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  • Concerns About Stimulus Package Continue
    While President Obama is expected to sign historic legislation tomorrow, earmarking billions to jumpstart the failing American economy, many Republicans still believe the stimulus packaged will fail to do its job. Obama's advisors, on the other hand, are kicking the public ...More
    February 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Strategic Storage Trust Acquires Three Self-Storage Facilities for $9.9M
    Strategic Storage Trust Inc. (SSTI) finalized the $9.9 million acquisition of three high-profile self-storage facilities in busy traffic corridors in the greater metropolitan area of Cincinnati. Completing the purchase of the three Best Self-Storage properties brings an ...More
    February 13, 2009 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Investment Real Estate Brokers Two Self-Storage Sales in Pennsylvania
    Investment Real Estate brokered two self-storage transactions in Lewisberry and Huntington, Pa. Smith Country Storage, a 6,400-square-foot facility, has 44 units on 3 acres and was 98 percent occupied at time of sale. John Gilliland and Nancy Mitchell brokered the ...More
    February 12, 2009 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Quality Self Storage Collects Donations for Church Food Pantry
    Quality Self Storage of Englewood, Fla., will be collecting donations for the new food pantry opened this month by the Englewood East Church of Christ. ...More
    February 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • 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