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Vernon Township, PA, Zoning Board Denies Variance for Self-Storage Project

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:44:00 GMT

The Vernon Township, Pa., Zoning Hearing Board unanimously denied a variance appeal from property owner Wayne Karastury that would have enabled self-storage to be built at 13211 Conneaut Lake Road. Karastury had proposed a 10-building project comprising 435 units, but the plan required a zoning variance because self-storage isn’t listed as a(image)

Attic Self Storage of England Wins 2016 FEDESSA Award for Outstanding Business Initiative

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:36:00 GMT

Attic Self-Storage of East London won the Outstanding Business Initiative award on Oct. 6 during the Federation of European Self Storage Associations (FEDESSA) conference and tradeshow in Barcelona, Spain. The operator was recognized for its use of website technology that enables customers to complete the entire move-in process online, including(image)

Metro Self Storage to Build New Facility in Carlstadt, NJ

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:08:00 GMT

Metro Storage LLC, which operates 120 self-storage properties in 12 states, has purchased a parcel of land for $5.2 million in Carlstadt, N.J., on which it plans to build a three-story facility. The nearly 4-acre industrial site at 765 Route 17 is in Wood-Ridge, a borough in Bergen County. It was formerly occupied by ENER-G Rudox, a company that(image)

Casey Development Launches The Keep Storage Self-Storage Brand in Texas

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:01:00 GMT

Casey Development Ltd., a diversified real estate development and investment firm, has opened its first self-storage facility and has several others under development in Texas, marking the launch of The Keep Storage brand. The Keep Storage of Westover Hills, located at 9106 Ingram Road in San Antonio, is on the northeast corner of the intersection(image)

StorageMart Expands to UK With £100M Big Box Self Storage Acquisition

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:14:00 GMT

StorageMart, a Columbia, Mo.-based self-storage operator with facilities in Canada and the United States, has expanded its footprint to the United Kingdom by acquiring Big Box Storage Centres for £100 million. The Big Box portfolio includes 15 locations in Southern England comprising 674,756 square feet in 9,655 units. The deal is believed(image)

All Storage Gets Zoning Change for Self-Storage Development in Rowlett, TX

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:28:00 GMT

The Rowlett, Texas, City Council has approved a zoning change that will allow All Storage to build a self-storage facility in an area previously zoned for limited commercial development. The project at 1800 and 1900 Castle Drive will feature a pair of three-story buildings comprising about 200,000 square feet in 1,200 units, according to the(image)

U-Haul Self-Storage: Acquisition and Development October 2016

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:30:00 GMT

Phoenix-based U-Haul International Inc., which operates more than 1,200 self-storage locations across North America, continues to acquire existing storage facilities as well as convert empty buildings to self-storage. The company recently announced the following transactions.(image)

Final Phase Completed at Moove In Self Storage of Quarryville, PA

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:56:00 GMT

Moove In Self Storage, which operates 17 facilities in Maryland and Pennsylvania, has completed the final phase of its facility in Quarryville, Pa. The project at 950 Lancaster Pike began in March. Spurred by demand, the expansion included the construction of 24,425 square feet of storage space in three buildings, nearly doubling the(image)

Former Pabst Brewing Complex to Be Converted to Self-Storage, Craft Brewery in Milwaukee

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:53:00 GMT

Update 10/20/16 – Highland Development Ventures LLC, a New York-based real estate developer and investment company specializing in self-storage and student-housing conversions, has acquired the lower level of the former Pabst Brewing Co. corporate complex that’s being converted to self-storage and several other uses. The developer(image)

Sun Self Storage of Alabama Sponsors Puppypalooza Fundraiser

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:51:00 GMT

Sun Self Storage, which operates five facilities in Alabama, was a sponsor for the Oct. 15 “Pupplypalooza” event at Kiesel Park in Auburn, Ala. Designed to raise funds for the Lee County Humane Society (LCHS), the festival included dog demonstrations, a children’s area, pet adoptions, a pet-costume contest, a photo booth and(image)

