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  • Gas Prices to Remain Low During Peak Season
    Despite the economy's woes, gas prices are expected to remain low this summer. The Energy Information Administration said regular-grade gasoline is expected to average $2.23 a gallon from April through September. However, it may fluctuate, hitting $2.30 ...More
    April 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • Weak Retail Report Causes Stocks to Drop Slightly
    Stocks ended on a low note Tuesday following news of a weak retail sales report for March. The poor sales data combined with a sharp drop in wholesale prices overshadowed better-than-expected earnings reports from Johnson & Johnson and Goldman Sachs. ...More
    April 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • Arkansas Governor Repeals Self-Storage Sales Tax
    Last week, Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe signed into law a bill that repeals the sales tax imposed on mini-warehouses and self-storage services, setting an important precedent for the self-storage industry. ...More
    April 14, 2009 Posted in News, Legal Issues
  • Units Robbed at Southside Self Storage in Augusta
    More than $7,000 in goods was stolen on Saturday from Southside Self Storage in Augusta, Ga. ...More
    April 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • Bernanke: 'Tenative Signs' Recession Easing
    There are "tenative signs" the recession may be abating Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Tuesday. However, lasting recovery depends on the government's success in stabilizing the shaky financial markets and getting credit flowing again, he warns. ...More
    April 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • Michigan City Self Storage Sells for $1.2M
    Michigan City Self Storage in Michigan City, Ind., was sold on April 3 for $1.2 million. ...More
    April 14, 2009 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Facebook Draws Older Crowd
    Social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter and MySpace have long attracted young viewers, but new reports show older generations of men and, particularly, women, are using the sites. About 1.5 million female users older than 55 are on the site, the group says, ...More
    April 13, 2009 Posted in News, Marketing
  • Budget Development Expands Self-Storage in North Carolina
    Budget Development Partners opened a Budget Self Storage facility in Matthews, N.C. last month and has two more storage facilities under construction in Cornelius and Mooresville. ...More
    April 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • New CA Bill Addresses Disposal of Abandoned Records
    To assist in identifying the appropriate course of action for the disposal of personal information, California lawmakers have introduced Assembly Bill No. 1094. ...More
    April 13, 2009 Posted in News, Legal Issues
  • Stocks Seesaw Monday While Goldman Posts Profit
    After a five-week advance, the stock market began strong Monday then seesawed for the remainder of the session. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 25 points or 0.3 percent according to early tallies. The S&P 500 index added 2 points or 0.2 percent. The Nasdaq ...More
    April 13, 2009 Posted in News