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  • Gasoline Prices on the Rise
    Gas prices are on the rise, but experts say the price won't come near last year's $4-plus a gallon. Retail gasoline prices are up nearly 40 percent from the start of the year, while the price for crude on Tuesday topped $60 a barrel for the first time since early ...More
    May 12, 2009 Posted in News
  • Free Webinar Focuses on Self-Storage Properties in Financial Distress
    The changes in the way financial institutions lend on commercial projects combined with the drop in value of many self-storage properties is causing some facility owners to be upside down in their loans. Those with a note coming due in the near future can learn about their ...More
    May 12, 2009 Posted in News, Finance, Legal Issues
  • NAR Report: Home Prices Fall 14% During First Quarter
    The national median home price of single-family homes sold during the first quarter fell 13.8 percent to $169,000 year over year, and 6.2 percent compared with the last quarter 2008, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). ...More
    May 12, 2009 Posted in News
  • Six-Inch Cinco Bollard Cover
    Detroit-based Ideal Shield, a manufacturer of bumper-post sleeves,has released its popular 10-inch Cinco Bollard Cover in a new six-inch option. ...More
    May 12, 2009 Posted in News
  • Stamps Now 44 Cents
    The price for a first-class stamp climbed to 44 cents Monday. This is the third straight year the U.S. Postal Service has raised the price of stamps. The increase falls under a new system that allows annual increases as long as they don't exceed the rate of inflation for ...More
    May 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • Stolen Records Case Unfolds in Denver
    A man who stored hundreds of real and forged documents, drug paraphernalia, cell phones and video cameras in a self-storage unit in Denver returns to court this month to face charges of identity theft, forgery and theft of medical records. ...More
    May 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • Brothers Arrested for Self-Storage Breakin Attempt
    Two brothers were arrested in Vicksburg, Miss., for an attempted burglary at Magnolia Self Storage. ...More
    May 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • Big Yellow Self Storage Launches Social-Media Competition
    Big Yellow Self Storage will be running a competition to offer motivated users of social media the chance to win a one-month paid internship with the company. ...More
    May 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • PA Musician Releases Album Written in Storage Unit
    Musician Greg Koons is getting ready to release a new album, with many of the songs written in his unit at a U-Haul self-storage facility in Mechanicsburg, Pa. ...More
    May 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • East London Residents Irate Over Self-Storage Facility
    Residents of an East London neighborhood are irate over the construction of a self-storage facility they believe will be an eyesore. ...More
    May 11, 2009 Posted in News, Development