Rental Construction Shows No Signs of Slowing

Apartment Construction

Although it’s been roughly six years or so since the U.S. economy tanked, recovery has been slow, unemployment numbers remain high, and wage growth has been modest. As a result, more Americans are choosing (or left with no other option but) to rent rather than buy their homes. An increased demand for rental units has led to a boom […]

$1M Parking Spots Hit the Market in NYC

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  There was a time not too long when a million dollars could buy you a pretty nice place in New York City. Now, a million dollars will get you just a parking spot. According to a recent article in the New York Times, a new development in the Big Apple at 42 Crosby Street […]

Benefits of Renting a Pac-Van Office Container

Mobile office rental provider Pac-Van

 Safe and Affordable Mobile Office Rentals  from Pac-Van Parades, festivals, concerts and sporting events are some of the most attended public events and draw millions of people yearly. With a high volume of people visiting a single event at once, there’s bound to be people who need medical attention. Pac-Van has the short term solution […]

Tips for Moving to the Big City

Los Angeles, California

After years of toiling away in college, you’ve earned your degree and just landed a big time job in the big city. After all the hard work you’ve put in over the past four years, moving should be the easy part, right? Not exactly. From finding an apartment to fit your budget to packing up your stuff to hauling […]

Own a Storage Facility? Make Sure You’re Covered

Photo courtesy of Extra Space Storage

Over the past couple of years, I’ve written several articles directed at individuals looking to rent a space to store their stuff. Whether it is a pair of empty nesters looking to downsize, a young adult getting ready to set off for college, or a family looking to eliminate some clutter, each is looking for a place to store their belongings for certain […]

Artists Leaving San Francisco Due to Rising Rents

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If you build it, they will come. But it you raise the rents, they won’t stay long. In major cities across the country, rising rental rates caused by an increase in demand and shortage of available units have forced renters to relocate to more affordable locations in neighboring towns or even states. As one of […]

5 Easy Downsizing Tips for Empty Nesters

Senior Couple

While it’s true that many adult children are living under their parents’ roof longer, millions of married baby boomers now find themselves alone in homes where they raised their families. Although the house is no longer filled with the sounds of kids screaming, it is filled with something else – junk. To help empty nesters […]

Construction Industry Employment Numbers Hit 5-year High

Construction Site

More Construction Sites Mean More Jobs There has been much written over the past several months about the recovery of the construction industry and now there’s even more good news. According to a study by the Associated General Contractors of America, construction industry employment numbers in the U.S. reached a five-year high in August as […]

How to Find the Perfect College Roommate

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There are many tough decisions to make after you graduate from high school – where to go on senior trip, where to go to college, what to major in, etc. – but none of them may as important as deciding who to room with your first year away from home. The perfect roommate can make […]

Top 5 Storage Tips for College Students

Female college student

Wow. Where has the summer gone? In just a few weeks, summer break will be over and thousands of college students will pack up their belongings and head back to school. Unfortunately, moving can be a pain in the tookus for everyone involved. Before you load up a fleet of cars with tons of crap, […]