Enter the lobby of the new StoreEase self-storage facility in Hoover, AL and you’ll receive an enthusiastic greeting from a human manger. But don’t expect to shake their hand. That’s because StoreEase facilities and its managers aren’t physically there. Instead they appear on large video screens equipped with cameras to welcome customers, answer questions and…

Looking for a recession-resistant place to put your money during these turbulent times? Better get in line. Recently two real estate funds announced that they had exceeded their fundraising goals, each closing with ten-figure sums with which to buy storage properties across the United States. Largest fund in self-storage history Saratoga Springs, NY-based Prime Group…

Storable, the leading technology company for self storage operators, and The William Warren Group (WWG), a privately held entrepreneurial real estate company that operates the StorQuest® Self Storage family of brands, announced today that they have entered into a Facility Management Software Development Agreement in order to co-develop and support customized facility management software and…

Where are the hottest markets for self-storage development? Three U.S. markets stood out when Union Realtime LLC of New York, NY released its study about who’s generating the most heat in self-storage these days: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas CBSA, with 7,698,747 square feet of self-storage development New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA CBSA with 14,777,229 square feet Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale,…