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Strategic Storage Trust II Acquires 11 Self Storage Facilities

By Alex Hassel, Storage.com Strategic Storage Trust II, Inc. (SST II), a public non-traded REIT sponsored by SmartStop Asset Management, LLC, is strengthening its presence in Maryland and Florida. The REIT has acquired a new self storage facility in Baltimore, as well as ten other facilities ...
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StorSmart Offers Free Moving and Storage for Domestic Violence Victims

By Alex Hassel, Storage.com There's new relief for domestic violence victims in Berrien County, Mich., StorSmart Self Storage has recently teamed up with the county’s Safe Shelter for Domestic Violence to offer free services for victims of domestic violence. Gil Logan, owner of four StorSmart locations in ...
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On-Site Manager Foils Self Storage Burglary

By Alex Hassel, Storage.com A self storage owner in Spring Township, Pa. has learned the true value of having an on-site manager, especially in the middle of the night. WFMZ-TV reports that two men are behind bars after allegedly burglarizing dozens of units at Stor4You Self Storage. The manager, ...
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U-Haul Self Storage Facility Uncovers Historic Ceiling Art

A U-Haul self storage facility in St. Louis, Mo., has quickly become a popular destination for the area’s art community. U-Haul Moving & Storage at Kingshighway reintroduced renowned sculptor Isamu Noguchi’s illuminated ceiling in the lobby of the building, a famed piece of modern art ...
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Top Self Storage Software Companies to Watch Through 2020

By Alex Hassel, Storage.com Technavio, a leading global technology research and advisory company, has its eye on software innovators in the self storage industry. The company recently released its list of the top five leading software vendors in the storage market between now and the year ...
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Preventing Crimes on Self Storage Properties

By Alex Hassel, Storage.com May 2016 has been a challenging month for several self storage operators across the country dealing with crime at their facilities. These aren’t the usual burglaries and break-ins either. In Evans, Colo., a man believed to be living in a self storage unit ...
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Houston-Based NewQuest Properties Joins Self Storage Industry

By Alex Hassel, Storage.com After working as a full-service commercial real estate company for the last 15 years, Houston-based NewQuest Properties is turning its attention now to the self storage industry. The company is launching a self storage development group to join the fast-growing industry. Its ...
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Theatre Company Out of London Brings Self Storage Stories to Life

By Alex Hassel, Storage.com For many people, self storage is a safe place to store belongings of emotional or nostalgic value while going through a difficult life transition. Dante or Die, a theatre company out of London that specializes in site-sensitive productions, is bringing these stories to life with its newest ...
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