Over the last 15 years, a New York City-based firm has grown to become one of the most active storage developers in the city—responsible for more than 15 percent of the product (by square footage) currently being developed in that market. Founded in 2001, Madison Development has close to 600,000 square feet of self-storage space under development across five…

The William Warren Group is building an $11 million, 815-unit StorQuest facility in Denver, CO, according to the Colorado Real Estate Journal. It will be located at West Sixth Avenue and Kalamath Street and open by early September. The self-storage company already owns or manages a dozen self-storage facilities in Denver. Another 910 units are…

Extra Space Storage Inc. picked up a self-storage facility in Honolulu for $29 million. The Utah-based self-storage giant purchased Diamond Head Self Storage’s property at 633 Ahua St., according to public records as cited by Pacific Business News. With this buy, Extra Space Storage now has 12 facilities in Hawaii. It also recently formed a new business…

An iconic retail strip in Austin, TX is destined to become the site of a self-storage facility. Known by locals as Slackerville, the site is being sold by its longtime owner due to rising property taxes, according to the Austin-American Statesman. South Austin ‘Slackerville’ center clearing out for storage facility https://t.co/l2LJ5HaWTW pic.twitter.com/eY6kixoH6F — artsinaustin (@ArtsInAustin)…

The man who pioneered one of the country’s initial on-demand storage companies has shifted his focus to the technology behind the business. That means the storage companies that were once competitors of Boxbee are now its potential customers. Powered by Boxbee Recognizing opportunity, Boxbee founder and CEO Kristoph Matthews sold the full service storage side of its…

Developer Roy Carroll may be new to the storage industry, but he’s already smitten. The Greensboro, NC-based owner of Bee Safe Storage has plans to open one new storage facility a month over the near term. “We’re really putting the resources toward expanding this concept,” said Carroll, who also heads The Carroll Cos., a company…