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Construction Limited, Demand Sustained by Job Gains

Construction Limited, Demand Sustained by Job Gains

Posted 08.07.2012 | Categories: Featured, Self Storage | No Comments

Modest improvements in the national economy will be sufficient to prompt households to migrate to major employment centers, driving uneven demand for self-storage space in the coming quarters.

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Self Storage: Amber Oak Storage & Square in Tehachapi, Calif., Sold for $2.8M

Posted 06.01.2011 | Categories: Self Storage | No Comments

Amber Oak Storage & Square sold for $2,835,000 million, or $36.94 per square foot.

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Self Storage: Hampshire Cos. to Open New Self-Storage Facility in Hackensack, N.J.

Posted 02.21.2011 | Categories: Self Storage | No Comments

Real estate firm The Hampshire Cos. is preparing to open a new 81,300-square-foot, 600-unit self-storage facility in Hackensack, N.J.

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Self Storage: Virtus buys two Memphis self-storage centers

Posted 02.21.2011 | Categories: Self Storage | No Comments

Virtus Real Estate has added to its Memphis portfolio, acquiring two more self-storage centers in the area for an undisclosed amount.

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Self Storage: Strategic Storage Trust Acquires 80 Percent of $37.6M Self-Storage Portfolio

Posted 02.21.2011 | Categories: Self Storage | No Comments

Strategic Storage Trust Inc., a publicly registered non-traded real estate investment trust focusing on self-storage, recently acquired more than an 80 percent interest in a 10-property portfolio worth nearly $37.6 million.

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Self Storage: Diversify Your Portfolio With a Self-Storage Leader

Posted 02.02.2011 | Categories: Self Storage | No Comments

Most investors have come to understand the critical role of diversifying asset strategies. In doing so, many investors have expanded into the “fourth asset class” ­called real estate.

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Self Storage: Mini-storage property sales remain elusive in Oklahoma

Posted 02.02.2011 | Categories: Self Storage | No Comments

Oklahoma self-storage property sales lagged in 2009 and 2010 as tight financing thwarted investors.

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Self-Storage Observations for 2011

Self-Storage Observations for 2011

Posted 02.01.2011 | Categories: Featured, Self Storage | No Comments

As with all real estate asset classes in recent years, the self-storage industry has experienced challenges to financing both for existing properties as well as sourcing funds for new projects. Developers who were ready to build suddenly found their funding resources dry up. In addition, a decade-long rapid-build phase had led to overbuilt markets, giving lenders yet another reason to pull the plug on self-storage lending.

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Self Storare: Virtus targets $150 million in self-storage purchases in 2011

Posted 12.31.2010 | Categories: Self Storage | No Comments

Virtus Real Estate, an Austin-based real estate private equity firm, plans to acquire about $150 million in self-storage properties in 2011 and start a new student housing fund, the company said in a news release.

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Self Storage: LifeStorage Opens Six New Self-Storage Facilities Across Chicagoland

Posted 12.13.2010 | Categories: Self Storage | No Comments

The company’s total number of stores in the region to 16.

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