In April, self-storage industry veteran Ben Carr joined self-storage owner and developer MCSS Development & Investment LLC as president. Six months later, in October, Carr has grabbed a new opportunity as president and chief investment officer at self-storage owner and developer Go Store It. In his new positions, Carr will manage Go Store It’s investment…

A real estate investment firm in Southern California has brought aboard a self-storage industry veteran to lead the formation of a storage portfolio comprising at least 100 facilities. James Hanrahan, former managing partner of Orange, CA-based RHW Capital Management Group LLC and former partner of RHW’s Store Here Self Storage Management LLC, recently joined The…

Phoenix, AZ-based U-Haul International Inc. purchased StorGard Self Storage in Buford, GA, for an undisclosed amount. The seller wasn’t identified. The purchase price wasn’t disclosed. The facility, at 3556 Buford Drive, offers 703 storage units. The square footage wasn’t available. Marcus & Millichap reports: Thomas Berlin and Zachary Munce of the company’s office in Detroit,…

Summer may be over, but the self-storage refinancing market remains hot. On Oct. 1, JLL Capital Markets said it secured a $87 million refinancing of a portfolio of 36 self-storage facilities on behalf of West Palm Beach, FL-based self-storage investment firm SROA Capital LLC. The five-year, interest-only 3.12 percent fixed-rate package came from several banks….

Memphis, TN-based Jernigan Capital Inc. purchased five self-storage facilities from Coconut Beach, FL-based MCSS Development & Investment LLC for an undisclosed amount. The CubeSmart-branded facilities are in Miami, FL, as well as the Miami suburbs of Coconut Grove, Pembroke Pines and Sweetwater. The facilities encompass 4,141 units in 367,088 rentable square feet. MCSS Development &…