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  • Big Yellow Self Storage Goes Green
    In its 2009 annual financial report, Big Yellow Self Storage announced that it has achieved a record 11.5 percent drop in total carbon emissions over the last year, greatly reducing its carbon footprint and contributing to a savings of £100,000. ...More
    August 7, 2009 Posted in News
  • Bancap Brokers $1.65M Sale of All Storage
    Bancap Self Storage Group Inc. brokered the $1.65 million sale of All Storage self-storage in Lancaster, Calif. Company president Dean Keller represented both parties in the transaction. ...More
    August 7, 2009 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • PODS, UniGroup Agree to Marketing Alliance
    Mobile-storage company Portable on Demand Storage (PODS) has agreed to a marketing alliance with moving company UniGroup Inc. that will expand marketshare for both companies. ...More
    August 7, 2009 Posted in News
  • Sotomayor Wins Senate Approval
    With a 68-31 vote, the Senate confirmed Sonja Sotomayor Thursday. Sotomayor is the nation's first Hispanic Supreme Court justice. She's expected to be sworn in on Saturday by Chief Justice John Roberts. ...More
    August 7, 2009 Posted in News
  • Unemployment Dips to 9.4% in July
    The unemployment rate dipped for the first time in 15 months, dropping to 9.4 percent in July, the Labor Department announced Friday. ...More
    August 7, 2009 Posted in News
  • Americans May Need Three Shots to Keep Flu Away
    Americans may need three shots this fall to keep flu bugs at bay, one for the seasonal flu and two to ward off swine flu. ...More
    August 7, 2009 Posted in News
  • U-Store-It Announces Dividend for Quarter Ending Sept. 30
    The board of directors for U-Store-It Trust, a real estate investment trust focused on self-storage facilities, declared a quarterly dividend of $0.025 per common share for the period ending Sept. 30, 2009. ...More
    August 6, 2009 Posted in News
  • LeClaire Sells Another Albuquerque Self-Storage Facility
    Charles “Chico” LeClaire, senior vice president and senior director of the Marcus & Millichap National Self Storage Group, brokered the sale of a UStore-It facility in Albuquerque, N.M. ...More
    August 6, 2009 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Guardian Self-Storage Manager Helps Stop Terrorist Plot
    The co-manager of Guardian Self Storage in New Windsor, N.Y., was commended by federal, state and local authorities this week for helping them put a stop to a terrorist plot. ...More
    August 6, 2009 Posted in News
  • New Jobless Claims Fall Last Week
    New claims for unemployment benefits dropped lower than expected last week, according to a government report Thursday. Initial claims for state unemployment insurance benefits fell 38,000 to a seasonally adjusted 550,000 in the week ending Aug. 1 from 588,000 the prior ...More
    August 6, 2009 Posted in News