Published: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:22:13 GMT
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:02:00 GMTA Safestore Self Storage facility in Borehamwood, England, recently served as the venue for an unusual world record. Neil Scallan, a gateway service manager at Heathrow Airport, piled 23 pallets filled with Monopoly game boards into a large unit at the storage facility and began documenting them on July 24. His collection of 1,677 unique boards
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:54:00 GMTMacritchie Storage LLC, a self-storage developer based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, has received a conditional-use permit to convert a former SuperValu supermarket in Kenosha, Wis., to self-storage. The company intends to transform the 61,651-square-foot structure at 3401 80th St. into 122,818 gross square feet, including no more than 1,008 units,
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:45:00 GMTPremier Storage Investors LLC, a self-storage real estate investment and development company, has acquired a parcel in Germantown, Tenn., for $4.4 million on which it plans to develop a self-storage facility. The 1.42-acre property at 1138 Second Ave. N. includes an existing 13,000-square-foot office and a 10,000-square-foot warehouse. It was
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:40:00 GMTSelf-storage developers Sallie Deen, Andy Freeman and Mike Thompson recently broke ground on Petra Storage Solutions in Opelika, Ala. A public ground-breaking event and media day, slated for Oct. 5 at 10 a.m., will include officials from the Auburn and Opelika Chambers of Commerce, according to the source. The facility is expected to open early
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:16:00 GMTXtraSpace Self Storage, which operates flexible, co-working office space and business services in many of its self-storage facilities in South Africa, is expanding the office concept and rebranding a separate work-space solution as The Workspace. The company will continue to offer branded FlexiOffice space at select XtraSpace locations, but new
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:08:00 GMTUpdate 9/26/16 – The Extra Space partnership completed its purchase of Baker’s converted special-effects studio upon issuance of the certificate of occupancy. The joint venture acquired the property for $13.8 million, according to a press release issued by Stephen Grossman, vice president of RE/MAX Evolution, who brokered the deal.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:04:00 GMTOpenTech Alliance Inc., a Phoenix-based provider of self-storage technology and a majority stakeholder in the StorageTreasures.com self-storage auction website, has added veteran auctioneer Bill Betthauser to the Storage Treasures team. OpenTech purchased its stake in the auction company in January and is now responsible for managing the
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:58:00 GMTReal estate developer Osborne Capital Group has converted the former Capital Contractors building in Willoughby, Ohio, to a self-storage facility branded as Ace Storage. Osborne Capital acquired the site in January from a receivership, according to the source.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:55:00 GMTAtlanta-based Storage Post Self Storage has acquired three facilities in Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester Counties, N.Y. The company now owns 25 properties in the state.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:51:00 GMTReal estate developer Brexton LLC received approval from the planning and zoning commission to build an 86,000-square-foot self-storage facility in Powell, Ohio, on behalf of Tri-Village Self Storage. Brexton has proposed a three-story building on a 2-acre lot on Village Park Drive.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:46:00 GMTAmy’s Attic Self Storage is partnering with Ashley Furniture HomeStore of Killeen-Fort Hood, Texas, to host a craft festival and fundraiser on Oct. 15 at its Harker Heights property. Proceeds from vendor fees and raffle-ticket sales will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Central Texas. Organizers hope to raise $2,000, according to a press
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:37:00 GMTCanadian self-storage operator StorageVault Canada Inc. has agreed to buy four self-storage facilities and a portable-storage business either owned or related to Access Self Storage Inc., one of its major shareholders, for nearly $48 million. The deal, which is expected to close by Sept. 30, includes one Access facility in Toronto and three
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:27:00 GMTStor-Age Property REIT Ltd., which operates 37 self-storage facilities in South Africa, has agreed to acquire local competitor Storage RSA. With seven locations in Cape Town and the Gauteng province, Storage RSA is the third largest self-storage operator in the country, according to the source. The memorandum of understanding is for 100 percent of
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:15:00 GMTUpdate 9/23/16 – The Preferred Storage Plantation (PSP) project on Sunrise Boulevard has received approval from the Plantation City Council. The 101,533-square-foot facility will be built on 2.66 acres. It will be developed by Preferred Realty & Development, which will break ground during the first quarter of 2017, company president
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:01:00 GMTCentral Self Storage of Lafayette, Calif., served as a sponsor for the city’s Lafayette Art & Wine Festival, Sept. 17-18. Now in its 21st year, the event typically draws more than 80,000 people, according to its website.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:54:00 GMTSouth Street Self Storage celebrated its opening in Danbury, Conn., on Sept. 16 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Owners and brothers-in-law Kenneth Fantel and Jay Moody were joined by facility manager Monica Robert as well as family and friends. City officials from Danbury and Bethel, which borders the area, also attended, according to the source.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:50:00 GMTA rezoning request that would enable H H & H Ministorage to expand its self-storage facility onto 2.4 acres of residential property appears to be favored by the Fuquay-Varina, N.C., Board of Commissioners, despite recommendations against the application from town staff and the planning board. If approved, it would be the second time since July
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:40:00 GMTOnelio Almeida, 63, was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison after pleading guilty in the self-storage shooting death of his estranged wife, Juanita Almeida, 44. Almeida killed his wife on June 25 during an argument at his storage unit at Flag City Mini Storage in Findlay, Ohio. Though he admitted guilt, Almeida claimed the shooting was an
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:04:00 GMTIpsos Business Consulting (IBC), the strategic business-consulting unit of market-research firm Ipsos Group, has published a report examining growth of the self-storage industry in Mainland China. Titled “Mainland China Self Storage Industry Report 2016,” the publication includes an overview across the country, with detailed analysis
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:51:00 GMTInside Self-Storage (ISS) has released its 2016 Top-Operators List, ranking 100 of the self-storage industry's foremost players based on total net-rentable square footage. The list includes facility and brand owners, independents and property-management companies. The data also features contact information, expansion plans, and each