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Bliss Edwards promoted to Executive Vice President as SmartStop Self Storage continues to expand its Canadian presence

LADERA RANCH, Calif., Jan. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartStop Self Storage REIT, Inc. ("SmartStop" or the "Company") today announced that Bliss Edwards will be promoted to Executive Vice President—Canada, effective immediately. The promotion follows SmartStop's continued expansion in the region, as well as Edwards' ongoing contributions to the Company's growing joint venture with SmartCentres in Toronto....
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Storage Exchange Launches Real Estate Brokerage Platform for Self-Storage

Storage Exchange has launched an interactive website for buyers, sellers and brokers of self-storage real estate. The platform leverages the power of data aggregation, empirical analysis and “right-sized fees” to maximize value for users through enhanced visibility and transaction efficiency, according to a press release. The new offering gives registered...
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Marcus & Millichap Hires Self Storage VP in Philadelphia

With 16 years of experience in the self storage sector, Kevin Bledsoe has taken part in the sale of more than 100 assets valued at over $400 million. Marcus & Millichap has hired Kevin Bledsoe to serve as first vice president of investments in its Philadelphia office. Bledsoe brings 16...
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Self-Storage Supplier Janus to List on NYSE Via Merger With Juniper Industrial Holdings

Janus International, a global manufacturer and supplier of building components and security technology for the self-storage industry, will go public after a planned merger with Juniper Industrial Holdings Inc., a publicly listed special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC). Janus will continue to operate under its brand name and be listed on the...
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Self-Storage Real Estate Firm Marcus & Millichap Acquires LMI Capital

Marcus & Millichap (M&M), a commercial real estate investment services firm with offices in Canada and the United States, has acquired LMI Capital, a Houston-based firm that arranges debt and equity capital for hospitality, industrial, mixed-use, multi-family, office, retail and self-storage properties. A 10-person team including LMI Capital Principals Brandon...
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Self-Storage Door Maker Janus International To Go Public In $1.9 Billion SPAC Merger

Janus International, the leading global provider of building solutions and access control technologies for the self-storage and other industrial sectors, is adding to 2020’s growing list of companies planning to go public in deals with blank check companies. With an expected pro forma enterprise valuation of $1.9 billion, the Temple,...
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StorCo Self Storage Converts Large Retail Superstore into a Smart Storage Facility with Noke® Smart Locks

With Technology and Customer Experience at the Center of Their Growth Strategy, StorCo Self Storage Converts Large Retail Superstore into a Smart Storage Facility with Noke® Smart Locks StorCo completes $7.5 million conversion project in O’Fallon, MO with Noke Smart Entry by Janus International TEMPLE, GA, JANUARY 4, 2021 –...
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Extra Space Storage Employees Donate over 91,000 meals to Utah Food Bank

Extra Space Storage Employees Donate over 91,000 meals to Utah Food Bank Salt Lake City Team Exceeds Goal in Virtual Food Drive, donating $22,000 SALT LAKE CITY (December 22, 2020) – Extra Space Storage employees at the Salt Lake City headquarters joined together to participate in a Virtual Food Drive...
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Leading Self-Storage And Industrial Provider To Go Public In Yet Another 2020 SPAC Merger

(Janus International CEO Ramey Jackson) Janus International, the leading global provider of building solutions and access control technologies for the self-storage and other industrial sectors, is adding to 2020’s growing list of companies planning to go public in deals with blank check companies. With an expected pro forma enterprise valuation of...
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EQT Is in Talks For Stake in Storable at $2 Billion Value

European private equity firm EQT AB announced it would buy a majority stake in Storable in a deal that people familiar with the matter said valued the U.S. software maker at roughly $2 billion, including debt. An announcement Wednesday confirmed an earlier Bloomberg report. Cove Hill Partners, Storable’s private equity owner, will retain a minority stake in...
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National Storage Affiliates Trust Announces Addition of New PRO

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- National Storage Affiliates Trust (NYSE: NSA), today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to add Blue Sky Self Storage (“Blue Sky”), a strategic partnership between Argus Professional Storage Management and GYS Development LLC, as a Participating Regional Operator (PRO). Blue Sky and its affiliates...
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Roof Mart Made Right Announcement

Sun Prairie, WI (December 14, 2020) - Trachte Building Systems, Inc. is very pleased to announce the acquisition of three related businesses located in Vernon, Alabama: Roof Mart, LLC, Made Right, LLC, and Metal Land, LLC. This acquisition will provide Trachte Building Systems with a new operating platform that will...
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CAPCO’S ANNUAL TOY DRIVE WRAPPED UP

