United Kingdom Self-Storage


  • Big Yellow Opens United Kingdom's First Wine-Storage Facility
    Big Yellow Self Storage Co. recently opened the United Kingdom's first wine-storage facility in London. ...More
    May 16, 2008 Posted in News
  • Big Yellow Chairman, Others to Invest £1 Billion in Commercial Real Estate
    Start-up property fund manager Internos Real Investors is planning to invest up to £1 billion in commercial property once the market bottoms out. ...More
    May 5, 2008 Posted in News
  • U.K.-Based Safestore Offers Discount to eBay PowerSellers
    U.K. self-storage company Safestore has partnered with online marketplace eBay to offer its “PowerSeller” customers a 50 percent discount on storage. ...More
    April 23, 2008 Posted in News
  • Safestore Self-Storage Reports Increased Profit in 2007
    U.K. self-storage company Safestore Holdings reported a 21.7 percent rise in EBITDA before exceptional items for the year ended Oct. 31, 2007. ...More
    April 14, 2008 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
  • News From Around the World
    Depotium Sells Initial Site for $13.8 Million Public Storage acquired Quebec-based Depotium’s flagship facility, Cote De Liesse, in June for $13,850,000. The deal followed eight months of on-again, off-again negotiations. The facility comprises 216,000 rentable square feet ...More
    September 21, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • A Year of Crazy Change in France
    What a year! The French self-storage market was soft in 2003-2004, but last year was a turning point. Companies that didn’t get it right exited; those that chose the wrong location, developed a business plan based on U.S. ratios, or didn’t have enough financial support. ...More
    June 1, 2006 Philippe Peyrot Posted in Articles
  • Financing in the U.K. Self-Storage Market
    The U.S. self-storage market is more than 30 years old and comprises more than 37,000 properties, with an average occupancy of 84.6 percent. It has grown rapidly from 1992, when 19,500 properties experienced an average occupancy rate of 84.8 percent. The U.K. market, on the ...More
    April 1, 2005 Andrew Jacobs Posted in Articles, Finance
  • Big Yellow Box
    In a little more than four years, Big Yellow Group PLC, a publicly listed company that develops, owns and operates modern self-storage centers for personal, business and recreational use, has grown into a leading U.K. storage developer. The company, founded by Nicolas ...More
    May 1, 2004 Stephen Homer Posted in Articles
  • Inside Self-Storage Magazine 09/2001: London Calling
    London Calling By RK Kliebenstein The first order in examining this market profile was to determine the proper etiquette regarding the name of the country. Is it England, the United Kingdom, Great Britain, the U.K.? Foolish as that question may seem, I did not want to ...More
    September 1, 2001 RK Kliebenstein Posted in Articles, Development