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

Master These Twitter Dos and Don’ts to Benefit Your Self Storage Business

Via insideselfstorage.com As a microblogging social media service, Twitter averaged 300 million active users in 2016. While it may seem simple to send and read 140-character tweets as a way to connect with current and prospective customers, leveraging the platform effectively for your self-storage business requires understanding some basic do’s and don’ts. You can say a lot with just a …

Compass Self Storage Makes Ninth Acquisition Since Start of 2017

Compass Self Storage, a member  of the Amsdell family of companies, proudly announces the acquisition of a self storage center located at 9696 Virginia Parkwayin McKinney, TX. With the addition of this property, Compass Self Storage has six locations in the Greater Dallas/Ft. Worth market. This transaction marks the company’s ninth acquisition since January 1, […] The post Compass Self …

West Loop Self-Storage Assets Trade for $14M

The sale of the buildings, totaling 60,000 square feet, was mediated by SVN Chicago Commercial. Extra Space Storage occupies all three structures. SVN Chicago Commercial brokered the sale of three buildings in Chicago’s West Loop. The properties totaling 60,000 square feet traded for $13.5 million. Chad Schroedl, Drew Dillon and Scott Maesel of SVN arranged the deal. Read More>>Real Estate …

Strategic Storage Growth Trust, Inc. Acquires Self-Storage Portfolio

Strategic Storage Growth Trust, Inc. (“SSGT”), a public non-traded real estate investment trust sponsored by SmartStop Asset Management, LLC, announced today its acquisition of an 850-unit self-storage portfolio in Asheville, North Carolina for $10.25 million. The portfolio includes: 197 Deaverview Road, a 370-unit self-storage facility equipped with drive-up entrances, interior climate control, a gated fence […] Read More>>ministoragemessenger.com