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Amsdell plots conversion in Cleveland, sets sights on more acquisitions

Amsdell plots conversion in Cleveland, sets sights on more acquisitions

Alexander Harris December 19, 2013 1

There’s no place like home. Cleveland-based self-storage operator Compass Self Storage has inked a deal to develop its only hometown self-storage facility. Opening Set for Summer 2014 Compass, an affiliate of the Amsdell Companies,

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Self-Storage Conversions Open Doors to New Markets

Self-Storage Conversions Open Doors to New Markets

Beth Mattson-Teig September 19, 2013 2

Tackling a self-storage conversion project can be much harder than putting up a brand-new facility. Yet the challenges can be well worth the extra effort when it opens the door to urban markets. “What

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Self-Storage Facilities Add On-Site Business Ventures

Self-Storage Facilities Add On-Site Business Ventures

Beth Mattson-Teig July 31, 2013 1

Savvy self-storage operators always are on the lookout for ways to ramp up revenue, boost foot traffic and gain a competitive edge in a growing industry. Over the years, properties have dabbled in a

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Self-Storage Developers Face ‘Uphill Battle’ Against NIMBY Opponents

Self-Storage Developers Face ‘Uphill Battle’ Against NIMBY Opponents

Beth Mattson-Teig June 17, 2013 0

As construction activity rebounds, self-storage developers are facing a familiar but emboldened foe–neighborhood opposition. “Not in my backyard” (NIMBY) sentiments can present a formidable obstacle to new self-storage projects. “The opposition really hasn’t changed any

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