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Self Storage Industry the Theater's Latest Muse

by Tony Gonzalez September 16, 2011 5:20 PM
For thespians, inspiration can come from any of a wide variety of things. It can be a fond memory from childhood, the plight of an oppressed people, the love of the game (any game), or even something as simple as a self storage unit. [More]

Hurricane Irene Affects ExtraSpace Storage -- and the Stock Market

by Holly Robinson August 29, 2011 3:12 PM
Extra Space Storage spokesman, Clint Halverson, reported that approximately one-third of their properties and customers were located in areas hit by Hurricane Irene. It is too early just yet to tell the extent of the damage done to any of their storage facilities. [More]

Is there Reason for Concern in the Self Storage Industry?

by Kim Kilpatrick August 12, 2011 5:02 PM
Investing money is always a rather tenuous undertaking. The notion of turning whatever sum of money you have into something much larger is enticing to even the most skeptical investor. However, when the economy is poor and the stock market experiences major disruptions like it did recently, one has to wonder if you money is safe anywhere. [More]

Extra Space Storage Taking Another Step Toward Eco-Friendly Initiatives

by John Stevens August 4, 2011 9:15 AM
Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE: EXR) announced they have joined the well-known Energy Star program as a partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, working to improve energy efficiency and fight climate change through a strategic, corporate energy management program that will enhance the organization's financial health and help preserve the environment for future generations. This development follows a recent similar endeavor by the company to embark on a solar initiative to install 100,000 solar panels in facilities across the country during the next five years at the rate of 20,000 panels per year. [More]

Extra Space Storage Stock Upgraded As Second Quarter Results Shine

by John Stevens August 2, 2011 8:39 AM
Having just released its second quarter results showing about 22 percent year-over-year growth, Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE: EXR) has been upgraded to "buy" status as rated by TheStreet, a leading digital financial media company. [More]

Self Storage Industry an Industry in Transition

by Tony Gonzalez August 1, 2011 1:40 PM
Over the last 15 years, the self storage industry has grown by approximately 65 percent; a rate of growth that is respectable for any industry. However, the rate of growth in new facilities has reduced dramatically over the last four years. Last year there were less than 250 new facilities constructed. [More]

Extra Space Storage Leads the Way in Solar Energy

by Tony Gonzalez July 29, 2011 1:36 PM
Extra Space Storage, the second largest operator of self storage companies in the United States with over 850 facilities in 34 states, has embarked on a solar initiative on a scale that is unheard of in the self storage industry. [More]

Second Quarter 2011 Operating Results Released for Extra Space Storage

by John Stevens July 29, 2011 11:36 AM
Continuing to show strong growth, Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE: EXR), a leading operator of self storage properties in the United States, announced operating results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011. [More]

Extra Space Storage to Hold Conference Call Outlining Second Quarter Results

by John Stevens July 19, 2011 9:45 AM
Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE: EXR) exhibited solid growth in its first quarter results and looks to report continued success for the second quarter. The company will release financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2011 on Thursday, July 28, 2011 after the market closes. [More]

Extra Space Storage Expands Its Management Holdings

by John Stevens July 15, 2011 10:28 AM
Extra Space Storage Inc. is continuing to build its strength in the marketplace and recently announced it has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of W. P. Carey & Co. LLC to assume management of 19 self storage assets recently purchased by CPA®:17 - Global, one of W. P. Carey's publicly held non-traded REIT affiliates. [More]
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