Self-storage developers in Denver, CO, already were dealing with a report that claimed the city is saturated with self-storage facilities. Now, the Denver City Council has tightened building restrictions on storage facilities with an unanimous May 20 vote to ban the construction of self-storage facilities within one-quarter mile of any RTD (Regional Transportation District) light-rail…

Hines, which is best known for office projects and large mixed-use developments, will build several self-storage projects in Arizona. Potential locations include Tempe, Litchfield Park, Surprise, Scottsdale and Glendale. The company also is set to begin construction on Val Vista Self Storage, a 75,000-square-foot, approximately 510-unit site in Gilbert, AZ. It’s expected to be ready…