Contributing Editors

Things Are Looking Up Down Under for TaxiBox Mobile Self Storage

by Holly Robinson May 30, 2013 1:53 PM
Before they started their business in Australia, Ben Cohn and Jeremy Rosen had never driven a truck or a forklift. They were used to working in executive offices wearing suits and ties instead of in working in warehouses wearing Levis and hoodies. They weren't used to managing older staff members and didn't have any experience in the self storage industry. (Rosen was a former investment banker and Cohn had worked in property investment.) [More]

Smartbox Storage Opens a New Facility in Australia

by Winnie Hsiu May 9, 2012 9:47 AM
Smartbox storage recently opened a new 2,000 square-meter secure storage facility in Braeside, Australia, which is a suburb of Melbourne. Smartbox, a locally owned company which also has a facility in Sydney, expanded their services to Braeside because of the growing demand for their mobile storage units. [More]

Companies Seek Storage in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia

by Kim Kilpatrick April 12, 2010 9:31 AM
Industry experts are predicting a shortage of storage space for manufacturers and retail businesses in the Australian cities of Sydney and Melbourne in the coming months. Both cities experienced high levels of container imports in February -- import levels that were more in line with what used to be considered normal in pre-recession Australia. For Sydney, February was the fifth straight month of record imports, according to Saturday's Sydney Morning Herald. And in Melbourne, imports have just begun to reach the level they were at prior to the onset of the global financial crisis. [More]