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Planned The owners of the Dash’s supermarket chain in Buffalo, NY has returned to the city’s planning board with a revised plan to convert a former store at 400 Kenmore Avenue (pictured above) into a self-storage facility, according to the Buffalo Business Journal. The original plan called for a conversion of the store and construction…

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Austin, TX-based World Class Capital Group has purchased a trio of properties in Mississippi. Uncle Bob’s Self Storage was managing the properties, which will now be rebranded under the Great Value Storage brand. “This acquisition expands the Great Value Storage brand, and gives us a new footprint in the southeast,” said Nate Paul, president and…

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Planned and proposed The developers of Patriot Self-Storage in Leesburg, VA are seeking a rezoning that will let them build a pair of five-story buildings instead of three-story ones. While the planning commission recommended the rezoning, the town council sided with local residents opposed to the height change at a recent public hearing, reports Leesburg…

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Malvern, PA-based CubeSmart LP purchased the 100,000-square-foot facility at 300 Game Preserve Road in Gaithersburg, MD for $17 million. The facility (pictured above) was sold by an entity named Travis Avenue Self Storage LLC. The facility operated under the name Self Storage Zone and opened in 2009. Other transactions: Austin, TX-based A-A-A Storage acquired Cowboy…

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Columbia, MO-based self-storage operator StorageMart is merging its third-party call center subsidiary PhoneSmart with self-storage technology company OpenTech Alliance. The move comes after the departure of PhoneSmart’s longtime head, Tron Jordheim. “We salute Tron’s creativity and wish him the best in his future endeavors,” said StorageMart president Cris Burnam in a statement. PhoneSmart’s third-party call…

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This week the SpareFoot Storage Beat identified 10 self-storage developments projects across the U.S. that are either planned, under construction or recently completed. These projects combined will bring more than 650,000 million square feet of new rental supply to the sector. Planned Chaska, MN-based Premier Storage has proposed acquiring The Rush, a country music nightclub…