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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Self-Storage Firms Lend a Helping Hand to Hurricane Harvey Victims

Update 9/5/17 – Connecticut-based Westy Self Storage and online storage marketplace SpareFoot have also announced programs to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey.Lockaway Storage, Metro Storage LLC and U-Haul International Inc. are among the self-…

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Self-Storage Firm Investment Real Estate LLC Hires General Accountant

Investment Real Estate LLC (IRE), a property-management and consulting firm serving the self-storage industry, has hired Elaine Scott as general accountant and Anna Hartman as property accountant.

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Self-Storage Marketplace SpareFoot Gets Creative With Pumped-Up Brockwell Family Ad

Online self-storage marketplace SpareFoot is back with another creative spot to promote its services to consumers. This short video introduces viewers to the Brockwells, an over-the-top weightlifting family, which has no use for books and chooses …

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Update 9/5/17 – In addition to its new facility in Millsboro, also completed an expansion of its facility at 1685 S. State St. in Dover, Del. Completed last month, the addition includes two single-story, climate-controlled buildings…

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Real Estate Roundup: Self-Storage Transactions August 2017

Self-storage properties are constantly changing hands, and Inside Self-Storage is regularly notified of these market transactions. Many are covered in detail on the ISS website and available for viewing on the “Real Estate” topics page. Fol…

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Tenant Property Protection Appoints Self-Storage, Insurance Veterans to Board of Directors

Tenant Property Protection (TPP), a Peoria, Ariz.-based company that partners with self-storage operators nationwide to provide protection of tenant goods, has expanded its board of directors with the appointments of Troy Bix, a 30-plus year veteran of…

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Storage Express Acquires, Remodels Centerville, IN, Self-Storage Facility

Storage Express, which operates 93 self-storage locations in five states, has completed renovations on the former Maxx Self Storage, which it recently acquired in Centerville, Ind. The facility at 1183 Airport Road comprises 25,000 rentable square feet…

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Employee Requests for Medical Leave: Self-Storage Owner Rights and Obligations

There are several laws that come into play when a self-storage employee seeks medical leave. The following is a summary of what employers must consider when evaluating staff requests for time off.

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Frome Self Storage of Somerset, England, Sponsors Lego-Themed Charity Event

Frome Self Storage of Frome, Somerset, England, is sponsoring a Lego-themed charity event next month to benefit Time is Precious, an organization that raises funds for local children’s hospitals. “Time for Bricks” will be held Sept. 1…

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Former Hermans Building Becomes StorageHub Self-Storage Facility in Rock Island, IL

A building that housed the original Herman’s Inc. custom-apparel business has been converted and re-opened as a StorageHub self-storage facility in Rock Island, Ill. Owned by the Segal Family, the property at 2820 Blackhawk Road is the first clim…

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