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Australia-based National Storage came into existence in 2000 when three companies—Stowaway Self Storage, National Mini Storage and Premier Self Storage—merged to form a single corporation. In 2013, the company took another step of significant growth when National Storage became the first self-storage company to be listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. National...

Southern Pavilion Self Storage of Mesa, Arizona is assisting in a bottled-water drive to ensure that the less fortunate have enough drinking water during the hot summer months. This week and continuing into the next, the temperatures in Mesa are predicted to top 100 degrees, with three days reaching 110 degrees. The low temperature for each day will hover around...

UK-based Big Yellow Self Storage Company has announced its 6th sponsorship of The Tringe, an annual comedy festival based in the small town of Tring, England that has, since its inception seven years ago, become a force in the world of comedy. Many comedians use the three-week event—it runs June 26-July 16—to prepare for the internationally renowned Edinburgh...

The owners of Masons Self Storage recently celebrated the reopening of their Barry, Wales facility with a grand reopening ceremony. The facility was closed while the company constructed an additional 170 self-storage units, and implemented a series of renovations intended to make the facility more customer friendly. Welsh National Assembly Member, Jane Hutt, was...

Keepsafe Storage has announced its recent sponsorship agreement with Horsecross Arts. The organization is responsible for a campaign to restore Scotland’s historic Perth Theater. The organization also supports Perth Youth Theater (PYT), Scotland’s oldest youth theater, whose alumni includes Ewan McGregor. “We provide space for businesses and individuals who...

Walmart is a massively successful company, which makes the fact that they recently decided to close 269 locations something of a surprise. This fact isn’t precisely a portrait of financial woes—the company took this action to focus more of their extensive resources toward e-commerce. One of those newly emptied Walmart stores is in Nashville, Tennessee. Childress...

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    Space Station, a London, England-based self-storage company, recently invested over $800,000 to make their buildings more environmentally friendly. They’ve installed 850 solar panels at a cost of $586,000, and spent another $73,000 on a wind turbine for the company’s Brentford facility. Replacing standard lightbulbs with LED ones cost the company $146,000 alone. “Self-storage...

    For the seventh year in a row, Westy Self Storage in Stamford, Connecticut, will be supporting the Swim Across America event to benefit cancer research. Swim Across America is an organization that hosts swim events throughout the country to help raise funds for research partners working to find treatments and cures for cancer patients. In 2015, these events generated...

    South African-based Stor-Age, the largest self-storage brand in South Africa—with 35 locations—was among the sponsors at the Port Elizabeth Color Run race on Sunday, June 12. “This Color Run was my first and it exceeded my expectations,” said Matthew Hall, Stor-Age staff member, on the company’s blog. “I especially enjoyed the interaction with all the...

    The developers of Megacenter Brickell, a project in Miami, Florida, recently overcame a series of roadblocks and have been given the green light to proceed with construction. They received a total of 11 regulation waivers—including one that allowed for a 30-percent reduction in parking spaces—from Miami’s Urban Development Review Board. A pair of real estate...