News


  • SmartClient Enterprise Edition
    Quikstor Security & Software has released its new SmartClient Enterprise Edition, which allows users to view more than 125 reports that provide real-time information on a self-storage site. ...More
    April 27, 2009 Posted in News, Technology
  • GM Drops Pontiac, Slashing 23,000 Jobs by 2011
    In an effort to keep itself out of bankruptcy, General Motors is dropping the Pontiac brand, slashing 40 percent of its dealer network and cutting 23,000 U.S. jobs by 2011. ...More
    April 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Pogoda Cos. Hires Regional Managers
    Pogoda Cos., a Farmington Hills, Mich., self-storage operator and broker, appointed two regional managers to its team, Mike Cohen and Michelle McDowell. ...More
    April 24, 2009 Posted in News, Management
  • Stocks Rally Friday, Dow Up 1.7%
    The stock market rallied Friday after three big companies reported better-than-expected results. Ford, Microsoft and American Express all reported results that were weak but still met or topped expectations. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 135 points, or 1.7 percent, ...More
    April 24, 2009 Posted in News
  • New Home Sales Drop 0.6% in March
    New home sales fell slightly in March, but still beat expectations, the Commerce Department said Friday. Sales fell 0.6 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 356,000 from an upwardly revised February rate of 358,000. February's results were adjusted ...More
    April 24, 2009 Posted in News
  • Five-Story StorQuest Self-Storage Facility Planned for San Fernando Valley
    Joint partnership BTE Investment Group and William Warren Group received $6.3 million in financing for a five-story, class-A self-storage facility in San Fernando Valley, Calif. ...More
    April 24, 2009 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • GM to Close Plants for Nine Weeks This Summer
    In an effort to save the failing company, General Motors Corp. is telling its workers it will temporarily close most of its factories for more than two months this summer. ...More
    April 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • Obama Calls for Stricter Credit Card Protection for Consumers
    Consumers may soon get more protection from rampant credit card fees and rising interests. President Obama will meet Thursday with executives from 14 credit companies to discuss new consumer protections. The meeting comes a day after the House Financial Services Committee ...More
    April 23, 2009 Posted in News, Management
  • Mortgage Applications on the Rise
    Lower mortgage rates combined with a tax incentive has led to a rise in mortgage applications, up 5.3 percent from the week before, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) reported Wednesday. ...More
    April 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • Self-Storage Units Burglarized in Riverdale, GA
    At least 20 units at Neighborhood Self Storage in Riverdale, Ga., were burglarized this week, resulting in the loss of several thousands of dollars in customer goods. ...More
    April 23, 2009 Posted in News