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  • New Jobless Claims Fall
    New jobless claims are still at an all-time high, but fell more than expected last week, according to new government data. The tally of initial jobless claims fell to a seasonally adjusted 654,000, down from a revised 674,000 the previous week. Analysts expected claims to ...More
    April 9, 2009 Posted in News
  • Pistachio Recall Widens
    The pistachio recall widened Wednesday as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration added more companies to the list. Pistachios have been linked to a possible salmonella contamination. ...More
    April 8, 2009 Posted in News
  • Pulte Buys Centex, Stocks Rally
    The stock market opened strong Wednesday as news of a buyout in the homebuilding industry led to hope for the nation's struggling homebuilding industry. Before the market opened, Pulte Homes Inc. said it agreed to buy rival Centex Corp. for $1.3 billion. The deal would ...More
    April 8, 2009 Posted in News
  • Repeal on Arkansas Self-Storage Tax Goes to Governor's Desk
    The Arkansas House has approved a repeal of the state's tax on mini-warehouses and self-storage services, sending the measure to the governor's desk. ...More
    April 7, 2009 Posted in News
  • Arizona Self Storage Association Updates Lease Agreement
    The Arizona Self Storage Association (AZSA) released the 2009 update to its lease form used by operators in the state for self-storage rentals. ...More
    April 7, 2009 Posted in News
  • Housing Market Shows Signs of Recovery
    Across the country, more houses are quietly being sold as the housing market shows signs of recovery. First-time buyers, lured by plunging prices and government incentives, are taking advantage of the housing market, buying up houses for prices far lower than that of a few ...More
    April 7, 2009 Posted in News
  • Buffalo Portfolio Plummets, Including Sovran Self Storage
    The Buffalo, N.Y., stock portfolio, consisting of one share of 21 local-based stocks, suffered a disastrous plunge during the first quarter of 2009, including Sovran Self Storage, whose shares dropped by 44 percent. ...More
    April 7, 2009 Posted in News
  • Warner Robins Residents Thwart Proposed Self-Storage Project
    The city council of Warner Robins, Ga., on Monday succumbed to the pleas of White Columns subdivision residents, denying a proposal to rezone 3 acres of land along Cohen Walker Road for the construction of a self-storage facility. ...More
    April 7, 2009 Posted in News
  • Poll: Americans More Confident About Economy
    A new poll shows Americans are growing more optimistic about the economy and the direction of the country since President Obama's inauguration 11 weeks ago. According to a poll by The New York Times and CBS News, the majority of Americans approve of Obama's actions in ...More
    April 7, 2009 Posted in News
  • U-Haul Establishes Reuse Center Sustainability Initiative
    National self-storage provider U-Haul has established a new sustainability initiative with its U-Haul Reuse Centers, a program developed to provide a redistribution network for unwanted goods, including gently used household items, furniture, sporting equipment, bikes and ...More
    April 7, 2009 Posted in News