As a marketer, business development executive, public speaker and author, Tron Jordheim has witnessed a lot during his nearly 20 years in the self-storage industry. Jordheim’s latest venture in self-storage: He and Store Here Self Storage recently formed Self Storage Strategies, a consulting firm serving independent self-storage owners, operators and investors. The SpareFoot Storage Beat…

Beyond Self Storage at Sterling Heights, MI, held a grand-opening ceremony Aug. 15. The-three-story facility began operating last March. It has 740 climate-controlled units, 12 parking spaces and 114,238 square feet. It’s located at 6263 18 1/2 Mile Road. Planned A three-story, 106,455-square-foot, 889-unit SAFStor self-storage facility will be built near Atlantic Station in Atlanta,…

A three-facility portfolio of Franklin Self Storage facilities in El Paso, TX, has a new owner. The buyer, a California-based private equity group, wasn’t identified. John Owens and Steve Gooch of KW Commercial Self Storage Advisors in Lubbock, TX, represented the seller, Franklin Self Storage LLC. The purchase price wasn’t disclosed. The portfolio comprises 1,769…

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Sylios Corp. has sought riches in oil and natural gas exploration and in the burgeoning cannabis industry. Now it sees riches in self-storage. A St. Petersburgh-based holding company run by a former hedge-fund operator, Sylios has announced that it’s currently developing the first of a handful of self-storage facilities in the southeastern region of the…

Katy, TX-based Pinnacle Storage Properties purchased five self-storage facilities in the Pacific Northwest through a joint venture with a business called CFJ LLC. The sellers weren’t identified. The purchase prices weren’t disclosed. The facilities are: Sherlock Storage and Gold Street Storage, both in Centralia, WA. Three Titan Self Storage facilities in Kelso, WA; Roseburg, OR;…

My Neighborhood Storage Center of Magnolia, which will have 700 climate-controlled units, is part of an under-construction mixed-used, retail development in downtown Orlando, FL. Liberty Investment Partners Inc., working with private investors, is developing the three-story property, which will include six retail spaces with a total of 15,000 square feet, a restaurant and drive-thru. It…

Doorage, the Chicago valet storage company started only two years ago, has announced it has launched a nationwide pickup-and-delivery service via a “national warehouse system” that it recently established in key markets around the country. Recently operating in only three Midwest cities, Doorage has been beta testing its nationwide pick-up-and-delivery system over the past four…

The two-facility East Self Storage portfolio in West Columbia, SC, has changed hands. Michael Morrison of Hilton Head Island, SC-based Midcoast Properties Inc. handled the deal. The buyer and seller weren’t identified. The purchase price wasn’t disclosed. The facilities, at 3943 Platt Springs Road and 1351 Lake Dogwood Drive, offer a combined 337 units across…

A three-story, 84,000-square-foot self-storage building has been proposed for a project that also would include a Putt-Putt Fun Center at 2200 Eubanks Road in Chapel Hill, NC. The latter could include mini golf, laser tag, bumper cars, an arcade inside a 16,000-square-foot building, a go-kart track and batting cages. The self-storage building would need a…