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Boasting a fireplace, walk-in closets, granite countertops and a mountain view, this isn’t your typical apartment for an on-site manager. Then again, Stephen Brendle isn’t your typical self-storage developer. Brendle is a newcomer to the world of self-storage, coming from 30-plus years as a developer of multifamily properties. A few years ago, he found himself…

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Selling tenant insurance provides extra income for self-storage operators, but doing so in some states might get you in trouble with state regulators. Only 16 states have laws that let self-storage operators obtain licenses to sell insurance policies to tenants, but the national Self Storage Association and its state counterparts are working to change that….

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Storage auction website operator TCL Media Group recently bought a new domain name designed to make it more competitive in the online auction industry. The Dallas-based company now operates OnlineStorageAuctions.com and has merged VirtualStorageAuction.com and StorageAuctionForums.com into the new website. “The domain itself was an incredible purchase,” said Travis Lane, principal of TCL Media Group….

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Explore some of the first-floor units of Downtown Storage in Huntsville, AL, and you won’t find bags of old clothes, carefully packed cardboard boxes or even haphazard piles of forgotten junk. Instead, you’ll find ambitious entrepreneurs selling everything from designer clothing and woodworking tools to artwork and goat cheese—all from 10×10 storage units. The retailers are…

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Self-storage operator StorageMart closed March 17 on the purchase of 18 facilities in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska from Wichita, KS-based Budget Storage Rental Spaces. The acquisition makes StorageMart the biggest self-storage operator in the Des Moines, IA, area. The 18-property portfolio gives Columbia, MO-based StorageMart an additional 8,573 storage units and 1.1 million square feet of…