News and Announcements

self storage locks

16 Apr, 2024

Onity Adds Sensor Integration to passport self-storage smart locks

Onity, which provides electronic access solutions and mobile credentialing to a variety of industries including self storage, has announced that it ...

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self storage bomb scare

15 Apr, 2024

Area Evacuated Due To Bomb Scare At Self-Storage Facility

Police were called to the scene of a self-storage facility in West Warwick, Rhode Island this past Friday for what turned out to be a false alarm.

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storage boom software

12 Apr, 2024

Self-Storage Platform Storage Boom Launches

Storage Boom, a new software product designed for the growing needs of the storage facility industry, including self-storage, RV, and portable...

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shurgard self storage

11 Apr, 2024

Shurgard Buying Self-Storage Rival Lok'nStore

European self-storage company Shurgard has agreed to buy UK rival Lok'nStore in an all-cash deal worth £378 million ($474 million) to expand in...

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10 Federal Self Storage

11 Apr, 2024

10 Federal Storage Exceeds $100M Fundraising Goal

10 Federal has proudly announced a significant achievement in its latest capital-raising endeavor, having exceeded a$100 millionfundraising goal in...

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u-haul self storage

11 Apr, 2024

U-Haul Assists Tornado and Flood Victims in Southern Louisiana

U-Haul® is offering 30 days of free self-storage to residents impacted by the tornadoes and flooding affecting much of southernLouisiana, including...

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extra space storage

11 Apr, 2024

Extra Space Adds Facilities To OpenTech Auction Review Service

OpenTech Alliance recently announced the sizeable expansion of its agreement to provide Auction Review Services (ARS) to Extra Space Storage. This...

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Self Storage Law

9 Apr, 2024

Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Bust, $40K At Ohio Storage Facility

A traffic stop has led to the discovery of suspected cocaine and heroin and more than $42,000 in cash in a Kettering, Ohio storage unit.

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XPS SOlutions

8 Apr, 2024

XPS Solutions announces new service integration for Sentinel Systems clients

XPS Solutions, recognized as the first and leading contact center in the self-storage sector, has consistently prioritized product enhancement and...

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self storage fire

6 Apr, 2024

Arsonist Targets ClimaStor Self Storage in Louisiana

A ClimaStor Self Storage facility located at the corner of Perkins Road and Essen Lane in Baton Rouge, La., was intentionally set on fire,...

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Self Storage Planning

6 Apr, 2024

Florida Self Storage Project Faces Planning Board Scrutiny

A proposed downtown mixed-use development that includes self-storage, the Lofts of Southbank in Jacksonville, Fl, is facing scrutiny from the staff...

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U-Haul Storage

6 Apr, 2024

U-Haul Helps Tornado Victims in Georgia

Following severe weather earlier this week that left approximately 1,700 homes without power, U-Haul Moving & Storage of Conyers is offering 30 days...

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6 Apr, 2024

Devon Self Storage Awarded Contract for GA Facility

Devon Self Storage, part of The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc., has been awarded the property management contract for a self-storage...

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6 Apr, 2024

Easy Stop Storage Using StorageDefender Smart Units

For a number of years, Easy Stop Storage, a regional storage solutions provider with 25 locations across four states, had been dealing with the...

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SmartStop Self Storage

3 Apr, 2024

SmartStop Celebrates Sustainability Milestone

SmartStop Self Storage REIT, Inc., a self-managed and fully integrated self-storage company, announced today a significant milestone in its...

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self storage security

3 Apr, 2024

Storage Facility Receives Seven Burglary Calls in March; 30 In The Past Year

A string of break-ins have been plaguing Otter Self Storage on Oro Blanco Drive in East Colorado Springs. In the most recent incident, tenant Dwyane...

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self storage buyers

2 Apr, 2024

Self Storage Cash Buyers Buying Distressed Facilities

Self Storage Cash Buyers has announced its commitment to purchasing distressed self-storage facilities throughout the United States. This initiative...

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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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