News and Announcements

Tenant Inc Hummingbird

2 Apr, 2024

Tenant Launches One-Time Payment Link Option For Hummingbird

In a significant enhancement to customer payment experience and streamline of the payment processes, Tenant, Inc., a SaaS technology platform company...

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Central States Inc

2 Apr, 2024

Employee-Owned Central States Announces Two New Board Members

Central States, Inc., a leader in metal building components, roofing, structures, and buildings, has announced the appointment of Jigisha Desai and...

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access self storage

2 Apr, 2024

Access Self Storage Fills Unit With Chocolate Eggs For charity

UPDATE: April 2, 2024 Success! Access Self Storage, which launched its annual Easter Egg charity campaign about a month ago, has achieved it's...

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janus self storage lock

2 Apr, 2024

Janus International Group Announces New Internal, Hardwired Smart Lock

Janus International Group, Inc., a leading provider of cutting-edge access control technologies and building product solutions for the self-storage...

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Self Storage History

1 Apr, 2024

MSM Opens Online Magazine Archive: 43 Years of Self-Storage History

Modern Storage Media (MSM), the media company that publishes Messenger, the annual Self-Storage Almanac, and other well-respected industry...

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spartan investment group

1 Apr, 2024

Spartan investment Group Welcomes Two New Hires

Spartan Investment Group, a Colorado-based privately held real estate investment firm specializing in the self-storage industry, has announced that...

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unit connect self storage

29 Mar, 2024

swivl and Storagely Partner to launch Unit Connect Feature

The self-storage automation platform swivl has partnered with online self-storage rental system Storagely to introduce Unit Connect. This latest...

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Storelocal storage

28 Mar, 2024

Storelocal® Announces New Business Model for Self Storage Operators

Storelocal®, a membership organization dedicated to improving outcomes for self-storage operators, announced the launch of the Storelocal Storage...

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self storage law

28 Mar, 2024

Utah Senate Bill 265 Modifying self-storage legislation Signed

Senate Bill 265 (SB 265), which modifies Utah's self-storage legislation, has been signed by Governor Spencer Cox and will become effective May 1,...

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silver star self storage

28 Mar, 2024

Silver Star Shifts To Self-Storage; Subsidiary Files Chapter 11

As previously reported by MSM, Silver Star Properties REIT, Inc. is shifting its focus into the self-storage asset class. Hartman SPE, LLC...

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Storage Post Yankees Sponsorship

27 Mar, 2024

Storage Post Re-Teams with New York Yankees, Plans New Facilities

Storage Post Self Storage, which partnered with the New York Yankees for the first time last year, has renewed its commitment and will continue to be...

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self storage crime

27 Mar, 2024

Couple Arrested For multiple break-ins at smartStop facility

Although the SmartStop Self Storage located at 1931 Spartanburg Highway has suffered a series of setbacks lately, the good news is that all crimes...

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Blue self Storage

27 Mar, 2024

UK-Based Blue Self Storage Raises Funds For Cancer Charity

Wales-based Blue Self Storage, formerly Cardiff Self Storage, which provides container storage, has raised £20,000 (approximately $25,000 USD) for...

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go mini's storage

26 Mar, 2024

Go Mini’s Unveils New Website Designed to Improve User Experiences

Go Mini's, the portable storage franchise that offers containers for moving, storage, renovation, and restoration needs, has launched its revamped...

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storquest self storage

26 Mar, 2024

William Warren Group Report Highlights Environmental & Social Goals

William Warren Group (WWG), owner of the StorQuest Self Storage brand, rolled out its inaugural Impact Report, highlighting the company's...

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smartstop sponsorship

26 Mar, 2024

SmartStop Self Storage Sponsors Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

SmartStop Self Storage REIT, Inc. has announced its inaugural sponsorship of the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach taking place April 19-21, 2024 in...

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tenant inc

25 Mar, 2024

Tenant, Inc Awarded SOC Type 2 Data Security & Compliance Certification

Tenant, Inc., the vertical SaaS technology platform company offering a complete software ecosystem tailored to the self-storage industry, has...

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self storage theft

25 Mar, 2024

Self-Storage Thief Caught With $10K Worth of Items

It's been a good month for the apprehension of self-storage thieves thanks to the efforts of police and self-storage surveillance systems (last...

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22 Mar, 2024

20 Guitars Stolen From Storage Unit Recovered

A musician in Cobb County, Ga., is grateful to the local police department for recovering the 20 heirloom guitars that were stolen from his storage...

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northeast self storage expo

21 Mar, 2024

Few Sponsorships Remain for 2024 Northeast Storage Expo

As MSM previously reported, the 2024 Northeast Storage EXPO is being co-hosted by three associations covering five states. Originally hosted by the...

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self storage financing

20 Mar, 2024

PSRS Arranges Construction Loan for las vegas Facility

Pacific Southwest Realty Services (PSRS), one of the largest privately held commercial real estate finance companies in the western United States,...

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PTI Security Systems

19 Mar, 2024

PTI opens Center of Excellence, hosts Tech Days

PTI Security Systems, part of ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions and the global leader in self-storage access control technologies, held its inaugural Tech...

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smartstop self storage

19 Mar, 2024

SmartStop REIT Releases Q4 2023 Earnings Report

SmartStop Self Storage REIT, Inc., a self-managed and fully-integrated self storage company, has announced its overall results for Q4 2023.

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19 Mar, 2024

John Gilliland Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

John Gilliland, CEO of self-storage firm Investment Real Estate Group of Companies (IREGC), has been named the recipient of a 2024 Lifetime...

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Storage Trader

19 Mar, 2024

StorageTrader Launches Self-Storage Investment Platform

StorageTrader, the first fintech marketplace designed exclusively for the self-storage industry, has officially launched its real estate platform....

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self storage court

15 Mar, 2024

Denial of Self-Storage Permit Called an "Abuse of Power"

There have been numerous moratoriums proposed or placed on self-storage in the Northeast lately, but one denial in Bridgeport, Connecticut is being...

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