Former WP Carey director launches new $300 million fund – SpareFoot (blog)

Former WP Carey director launches new $300 million fundBacked by $300 million in equity, a new self-storage investment firm whose entire team came from industry heavyweight W.P. Carey is poised to wrap up its first acquisition. Former WP Carey director launches new $300 million fund – SpareFoot (blog) thumbnail courtesy of sparefoot.com

Self Storage Group (SELF) Declares $0.065 Quarterly Dividend; 5.1% Yield

Get the Pulse of the Market with StreetInsider.com’s Pulse Picks. Get your Free Trial here. Self Storage Group (NASDAQ: SELF) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.065 per share, or $0.26 annualized. Self Storage Group (SELF) Declares $0.065 Quarterly Dividend; 5.1% Yield thumbnail courtesy of streetinsider.com

Self-storage market to become ‘big trend’ in major Chinese cities, say real estate fund managers – South China Morning Post

Self-storage market to become ‘big trend’ in major Chinese cities, say real estate fund managersRapid urbanisation and the growth of online retailing in China’s big cities have begun to spur demand for a sophisticated form of mini self-storage geared towards the tech savvy user, according to private equity real estate fund InfraRed NF Investment Self-storage market to become ‘big trend’ …

Self-storage market to become ‘big trend’ in major Chinese cities, say real estate fund managers

Rapid urbanisation and the growth of online retailing in China’s big cities have begun to spur demand for a sophisticated form of mini self-storage geared towards the tech savvy user, according to private equity real estate fund InfraRed NF Investment Self-storage market to become ‘big trend’ in major Chinese cities, say real estate fund managers thumbnail courtesy of biv.com

Peter’s Take: No to Self-Storage Use Of Buck Property – ARL now

Peter’s Take: No to Self-Storage Use Of Buck PropertyPeter’s Take is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in this column are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of ARLnow.com. Peter’s Take: No to Self-Storage Use Of Buck Property – ARL now thumbnail courtesy of arlnow.com

Global Self Storage Announces Second Quarter 2017 Dividend

NEW YORK, June 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The board of directors of Global Self Storage, Inc. (NASDAQ:SELF), a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns and operates self storage facilities, has declared a cash dividend of $0. Global Self Storage Announces Second Quarter 2017 Dividend thumbnail courtesy of nasdaq.com

Entering the Self-Storage Market: 8 Questions to Ask Before You Build – Inside Self-Storage (blog)

Entering the Self-Storage Market: 8 Questions to Ask Before You BuildInside SelfAs the self-storage real estate market tightens and acquisitions become harder to find at the right price, many owners and investors are looking at new development. This can be overwhelming, especially for someone new to the industry. Entering the Self-Storage Market: 8 Questions to Ask Before You Build – …

Kiosks 101: Using Self-Service Technology in Self-Storage

Via insideselfstorage.com Kiosks are a self-service technology. What does that mean, and how can it improve a self-storage business? Kiosks are now being used for a variety of tasks in many industries including healthcare, churches, human resources and, of course, self-storage. They can serve as a map, point-of-sale device, registrar, donation center and billpay station. Self-service technology makes a business …

Self-storage startup Trove launches to move your stuff for you

Via businessinsider.com Trove co-founders Michael Pao and Jon Perlow Trove Uber transformed the taxi industry by making it easy to hail a ride with the touch of a button. Now, an early Uber employee wants to apply the same idea of making it more convenient and affordable to a market that is typically neither: self-storage. On Tuesday, Michael Pao is launching Trove …

Self Storage A Better CMBS Bet!

Via sparefoot.com The delinquency rate for US commercial real estate loans in CMBS has been inching upwards but the self-storage sector makes up only a small percentage of those loans, industry experts say. Overall, the delinquency rate for commercial-backed securities climbed six basis points in in March to 5.37 percent, according to Trepp‘s most recent CMBS Delinquency Report. This marked …

Self-Storage Technology and Regulatory Compliance: Laws for a Digital Age

Via insideselfstorage.com  For seasoned self-storage veterans, walking around an industry tradeshow can be pretty eye-opening. Over the last few years, operators who were used to the brick-and-mortar simplicities of the business have witnessed a technological revolution. The list of advancements has lengthened as established vendors have created new tools and new entrepreneurs have entered the market with creative products, changing …

National Storage Affiliates: Self-Storage REIT Gem Raises Dividend 8.3%, Mr. Market Ignores It – Seeking Alpha

Stock ObserverNational Storage Affiliates: Self-Storage REIT Gem Raises Dividend 8.3%, Mr. Market Ignores ItSelf-storage REITs have been surprisingly weak the past 12 months, with one notable exception National Storage Affiliates Trust. National Storage Affiliates: Self-Storage REIT Gem Raises Dividend 8.3%, Mr. Market Ignores It – Seeking Alpha thumbnail courtesy of seekingalpha.com