SOURCE: U-Store-It Trust

U-Store-It Trust

December 02, 2009 12:59 ET

U-Store-It Extends Support to Troops With Military Discounts on Self-Storage

Company Offering 50 Percent Off of Self-Storage Rental Rates to All Deployed Troops, 20 Percent Off to All Other Military Personnel

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwire - December 2, 2009) - In support of our U.S. troops recently called to serve in Afghanistan, U-Store-It (NYSE: YSI) today announced new military discounts on self-storage units across the company's nationwide network of storage facilities. For all troops deployed around the world, U-Store-It is offering a 50 percent discount off of storage rental rates that remains in effect for the duration of their deployment. All other active military members are eligible for a 20 percent discount that applies to the duration of their military service.

To receive the 50 percent discount, soldiers simply need to bring a copy of their deployment orders and military IDs to any U-Store-It facility. All other active military only need to bring in their current military ID to receive the 20 percent discount. With more than 350 locations nationwide, U-Store-It has self-storage facilities near many U.S. military bases. Military personnel can use U-Store-It's online storage facility locator to find a convenient location, search rates and reserve a storage unit.

"At U-Store-It, we want to support our military and offer a solution to help reduce their stress," said Dean Jernigan, CEO of U-Store-It. "We hope these special discounts will make it easier for our troops to focus on their families and other deployment preparation as they get set to defend our country around the world. We value their service and appreciate their trust in our business to store their valuables until they return."

For more information, visit http://www.ustoreit.com/military or call 1-800-U-STORE-IT today.

About the Company

U-Store-It Trust is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust. The Company provides self-storage solutions across the country. U-Store-It owns and or manages 375 facilities across the United States, and operates the U-Store-It Network, which consists of approximately 547 additional self-storage facilities. The Company's self-storage facilities, storage space and storage solutions are designed to offer affordable, easily accessible, secure, and in most locations, climate-controlled storage space for residential and commercial customers, as well as boat storage and mini storage. According to the 2009 Self Storage Almanac, U-Store-It Trust is one of the top four owners and operators of self-storage facilities in the U.S. For more information, visit www.ustoreit.com.

Contact Information

  • Company Contact:
    U-Store-It Trust
    Timothy M. Martin
    Chief Financial Officer
    (610) 293-5700