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  • Wichita Falls Institutes Crime-Free Program for Self-Storage
    The success of the Crime Free Multi-Housing program in Wichita Falls, Texas, has the police department thinking the initiative could be good for self-storage facilities, too. ...More
    July 17, 2009 Posted in News
  • Storage Investment Management Names New Ops VP
    Storage Investment Management Inc. (SIMI) has promoted Mike Knapp to vice president of operations. ...More
    July 17, 2009 Posted in News
  • U-Store-It Shares Involuntarily Sold
    A financial institution took possession of and sold 234,500 of U-Store-It common stock that had been pledged to a not-for-profit organization by U-Store-It CEO Dean Jernigan. ...More
    July 17, 2009 Posted in News
  • Unemployment Tops 10% in 15 States
    Fifteen states and the District of Columbia have 10 percent or higher unemployment rates. For the first time in 25 years, Michigan became the first state to pass the 15 percent unemployment rate, according to a report released Friday by the Labor Department. ...More
    July 17, 2009 Posted in News
  • Self-Storage Poll Shows Tenant Needs to Be Temporary
    A recent poll conducted on EasyStorageSearch.com, a directory of self-storage facilities nationwide, showed that the most common reason for people to seek out storage is a temporary need for more space, not a long-term requirement. ...More
    July 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Tenant Caught Storing Meth at Wichita Falls Self-Storage Facility
    A tenant was caught storing a large amount of liquid methamphetamine and anhydrous ammonia in his unit at Adam's Self Storage in Wichita Falls, Texas. ...More
    July 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Photoluminescent Energy-Efficient Lighting
    American Permalight Inc., a manufacturer of photoluminescent exit signs and exit-path markings, has introduced its photoluminescent, glow-in-the-dark safety products. ...More
    July 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Stocks Soar Wednesday
    Stocks soared as all three major gauges jumped at least 3 percent after good news from Intel and the Federal Reserve. ...More
    July 15, 2009 Posted in News
  • Fed Report: Unemployment Could Reach 10 Percent
    Unemployment could reach 10 percent this year, according to a forecast released by the Federal Reserve Wednesday. Although there have been signs the U.S. economy is slowly emerging from the recession, the Fed predicts the economy will continue to shrink this year but at a ...More
    July 15, 2009 Posted in News
  • House Democrats Reveal Plan for Health Care Reform
    Dubbed "America's Affordable Health Choices Act," House Democrats unveiled their plan for health care reform Tuesday. The version meets many of the requirements set by President Obama for health care reform including lower health care costs and preventing denial of coverage ...More
    July 15, 2009 Posted in News