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  • Security Self Storage of Florida Holds Blood Drives
    Security Self Storage held a blood drive at two of its Florida locations on Saturday in recognition of January as National Volunteer Blood Donor in Month. ...More
    January 19, 2009 Posted in News
  • Marcus & Millichap Sell Cotati Mini Storage
    Marcus & Millichap sold Cotati Mini Storage in Cotati, Calif., for $830,000. Bobby Loeffler and Tyler Skelly in the company’s Sacramento office listed the 142-unit property for the David & Betty Cate Family Trust. The buyer, Shaw Moaveni, was also represented by ...More
    January 19, 2009 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Citi Reorganizes Following $8 Billion Loss
    After a fourth-quarter net loss of $8.29 billion, Citigroup said Friday it is splitting up into two businesses. This is the fifth straight quarterly loss for the financial giant. In Citigroup’s reorganization, one business, Citicorp, will focus on traditional banking around ...More
    January 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Short Movie on Self-Storage Screens at Sundance Film Festival
    A short film titled “Steel Homes,” which focuses on a world of hidden treasures and secrets inside a self-storage facility, will be screening this month as part of the Sundance Film Festival’s documentary spotlight. ...More
    January 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Extra Space Storage Wins Google 'Website Workout' Contest
    Extra Space Storage Inc. has been announced as one of only four companies nationwide to be selected by Google, the nation's leading search engine, as a winner in its "Website Workout" contest. ...More
    January 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Jobs Takes Medical Leave From Apple Inc.
    After weeks of speculation about his health, Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs is taking a leave of absence from the computer and music-player maker to deal with health issues. Jobs, who announced last week that he suffered from a hormone imbalance that caused him to lose weight, ...More
    January 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Strategic Storage Trust Finalizes $4.7M Acquisition in Manassas, Va.
    Strategic Storage Trust Inc. (SSTI) finalized the $4.7 million acquisition of a 500-unit self-storage facility in Manassas, Va. The newly acquired storage center is located in the fast-growing Interstate 66 corridor about 27 miles southwest of Washington, D.C., and contains ...More
    January 15, 2009 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Barry Named VP of Investment Real Estate Group
    The Investment Real Estate Group of Companies,announced the appointment of John E. Barry to the position of vice president for the self-storage brokerage firm. ...More
    January 15, 2009 Posted in News
  • Self-Storage Owner Killed in Building-Renovation Mishap
    Tim Blake, owner of A&W Storage in Jackson, Mich., died Sunday night while doing renovations in the 83-year-old, downtown Blake Building, of which he was co-owner. ...More
    January 15, 2009 Posted in News
  • Bitter Cold Sweeps Across Midwest
    Record-breaking cold weather is sweeping across the Midwest today, with lows below zero in some cities. The National Weather Service said the bitterly cold temperatures will likely remain in the eastern United States through the weekend before returning to seasonable ...More
    January 15, 2009 Posted in News