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  • Pulte Buys Centex, Stocks Rally
    The stock market opened strong Wednesday as news of a buyout in the homebuilding industry led to hope for the nation's struggling homebuilding industry. Before the market opened, Pulte Homes Inc. said it agreed to buy rival Centex Corp. for $1.3 billion. The deal would ...More
    April 8, 2009 Posted in News
  • Repeal on Arkansas Self-Storage Tax Goes to Governor's Desk
    The Arkansas House has approved a repeal of the state's tax on mini-warehouses and self-storage services, sending the measure to the governor's desk. ...More
    April 7, 2009 Posted in News
  • Arizona Self Storage Association Updates Lease Agreement
    The Arizona Self Storage Association (AZSA) released the 2009 update to its lease form used by operators in the state for self-storage rentals. ...More
    April 7, 2009 Posted in News
  • 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