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Metro Self Storage Builds New Facility in Brooklyn

By Alex Hassel, As crowded as it is in New York City, it's no easy feat to build a brand new self storage facility. But Metro Self Storage recently announced that it's done exactly that. The state-of-the-art storage development in the Sheepshead Bay neighborhood of ...
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Strategic Storage Trust II Acquires 11 Self Storage Facilities

By Alex Hassel, 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, 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, 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, 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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