A recently formed self-storage developer, Baranof Holdings, is coming out of the gates with four self-storage projects currently under construction and another four projects in the wings. The Dallas-based company raised equity for the projects via a fund advised by Crow Holdings Capital-Real Estate. Baranof is sponsored by Value Acquisition Fund The group’s first four…

A new crop of full-service companies is looking to revolutionize storage in urban markets, but CubeSmart CEO Christopher Marr doesn’t seem to be too concerned. “We are skeptical of the long term competitive nature of that as it relates to self-storage,” Marr said during the company’s quarterly earnings conference call. Full-service storage companies offer pick…