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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Stortrack Launches Market-Inventory and Pricing-Alert Features for Self-Storage

Stortrack, a division of 365 Media Inc. that offers competitor-pricing data, market-analysis tools and first-stage due diligence to the self-storage industry, has added two new features to its online service: market inventory and alerts.

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5 Steps to Better Performance Reviews for Self-Storage Staff

Self-storage employees who have a clear and written account of their performance have a genuine opportunity to correct their behavior and succeed in your organization. Here are five steps to writing and delivering this documentation.  

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Strategic Storage Growth Trust Acquires Ground-Up Self-Storage Development in Pembroke Pines, FL

Update 2/5/18 – SSGT has formally acquired the newly constructed self-storage facility in Pembroke Pines. The SmartStop location is slightly smaller than originally announced, comprising 84,000 square feet in 870 units. The building configuration…

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Self-Storage Operator Lock+Store to Become Postal-Service Provider in Singapore

General Storage Co. Pte. Ltd. (GSC), which operates self-storage facilities in Singapore under the Lock+Store brand, will begin offering onsite postal service at all five locations beginning on May 3. Customers will be able to send packages via Ordinar…

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Self-Storage Variance Request Denied in Butte, MT

A variance request from self-storage developers Cathy Huffer and Gene Spolar was rejected last week by the Silver Bow County, Mont., Zoning Board. The developers had intended to construct a four-building facility on Continental Drive in Butte, Mont., b…

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Storage Development Partners Faces Potential Flooding at Desired Self-Storage Site in Waltham, MA

Storage Development Partners LLC (SDP), the self-storage development affiliate of Storage Pros Management LLC, has proposed a four-story facility for an area of Waltham, Mass., that has a history of flooding. The company intends to build a 121,000-squa…

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NYC Self Storage Convent LLC Buys West Harlem, NY, Facility for $48M

An unidentified firm tied with an entity of NYC Self Storage Convent LLC has purchased a facility in West Harlem, N.Y., for $48 million. The property was previously managed by Extra Space Storage Inc., a publicly traded self-storage real estate investm…

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Self-Storage Directory Acquires

Self-storage directory has purchased US Storage Search Inc., including its online directory, The two companies officially partnered in March 2011, and leaders from both firms have been involved of the websites since the…

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Creating a Robust Self-Storage Retail Store Inventory, Design and Displays

Self-storage operators can provide customers with a total solution to their packing, moving and storage needs by offering a robust retail store. These guidelines will help you create organized, well-stocked displays that keep customers coming back for …

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New Zealand Self-Storage Operator National Mini Storage Promotes Summer Business in Humorous Ad

This humorous spot from New Zealand self-storage operator National Mini Storage promotes summer business by playing on the memories attached to stored seasonal items. The creative ad includes memory flashbacks tied to a 35-millimeter camera, surfb…

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