The Brentwood Planning Commission in Tennessee has approved a site plan for a Bell Self-Storage facility of 100,000 square feet at 236 Wilson Pike Circle. Bell & Associates Construction is backing the project. It would the largest of seven self-storage facilities in Brentwood. The property previously was the site of Jim Johnson Landscaping. Source: Nashville…

A prolific developer in New York City, NY, is putting the brakes on new self-storage projects there after the city imposed what amounts to a freeze on self-storage development. Adam Gordon, president of New York City-based Madison Development LLC, told the SpareFoot Storage Beat that with opportunities in their home market now limited, he and…

Saratoga Springs, NY-based Prime Storage Group purchased a self-storage facility in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens, NY, for $94 million. The sellers were New York City, NY-based Madison Development LLC, which built the 173,990-square-foot facility, and a fund affiliated with Newark, NJ-based insurance giant Prudential Financial Inc., according to The Real Deal. The facility, at…

A Missouri-based real estate developer is going beyond its Midwestern roots to grow its self-storage brand. Currently, NorthPoint Development’s Beyond Self Storage brand operates three self-storage facilities. One facility is in the Kansas City, MO, suburb of Overland Park, KS, and the two other facilities are in St. Louis, MO, and the St. Louis suburb…

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For decades, U-Haul International Inc. has been in the mobility business. Now, it’s kicking its commitment to mobility into high gear. The Phoenix, AZ-based moving and self-storage company plans to build its first “smart mobility center” in Tallahassee, FL. It’ll be unlike any facility that U-Haul has ever developed. Elements of the mobility center will…