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  • 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
  • Access Self Storage Relocates Corporate office
    Access Self Storage of Dallas has relocated its corporate headquarters from a warehouse near Industrial Boulevard to a newly remodeled building at 3404 I-35 in Lancaster, Texas, with nearly twice the office capacity. ...More
    April 7, 2009 Posted in News
  • Extra Space Storage Changes 2009 Dividend Distribution
    In response to continuing uncertainty in the capital markets, the board of directors of real estate investment trust Extra Space Storage Inc. has decided to modify the company's dividend distributions for the remainder of fiscal 2009. ...More
    April 7, 2009 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Extra Space Storage Releases First-Quarter Results, Conference Call Scheduled
    Real estate investment trust Extra Space Storage Inc. will release its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2009, on May 4 after the market closes. A conference call will take place on May 5. ...More
    April 7, 2009 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • International Fund Acquires Asian Big Orange Self Storage Fund
    Invista Real Estate Investment Management PLC is establishing a fund-management platform and offices in Hong Kong and Singapore. It has also conditionally agreed to acquire the Asian fund-management platform of Babcock & Brown Ltd., which manages the Asian Big Orange ...More
    April 7, 2009 Posted in News
  • Big Yellow Self Storage Launches ‘Rent a Room’ Initiative
    In a clever marketing move, U.K.-based Big Yellow Self Storage has initiated a ‘Rent a Room’ campaign, encouraging potential customers to move their clutter into self-storage and rent out a room for extra income. ...More
    April 6, 2009 Posted in News