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Self Storage in the News

by Winnie Hsiu October 16, 2013 8:56 PM
Today, I’m going to share several short snippets of self storage news.

Helping animal shelters is a community service that many self storage facilities assist with and support. Guardian Self Storage in Tuckahoe, New Jersey, will host an animal adoption day this coming Saturday October 19. It will be held at Guardian Self Storage located at 1420 Rte. 50 in Tuckahoe. [More]

In the Self Storage News

by Winnie Hsiu September 25, 2013 8:59 PM
It’s totally amazing all of the activities in the self storage industry. All of these happenings indicate that the industry is strong, vibrant, and growing. Here are three news items across the United States that are examples of what is going on.

First, a Charolotte-based self storage company bought a storage facility in Virginia-Highland. (Virginia-Highland is a neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia, that was named after the intersection of two streets Virginia Avenue and North Highland Avenue. That is the heart of a busy commercial center of the neighborhood.) The facility was purchased for $6.1 million dollars. [More]

Lackland Self Storage Meets Resistance to Proposed New Facility

by Winnie Hsiu September 12, 2013 3:54 PM
It's raining in Colorado. Over the last 24 hours they have been inundated with rain. Boulder got 9 inches. Louisville got 6.6. Estes Park got 5 inches. Rain is expected to continue through Friday. Roads are closed. Schools are closed. People have been ordered to evacuate some of the areas. Flash flood warnings are out in many areas.

Rain and flooding is also a concern for citizens in the Fair Lawn and Saddle Brook, New Jersey - and for Lackland Self Storage. [More]

Red Bank Self Storage Stores Books for Charity

by Winnie Hsiu August 28, 2013 9:13 PM
Sometimes people think that they don’t make a difference in society, that they are significant, and that they don’t have any influence whatsoever. But that’s not true. One person CAN make a difference in society. Take Kyra Citron for instance. [More]

Freehold Township in New Jersey Discusses Regulating Portable Storage Containers

by Tony Gonzalez August 21, 2013 9:02 PM
Everyone has heard the saying “One man’s treasure is another man’s trash.” This saying makes a point that what is valuable to one person might not be valuable to the next. This principle can be applied to many other situations. One of those situations concerns portable storage units. [More]

Compass Self Storage Adds to Its Portfolio

by Holly Robinson April 10, 2013 7:04 PM
Compass Self Storage, LLC, is at it again. It is projected that they will continue along in this same manner in the foreseeable future. And what is it that they are doing again? Why growing, that’s what – and growing at a remarkable rate.

The company has recently purchased a self storage property in Memphis, Tennessee, at 6780 Country Park Drive. [More]

Westy Self Storage Supports Senior Gala

by Kim Kilpatrick March 21, 2013 4:43 PM
Graduation for seniors in high school is a big event. Many high schools provide the graduates with fun graduation activities after the graduation ceremonies area over. Westy Self Storage in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, is helping Ramsey High School with their upcoming senior gala by donating storage space for all of the gala materials. [More]

Storage Post Self Storage in New Jersey Helps with Coat Drive

by Winnie Hsiu November 19, 2012 1:38 PM
Storm Sandy filled homes, roads, and cars with sand and water. The water is gone but the sand remains. Homes were destroyed or seriously damaged. Now, soggy belongings, garbage, and debris that used to be furniture are piled high in city streets. And winter is relentlessly marching in. [More]

Fort Knox Self Storage Works with RECAP to Bring Thanksgiving Dinner to People

by John Stevens November 16, 2012 1:05 PM
In President Lyndon Johnson's State of the Union address in 1964, he declared an unconditional war on America's poverty. He challenged citizens to step up and do what they could to help out. A group of concerned people in Orange County, New York, decided to act on Johnson's plea and in 1965 they formed the Regional Economic Community Action Program (RECAP). Their mission was to mobilize and coordinate public and private resources to fill the needs of low-income people within the county. [More]

Self Storage News Roundup

by Tony Gonzalez November 6, 2012 4:02 PM
Today is an important day in the news. Not only is it election day here in the United States, there is a lot of action going on in the self storage industry. Here's a roundup of only three items in today's news. [More]
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