Half Year Results 

Big Yellow focused on filling space

Big Yellow focused on filling space

Big Yellow (BYG) focused on driving occupancy rates higher in the six months to September 2017, working on the principle that there is little point in carrying significant unutilised self-storage capacity. The drive to sell space lifted occupancy rates from 78.5 per cent to 83.8 per cent and, while the second half of the year is historically weaker than the first, occupancy rates are expected to exceed 85 per cent by next summer. The business target has therefore been lifted to 90 per cent.

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