Storage Express, which owns and operates 74 self-storage properties Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee and Ohio, acquired a new facility in Charleston, Ill., from Simply Self Storage. The 26,000-square-foot facility will be the first in this Midwest communityhome to Eastern Illinois Universityto offer high-tech security, temperature-controlled spaces, a 24-hour automated rental center, and other amenities common to the Storage Express portfolio. The companys local field reps will maintain the property.
Storage Express has opened new locations this year in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky, including one in Effingham, Ill., purchased last month from Simply Self Storage. The company is headquartered in Bloomington, Ind.