Bridges Ventures buys UK serviced package for €115m

Fund manager Bridges Ventures has agreed to buy the Evans Easyspace portfolio of 50 business centres from serviced office provider Regus for £84 mln (€115 mln).The Evans Easyspace portfolio comprises 50 properties, which are run as serviced office centres, light industrial/workshop units and self-storage. The portfolio is spread across the UK, with a concentration in…

Boom in self-storage in Singapore

AsiaOne news networks reports that Rising affluence and shrinking living spaces have lead to more people keeping their belongings in storage. Four major players dominate: Extra Space, Lock+Store, StorHub and Store Friendly. Together, they account for 32 of the total self-storage facilities and supply about 83 per cent of the total number of self-storage units…

Expansion plans for removals and storage company in Wakefield

Local press reports that Wakefield firm McCarthy’s Removals and Storage has bought the former Magnet kitchen showroom and John Peters furniture store on Kirkgate. The 21,000sq ft building is currently being refurbished and is expected to be open for business by Easter. The facility will provide 500 storage units of various dimensions and will cater to both businesses…

Housing market ‘very mixed picture’ surveyors report

With a high proportion of customers in the process of house sales and rentals, the storage industry is watching the market closely. Today’s reports suggest that housing markets in Scotland and Northern Ireland strengthened in January as those in England and Wales cooled off. Read more at  Housing market ‘very mixed picture’ – Money / Business / The Courier.…

London Self Storage Business Supports Local Arts

Attic Self Storage supports Theatre Royal Stratford East. It has been announced today that Attic Self Storage has become a business partner of Theatre Royal Stratford East, providing £3,500 to support the theatre’s work over the next year. via London Self Storage Business Supports Local Arts. Looking for storage for art in London? Search Storenextdoor!

New poster campaign from Big Yellow Self Storage

The Big Yellow have launched a new campaign designed to challenge perceptions about the size of their storage units and attract more of the small-size end of the domestic market. Big Yellow Self Storage promotes smaller storage offerings with digital and OOH poster series | The Drum. You can find a Big Yellow storage centre in your…