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Industry News

Sep 18, 2019
Update 9/18/19 – With a 6-3 vote, the town council approved to annex the Peach Orchard Plaza site on West Coleman Boulevard at Broadway Street. The property had been classified as a “doughnut hole,” land surrounded by town limits but not in the munic
Sep 18, 2019
Extra Space Storage Inc., a self-storage real estate investment trust (REIT) and third-party management company, has partnered with Western Governors University (WGU) to develop an education program designed to help its employees earn a bachelor’s de
Sep 17, 2019
One of the most difficult tasks when building a new self-storage facility is determining the right unit mix. There’s simply no magic formula or combination that will work in every market. An abundance of any one size or a mix of the wrong sizes could
Sep 17, 2019
Big Yellow Self Storage of Chester, Cheshire, England, a member of the Big Yellow Group PLC family of storage properties, is providing free storage space to the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) of Dorin Park School, to support its fundraising activit
Sep 17, 2019
A man suffered non-life-threatening injuries on Sunday after being shot in the neck and back while visiting a Public Storage facility in Geneva, Ill. The 30-year-old victim was taken to Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital, where he was still being
Sep 17, 2019
U.K. self-storage operator Safestore Holdings PLC has released its financial statement for the third quarter of its 2019 fiscal year, which ended July 31. The company experienced growth in revenue and occupancy for most of its operating portfolio in
Sep 17, 2019
Commercial real estate firm Marcus & Millichap has released its semi-annual national self-storage report for the second half of 2019. The four-page PDF offers analytical insight on a national and regional level. Produced by the firm’s National Se
Sep 17, 2019
The Self Storage Summit, Nov. 19-21, is a free, online education and networking event including sessions on a variety of topics and opportunities to interact virtually with industry experts and peers. Inside Self-Storage is the platinum sponsor for this o…
Sep 15, 2019
When considering a call center to help maximize the profitability of your self-storage business, there are three key elements to keep in mind: integration, automation and reporting.
Sep 13, 2019
Every self-storage professional should aim to be a lifelong learner. Not only are there numerous benefits to continuing education, there are also many avenues to obtaining more knowledge.
Sep 13, 2019
Inside Self-Storage has signed on as the platinum sponsor for The Self Storage Summit, a new online conference providing free education to industry professionals. Taking place Nov. 19-21, the event will include dozens of presentations from experts on
Sep 13, 2019
StorageMart, which operates more than 200 self-storage properties across Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States, launched several new athletic and charity partnerships for the 2019 football season. The company will sponsor athletic programs
Sep 13, 2019
Officials in St. Louis Park, Minn., are working on changes to the city’s comprehensive plan and zoning ordinance that would define self-storage as a conditional, permitted use within industrial parks and general industrial-zoning districts but preven
Sep 13, 2019
More and more consumers want a self-service option from the companies they patronize, including self-storage facilities. When implemented properly, a kiosk can act as an extension of your management office and staff, increasing revenue, reducing costs and…
Sep 12, 2019
The global self-storage development pipeline continues to be extremely dynamic. Inside Self-Storage regularly covers new projects being planned and approved as well as zoning and other municipal issues. Following is activity taking place in September

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Sep 18, 2019
Update 9/18/19 – With a 6-3 vote, the town council approved to annex the Peach Orchard Plaza site on West Coleman Boulevard at Broadway Street. The property had been classified as a “doughnut hole,” land surrounded by town limits but not in the munic
Sep 18, 2019
Extra Space Storage Inc., a self-storage real estate investment trust (REIT) and third-party management company, has partnered with Western Governors University (WGU) to develop an education program designed to help its employees earn a bachelor’s de
Sep 17, 2019
One of the most difficult tasks when building a new self-storage facility is determining the right unit mix. There’s simply no magic formula or combination that will work in every market. An abundance of any one size or a mix of the wrong sizes could

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