Lincolnwood, IL Bans Self Storage Development for a Year

By Alex Hassel, The self storage market isn’t getting much of a welcome in Northern Illinois. The Chicago Tribune reports that Lincolnwood lawmakers announced a yearlong ban of any new self storage development in the municipality’s commercial zoning districts. This comes after a proposal to ...
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William Warren Group Brings Four Self Storage Developments to Denver

By Alex Hassel, William Warren Group Inc. (WWG), a self storage development, acquisition, and management company based in Santa Monica, Calif., is making big moves in Denver, Colo. The Colorado Real Estate Journal reports that WWG has two developments under construction in the city and ...
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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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Historic ceiling in U-Haul Moving & Storage at Kingshighway facility
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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Blueprints of commercial real estate buildings
Houston-Based NewQuest Properties Joins Self Storage Industry

By Alex Hassel, 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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Mockup of Baranof Holdings' Glenwood Ave Self Storage building
Baranof Holdings Makes Big Leap Into Self Storage

By Alex Hassel, Baranof Holdings, a Dallas-based developer, has eight different self storage properties in various levels of development. This is the organization’s first move into the self storage industry. “Superior fundamentals in the space that are not found in any other property type,” says Andy ...
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Skyline shot of Charlotte, NC
Taylor/Theus Making Big Move in Charlotte Self Storage Market

Around 400,000 square feet of self storage is on its way to Charlotte, N.C. The Charlotte Business Journal reports that Taylor/Theus Holdings Inc., has four storage projects under construction. The first is an expansion of an existing storage facility at 3308 South Blvd., which will double the facility's 65,000-square-foot space. New ...
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Clutter co-founders Ari Mir (left) and Brian Thomas (right)
Clutter Expands On-Demand Storage Service with $20 Million Fund

By Alex Hassel, On-demand storage services continue to spread across the United States. Most recently, Los Angeles-based Clutter announced that it raised $20 million from Sequoia Capital for its Series B fund. This is happening after Sequoia just led Clutter’s $9 million Series A fund ...
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Model of a storage facility owned by The Jenkins Organization
The Jenkins Organization Invests $169 Million in Minnesota and Texas Markets

By Alex Hassel, News Reporter, The Jenkins Organization is turning heads in the Minnesota and Texas self storage markets. The company recently announced one self storage development and two storage facility acquisitions in Minneapolis, as well as 15 developments and five acquisitions throughout Texas. Based in Houston, ...
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