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Metro Self Storage in Halifax, CA,' Brings Home the Gold'

by Winnie Hsiu February 6, 2014 7:18 PM
Are you going to watch the 2014 Winter Olympics? I am. It’s truly amazing to see these athletes perform! From hockey, freestyle skiing, snowboarding, alpine skiing, luge, bobsled, and figure skating, viewers are sure to find an Olympic sport to enjoy watching. [More]

College Students Own and Run a Storage and Moving Company

by Kim Kilpatrick April 5, 2013 1:27 PM
On any university campus around the world, there are two things that you can always count on. Students always need jobs and students are always moving in and moving out in the spring and the fall.

Carlisle Norwood, a Dalhousie University student in Halifax Nova Scotia, recognized those two constant facts, which got his entrepreneurial spirit thinking. He saw a need on his campus so he started a business co-op project that provided storage and moving for students at his university. [More]

U.S. Self Storage Market Outpaces UK

by John Stevens May 26, 2011 8:01 AM
While the self storage industry remains robust in the United States, it is foundering in the UK. This is mostly due to a slump in England’s housing market that in turn affects moving companies which are tightly knit to the self storage industry. The UK company, Big Yellow Self Storage, said recovery in the sector was unlikely until the economy improves, bringing its shares down three percent. [More]