Three vintage Volkswagen minibuses promoting Tillamook Cheese were stolen while on tour and later found stashed in a storage facility more than 80 miles away. → Keep Reading
A lot of cities are green with envy when it comes to Portland, OR. Why? Portland regularly pops up on lists of the greenest cities in America. → Keep Reading
Charlie “Winning” Sheen would be proud of us.
At SpareFoot, we really love to win. In January, we won the Austin Startup Games. Last year, we won recognition as the best place to work in the Austin area in two programs: one sponsored by the Austin Business Journal and the other by the Austin American-Statesman.
Now, we have another win to add to our virtual trophy case. In the 2014 Ragan’s PR Daily Awards program, SpareFoot picked up first place in the “Best Online Newsroom” category for The Storage Facilitator blog. SpareFoot oversees the blog, which is published on SelfStorage.com. → Keep Reading
SpareFoot’s headquarters soon will become somewhat of a construction zone.
Austin repeatedly has been named one of the most bike-friendly cities in the U.S. by everyone from CNN to The Huffington Post, and for good reason. With a vibrant bike culture, huge student population, and citywide dedication to health and fitness, it’s hard for the average Austinite to resist the hundreds of spinning wheels that pass them by every day. → Keep Reading
SpareFoot, which operates the country’s largest online marketplace for self-storage units, has established the SpareFoot Storage Industry Disaster Relief Fund to help victims of the recent outbreak of tornadoes in the South and Midwest and to assist victims of future disasters.
SpareFoot invites self-storage operators, self-storage vendors and other companies in the storage industry to contribute to the fund to help victims of the recent deadly tornadoes. To donate to the fund, visit http://selfstora.ge/SpareFootGives.
On college and university campuses, opportunities abound to make friends, join student organizations and discover new hangouts while also cramming for exams and finishing final reports.
Dorms, or residence halls as they’re officially known, can enrich this experience. In addition to being convenient, they provide a structured living environment for students in transition, such as freshmen living away from home for the first time, said Lydia Batchelor, chair of the National Association of College and University Residence Halls. Many residence halls offer special programs to ease students through such transitions, Batchelor said.
A storage unit is now a central character in the divorce drama between Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir and his husband.
On March 30, Weir met with husband Victor Voronov’s attorney at the New Jersey storage unit where the now-split-up couple had stashed a $20,000 Fabergé egg (pictured above), Louis Vuitton luggage, wedding rings and other pricey possessions, according to TMZ.com.