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  • Strategic Storage Trust Buys U-Stor-It Facilities
    Strategic Storage Trust Inc. (SSTI) purchased properties in Biloxi, Miss., and Gulf Breeze, Fla., from U-Stor-It LP for $10.7 million. The property transaction brings more than 1,300 storage units and 146,000 rentable square feet of storage space into SSTI’s budding ...More
    December 4, 2008 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • U.K.'s Jumbo Self Storage Collects Gifts for Charity
    Children's charity Little Ducks teamed up with the U.K.'s Jumbo Self Storage to collect Christmas toys for underprivileged or vulnerable youngsters. The charity, supported by the National Childbirth Trust, which supports refugees, migrants and teenage mums, is ...More
    December 4, 2008 Posted in News
  • Toys for Joy Program Aided by Door To Door Storage
    For the 10th year running, Door To Door Storage Inc. will participate in the Toys for Joy Program organized and supported by Kent Fire/Fire District 37, Kent Firefighters Local 1747 and the Kent Firefighters Foundation of Washington. ...More
    December 2, 2008 Posted in News
  • Amerco Real Estate Purchases White Tanks Storage for $4.3 Million
    Amerco Real Estate Co. purchased White Tanks Storage in Maricopa County, Ariz., from a group of investors for $4.3 million. The property has 258 covered RV parking spaces, 62 non-covered RV parking spaces and 71 self storage units. The sale also included 8 acres of excess ...More
    December 2, 2008 Posted in News
  • Website Makeover: www.usdoor.com
    U.S. Door & Building Components launches its new website to introduce expanded product lines and offer users options for building or enhancing self-storage developments. ...More
    December 2, 2008 Posted in News, Technology
  • Westy Storage Center Collections Donations on Behalf of Community Groups
    Westy Storage Center of Tuckahoe, N.Y., initiated a Four for Four donation drive on Nov. 17 to assist community groups. The facility will collect donated goods through Dec. 15 for Westhab Donations, the Eastchester Community Action Program (ECAP), Girl Scouts of the Hudson ...More
    December 1, 2008 Posted in News
  • Self-Storage Confidence Index Announces 1Q 2009 Survey
    Today marks the launch of the Self-Storage Confidence Index survey for the first quarter of 2009, which will continue through Dec. 12. The index is designed to anticipate the effects of economic conditions and trends on self-storage operations. ...More
    December 1, 2008 Posted in News
  • Raia Self Storage Sells Five Facilities to Hampshire Real Estate
    Raia Self Storage finalized the sale of five self-storage facilities in New Jersey and New York to Hampshire Real Estate Cos. The facilities all have temperature and humidity control. The will operate under the name Hampshire Self Storage. For more information, ...More
    December 1, 2008 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Canadian Storage Withdraws Hostile Bid for InStorage
    Canadian Storage Partners ULC (CSP) has withdrawn its hostile bid for InStorage Real Estate Investment Trust, as the two companies have made some progress at a friendly deal instead. CSP, a unit of the U.S.-based self-storage operator TKG-StorageMart, said it ...More
    December 1, 2008 Posted in News
  • InStorage REIT Considers Takeover, Canadian Storage Partners Extends Deadline
    InStorage Real Estate Investment Trust of Canada is considering a takeover bid made by Canadian Storage Partners ULC, which has extended its offer deadline until Dec. 5, 2008. ...More
    November 26, 2008 Posted in News