• Equity Based Services Buys Two Texas Facilities
    Equity Based Services Inc. (EBS) now owns Assured Self Storage and Blue Star Self Storage in Lewiston, Texas, a growing suburb of Dallas. The Assured/Blue Star acquisition adds 1,130 storage units, 115 parking spaces and 148,556 net rentable square feet to the ...More
    November 18, 2008 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • America’s Best Self Storage Celebrates 20 Years, Solicits Toys for Tots Donations
    Torrance, Calif.-based America's Best Self Storage is celebrating its 20th birthday on Nov. 18, being recognized by the local chamber of commerce for the milestone and serving as a donation center for Toys for Tots. ...More
    November 17, 2008 Posted in News
  • ISS and Sentinel Systems Offer Free Webinar on Self-Storage Security
    On Jan. 15, 2009, Inside Self-Storage (ISS) and Sentinel Systems Corp. will present a free webinar titled “Self-Storage Security: Getting Past the Hype on Systems, Installation and More.” ...More
    November 17, 2008 Posted in News, Technology
  • Bands Ousted From Self-Storage Facility in Columbia, S.C.
    Thanks to a recent ruling by the Richland County, S.C., fire marshal, bands will no longer be allowed to practice at Sumter Street Storage near the University of South Carolina. ...More
    November 17, 2008 Posted in News
  • Bolsa Chica Self Storage Welcomes Management Team
    Bolsa Chica Self Storage of Westminster, Calif., hired Larry and Becky Lyon as the new management team. The couple joined Bolsa Chica Self Storage in September after managing another facility in Springfield, Mo., for 11 years. For more information, ...More
    November 17, 2008 Posted in News
  • Security Self Storage Sold to Storage Mart for $4 Million
    Security Self Storage sold its facility in Fairfield, Calif., to Storage Mart for $4.04 million. The nine-building, 63,250-square-foot storage facility was built in 1985 and has 544 storage units. Storage Mart will operate under the same management. David Buurma with NAI BT ...More
    November 17, 2008 Posted in News
  • Self Storage Advisory Group Brokers Sale of Two StorageOne Facilities
    Ryan Howse, Nate Hunterton and Richard Howard of Las Vegas-based Self Storage Advisory Group brokered the sale of two StorageOne facilities. Public Storage bought both properties during their initial lease-up. The two sites, sold separately, add 156,030 net rentable square ...More
    November 14, 2008 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Rein & Grossoehme Brokers Two Self-Storage Sales in Texas
    Bill Alter of Rein & Grossoehme Commercial Real Estate negotiated the sale of two Texas self-storage properties consisting of 1,562 units and 149,000 square feet. The properties, in Corpus Christi and Austin, operated under the name Central Self Storage.  The ...More
    November 14, 2008 Posted in News
  • Investment Real Estate Management Names VP
    Alyssa Quill was appointed vice president for Investment Real Estate Management. She will be responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of the company’s self-storage property-management business. Quill most recently served as vice president of operations ...More
    November 14, 2008 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Safestore Revenue Up
    Self-storage retailer Safestore posted a double-digit percentage revenue rise this year to Oct. 31, but said it will slow its expansion plans in light of the current economic uncertainty. Safestore, which operates in the U.K. and Paris, said turnover climbed by 11.3 percent ...More
    November 14, 2008 Posted in News