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  • Richard D. Minker Co. Changes Name and Company President
    The Richard D. Minker Co., a real estate brokerage firm based in Fort Worth, Texas, has changed its name to MINKERTrahant & Associates to reflect changes at the company. ...More
    February 2, 2009 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Westy Storage Centers Supports Fire Victims, Collects Books for College Sale
    In response to a fire that recently destroyed the homes of 13 families in Danbury, Conn., Westy Storage Centers has donated six storage units to house the goods being collected by volunteers for the victims. The company's Chatham facility is also collecting books for the ...More
    February 2, 2009 Posted in News
  • Jim Clemmensen Named MiniCo Senior VP
    Hardy Good, chairman and CEO of MiniCo Inc., has announced the promotion of Jim Clemmensen to senior vice president, insurance operations. He will be responsible for executive management of MiniCo Insurance operations and development of new frontline opportunities. ...More
    February 2, 2009 Posted in News
  • Big Yellow Director Lowers Stake
    Adrian Lee, operations director at Big Yellow Group, sold nearly £250,000 in shares in the self-storage firm. He offloaded 123,462 shares at an average price of 196p a share, retaining 889,187 shares or 77 percent of the issued share capital of the ...More
    February 2, 2009 Posted in News
  • Inside Self-Storage World Expo Delivers Global Attendance
    Self-storage professionals from around the globe gathered in Las Vegas this week for the Inside Self-Storage World Expo, the industry’s largest conference and tradeshow. Storage-facility owners, operators, managers, developers, investors and suppliers participated in four ...More
    January 30, 2009 Posted in News, Legal Issues
  • Free Webinar on Self-Storage Marketing to Take Place on Feb. 24
    A free webinar titled "Innovative Marketing Strategies for Tough Economic Times,” will be presented on Feb. 24 by Derek Naylor, president of Storage Marketing Solutions. ...More
    January 30, 2009 Posted in News, Marketing
  • Results Announced for 1Q Self-Storage Confidence Index Survey
    The results of the first-quarter 2009 Self-Storage Confidence Index survey have been announced. The quarterly survey records the next-quarter expectations of self-storage operators in the areas of sales, profit, hiring, expenditures and industry economic outlook. ...More
    January 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • Congress Passes Health Care Bill for Children
    The U.S. Senate passed a bill Thursday to provide health insurance to more than four million uninsured children. The bill would enable states to cover more than four million uninsured children by 2013, while continuing coverage for seven million youngsters. ...More
    January 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • Lake Elsinore Self-Storage Business to Be Built on Earthquake Fault Line
    A proposal for a self-storage and recreational vehicle-parking business in Lake Elsinore that would be built atop an earthquake fault line is making its way through the city approval pipeline. The Lake Elsinore Planning Commission in Lake Elsinore, Calif., has initially ...More
    January 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Ice and Snow Sweep Across U.S., Hinder Travel
    Mother Nature is causing more trouble across the nation as freezing rain and sleet move through states from Texas to Tennessee on Tuesday, icing bridges and roads. The storm system was crawling toward the East and Northeast. Several inches of snow were expected in the ...More
    January 27, 2009 Posted in News