Safari Energy and Extra Space Storage aren’t finished with installing solar-energy units at the self-storage firm’s properties across the country. The two companies recently announced that Safari Energy, a New York-based solar developer owned by PPL Corp., has now delivered more than 6.7 megawatts of commercial solar power capacity for Extra Space at 58 sites…

Raleigh, N.C. June 15, 2018 — SiteLink, the global leader in cloud-based software and payment processing for storage operations of all sizes, announces a new interactive site map, complete with 3D rotating views and website compatibility. The 3D Map is a major addition to myHub for the many users operating from tablets, often directly from…

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…

Some 73 million jobs could be eliminated through automation by the year 2030, according to a recent report from McKinsey. Advanced robotics and artificial intelligence threaten to slash work opportunities for everyone from insurance adjusters to fruit pickers. So, just how vulnerable are self-storage managers? Self-storage kiosks are not a new phenomenon – they have…