Bolstered by self-storage veteran Hugh Horne, a new joint venture aims to create a national portfolio of storage facilities over the next several years. HPI Horne Storage, a collaboration between Austin, TX-based Horne Partners LLC and Austin-based HPI Real Estate Services & Investments, already has six self-storage facilities underway. The first three are under construction…

Raleigh, N.C. June 15, 2018 — SiteLink, the global leader in cloud-based software and payment processing for storage operations of all sizes, announces a new interactive site map, complete with 3D rotating views and website compatibility. The 3D Map is a major addition to myHub for the many users operating from tablets, often directly from…

Saratoga Springs, NY-based Prime Group Holdings LLC bought a South Carolina portfolio of four Monster Self Storage facilities from an unidentified seller for an undisclosed amount. The four facilities encompass 2,353 units with more than 326,000 gross square feet. The facilities are located as follows: 2248 N. Main St. in Summerville, SC 2711 Woodruff Road…

WCSS Vashon Island 516 LLC, an affiliate of Everett, WA-based West Coast Self-Storage Group LLC, purchased Island Security Self Storage in Vashon, WA, from Vashon-based Point Robinson Properties LLC for $9 million. The facility is at 10015 SW 178th St. The amount of square footage and number of units weren’t available. Mike Patterson of Commercial Realty…

PTI Security Systems has rolled out a new security-and-access technology product that it says will go a long way towards the eventual automation of numerous other functions at self-storage facilities. Earlier this month, the Arizona-based PTI, which provides both hardware and software products tied to self-storage access and security, released its new “PTI Core,” described…