CAPCO’S ANNUAL TOY DRIVE WRAPPED UP Capco wrapped up their annual Angel Tree toy drive benefiting the Salvation Army at the beginning of December. The Angel Tree program aims to ensure that all of San Antonio’s children have a gift underneath their tree on Christmas morning and has become an...
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The Building and Roll-up Door Experts at Janus International Announce the Expansion of Product Offering to Include a Full-Line of Rolling Steel Doors

Janus International Expands Product Offering to Include a Full-Line of Rolling Steel Doors Temple, GA, December, 9, 2020– Janus International Group (“Janus”), the leading global manufacturer and supplier of turn-key self-storage, commercial and industrial building solutions, today announced the expansion of product offering to include a full-line of rolling steel...
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New 2021 CSSA Officers and Board of Directors

Meet your 2021 Officers and Board of Directors Your Returning CSSA Board of Directors Introducing Your Two New CSSA Board Members For the CSSA Board of Directors complete list, photos, and contact information, please visit our website at https://californiaselfstorage.org/Board-Organization.
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The Aussie business taking its own action against China

Kennards Self Storage CEO Sam Kennard is encouraging Aussie businesses to follow in their footsteps and move away from Chinese suppliers   He told Ben Fordham they’re looking in other markets such as Taiwan, Singapore or Korea. “We’re open-minded. “If our friends in China aren’t going to be friendly to...
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Maple Row Real Estate Advisors Launches into the Self Storage Industry

Altamonte Springs, FL, Release: December 2, 2020. For Immediate Release After 8 years of private consulting for commercial developers, primarily focused in self storage, owner Rob DaRos has officially launched Maple Row Real Estate Advisors, LLC. Located in Westchester County, New York, Rob has served clients in various states including...
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Wentworth Property Company Revitalizes an Aging Facility with MASS Relocatable Storage Units by Janus International

TEMPLE, GA, NOVEMBER 30, 2020 – Janus International Group (“Janus”), the leading global manufacturer and supplier of turn-key building solutions and new technology for the self-storage industry, announces Wentworth Property Company’s renovation and expansion with MASS relocatable self-storage units. Eager to expand its presence in an established market, Wentworth Property...
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National Storage Adopts Industry Leading AI Pricing Software

Partnership with US-Based Prorize Expected to Optimize Revenue, Improve Customer Experience National Storage recently announced the successful deployment of a new revenue management system at all of its 190+ locations. Aptly named Self Storage Revenue Optimizer (SSRO), the enterprise software was developed by Prorize, an award-winning US-based company that specializes...
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SpareBox Storage Implements Self Storage Manager Across Multiple Locations in Amarillo, TX

BLUE BELL, Pa. (PRWEB) November 23, 2020 E-SoftSys, Total Solutions Provider for the self storage industry and developer of Self Storage Manager, today announced that their client SpareBox Storage has implemented Self Storage Manager across its portfolio of 10 locations in Amarillo, Texas. SpareBox also plans on rolling out Self...
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NexPoint Completes Acquisition of Jernigan Capital, Outlines Growth Plan for NexPoint Storage Platform

DALLAS, Nov. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NexPoint Advisors, L.P. (together with its affiliates "NexPoint") announced today the completion of NexPoint's previously announced acquisition of Jernigan Capital, Inc. ("JCAP") in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $900 million, including debt and preferred stock to be assumed or refinanced. JCAP will change...
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With Noke Smart Locks at the Center of Their Growth Strategy, Green Storage Opens Their Fourth Facility in Sweden in Less Than 14 Months

With Noke Smart Locks at the Center of Their Growth Strategy, Green Storage Opens Their Fourth Facility in Sweden in Less Than 14 Months Green Storage Opens Fourth Smart Storage Facility in Sweden with Nokē Smart Entry by Janus International TEMPLE, GA, NOVEMBER 9, 2020 – Janus International Group (“Janus”),...
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Jernigan Capital, Inc. Shareholders Approve Acquisition by Nexpoint

10/26/2020 NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jernigan Capital, Inc. (NYSE: JCAP) (“Jernigan” or the “Company”) announced that its shareholders approved the acquisition of Jernigan by affiliates of NexPoint Advisors, L.P. (“NexPoint”) at its special meeting of stockholders held earlier today. Shares representing approximately 77.67% of the Company outstanding stock voted at the...
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NATIONAL MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION SERVICE OFFERS SELF STORAGE DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROGRAM

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation), one of the nation’s leading providers of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services, is pleased to announce that it has created a customized program for the resolution of self-storage disputes. NAM’s Self-Storage Industry Dispute Resolution program is focused on providing arbitration services specifically to self-storage operators...
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Arizona Self-Storage Association announces new leadership, board members for 2021

