News and Announcements

SmartStop

26 Feb, 2024

SmartStop Enters Into Credit Facility with a syndicate of banks

SmartStop Self Storage REIT, Inc. has entered into an amended and restated multi-currency revolving credit facility of up to $650 million with a...

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Life Storage Sale

26 Feb, 2024

ERI Sells Facility To Heitman Capital Management

According to Keen-Summit Capital Partners, which brokered the sale, Equity Resource Investments (ERI) has sold its 1,378-unit, Life Storage-branded...

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23 Feb, 2024

PTI Launches ProEdge Bluetooth Smart Latch

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

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self storage theft

22 Feb, 2024

police Searching for cubeSmart appliance thieves

Two men accused of breaking into aCubeSmart Self Storageunit and stealing appliances have yet to be caught, according to Cleveland, Ohio police....

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self storage construction

22 Feb, 2024

Latest Yardi Forecast Suggests New Near-Term Supply

Yardi® Matrix's Q1 2024 Self Storage Supply Forecast suggests an expansion in near-term supply, while the coming years will show a decrease.

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alaska self storage

21 Feb, 2024

Alaska Self Storage Lien Bill Approved, Moves to House floor

Currently, the state of Alaska does not have an official law, code, or statute for liens on self-service storage facilities. This may be changing.

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StorageMart charity

20 Feb, 2024

StorageMart Continues support of Big brothers big sisters of america

StorageMart continues to show its support for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America with the help of their partners, the Kansas Jayhawks men's and...

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boxwell rollup doors

20 Feb, 2024

Boxwell Product Line Expansion Includes Roll Up Doors

Boxwell has announced a product line expansion which will now include roll up doors.

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WP Carey U-Haul

19 Feb, 2024

W.P. Carey Begins Selling 78 Self-Storage Facilities to U-Haul Affiliates

Last week, W.P. Carey Inc., a prominent net lease REIT, began selling 78 self-storage facilities valued at approximately $465 Million to U-Haul,...

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SmartBox Storage

19 Feb, 2024

SmartBox Storage Announces Expansion Into Dubai–United Arab Emirates

SmartBox Storage, the leading privately owned self-storage company in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has announced it plans to expand its services...

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TNSSA

18 Feb, 2024

Tennessee Self Storage Association Recognizes Chimane Boyd

The Tennessee Self Storage Association recently recognized Chimane Boyd for her exceptional contributions that have enhanced the performance and...

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go mini's

17 Feb, 2024

Go Mini's Announces Expansion Plans in texas Markets

Go Mini's, the portable storage franchise that offers containers for moving, storage, renovation, and restoration needs, is entering the Dallas and...

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self storage technology

16 Feb, 2024

92% of Storage Owners Believe Technology Is Key, SpareBox Survey Shows

More than 90% of self-storage owners, operators and managers agree that new technologies in their industry will make their jobs easier and their...

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shurgard pickens deal

15 Feb, 2024

Dechert Advises Shurgard on Acquisition of Pickens Self-Storage in Germany

Dechert, a global law firm and counsel to asset managers, financial institutions, and corporations, is advising Shurgard on its acquisition of...

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absolute storage management

14 Feb, 2024

Absolute Storage Management Releases Year-End Review

Absolute Storage Management (Absolute) has announced its operating results for the three months and year ended Dec. 31, 2023.

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SBA Florida

13 Feb, 2024

Florida SBA, Heitman Capital Form Investment Venture

Florida State Board of Administration (SBA) has committed $300 million to a newly created investment venture with Heitman Capital Management....

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self storage flood

12 Feb, 2024

California Residents return to flood-damaged storage units

Almost three weeks ago, flash floods inundated homes and overturned cars in San Diego as torrential rain swept through a large swath of the U.S. Now,...

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self storage Q&A

12 Feb, 2024

Live Self-Storage Q&A Events with jim ross & jim mooney jr Scheduled

Jim Ross & Jim Mooney Jr, who have held numerous live Q&A sessions, have announced follow-up sessions. These live Q&A dive into the depths of the...

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12 Feb, 2024

Self Storage Hawai’i unConference Announces Pitch Contest for New Tech

The Self Storage Hawai’i unConference, a premier gathering for industry leaders and innovators, has announced its Proptech and Greentech Startup...

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self storage retail

9 Feb, 2024

Starbucks the Latest Retailer To Share Space in Storage Development

A new self-storage facility in Yonkers is adding Starbucks to its growing list of retailers operating in its shared space. The five-story...

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storage auction app

9 Feb, 2024

OpenTech Alliance Launches StorageTreasures Storage Auction App

OpenTech Alliance, the PropTech leader in self storage and managing owner ofStorageTreasures, is excited to announce the launch of the...

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Arco Self Storage

9 Feb, 2024

ARCO Design-Build Construction Expands Focus on the Self-Storage Industry

In response to growing market demands, ARCO Design/Build (ARCO) industrial design and construction services is expanding its national footprint in...

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green space

9 Feb, 2024

SLI Capital & Madison Capital to Purchase Controlling Interest in Green Space

SLI Capital CEO Bryan Kane and Madison Capital CEO Ryan Hanks announced today that their firms have purchased a controlling interest in Green Space,...

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8 Feb, 2024

More Than 100 Firefighters Respond to Fire at Texas CubeSmart [VIDEO]

More than 100 firefighters responded to the scene of a CubeSmart self-storage facility fire in Spring, Texas on Thursday morning. According to...

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anne ballard self storage

7 Feb, 2024

Industry Icon Anne Ballard Prepares for Retirement, Final Speaking engagements

This year marks a significant and poignant moment as Anne Ballard, known worldwide as "The Hat Lady," steps away from the speaking circuit and at...

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