U.K.’s Bridgepoint Sells Half its Safestore Self-Storage Shares
Bridgepoint, a U.K. private equity firm, is selling half of its stake in self-storage giant Safestore. ...
REITs Catching the Eye of New Investors
Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are showing better-than-expected results, leading many investors to reconsider them, despite that they’re no longer in the bargain bin. ...
Investors Get Info on Self-Storage Development at ISS Expo Las Vegas
Entrepreneurs interested in self-storage investing can get the information they need to get started (or avoid a bad investment) at the Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Las Vegas, March 1-3. ...
An Overview of Self-Storage Exit Strategies: Careful Planning for Leaving a Business
Just as starting a successful business requires planning, hard work and a little luck, so does leaving it. Here are some common methods self-storage owners can use when the day comes. ...
Marcus & Millichap Releases Self-Storage Research Report
Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, a commercial real estate investment services firm, released its semi-annual report on the state of the self-storage industry. ...
Self-Storage: Still the Best Investment
Everyone’s feeling the pinch of the economic downturn. How is it affecting self-storage? Our author says it's still a great time to invest in the storage business. ...
BETCO Unveils Interactive Self-Storage Website
BETCO Inc., a single-source manufacturer of metal self-storage buildings, has unveiled a new, interactive website at Betcoinc.com. ...
Small Businesses Turn to Self-Storage to Safeguard Assets
As more small businesses downsize, they are turning to self-storage to save money and safeguard assets until the economy rebounds. Sovran Self Storage, Public Storage and Extra Space Storage have all reported an increase in revenue from small businesses. ...
Wall Street Continues Rally Tuesday
Early trading on Tuesday briefly pushed the Dow Jones Industrial Average into the black for 2009. Wall Street enjoyed huge gains Monday after a series of upbeat economic data reports were released, including a jump in home sales. ...
June 2, 2009
Grubb & Ellis Hires Director, VP of Self Storage Group
Real estate investment and services firm Grubb & Ellis Co. hired Steve Mellon as vice president and director of its Self Storage Group. ...