Janus International Group, a manufacturer of doors and other products for self-storage and industrial facilities, has joined the small cadre of publicly traded companies in the self-storage industry. Janus’ stock started trading June 8 on the New York Stock Exchange. The stock opened the day at $14 per share and closed at $13.89 per share….

Climate change is driving extreme and aggressive weather patterns across the country and the world. 2020 witnessed a record of 22 separate billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in the United States alone. These increasingly common natural disasters threaten the safety and stability of individuals, communities, and businesses alike. They also pose a unique problem for…

SpareBox Storage, a Denver-based storage operator, purchased four stabilized facilities in Oklahoma and Florida. Purchased from multiple sellers, the additional properties brings SpareBox Storage’s total portfolio to include 41 stores in five states spanning more than two million square feet. The latest news follows the addition of 13 properties in South Carolina and Texas earlier…

For companies in the self-storage industry, your facility itself is probably one of your most significant assets. Unlike other industries that are considering going partly or wholly remote after the pandemic, the self storage industry will always need a large physical space to run its business. Therefore, it makes sense to continuously invest in the…

Stache, a company growing the sharing economy, is expanding its storage marketplace to Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh, and the Chapel Hill-Durham communities, building out its business in the Southeast region. Self-storage units are heavily used, with one in 10 American families renting space every year. Stache provides an alternative where people can share their excess space…

Studies have shown that a growing number of customers value the importance of sustainability when making purchasing decisions. According to a Nielsen survey, almost half of U.S shoppers are actually willing to alter their consumption habits if it helps the environment. This trend is especially important for self-storage companies across the United States. In particular,…

Storable, the parent company of SpareFoot, has acquired US Storage Search and its platforms, including Storage.com. Storable issued the following statement announcing the closing of the deal: Storable empowers storage owners through industry-leading technology in many ways, including generating rental reservations through our consumer marketplace, SpareFoot. Our ability to drive high quality reservations has just…

A topsy-turvy 2020 for the self-storage industry most definitely ended up on top in terms of rental prices for storage properties across the county. According to two industry research firms and other industry players, self-storage rental prices finished 2020 comfortably above price levels at the end of 2019, a highly unusual and unexpected year-end development…