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  • Eucalyptus at Beaumont Celebrates Grand Opening
    Carlsbad, Calif.-based Mako Steel, a nationwide designer, supplier and installer of self-storage buildings, announced the completion and grand opening of Eucalyptus at Beaumont, a storage-condominium facility in Beaumont, Calif. ...More
    February 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • The Truth About Heart Health
    Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but many don't have the right facts about its prevention. Cardiologist Dr. Nieca Goldberg says conventional wisdom is typically way off the mark. New studies show long-held beliefs, including information ...More
    February 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • Bader Co. Hires Insurance Expert
    Bader Co. welcomed Matthew Schaller, CIC, CRM, to the Bader team. Schaller brings expert commercial insurance experience to the company and will help expand coverage options for storage owners and operators. ...More
    February 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Wildeck Hires Systems Integration Sales Manager
    Wildeck Inc., a manufacturer of mezzanines, material lifts and safety-guarding products, appointed Merlyn Jarman to the position of systems integration sales manager for its North American operations. ...More
    February 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Dismal World Economy Causes Stocks to Fall
    Stocks slid Friday and the Dow hit new 6-year lows as investors around the world sold shares on growing pessimism about the global economy and the banking industry. ...More
    February 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Investment Real Estate Represents Buyer, Seller in $4.7M Sale
    John Barry of Investment Real Estate brokered the sale of the 58,700-square-foot Stor-It Self Storage in Manassas, Va., to Strategic Storage Trust Inc. for $4.7 million. ...More
    February 20, 2009 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Marcus & Millichap Brokers Sale of U·Store·It in Miami
    The Mele Group and The LeClaire Team of Marcus & Millichap brokered the sale of two U·Store·It properties in Miami. The locations were sold separately, each to private real estate investment groups, and closed at $2,973,000 and $4,635,000 respectively. ...More
    February 19, 2009 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Sovran Self Storage: 4Q 2008 Financial Results, Expectations for 2009
    Sovran Self Storage Inc., a self-storage real estate investment trust, recently reported operating results for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2008, and revealed expectations for the coming year. ...More
    February 19, 2009 Posted in News
  • 2Q 2009 Survey Launches for Self-Storage Confidence Index, Feb. 23
    The Self-Storage Confidence Index survey for the second quarter of 2009 will launch on Feb. 23, continuing through March 10. The survey records next-quarter expectations in the critical areas of sales, profit, hiring, expenditures and industry economic outlook. ...More
    February 19, 2009 Posted in News
  • Self-Storage Expert Presents Free Webinar on Fee Management
    On March 18, self-storage industry expert Anne Ballard, president of Universal Management Co., will present a free webinar titled, "Fee Management Specialists: Are We Right for Each Other?" ...More
    February 19, 2009 Posted in News