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Population growth, rising incomes push demand for Midwest storage

By Sara Freund Employment growth in Chicago and a steady increase in household formation pushes up the demand for more self-storage facilities, according to a report from Marcus & Millichap. Occupancy in self-storage is improving as development ramps up in … Continue reading

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Think there’s a McDonald’s on every corner? Try counting the number of self-storage units across the country

  by Dan Rafter McDonald’s boasted 14,350 restaurants in the United States in 2014. That’s a big number. But it pales in comparison to the number of self-storage facilities dotting the country: more than 48,500 at last count. There are … Continue reading

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Need to find self-storage space in Chicago. Online marketplace SpareFoot can help

by Dan Rafter Do you have too much stuff? Is your basement overflowing with bicycles you never pedal or books you’ve never read? You’re not alone. Now a new online service is here to help if you happen to live … Continue reading

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Marcus & Millichap reports: People keep stowing their stuff in self-storage facilities

by Dan Rafter People have a lot of stuff. They often have more stuff than space in which to stow it. Don’t believe us? Check out the recent series of semiannual self-storage reports released by Marcus & Millichap. The first-half … Continue reading

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Bellwether Enterprise’s Doyle: Lending dollars easier to come by in 2013

Jim Doyle, senior vice president at Cleveland-based Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital, has some good news for developers looking for bank financing to support their projects this year: That financing is getting easier to earn. Doyle, during a recent interview … Continue reading

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