Winter Garden, FL-based iStorage recently purchased a pair of facilities in Northern California’s San Francisco Bay Area for a combined $31 million. Dean Keller, owner of Laguna Beach, CA-based Bancap Self Storage Group, brokered the deal. The two properties were sold by the Lafayette, CA-based owner who developed them. Coliseum Self Storage, at 5200 Coliseum…

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A new site has gone online for brokers to list self-storage properties and for buyers to find them. ListSelfStorage.com launched earlier this month with more than 100 listings. The site is operated by the Storage Business Owners Alliance, an industry-owned organization offering various services to the self-storage industry. Theresa Gallas, vice president of sales and marketing…

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Self-storage REIT Public Storage has hired Lily Yan Hughes (pictured at top) as its chief legal officer and corporate secretary. She replaces Steven Glick, who had held those positions since 2010. Hughes comes to the Glendale, CA-based REIT from Ingram Micro, where she was associate general counsel for corporate, M&A and finance, and was assistant corporate…