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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Get in the Spotlight: Finding Media Opportunities for Your Self-Storage Facility

Creating a brand and buzz around your self-storage facility can be difficult. However, thanks to the Internet and online publications, generating content and finding placement to spotlight your storage business is now easier than ever. By knowing some …

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SmartStop to Build Athletic Complex and Self-Storage Facility in Ladera Ranch, CA

Update 7/1/15 – SmartStop has broken ground on its $35 million Ladera Sports Center project. The multi-use complex, which is expected to open next summer, is being constructed on the “last available land approved for development in Ladera R…

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Self-Storage REIT Public Storage Plans Development on Controversial Seattle Property

Public Storage Inc., a self-storage real estate investment trust (REIT), recently acquired a bank-owned, 1.3-acre property in Seattle for $3 million. The REIT intends to build a six-story facility comprising 218,500 square feet of storage space in near…

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Byrds Mini Storage Owners Buy Self-Storage Facility in Pinson, AL, for $1M

Mark and Calvin Byrd, owners of Byrds Mini Storage, which operates one self-storage facility in Alabama and seven in Georgia, recently purchased Safeguard Storage in Pinson, Ala., for $1 million. The property at 6401 Old Springville Road, Suite 137, co…

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CubeSmart Buys Signature Self Storage in Boynton Beach, FL, for $10.5M

CubeSmart, a publicly traded self-storage real estate investment trust (REIT), has acquired the former Signature Self Storage in Boynton Beach, Fla., for $10.5 million, or $142 per square foot. The property at 7960 Venture Center Way was owned by Herbe…

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