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  • Fire Ravages North Las Vegas Self-Storage Facility
    Just after 9 p.m. last night, firefighters were called to North Las Vegas Self Storage, where six units were gutted by a blaze. ...More
    December 15, 2008 Posted in News
  • Harrison Street Buys 19 Facilities for $100 Million
    Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC purchased 19 self-storage facilities totaling more than 1.4 million square feet for $100 million. The properties, managed by Orlando-based Simply Self Storage, were acquired from a private lending institution. The sites are in ...More
    December 15, 2008 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Financial Experts Challenge Conventional Retirement Wisdom
    Two financial-planning experts are challenging conventional wisdom regarding retirement in a new book, Spend 'til the End: The Revolutionary Guide to Raising Your Living Standard (Today and When You Retire. Authors Laurence Kotlikoff, a Boston University economics ...More
    December 15, 2008 Posted in News
  • Not Too Late for Flu Shots
    The flu season is right on time, according to health officials. But it's not too late to get a flu vaccination because flu season runs until the spring. 'The flu shot is the best way to not get the flu," says Jennifer Paulson of the Mankato Clinic. "Good hand hygiene will ...More
    December 15, 2008 Posted in News
  • Big Yellow Director Resigns After Breach
    David Ross, director of the self-storage company Big Yellow Group, resigns after a breach of share disclosure rules was revealed. ...More
    December 15, 2008 Posted in News
  • Business Survival Strategies to Be Revealed at Inside Self-Storage World Expo
    In today’s challenging business economy, self-storage owners and operators are seeking ways to improve performance and weather the tough months ahead. They can find them at the Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Las Vegas, Jan. 26-29, where industry experts will share the ...More
    December 12, 2008 Posted in News, Legal Issues
  • Expanding Healthcare May Be Part of Stimulus Package
    More federal spending for Medicaid and investments in health information technology could be part of next year's stimulus package. President-elect  Barack Obama is calling the state of the country's health system an emergency and immediate action is necessary. Obama ...More
    December 12, 2008 Posted in News
  • Morningstar Acquires Village Self Storage for $7.8 Million
    Morningstar Properties, in its joint venture with Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, acquired Village Self Storage, a 78,210-square-foot storage center in Carrboro, N.C., for $7.8 million. For more information, visit www.mstarproperties.com. ...More
    December 12, 2008 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Cornerstone Realty Brokers Deal for $1.9 Million
    Mark D. Keys of Cornerstone Realty Inc. represented the seller of A Space Place Self Storage, a 40,590-square-foot self-storage facility in Huntsville, Texas. The 221-unit facility sold for $1.9 million at an 8 percent cap rate. For more information, ...More
    December 11, 2008 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • US Storage Opens Second Facility in Torrance, Calif.
    US Storage Center opened a second facility in Torrance, Calif. The newest location is a fully-enclosed facility providing personal and business self-storage as well as boat and RV spaces. The facility’s features include video camera surveillance, individual door ...More
    December 11, 2008 Posted in News