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  • 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
  • Report on Durable Goods Gives Stock Market a Boost
    Good news about durable goods helped the stock market gain ground Wednesday. After a day of ups and downs, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 92 points an hour into the session. The S&P 500 added 13 points, and Nasdaq gained 37 points. ...More
    June 24, 2009 Posted in News
  • Portland's Pearl District Gets New Self-Storage Facility
    On Tuesday, property developer Williams Dame & Associates and its partner, BDC Advisors LLC, will break ground on Pearl Storage, a 100,000-square-foot self-storage facility in Portland, Oregon's Pearl District. ...More
    June 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • Ford, Nissan Grab Billion-Dollar Loans to Develop Electric Cars
    Ford, Nissan and Tesla are the first automakers grabbing a piece the $25 billion the government has set aside for the development of electric-powered cars. ...More
    June 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • Self-Storage/Carwash Project Receives Approval
    A proposed self-storage facility with a self-service carwash in Arroyo Grande, Calif., has received approval after opposition to the project was rejected. The self-storage facility will be 88,127 square feet and the carwash will occupy 1,900 square feet. Developers Scott ...More
    June 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • 75-Year-Old Woman Living in Carroll Self-Storage Unit
    A 75-year-old former schoolteacher living in a self-storage unit has authorities concerned in Carroll, Iowa. ...More
    June 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • New Partnership Provides Clean-Energy Solutions for Self-Storage
    J. DiNardo Consulting of Reading, Mass., and Nexamp Inc.of North Andover, Mass., have formed a marketing partnership to deliver solar photovoltaic solutions to self-storage operators throughout the state. ...More
    June 23, 2009 Posted in News