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  • Senate, House Reach Agreement on Stimulus Bill
    Negotiators have resolved the differences between the House and Senate versions of the stimulus bill, Sen. Harry Reid said Wednesday. The $789 billion package is lower than the House's $819 billion version and the Senate's $838 billion bill. President Obama said he wanted ...More
    February 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • U.K. Reports Self-Storage Industry Growth
    The U.K. self-storage industry is continuing to grow despite the economic difficulties, according to a Mintel report commissioned by the U.K.'s Self Storage Association. The number of self-storage sites has grown by more than 10 percent in the last year to 750 primary ...More
    February 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • JanUS Door Hires Regional Sales Manager
    Scotty Sundin was named Western regional sales manager, self-storage division for JanUS Door. Sundin has been in the self-storage industry for more than 12 years, managing accounts at LST Erectors and DBCi. ...More
    February 11, 2009 Posted in News, Construction
  • SMD Software/SiteLink Partners with Merchant Services Network
    SMD Software Inc., maker of SiteLink management software for self-storage and portable storage, has partnered with Merchant Services Network to provide SiteLink Web Edition users with integrated, secure credit card payment solutions. ...More
    February 11, 2009 Posted in News, Technology
  • Mele Group Brokers Sale of U-Store-It in Florida
    The Mele Group and The LeClaire Team of Marcus & Millichap brokered the sale of two U·Store·It properties in Tampa and Ocala, Fla. Both locations sold to a single realty group from California and closed at $2,810,000 and $2,250,000 respectively. ...More
    February 10, 2009 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Fire Destroys Irondequoit, N.Y., Self-Storage Facility
    Fire tore through Irondequoit (N.Y.) Mini-Storage late Thursday, and Ridge Culver firefighters were hampered by 11 degree temperatures and frozen hydrants in their battle against the blaze. Chief William Burkovich said he believed the building to be a total loss. ...More
    February 10, 2009 Posted in News
  • Oklahoma Self-Storage Business Charged $8k for Storm-Water Billing Error
    Bob Cacy, owner of Lynn Lane Self-Storage in Broken Arrow, Okla., recently received an $8,000 bill for storm-water fees due to a city billing error. ...More
    February 9, 2009 Posted in News
  • USstoragesearch.com Self-Storage Members Raise $5k for Toys for Tots
    Self-storage facility members of USstoragesearch.com raised nearly $5,000 for the U.S Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program during the 2008 holiday season. ...More
    February 9, 2009 Posted in News
  • Stellar Asset Invests in U.K. Self-Storage
    Stellar Asset Management launched a fund that seeks a minimum annual income of 6 percent by investing in self-storage space facilities in the Midlands and Northwest England. The Stellar Income Fund is seeking to raise £1m to fund its first investment, with the ...More
    February 6, 2009 Posted in News
  • UNITS Franchise Opens in San Antonio
    David Williams is opening a franchise of UNITS Mobile Storage, a portable storage company, in San Antonio. The 13,000-square-foot warehouse is on 1.5 acres near San Antonio International Airport. Williams owns the first UNITS franchise in the city. ...More
    February 6, 2009 Posted in News