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self storage laws

12 Jul, 2024

CSSA Announces Legislative Updates Including Theft Reduction Act

CSSA has been involved with several organizations on key legislative issues. As CSSA Legislative & Legal Chair, Steve Mirabito says, “If you question...

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Movables Portable Storage

11 Jul, 2024

Movables Portable Storage Company Launches In Ontario, Canada

Movables has moved into Canada! The portable storage company, which provides deluxe container boxes to residents and businesses alike, celebrated its...

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Safstor investment fund

10 Jul, 2024

SAFStor Launches Investment Fund To Develop Three Facilities

SAFStor, a national self-storage developer founded in 2017, has launched its latest Regulation D 506(c) offering, SAFHarbor Opportunity Fund, LLC....

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public storage sustainability

9 Jul, 2024

Public Storage Releases New 2024 Sustainability Report Online

Public Storage today released its 2024 Sustainability Report. The report highlights the company's dedication to sustainability, while detailing...

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Lock+Store Packers Xpress

9 Jul, 2024

Lock+Store Malaysia Partners With Moving company Packers Xpress

Lock+Store Malaysia, a leading provider of self-storage solutions, is partnering with Malaysian moving company Packers Xpress. According to a press...

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SmartStop Theft

5 Jul, 2024

SmartStop Self Storage Burglar Caught In Ceiling And On Video

Here's a classic "Florida man" story. 34-year-old Tyvarius Tygwyan Straoudmattison had the bright idea to break into a SmartStop Self Storage...

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IREGC Ching

5 Jul, 2024

Self-Storage Firm IREGC's Ching Named A Woman of Influence

The Investment Real Estate Group of Companies (IREGC), which specializes in self-storage construction/management and operates the Moove In Self...

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STOREBOX LOVESPACE MERGER

3 Jul, 2024

Storebox and LOVESPACE Merge, form Spectrum Storage Group

The merger between Storebox and LOVESPACE has resulted in the creation of Spectrum Storage Group in the United Kingdom, with satellite operations in...

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Self-Storage Laws

3 Jul, 2024

Updates To Self-Storage Laws By State

Self-storage laws got an update yesterday in Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, and Virginia, coming on the heels of law updates in Maryland, Utah, and...

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OpenTech

2 Jul, 2024

OpenTech Expands Leadership Team, Promotes Others

OpenTech Alliance, the PropTech leader in self storage, has expanded its leadership team and today announced the promotion of four leaders...

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anne ballard

1 Jul, 2024

Celebrate “Hat Lady Month” in Honor of Anne Ballard

Modern Storage Media (MSM) and Universal Storage Group (USG) are proud to announce July as “Hats ON for the Hat Lady Month” in anticipation of her...

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self storage theft

28 Jun, 2024

Two Men Arrested For Midgard Self Storage Thefts

Two men have been arrested by the Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) in South Carolina, in connection with an estimated 70 to 90 unit...

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safelease self storage

27 Jun, 2024

SafeLease Launches Online Reputation Management Tool

SafeLease, a risk management provider for 1,800+ self-storage facilities, today launched SafeLease Reputation: A suite of tools to help self-storage...

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self-storage laws

27 Jun, 2024

New Self-Storage Legislation Now In Effect in D.C.

The Self Storage Association (SSA) has reported that new legislation took effect this month in Washington D.C., updating the district's self-storage...

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selfstoragebooker.com

27 Jun, 2024

Explorage Rebrands As SelfStorageBooker.com

UK-based Explorage, an online self-storage marketplace that allows consumers to comparison shop rates and services and reserve units online, has...

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varde self storage

24 Jun, 2024

Värde Provides $185 Million Refinancing

Värde Partners, a global alternative investment firm, has provided a $185 million loan for the refinancing of a multi-state self-storage portfolio to...

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Yard Self Storage

24 Jun, 2024

Premcor Directors Set Sights On Self-Storage Market

Directors of Premcor Estates, a privately owned commercial property development company, have begun supporting Yard Self Storage, a newly formed...

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self-storage fire

22 Jun, 2024

Man Sets Self-Storage Unit On Fire And Shoots Himself

“Shots have been fired,” came the emergency call yesterday morning from a SecurCare Self Storage in Amarillo, Texas.

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California TPA

21 Jun, 2024

California Rules on Taxpayer Protection Act

The Taxpayer Protection and Government Accountability Act (TPA) campaign issued the following statement from Rob Lapsley, president of the...

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California PAGA

21 Jun, 2024

California To Reform PAGA, Create A Better System

On June 19, the California Self Storage Association (CSSA) reported that the Fix PAGA coalition, which represents non-profits, social justice...

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self storage conversion

19 Jun, 2024

U-Haul Denied K-Mart Conversion in Illinois

City Council members in Rockford, Illinois have rejected a deal that would have allowed U-Haul to convert aformer Kmart, located at 5909 E. State...

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Secure Care Storage Fire

18 Jun, 2024

Firefighters Battle SecurCare Blaze in Colorado

TheColorado Springs Fire Departmentwas called to a SecurCare Self Storage on 2415 North Nevada Avenue around 3 a.m. Monday morning. Upon arriving,...

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West Coast Self-Storage Group

17 Jun, 2024

West Coast Self-Storage Group’s Portfolio Expands

West Coast Self-Storage Group, a self-storage property management company based in Everett, Wash., with a portfolio of 136 locations, has announced...

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U-haul storage

17 Jun, 2024

U-Haul Helps Florida Flood Victims

Seven U-Haul Companies across southern and central Florida are helping flood victims with 30 days of free storage services. The companies made the...

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nexpoint press release

17 Jun, 2024

NexPoint Launches Self-Storage DST Offering

NexPoint, a multibillion-dollar alternative investment firm, recently announced the launch of NexPoint Storage V DST, a Delaware Statutory Trust...

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