Self-Storage Operators


  • Simply Self Storage Supports Toys for Tots in 20 States
    Simply Self Storage has arranged for more than two-thirds of its sites across 20 states to serve as drop-off locations for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation this holiday season. ...More
    December 7, 2007 Posted in News
  • Big Yellow Forms £150M With Pramerica to Develop U.K. Self-Storage
    U.K. self-storage operator Big Yellow has struck a £150 million ($308.4 million) joint venture with Pramerica Real Estate to develop up to 25 storage facilities in the United Kingdom. ...More
    November 26, 2007 Posted in News, Finance
  • U-Haul and Wounded Warrior Project Kick Off Soldier Ride High-Desert Challenge 2007
    On Sept. 26, U-Haul International and Wounded Warrior Project will kick off the second segment of the 2007 Solider Ride High-Desert Challenge, which raises money to support severely injured members of the U.S. armed forces. ...More
    September 24, 2007 Posted in News
  • StorageMart Launches ‘Build it Green Design Challenge’ for Self-Storage
    StorageMart Self Storage, which operates more than 60 storage facilities in North America, has launched a Build it Green Design Challenge, a competition to recognize the best green-building designs and ideas for self-storage units and properties. ...More
    September 6, 2007 Posted in News
  • News
    To include a press release in an upcoming issue, please send your info to the ISS News Center at storagenews@vpico.com. Buchanan Raises $100,000 for Save the Music Foundation Buchanan Storage Capital’s parent company, Buchanan Street Partners, raised $100,000 for the VH1 ...More
    September 1, 2007 Posted in Articles, Technology
  • Multifacility, Real-Time Software
    Thousands of new facilities are added to the self-storage mix each year. The growth rate of new sites, year-to-year, has been 9.5 percent for the last 20 years and, as per estimates, approximately 3,000 new facilities were added alone in 2006. The guiding force behind this ...More
    May 1, 2007 Kat Shenoy Posted in Articles, Technology
  • eMove Joins OpenTech Alliance Partner Program
    eMove, a subsidiary of U-Haul International, joined the OpenTech Alliance Partner Program; and OpenTech’s Insomniac self-storage kiosk is available for eMove affiliates using WebSelfStorage management software. ...More
    April 24, 2007 Posted in News, Technology
  • Media Watchdog
    As the self-storage industry permeates our communities, it receives increasing attention from mainstream media outlets—and not always favorably. As industry professionals, we should be aware of how self-storage is presented to the public. Media Watchdog is devoted to ...More
    April 2, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • Self-Storage Ranks Among 2006 Top-Performing REIT Sectors
    The National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) reported its returns for 2006, and the self-storage sector ranked third on the list with a 41 percent total return. ...More
    January 3, 2007 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • National Association Reports on REIT Success
    The December 2006 "Media Update" from the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts reported the continued health and general success of the REIT sector, which includes four self-storage companies. ...More
    December 7, 2006 Posted in News, Real Estate