StorageVault Uses Stock to Buy Self-Storage Facility in Alberta, Canada

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:44:00 GMT

Update 10/20/16 – StorageVault has closed on its self-storage acquisition in Calgary. The 12.5 million common shares issued as part of the deal have a hold period that expires on Feb. 18. The asset will be the sixth StorageVault location in Alberta, not the fifth as previously reported.(image)

Valet Self-Storage Service Gettabox Launches in Spain

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:30:00 GMT

Gettabox S.L., a startup business specializing in valet self-storage, has launched service in Madrid, Spain. The company uses a mobile app and online platform that allows customers to schedule item pickup, maintain a visual catalog of stored bins and bulky items, and schedule delivery of items to their home or business.(image)

U-Haul Loses Appeal in Decade-Old Lawsuit With Self-Storage Owner

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:20:00 GMT

An appeal by Phoenix-based U-Haul International Inc. and its subsidiary U-Haul Co. of California in response to a decade-old lawsuit was denied this week by the appellate court in San Francisco. As a result, U-Haul was ordered to pay the legal fees of Leigh Robinson, owner of Downtown Self Storage in Fairfield, Calif., who was sued by the company(image)

Self-Storage Directory SpareFoot Launches SparePups PSA to Promote Pet Adoption

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:17:00 GMT

SpareFoot, an online marketplace for self-storage consumers, has created a public service announcement (PSA) that uses talking dogs to promote pet adoption. The piece is a companion to the company’s new video campaign, "SparePups," which features a dog couple trying to figure out how to make more room for its coming litter. Created by(image)

New A Storage Place Self-Storage Facility Planned for Newberg, OR

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:09:00 GMT

A Storage Place, which operates 16 self-storage facilities in Arizona, California and Oregon, received approval last week to build a new location in Newberg, Ore. The two-story, 208-unit facility will be built on a vacant lot near the corner of East Hancock Street and Elliott Road. It will be across from Parr Lumber Co. Inc. and south of Elliott(image)

Prestige Organization Builds $6M Self-Storage Facility in Beaumont, TX

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:01:00 GMT

Self-storage developer Clay McDaniel is set to begin construction on a three-story facility in Beaumont, Texas. The project on Delaware Street just west of Dowlen Road will comprise 85,000 rentable square feet. It’s being developed under the name Prestige Organization LLC for about $6 million, according to the source. The facility is(image)

40 Dead Cats Found Frozen in Long Island City, NY, Self-Storage Unit

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 20:50:00 GMT

At least 40 dead cats were found frozen inside an auctioned unit at American Self-Storage facility in Long Island City, N.Y., this week. The buyer paid $150 for the contents of the unit, which had gone into default in July after the 66-year-old tenant stopped making payments, according to the source.(image)

Public Storage to Buy 4 Jepco Self-Storage Facilities in Chattanooga, TN

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 20:46:00 GMT

Public Storage Inc., a self-storage real estate investment trust (REIT), plans to purchase four Jepco Mini Storage facilities in the Chattanooga, Tenn., area. The REIT already operates five storage facilities in Hamilton County, according to the source. Built over a span of 44 years, the Jepco sites are in Chattanooga as well as the unincorporated(image)

Real Estate Investment Firm Warden Capital to Build Self-Storage in Nashville, TN

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 20:44:00 GMT

Real estate investment firm Warden Capital intends to build a 79,000-square-foot self-storage facility on 4.4 acres in Nashville, Tenn. The company recently acquired the property at 2508 Dickerson Pike for $450,000. The facility will offer about 750 units between a three-story structure and up to seven single-story buildings, according to the(image)

UK Self-Storage Operator Big Yellow to Sponsor Cambridge University Rugby Team

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 21:03:00 GMT

Big Yellow Self Storage in Cambridge, England, is sponsoring the Cambridge University Rugby Union Football Club (CURUFC) for its upcoming season. The donation will help the club to maintain its grounds and support the coaching staff for the six men’s and women’s teams, according to a Big Yellow blog.(image)