• Creates Premium Listing Option, a recently launched website that assists consumers in searching for self-storage facilities, has created a new “Premium Listing” option for self-storage companies that wish to participate. ...More
    March 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • JanUs Door Makes Ever-Green Promise
    JanUS Door, a manufacturer of coiling sheet doors, hallway partitions and rolling steel doors for the self-storage, commercial and industrial markets, has made an oath to engage in eco-friendly practices. Referred to as its Ever-Green Promise, the JanUS mission is “to ...More
    March 30, 2009 Posted in News, Construction
  • Reported Internet Crime Up 33 Percent in 2008
    Internet-based crime jumped 33 percent last year, the Internet Crime Complaint Center detailed Monday in its annual report released Monday. The Center received more than 275,000 complaints in 2008. The total reported dollar loss from such scams was $265 million, or about ...More
    March 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • Self Storage Association of Michigan Attempts Lien-Law Renovation
    Thanks to a bill that was introduced to protect deployed service members, the Self Storage Association of Michigan (SSAM) is pursuing renovation of its state self-storage lien law. ...More
    March 30, 2009 Posted in News, Legal Issues
  • Coachella Self Storage to Host Local Chamber Mixer
    Coachella (Calif.) Self Storage will host a business mixer for the local chamber of commerce on April 16 at 5:30. ...More
    March 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • Chrysler, GM Could Receive More Bailout Money
    After declaring General Motors' and Chrysler's plan to pull themselves from financial ruin a failure, the Obama Administration announced its own plans to save the struggling automakers, which could include a structured bankruptcy. President Obama announced Monday his plans ...More
    March 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • Door to Door Storage Participates in Trash to Treasure Program
    Door to Door Storage Inc., a national provider of portable-storage containers and moving services, will donate the free use of 10 storage containers to the University of Texas (UT) at Austin for its 2009 Trash to Treasure event. ...More
    March 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • 7,500 UAW Workers Accept GM Buyout
    General Motors Corp. announced yesterday that approximately 7,500 of its United Auto Workers employees have accepted the company’s attrition program and will leave the company by April 1. ...More
    March 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Stocks Falter Friday
    After a three-week advance, stocks dropped slightly Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average (INDU) fell 149 points, or 1 percent, according to early tallies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index lost 17 points, or 2 percent. The Nasdaq composite (COMP) lost 42 points, or 2.2 ...More
    March 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Fire Damages 36 Units at Ironbridge Self Storage in Chesterfield
    Ironbridge Self Storage in Chesterfield, Va., suffered a fire this week that damaged 36 units but resulted in no injuries. ...More
    March 27, 2009 Posted in News