News


  • Raia Self Storage Portfolio Sold to Hampshire Cos.
    The Raia Self Storage portfolio, consisting of five existing self-storage facilities and two development sites, has been sold to the Hampshire Cos. for its Hampshire Fund VII. ...More
    June 25, 2009 Posted in News
  • Los Gatos Community Debates Extra Space Self-Storage Facility
    Community members and commissioners in Los Gatos, Calif., this week debated the construction of a proposed self-storage facility to be built along the Los Gatos Creek. ...More
    June 25, 2009 Posted in News
  • Stock Market Gains Ground Thursday
    The stock market gained ground Thursday and reversed four days of Dow Jones losses as several companies reported better-than-expected earnings reports. Homebuilders, retailers and other consumer discretionary stocks led the market. ...More
    June 25, 2009 Posted in News
  • 19 States Struggle to Pass Fiscal Budgets
    At least 19 states are struggling to pass a 2010 fiscal budget. The states have only a week to pass their fiscal budgets or face possible government shutdowns. ...More
    June 25, 2009 Posted in News
  • A Storage Place-Hemet Honored by Military Customer
    Upon returning from his fourth deployment to Iraq, a 21-year career military customer presented the self-storage facility at which he rents a unit with an American flag and a certificate of appreciation. ...More
    June 25, 2009 Posted in News
  • Westy Self Storage Donates Space to Christian Community Action
    Westy Self Storage of Norwalk, Conn., is donating 420 square feet of free storage space to Christian Community Action, Norwalk Inc., for the storage of donated furniture, canned goods and other items it passes out to the needy. ...More
    June 25, 2009 Posted in News
  • GDP Shrinks, New Jobless Claims Rise
    The ecomony continued its up and down rollercoaster of bad and good news Thursday. Although the economy shrank less in early 2009 than previously thought, other news, including a rise in jobless claims and a drop in gross domestic product (GDP), was more dismal. ...More
    June 25, 2009 Posted in News
  • Hallandale Self Storage Undergoes Extensive Renovation
    Westport Properties/US Storage Centers recently completed a renovation of its Hallandale, Fla., self-storage facility, an extensive project that included many interior and exterior upgrades. ...More
    June 24, 2009 Posted in News, Construction
  • Fed: Economy Picking Up, Inflation Subdued
    The recession is easing and inflation will remain subdued, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday. Despite energy and commodity prices rising steadily, the Fed held a key bank-lending rate at a record low of between zero and 0.25 percent. ...More
    June 24, 2009 Posted in News
  • Storage Express Grand Opening Benefits Domestic Animals
    Storage Express will celebrate the grand opening of its newest self-storage facility in Sellersburg, Ind., from noon until 2 p.m. tomorrow. In addition to festivities, the event includes a visit from the Whiskers Wagon, and a $500 check will be awarded to the Floyd County ...More
    June 24, 2009 Posted in News