Big Yellow Group annual profits rises on higher occupancy and prices | DigitalLook.com

Self storage provider Big Yellow Group saw its annual pre-tax profit rise, with revenue boosted by higher prices and improved occupancy rate. Pre-tax profit for the 12 months to 31 March surged 75.9% year-on-year to £105.2m, while revenue rose 17% to £84.3m FTSE 250-listed Big Yellow said.   See more at: Big Yellow Group annual profits rises…

Space Station takes over Kings Heath site

Self-storage provider Space Station has expanded its presence with a new base in south Birmingham. The Slough-based company has acquired Storage Corporation, in Kings Heath, making it the firm’s sixth depot and first outside of the South East. The premises will undergo a phased refurbishment programme which is expected to be completed early next year…

From the Huffington Post – America Has More Self-Storage Facilities Than McDonald’s

Turns out the only thing Americans may love more than Big Macs is hoarding. There are more self-storage facilities in America than there are McDonald’s restaurants, according to a recent report from the commercial real estate publication REJournals. There were 48,500 self-storage facilities in America at the end of 2014, Curbed points out, compared to…