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Tips For Building A Self Storage Unit

by Kim Kilpatrick October 25, 2011 10:50 PM
Larry Haug is an expert when it comes to the mini-storage business. Not only has he built plenty of them, he also owns them. He is the owner of his own construction company, Haug Steel Construction, based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He is also the owner of 250 mini-storage units. [More]

U-Store-It to Undergo Name Change and Rebranding

by Tony Gonzalez September 8, 2011 9:34 AM
Homeowners are familiar with kitchen maker-overs. They take a room that is functional but doesn't meet their needs and remodel it so that it becomes their dream kitchen -- a showcase room that with up-to-date features and is a delight to use. In the storage world, U-Store-It is undergoing a make-over that will turn that business into an up-to-date one that is a delight for customers to use. [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]
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