Sunbelt Rentals buys HSS RentX branches

Sunbelt Rentals has acquired seven south Florida branch locations from HSS RentX. Sunbelt will consolidate two of the branches into existing Sunbelt operations. Doug Bertz, regional vice president of Florida markets for Sunbelt, said the company was convinced the acquisition was the right vehicle to grow its presence in southern Florida. Sunbelt will have 12 locations in south Florida after the acquisition.