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Storage Industry News – 2/19/14

By Weston Cooper, Storage.com PhoneSmart Sponsors “Toes for a Kure” Fundraiser PhoneSmart, a call center for over 100 self-storage facilities nationwide, will be raising money to benefit Kure-it Cancer Research at two upcoming industry conferences. During the Self Storage Association conference and the Inside Self Storage World expo, ...
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Storage Industry News – 2/18/2014

By Nick Bilava, Storage.com StorTrack LLC Launches New Services StorTrack, a startup from San Mateo, California, has launched a new service that provides storage operators with up-to-date pricing conditions and analytics in their area. The service is subscription-based. John Tilly, the general manager at StorTrack, said, “There is a ...
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Storage Industry News – 2/17/2014

Expert in Self-Storage Real Estate Coming to Pittsburgh February 18th Well-known expert in self-storage investment Scott Meyers will be the keynote speaker at the Pittsburgh Real Estate Investors Association meeting on February 18. Meyers will share his secrets on how he became a wealthy real estate investor ...
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Storage Industry News – 2/14/2014

GuardeAqui and Morgan Stanley Investment Group Team Up in Joint Venture Brazilian self-storage operator GuardeAqui announced on February 11 that they plan to join with Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners (AIP) in a joint venture to advance GuardeAqui’s platform. Morgan Stanley AIP joins Equity International, the ...
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Storage Industry News – 2/13/14

By Mike Jones, Storage.com Continued Growth in London Self-Storage Market UK-based Attic Self Storage has completed its renovation and refurbishment project at the company’s London facility. The project cost around £250,000 (about $415,000) and took over three months. The new facility added significant storage space and replaced old ...
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Storage Industry News – 2/12/2014

By Weston Cooper, Storage.com Buffalo Self-Storage Company Wins Expansion Approval Wrights Corners Self-Storage, owned by Gerald Tomaino and based out of Buffalo, NY, has won an approval to expand their building. Already 14,400 sq ft, Tomaino is now going to be able to add 10,000 more sq ft ...
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Storage Industry News – 2/11/2014

By Nick Bilava, Storage.com Bronx Borough President Hopes to Protect South Bronx Landmark Ruben Diaz, Jr., the Bronx borough president, is going to do "everything in his power" to keep a storage facility from being able to buy a landmark building in the South Bronx. The site in ...
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Storage Industry News – 2/10/2014

Employees at a Louisville storage facility are searching for the owner of a beautiful collection of WWII medals. Stephanie and David Kalbaugh work at Aladdin Self Storage and found the medals in August. They believe they were left behind when the facility was under different ...
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Storage Industry News – 2/7/2014

In this week's Storage Industry News: A mini-storage complex in Sarasota County sold today for $7.5 million dollars. Well-known Florida financiers Stanley B. Kane and Edward L. Kalin managed the facility, which was built in 2003. Interest in Florida storage is growing. Another self-storage building is in the ...
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Storage Industry News – 2/6/2014

By Mike Jones, Storage.com In today's storage industry news: U-Haul of North Philadelphia will be offering 30 days of free mini-storage and portable moving boxes to Northeastern and Southeastern Pennsylvania residents affected by the harsh winter storms that have hit the area. The recent storms have dropped ...
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Storage Industry News – 2/5/2014

By Weston Cooper, Storage.com Performance Plaza Storage in Mohave, Arizona has been sold for $1,125,000. This facility is located at 5630 S. Hwy. 95,, Fort Mohave, AZ 86426 and has 10 retail spaces in addition to the self-storage facility. The facility has 321 storage units plus parking ...
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Storage Industry News – 2/4/2014

Nick Bilava, Storage.com Rapid Self-Storage of Tulare, CA finished a year long project of remodeling their facility this past January. The facility, owned by the Fishback brothers, had stayed open during the duration of the remodel. The new look, brand new wrought iron fence, security cameras, ...
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Storage Industry News – 2/3/2014

A new storage facility could be going up soon in Midland, Michigan. The facility would be built by Rapanos Family LC. The plan is to have four buildings with a 166 total units.  The Midland City Council unanimously backed the site plan 8-0 and is going ...
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Storage Industry News – 1/31/2014

Though self-storage has been long popular in the U.S., the industry is just now taking off in London and growing rapidly throughout Britain. According to the Self Storage Association, storage capacity has grown by an astonishing 500% in 11 years with only 5 million square ...
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Storage Industry News – 1/30/2014

By Mike Jones, Storage.com Calling all Dallas Cowboys fans! Uncle Bob’s Self Storage will play host to star linebacker Sean Lee on Saturday, February 8th as he meets fans and signs autographs at the N. Richland Hills, TX facility. The meet-and-greet is a part of the Ultimate ...
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Storage Industry News – 1/29/2014

A bill has been introduced in Massachusetts that would require storage operators to keep an active registry of tenant information that would be subject to police inspection as well as other authorities. The bill would require storage operators in Massachusetts to have names, last-known addresses, ...
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