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Compass Self Storage Expands its Portfolio

Compass Self Storage Expands its Portfolio

The Cleveland-based Amsdell group of companies has expanded its portfolio further by way of adding another Georgia location through Compass Self Storage. It has acquired a self storage center in McDonough, GA, which is its eighth property in the Atlanta area.

The new self storage facility has over 72, 000 square feet of rentable space. Compass Self Storage has opened five other self storage facilities in the area since the start of 2015. The facility will feature drive-up units outdoor parking, indoor climate controlled units and a full line of moving and packing supplies.

"We are thrilled to expand our footprint toMcDonough, GA and believe our top notch service and product…

Self Storage Brawl Leads to Arrest

Self Storage Brawl Leads to Arrest

Police have arrested a man who was the suspect in an alleged aggravated assault that occurred at a Prescott self storage facility. At the center of the incident are the dogs of the two men. Donald Robertson is being accused…

U-Haul Offers 30 Days of Free Storage to Oklahoma Tornado VIctims

U-Haul Offers 30 Days of Free Storage to Oklahoma Tornado VIctims

When devastating hurricane and severe storms hit Oklahoma City and the surrounding areas, one self storage facility stepped in to provide assistance to the people affected there and those in neighboring towns. U-Haul is offering 30 days of free storage…

Self Storage Association President Shaves Head to Fight Cancer

Self Storage Association President Shaves Head to Fight Cancer

“Every three minutes, a child is diagnosed with cancer.” That is what the St. Baldrick’s Foundation reminds people who visit its donation site and it has motivated at least one self storage professional to help. In a remarkable show of…

Students Win Big Analyzing Self Storage

Students Win Big Analyzing Self Storage

As the semester winds to a close, most students who live on campus are busy searching for self storage to prepare for returning home in the summer. While those students were getting ready to work on tan lines, students from…

America Has More Self Storage Facilities than McDonald's

America Has More Self Storage Facilities than McDonald's

Which does America like more – hoarding or fast food? While we do have a population that struggles with obesity, it seems as if our love of holding onto items outweighs that for fast food. A new report issued by…

SmartStop Self Storage Takes on Tour of California

SmartStop Self Storage Takes on Tour of California

SmartStop’s cycling team has proven that it is indeed a force to be reckoned with by landing a spot in the prestigious Amgen Tour of California. In February the self storage facility finished assembling a 14-man team, which…

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