A rendering of one of TD Self Storage's initial projects in Greenville, SC A rendering of one of TD Self Storage's initial projects in Greenville, SC

A regional hotel development and management corporation in the Southeast is the latest player to jump into the booming self-storage market, aiming to one day own more than 100 storage facilities. JHM Hotel Group, a Greenville, SC-based hotel and restaurant company, recently formed TD Self Storage Enterprise LLC and already owns five new self-storage facilities…

Taylor/Theus is currently building this facility in Charlotte, NC Taylor/Theus is currently building this facility in Charlotte, NC

In just 10 years, Columbia, SC-based Taylor/Theus Holdings Inc. has become a regional player in self-storage. Walter Taylor and Bill Theus have been partners in commercial, residential and multifamily ventures for 30 years. In 2007, they began targeting the self-storage sector by converting a vacant Target store in Columbia into a self-storage facility with 75,000…

Customers can rent a storage unit using an Advanced Kiosk interface. Customers can rent a storage unit using an Advanced Kiosk interface.

A North Carolina-based company is raising up to $10 million to acquire self-storage facilities and convert them into fully automated, unmanned operations. Raleigh-based 10 Federal Storage said their acquisition fund will focus on acquiring ‘mom & pop’ operated facilities located throughout the Southeast, with a concentration in North Carolina. The company started raising money in…

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For StorageMart CEO Mike Burnam, growth is all about reaching “critical mass” and “playing Monopoly.” In existing markets, the Columbia, MO-based self-storage owner and operator seeks to grow by increasing “critical mass” in existing markets via acquisition or development, Burnam said. Among the existing markets where StorageMart wants to keep “filling in the blanks,” he…

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…