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  • KeyBanc Upgrades Public Storage, Reiterates Hold on U-Store-It
    An analyst from KeyBanc capital markets, a provider of corporate and investment banking and capital-markets services, this week made recommendations regarding self-storage real estate investment trusts Public Storage Inc. and U-Store-It Trust. ...More
    March 6, 2009 Posted in News
  • SkilCheck Hires New Mystery-Shopping Coordinator
    SkilCheck Services Inc., a Lodi, Calif.-based mystery-shopping and training company, has hired a new mystery-shopping coordinator, Monique Mack. ...More
    March 6, 2009 Posted in News
  • Police Investigate Break-In at Sioux Falls Self-Storage Facility
    Police in Sioux Falls, S.D., are investigating a break-in at a local self-storage facility where locks were cut off of 12 units. ...More
    March 6, 2009 Posted in News
  • Book: Self Storage The Journey
    Dean Brown, CEO of American Steel Buildings Inc. (ASB), has published a new book titled Self Storage The Journey, a detailed industry guide for people interested in getting started in the self-storage business. ...More
    March 6, 2009 Posted in News
  • Unemployment Reaches 12.5 Million
    The number of Americans without jobs hit an all-time high in February, reaching 12.5 million, the highest unemployment rate in 25 years. Employers slashed 651,000 jobs in February, down from a revised loss of 655,000 jobs in January. December's loss was also revised higher ...More
    March 6, 2009 Posted in News
  • Obama Turns Attention to Health Care
    President Obama summoned allies, skeptics and health care figures to the White House Thursday to discuss ideas for overhauling the nation's costly system. The U.S. system is the world's costliest and leaves an estimated 48 million people uninsured. ...More
    March 5, 2009 Posted in News
  • Excellence in Management Group Hires Human Resources Director
    Excellence in Management Group Inc. a Lodi, Calif.-based property-management company, hired Benvinda Chaves as director of human resources. ...More
    March 5, 2009 Posted in News
  • RS-SQL, Version 3.07
    O’Neil Software has upgraded its records-management software. RS-SQL Version 3.07 includes new features. ...More
    March 5, 2009 Posted in News
  • Self-Storage Get-Started Guide Released by American Steel Buildings CEO
    Dean Brown, CEO of American Steel Buildings Inc. (ASB), has published a new book titled Self Storage The Journey, a detailed industry guide for people interested in getting started in the self-storage business. ...More
    March 5, 2009 Posted in News
  • Prospective Home Buyers Flood NAHB Website
    A record 844,000 prospective home buyers visited the National Association of Home Builder's (NAHB) Federal Housing Tax Credit website in February to learn about the new $8,000 tax credit for first-time home buyers enacted last month as part of the landmark ...More
    March 5, 2009 Posted in News