Laptop & iPhone- Stuff in storage Laptop & iPhone- Stuff in storage

The following article is solely the opinion of the author. If you are interested in submitting an op/ed article for the Storage Beat, please contact editor@sparefoot.com. There is no doubt that “on demand” or “full service” storage is making waves within the storage industry, despite the lack of recognition from major self-storage operators. Top investment firms…

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Memphis-based self-storage construction lender Jernigan Capital announced that Kelly Luttrell has been promoted to the role of Chief Financial Officer effective May 3. Luttrell will replace William Drummond, who will serve as a consultant following his retirement. Luttrell joined Jernigan Capital as corporate controller in September of 2015. As CFO she will also hold the…

Charity-Storage Charity-Storage

Charity Storage was founded in 2012 by veteran self storage operators, Lance Watkins (StoreLocal, Storage Outlet) and Barry Hoeven (US Storage Centers, Westport Properties). The goal is to turn abandoned and donated goods into funds for charity through Charity Storage unit auctions. Since inception, Charity Storage has given back nearly $330,000 to over 220 local,…

Minneapolis Minnesota Minneapolis Minnesota

The following article represents the opinion of the author.  The self-storage industry may be cooling off in the top 10 MSAs across the country, but Minneapolis is just starting to heat up. Offers from the largest REITs have been accumulating quickly for Minneapolis and suburban facilities. CubeSmart, Extra Space Storage, and other national large operators are taking…