Actualité du self-stockage en Europe

Conférence du self stockage le 25 Octobre 2011

La Conférence de l’Associación Española du self stockage se tiendra le 25 Octobre 2011 à Barcelone (Espagne), à l’Hotel Barceló Sants, Pl. dels Països Catalans s/n. 08014 Barcelone . Pour tous renseignements contacter: AESS – Associación Española de Self StorageT 663 708 993, … Lire la suite... Lire la suite

Conférence Européenne du Self Stockage 2011

La Conférence Européenne du Self Stockage 2011 se déroulera le 15 et 16 Juin à Vilamoura, Portugal .… Lire la suite... Lire la suite

Scottish Self-Storage Tycoon Buys 12 Sites, Looks for More

Scottish entrepreneur Alister Jack is looking for additional self-storage sites after purchasing 12 U.K. facilities for his Alligator Self Storage chain. The properties were acquired from investment bank Macquarie Group Australia in a £20 million deal backed by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The acquisition brings the total number of Alligator... Lire la suite

Safestore Self Storage Survey Shows People Regret Tossed Items

Half of the Great Britain population regrets throwing away old clothes, photographs and other family memorabilia due to lack of space, according to an online survey conducted by self-storage company Safestore. Disposing of personal belongings doesn’t appear to faze those in East England (44 percent), the Midlands (49 percent) or London... Lire la suite

Les chiffres de Big Yellow pour 2008 montrent un net ralentissement du marché annuel

uarterly highlights • Total store revenue for the quarter was £14.2 million – Up 1% from £14.1 million for the same quarter last year* – Down 5% from £15.0 million for the quarter to 30 September 2008 This excludes management fees earned of £0.3 million (same quarter last year: £0.0 million, quarter to... Lire la suite

Shurgard change d’actionnaire principal

Public Storage Completes Transfer of 51% Interest in European Operations to the New York Common Retirement Fund GLENDALE, California–Public Storage announced the acquisition by the New York Common Retirement Fund (NYCRF) of a 51% interest in Public Storage’s Shurgard Europe operations for approximately €383.2 million ($606 million),... Lire la suite

Le salon 2008 du self-stockage

Cette année le salon du self stockage se tiendra à Rome du 7 au 9 mai.… Lire la suite... Lire la suite

Public Storage veut vendre ses parts de Shurgard Europe

Public Storage, owner and operator of self-storage facilities, said on Wednesday it reached a preliminary agreement to sell a 51 percent stake in its Shurgard Europe unit in a private transaction. It did not identify the buyer. The undisclosed sale price is consistent with the previously disclosed proceeds Public Storage expected to receive... Lire la suite

Safestore rentre en bourse

Safestore announces that the offer price for its initial public offering (the « Global Offer ») has been set at 240 pence per ordinary share, implying a market capitalisation of approximately £449 million and an enterprise value of £661 million. Safestore is the largest self storage provider in the UK and the central Paris region and the... Lire la suite

Big Yellow Forms £150M With Pramerica to Develop U.K. Self-Storage

U.K. self-storage operator Big Yellow has struck a £150 million ($308.4 million) joint venture with Pramerica Real Estate, the property investment and advisory arm of Prudential Financial Inc., to develop up to 25 storage facilities in the English Midlands, North England and Scotland. The deal is set to seal on Nov.… Lire la suite... Lire la suite

Few facts about the US storage Market

« Since the 1970s, the average U.S. home has grown by 80%. Yet Americans face a ‘storage crisis,’ according to UCLA researchers. »« The self-storage industry is only 35 years old. It took 25 years for the first billion square feet of storage to be built. The second billion square feet was built in just 8 years. … Lire la... Lire la suite

Les derniers chiffres du self stockage en Europe

Le concept né aux Etats Unis il y a trentaine d’années, consiste en la location de pièces appelées boxes. Elles sont fermées à clé et gardiennées. Le client a un code d’accès et détient seul la clé, il accède à son box quand bon lui semble. Outre sa grande souplesse avec des formalités réduites, il n’y a pas d’engagement de... Lire la suite

Première conférence self stockage en Espagne

Asociación Española de Self Storage (AESS) avait prévu des visites de sites de self-stockage et des intervenants européens tels que Cesare Carcano, président de Casaforte (Italie), Philippe Peyrot, président d’Annexx (France) et Alexander Ruckensteiner, président de Bluespace (Espagne) ont pu exposer leurs expériences et présenter... Lire la suite

Public Storage, Inc. and Shurgard Storage Centers hold a shareholder meeting on

Public Storage, Inc. (NYSE:PSA) and Shurgard Storage Centers, Inc. (NYSE:SHU) announced today that they will each hold a shareholder meeting on July 26, 2006. Public Storage will hold its annual meeting of shareholders at 9:00 a.m. (PDT) on July 26, 2006, and Shurgard will hold a special meeting of shareholders at 9:00 a.m.… Lire la suite... Lire la suite

A Year of Crazy Change in France Sixty-five percent of facilities sold

What a year! The French self-storage market was soft in 2003-2004, but last year was a turning point. Companies that didn’t get it right exited; those that chose the wrong location, developed a business plan based on U.S. ratios, or didn’t have enough financial support. During the last 12 months, 88 sites have been sold, representing 65... Lire la suite

Public Storage achète Shurgard pour 5 milliards de dollars

L’accord était attendu depuis longtemps, c’est aujourd’hui officiel : l’américain Public Storage va racheter son homologue Shurgard Storage Centers, leader mondial du «self stockage» (service de location d’espaces de stockage dans des sites conçus à cet effet) pour un somme avoisinnant les 5 milliards de... Lire la suite

Public Storage buys Shurgard

The Boards of Directors of both companies approved a definitive merger agreement under which Public Storage will acquire Shurgard at a total transaction value of approximately $5.0 billion. Under the transaction, which is taxable, Public Storage will issue approximately 38.4 million shares of common stock, will assume approximately $1.8 billion of... Lire la suite

Shurgard Announces Fourth Quarter and 2004 Annual Results

European Operating ResultsAt constant exchange rates, the Europe Same Store segment in the fourth quarter of 2004 generated increases in revenue of 7.7% and NOI before leasehold and indirect expenses of 2.0% over the fourth quarter of 2003. NOI after leasehold and indirect expenses in the quarter grew 0.5% from the same quarter in 2003.…... Lire la suite

Deal of the Year

The £209 million takeover of a storage company by a competitor five times smaller has been named the Birmingham Deal of the Year. Safestore Holdings became the biggest self storage company in Britain after spending £209 million to acquire Mentmore Abbey. The Hertfordshire firm is now the second largest storage company in Europe, with an... Lire la suite

Financing in the U.K. Self-Storage Market

Fast growth, enormous potential attract investors By Andrew JacobsThe U.S. self-storage market is more than 30 years old and comprises more than 37,000 properties, with an average occupancy of 84.6 percent. It has grown rapidly from 1992, when 19,500 properties experienced an average occupancy rate of 84.8 percent. The U.K.… Lire la... Lire la suite