PHOENIX, ARIZ. (Oct. 20, 2020) – Arizona Self-Storage Association (AZSA), the trade association that represents the self-storage industry in Arizona, recently announced new leadership and two new board members for 2021. AZSA’s new leadership comprises Diane Gibson, Cox Armored Mini Storage Management, President; Jeff Gorden, Eagle Commercial Realty Services, Vice...
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Press Release: New G5 Uber Leasing® 3.0 Simplifies Online Self Storage Leasing with 3-Step Process

BEND, Ore. – October 20, 2020 – G5, the leader in self storage marketing optimization, announces the launch of G5 Uber Leasing® 3.0, an online leasing product that allows self storage shoppers to select a unit, pay, and sign a lease with an easy 3-step process. Operators using G5 Uber...
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CallPotential and Self Storage Manager Announce New Integration that Unlocks Powerful Technology with Property Management and Communication Software Integration

Self-Storage operators will benefit from the seamless integration of a leading provider of management software and a best-in-class communication system Blue Bell, PA/ Naperville, IL October 15, 2020, CallPotential, an omni-channel communication platform and best-in-class CRM, and E-SoftSys LLC, a leading provider of property management software for the self-storage industry...
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StorageMart Welcomes New Partners

Largest privately held company in self-storage industry welcomes GIC, Cascade Investment, and others as co-owners StorageMart, the largest privately owned self-storage company in the world, today announced that GIC, along with Cascade Investment, L.L.C. and other investors joined majority owner E. Stanley Kroenke and the Burnam Family as partners in...
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Absolute Storage Management, Inc. Excited to Announce Promotion of Michelle Dean to Vice President of Operations

MEMPHIS, TN - Absolute Storage Management, Inc. (ASM) is excited to announce the promotion of Michelle Dean to Vice President of Operations. As Vice President of Operations, Ms. Dean will work hand-in-hand with the Chief Operating Officer, Jennifer Barnett, to oversee the operations of ASM’s 130+ property portfolio. Ms. Dean...
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Storage Structures welcomes Kurt Conlon

Villa Rica, GA, October 5, 2020 -- Storage Structures, Inc., a national metal building subcontractor and the leader of innovation and design for the self-storage industry would like to welcome a new northeast salesman, Kurt Conlon to the team. Conlon will manage business development and strategic customer relationships for a...
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Real8 Group Recruits Training Coordinator for Pogoda Companies

Real8 Group Recruits Training Coordinator for Pogoda Companies   Pogoda Companies, who has over 3.5 million square feet of self storage space under Ownership and Management in 51 locations, recently hired Jihad “Jay” Catrib as Payroll and Training Coordinator. Jay was identified by Real8 Group, a real estate and self-storage...
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Best Self Storage Insurance (BSSI) Joins Charity Storage as a Sustaining Sponsor for 2020

Best Self Storage Insurance (BSSI) Joins Charity Storage as a Sustaining Sponsor for 2020 Mario Manacuso (BSSI Founder) now sits on the Charity Storage Board of Directors SAN CLEMENTE, CA, September 30, 2020 - Charity Storage is proud to welcome Best Self Storage Insurance to our Giving Back Sponsor Family...
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Texas Self Storage Association Announces Keynote, Featured Speakers

The Texas Self Storage Association announces Molly Bloom, the best-selling author of “Molly’s Game” and subject of Aaron Sorkin’s award-winning film of the same name, as its keynote speaker for its Bigger Ideas in Storage conference on October 13, 2020. Featured speakers also include Dr. Mark Dotzour, presenting “Sunny with...
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BDG ANNOUNCES FIRST RUNNER UP TO MANAGER OF THE YEAR FOR 2020 IS OUR VERY OWN DOUG VANTREUREN!

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – September 24, 2020: Boardwalk Development Group, LLC (BDG) is pleased to announce that Doug VanTreuren, our Property Manager for Boardwalk Storage – Killian’s, has won Mini Storage Messenger’s First Runner Up to the Manager of the Year Award for 2020! Mini Storage Messenger, one of the largest...
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EasyCode Mobile App Reaches 2 Million Activations Amid Increased Hands-Free Access Adoption

[SCOTTSDALE, AZ – September 15, 2020] PTI Security Systems, the global leader in access control technologies for the self-storage industry, announced today that their tenant-facing mobile application, EasyCode, has reached over 2,000,000 activations (tenant entries). Designed to help self-storage owners and operators create a competitive differentiator through a seamless access...
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