The unmanned model for self-storage sites brings up questions: Are owners of such facilities worried about theft and vandalism, and about frustrating customers that can’t find help behind a desk? The leaders at Red Dot Storage in Louisville, CO, answer with a resounding “no.” The unmanned model has worked well for the 2013 startup, which…

Garfield County commissioners want to do site visits before deciding about a proposal to build two self-storage facilities near Carbondale, CO. Blue Mountain Garfield LLC has proposed putting one of the facilities (three stories, 96,000 square feet) across from the Catherine’s Store Road at the intersection of Highway 82 and County road 100. The other…

They’re worried about appearances. Venture Storage Group LLC of North Carolina had hoped to invest more than $6.5 million to build an approximately 105,000-square-foot, three-story self-storage warehouse at South Peak on 3.1 acres near the intersection of Virginia 419 and U.S. 220, in Roanoke, VA. But the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 against…