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  • Study: Significant Residential Growth in Urban Areas
    In more than half of the 50 most populous metropolitan areas in the United States, communities at the urban core have captured a significantly larger share of their region’s new residential building permits since 2002 than in the first half of the 1990s, according to an ...More
    March 17, 2009 Posted in News
  • Stock Market Starts Strong But Falters
    After a four-day streak, stocks started off strong on Monday only to falter as the day progressed. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 7 points, or 0.1 percent. The S&P 500 index slipped 2 points, or 0.4 percent. The Nasdaq composite tumbled 27 points, or 1.9 percent. ...More
    March 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Fire Hits Stuff-It Storage in Hadley, Mass.
    Investigators in Hadley, Mass., are seeking the cause of a fire that damaged numerous units at Stuff-It Storage on Route 9 last night. ...More
    March 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Inside Self-Storage World Expo Secures Better Dates for Fall Show
    The Inside Self-Storage World Expo scheduled to take place this fall in Washington, D.C., has changed its dates to Oct. 5-8, 2009. ...More
    March 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Refunds on Self-Storage Sales Tax Available in South Dakota
    The South Dakota Legislature has established deadlines for business owners and customers to claim refunds for sales taxes improperly collected on self-storage unit rentals. The refunds are the result of a 2008 decision by the state Supreme Court declaring that self-storage ...More
    March 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • New Web Scam: Free Stimulus Money
    The troubled economy and Obama administration's stimulus bill have led to an increase in Internet scams. Consumer protection experts are warning Americans to not be taken in by so-called promises for free stimulus money. ...More
    March 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Man Suspected for Six Self-Storage Break-Ins in South Carolina
    Investigators are searching for a man who may be responsible for breaking into two units at Trenton (S.C.) Self-Storage and four units at Edgefield Mini-Storage. ...More
    March 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Stock Market Continues to Rise
    After three days on the upswing, stocks started off strong Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all made moderate gains in the first few hours of the day. ...More
    March 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Centershift Announces Vice President of Client Services
    Centershift Inc., a provider of Internet-based software solutions to the self-storage industry, promoted Rett C. Thorpe to vice president of client services. ...More
    March 12, 2009 Posted in News
  • Guidelines for Choosing Individual Health Insurance
    Shopping for health insurance can be tricky. Many policies may lack adequate coverage or be too broad, making discerning a good policy from a bad difficult, health experts say. Here are five questions to consider when shopping for health insurance. ...More
    March 12, 2009 Posted in News