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Rooftop farm lands on St. Louis self-storage facility

Rooftop farm lands on St. Louis self-storage facility

Beth Mattson-Teig November 2, 2015 2

Wave Self Storage in downtown St. Louis has found a new way to cultivate extra revenue. The climate-controlled facility recently signed a new tenant that has transformed the rooftop on the two-story building into

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Thousands of RV owners evicted from Orange County storage facility

Thousands of RV owners evicted from Orange County storage facility

Emmet Pierce October 12, 2015 0

The race is on. About 2,000 RV owners have been notified by Flying Bull RV Storage in Irvine, CA that they must vacate the property by Jan. 31, triggering a rush to find available

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British company buying Inside Self-Storage owner Virgo

British company buying Inside Self-Storage owner Virgo

John Egan July 29, 2014 0

British publishing and events conglomerate Informa is buying Phoenix-based Virgo Publishing, owner of Inside Self-Storage magazine and the annual ISS trade show, for an undisclosed amount. John Siefert, CEO of Virgo, said in a

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Good news: The Storage Facilitator receives award for ‘Best Online Newsroom’

Good news: The Storage Facilitator receives award for ‘Best Online Newsroom’

John Egan June 24, 2014 0

The blog you’re reading right now, The Storage Facilitator, has earned a big honor in Ragan’s 2014 PR Daily Awards. The awards program recognizes PR and marketing excellence in the business, nonprofit and government sectors.

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Storage facility hit by dozens of suspected break-ins

Storage facility hit by dozens of suspected break-ins

John Egan June 16, 2014 1

Police in a suburb of Kansas City, MO, are investigating suspected break-ins at dozens of units at a Public Storage facility. Investigators in Raytown, MO, determined that 52 units were damaged over a two-day

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Whale of a situation: Real estate project hiding iconic marine-life mural at Boston facility

Whale of a situation: Real estate project hiding iconic marine-life mural at Boston facility

Jay Fitzgerald June 13, 2014 0

For years, Jamie Brown has found it easy to give customers directions to her Planet Self Storage facility in Boston’s South End. “I’ll say to them, ‘Hey, we’re the place with the huge killer-whales

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Guardian Storage grabs Business of the Year honor

Guardian Storage grabs Business of the Year honor

John Egan June 13, 2014 0

Guardian Storage, which operates 16 storage facilities in Colorado and Pennsylvania, has been named 2014 Independent Business of the Year in Superior, CO. The award recognizes a business with 25 employees or less that’s

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SpareFoot debuts blog for self-storage industry

SpareFoot debuts blog for self-storage industry

John Egan March 20, 2014 0

SelfStorage.com partner SpareFoot has rolled out a new blog devoted to news and analysis about the self-storage industry. The SpareFoot Storage Beat is a one-stop destination for information about what’s happening in the self-storage

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Public Storage Wins Bidding for Morningstar Portfolio

Public Storage Wins Bidding for Morningstar Portfolio

Beth Mattson-Teig September 24, 2013 0

Public Storage Inc., the country’s largest self-storage REIT, beat out a field of competing bidders for a 43-property self-storage portfolio owned jointly by Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC and Morningstar Properties LLC. The

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Self-Storage Resident Managers: Pros and Cons of a Fading Trend

Self-Storage Resident Managers: Pros and Cons of a Fading Trend

Nick DiUlio September 23, 2013 8

For many self-storage managers, one of the profession’s greatest perks is the ability to live on-site. It’s a common arrangement that not only provides customers with an added sense of security and convenience. But

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