help real estate investors better understand the national economic stimulus package and its effects on their investments, Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services is offering clients a special research report titled, “Government Intervention, Bank Stress ...More
    May 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • Obama Aims to Reduce Car, Truck Pollution
    Stricter vehicle emission standards are coming. President Obama will issue new standards Tuesday, paring them with the wider goal of reducing pollution. The aim is to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent in new cars and trucks by 2016. ...More
    May 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • O’Neil Software Adds Costa Rica to Customer Territories
    O’Neil Software, a provider of records-management software and hardware, has increased its international network of markets served to 70 with the addition of Costa Rica. ...More
    May 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • Self-Storage Books Available via Amazon Kindle
    Two self-storage books are now available for purchase and download to the Amazon Kindle electronic reading device. ...More
    May 18, 2009 Posted in News, Management
  • Big Yellow Announces Big Loss, Puts New Shares on Market
    U.K. self-storage company Big Yellow today announced a pre-tax loss of £71.5 million for the year ended March 31, 2009. The company will sell up to 11.6 million new shares to fund the acquisition and development of new sites. ...More
    May 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • Simply Self Storage Chooses Penske Truck Rental
    Simply Self Storage, an Orlando, Fla.-based operator of more than 200 self-storage facilities, has chosen Penske Truck Rental as its exclusive provider of consumer rental trucks. ...More
    May 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • Sovran Self Storage Revises Outlook Due to Fitch Rating Downgrade
    Sovran Self Storage today reported that the recent action taken by Fitch Ratings to adjust the credit rating of its unsecured term notes and revolving line of credit will result in higher interest costs and have an impact on its second quarter and full year 2009 net income ...More
    May 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • Stocks Surge Monday
    The stock market started the week with a bang Monday after an upbeat forcast from home-improvement retailer Lowe's. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up about 150 points, or 1.8 percent, less than two hours into the session. The S&P 500 index rose 1.7 percent, and ...More
    May 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • CDC: Swine Flu Only Half of All Flu Cases
    Usually by this time of year, the flu season has run its course. While swine flu is still a cause for many cases of flu, there are still a surprisingly high number of ordinary flu cases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. ...More
    May 15, 2009 Posted in News
  • Third Quarter Survey Begins for Self-Storage Confidence Index
    The Self-Storage Confidence Index survey for the third quarter of 2009 will begin on May 18, concluding on June 5. The index is designed to anticipate the effects of economic conditions and trends on self-storage operations. ...More
    May 15, 2009 Posted in News