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  • Dow Posts Gains Despite Mixed Economic News
    Mixed economic news Thursday led to ups and downs on Wall Street, with the stock market gaining steam late in the date. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 114 points, as higher oil prices lifted shares of energy producers amid mixed economic data. The S&P 500 rose ...More
    May 28, 2009 Posted in News
  • GM Reaches Agreement With Bondholders
    After rejection of an earlier proposal, General Motors (GM) reached an agreement Thursday with its bondholders. Twenty percent of the company's bondholders will swap shares in a newly formed automaker once the company emerges from bankruptcy, the company said in a filing ...More
    May 28, 2009 Posted in News
  • Pennsylvania Self-Storage Fire ‘Suspicious’
    The fire that tore through New Alexandria Self Storage in Pennsylvania yesterday appears suspicious, according to Rich McNaughton, assistant chief with the New Alexandria Volunteer Fire Department. ...More
    May 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • MorningStar Mini-Storage Upgrades Website
    Morningstar Mini-Storage has launched a redesigned website at morningstarstorage.com that will make it easy for customers to locate, rent and manage their self-storage units. ...More
    May 27, 2009 Posted in News, Technology
  • Panel: Economy Will Improve in Third Quarter
    A panel of 45 U.S. economists predict the economy will begin to rebound in the third quarter, the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) said Wednesday. ...More
    May 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • U-Store-It Announces Second Quarter 2009 Dividend
    The board of trustees for U-Store-It Trust, a self-storage real estate investment trust, has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.025 per common share for the period ending June 30, 2009. ...More
    May 27, 2009 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • UK's Access Self Storage Rebrands Marketing for Changing Focus
    U.K.-based marketing agency 300million has created a new brand identity for Access Self Storage to emphasize the company's expansion and its emphasis on mixed-use facilities. ...More
    May 27, 2009 Posted in News, Development
  • Acadia Insurance Offers Self-Storage Coverage, June 1
    Beginning June 1, Westbrook, Maine-based Acadia Insurance Co. will offer specialized insurance coverage for the self-storage industry throughout New England and New York. ...More
    May 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Investment Real Estate Appoints Marketing and Advertising Manager
    Investment Real Estate LLC promoted Julie Lane Purcell to the position of marketing and advertising manager for its management division. ...More
    May 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • GM Closer to Bankruptcy
    Struggling automaker General Motors is one step closer to bankruptcy after falling short of the bondholder support it needed. A GM spokesperson said Wednesday the company has yet to secure support for its proposed debt-for-stock offer. The company will likely be forced to ...More
    May 27, 2009 Posted in News