The competition is stiffer, but CubeSmart’s outlook just got a little rosier. The publicly traded storage company has sketched out a slightly more optimistic outlook for its financial performance in 2018. In an April 27 earnings call with Wall Street analysts, executives at the Malvern, PA-based self-storage REIT bumped up their forecast for two key…

Could the empty corner in your neighbor’s garage compete against the newly built self-storage facility off the interstate? The founders of a new startup and its new financial bakers definitely think so. Neighbor, a Salt Lake City, UT, company that matches people with spare space to rent out in their homes, garages or apartments with…

Bloomington, IN-based Storage Express bought a portfolio of 12 Storage General facilities in central Illinois from the Plummer family of RP Lumber Co. Inc., a home improvement and building materials retailer based in Edwardsville, IL. The purchase price wasn’t disclosed; the portfolio was listed at $13.75 million. The portfolio comprises 370,000 net rentable square feet…