A rendering of a proposed Beyond Self Storage development. A rendering of a proposed Beyond Self Storage development.

A data-loving statistics guru is one factor behind NorthPoint Development’s push to fast become one of the nation’s major players in self-storage. The privately held Riverside, Missouri, company works in industrial properties, multifamily communities and senior living communities as well as self-storage. It has ambitious plans to have 13 self-storage facilities, which it calls Beyond…

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Colorado entrepreneur Devin Eldridge has unveiled a new peer-to-peer storage app, and he hopes to get self-storage operators on board as well. Stow, based in Fort Collins, envisions homeowners making extra income from a garage, basement, outbuilding, land or elsewhere on their property. “We want to prove it’s an effective way for people to find…

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Cameron Smith’s son is not yet 2 months old, but already has his first movie credit. His star turn just may help his parents grow their fledgling business, SquirrelBox Valet Storage, in Colorado and eventually in other states. Little Parker pops up 58 seconds into Smith’s upbeat, humorous presentation that won the $20,000 first prize in…

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Customer demand drove Terry Drayton to change the name of his pick-up-and-delivery storage company from “Storrage” to “Livible” about one year ago. But over the last three years since the company started, a lot more has changed besides the name. “Customers asked us to help them with much more than storage, so Storrage wasn’t a…

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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 new Lexington facility will be similar to other Bee Safe facilities. The new Lexington facility will be similar to other Bee Safe facilities.

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…