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Centershift in Salt Lake City Sponsors Local Chapter of Girl Develop It

by Holly Robinson February 13, 2014 5:30 PM
Based in Salt Lake City, Centershift, Inc., a cloud-based software and services provider to the self-storage industry, announced that it is a sponsor partner of the Salt Lake City chapter of Girl Develop It. Girl Develop It is an international organization that empowers women of different backgrounds around the world to learn how to develop software. [More]

Extra Space Storage (R) Announces New Board Member

by Kim Kilpatrick December 27, 2013 4:12 PM
Today, Self Storage Space, Inc. announced the appointment of Diane Olmstead to the Company’s Board of Directors. Her position will be effective January 1, 2014. She will join Kenneth Woolley, Anthony Fanticola, Hugh Horne, Spencer Kirk, Joseph Margolis, Roger Porte, and Fred Sokousen on the Board. [More]

Extra Space Storage Announces Changes

by Holly Robinson August 30, 2013 5:01 PM
Extra Space Storage Inc. has lots of news today! Changes in their management and new purchases of facilities.

They announced today that there will be a change in the company's management team. Effective December 31, 2013, Karl Haas, the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will retire. [More]

Extra Space Storage Earns an Award

by Kim Kilpatrick August 15, 2013 5:16 PM
A while back, a friend told me about an award that one of his co-workers received at his place of work. Management gave the person a leadership award and extolled him as a great leader. However, the rank and file workers who worked underneath him had a different perspective. None felt that he was a good leader. They all thought the award was ludicrous. To them, it was laughable that the fellow even received the leadership award. [More]

Self Storage News Roundup for June

by John Stevens June 12, 2013 8:19 PM
Extra Space Storage has recently expanded its holdings in Hawaii. They finalized the purchase of two self storage facilities. One is in Honolulu and one is in Central Oahu. These two facilities sold for $ 30 million and were purchased from Jupiter Holdings LLC, which is based in California. This increases Extra Space’s facilities to 7. Those facilities are on Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii Island. [More]

21st Century Self Storage to Get a New Website Design

by Winnie Hsiu January 9, 2013 6:48 PM
There has been a lot in the news lately about technology, social media, and search engine optimization for businesses. 21st Century Storage, based in Aspen, Colorado, is adding to that news. They recently hired MWI, a SEO and web design firm located in Salt Lake City, Utah, to redesign their website. MWI will also provide SEO and Internet marketing services to 21st Century Storage. [More]

A Vote of Confidence in Extra Space Storage

by Tony Gonzalez November 14, 2011 7:30 PM
Every business knows when they are doing a good job. There are indicators such as efficient and productive business processes, increased revenue, and positive feedback from satisfied customers. So it’s nice when you get a pat on the back for a job well done – especially when it comes in the form of a write-up in [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]

Extra Space Storage CEO Weighs in on Self Storage Strength

by John Stevens July 11, 2011 5:15 PM
Self storage is rocking the REIT world, and according to Spencer Kirk, chairman and CEO of Extra Space Storage (NYSE: EXR) there are many reasons to celebrate. Revenues in the sector are up, expenses are down, net operating income (NOI) is up and occupancy rates continue to climb. [More]

Extra Space Storage Issues Stock Over-Allotment Option and Declares Quarterly Dividend

by John Stevens May 25, 2011 11:29 AM
Extra Space Storage showed solid growth in its first quarter results and its common stock is selling strong with an over-allotment option being issued yesterday. The company has also announced a quarterly dividend of $0.14 per share on its common stock for the second quarter of 2011. [More]
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