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Interesting Self Storage Highlights Internationally


The self storage industry is an international phenomenon with hundreds of thousands of self storage facilities. The South Africa self storage industry is certainly growing as can be seen with the development of many Stor-Age branches. A recent article from Acucap in the Business Report illustrates just how well that growth is developing.

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This is just one of many stories about self storage internationally. Here are a few selections of interesting news happening in the rest of the world.

In the USA, Extra Space Storage writes an article on some unique finds in self storage units, such as remains of a grandmother, a grand master uniform and a urinal worth $5,000.

In Australia, Kennards Self Storage reports on their growth with the conversion of Coca-Cola's previous head office into their new Frenchs Forest self storage facility.

In the UK, Safestore recently posted a blog with a study from Deloitte's detailing some statistics from the UK self storage industry. Interestingly there are more business users of self storage than any other customer type.

Also in the UK, staff from Big Yellow Self Storage took on the challenge of riding exercise bikes to cover the distance from London to Paris in aid of Cystic Fibrosis.

And from the USA, Manhattan Mini Storage provides some advice on Wedding Dress Storage: Do’s and Dont's.

As you can see there is a wide range of involvement from self storage companies the world over. Many getting involved in charity work, providing helpful storage tips and continuing to expand. As the South African self storage industry grows we expect to see more corporate social investment and the development of high class self storage facilities with internationally rivalled on-site retail stores for the sale of related self storage packaging materials.


Posted by Stor-Age Self Storage - 24 June 2013 | News And Events