Growing Rapidly Following Consolidation

Posted by MiniCo on Dec 9, 2014 12:00:00 AM Growing Rapidly Following Consolidation

      In just one year, has quickly expanded to become the self-storage industry’s most active and comprehensive database of live onsite and online auctions.

The company has built a database of more than 800,000 registered bidders with 52,000 self-storage facilities in its auction database and 6,000 self-storage facilities actively posting online auctions throughout the United States. For the second year in a row, was named Best Auction Service in one of the top self-storage publications’ reader-choice poll, which bases its results on online votes from industry professionals. “ is essentially becoming the Google and Ebay for self-storage auctions, and we will continue to be the industry leader through innovation and experience,” said CEO James Grant. “We serve the industry by providing exceptional customer service as we continue to revolutionize the way in which the owner/operator and buyer connect, whether that be onsite or online.” In late 2013, a web-based self-storage auction locater, and Storage Battles, the nation’s largest and fastest-growing online self-storage auction company, joined forces to provide self-storage facilities and auction bidders a full range of services in one convenient location. provides its self-storage facility clients with opportunities to advertise on-site auctions, hold online auctions, create and list public notices, sync auction schedules with their websites, garner tenant business through SEO, and advertise to its extensive auction bidder base. It also offers buyers — which it refers to as “Auction Hunters” — a centralized place to find onsite auctions to attend or bid online for photographed units from virtually any location. Bidders can create profiles on its website, learn how to be more successful at bidding with a free eBook or video, and sell, advertise, trade or research their auction through the online “ Treasure Chest.” “Our online auction service has brought efficiencies and cost savings to self-storage facility owners and buyers, and the response has been tremendous,” said Grant. “Right now we average 6,000 plus online auctions a month. Given this success, we have decided to expand our services to the Canadian marketplace.” About is a free, social site to find live on-site storage auctions at any self-storage facility across the United States and Canada. Members also can bid on storage units online from participating facilities. has revolutionized the way in which the contents of self-storage units are marketed and publicly auctioned after the lessee has failed to pay rent. The site fills the gap between the operational systems that the industry currently utilizes and the public buyer who may be interested in the contents of a unit that is going to auction. The tools provides allow the storage industry not only to comply with, but also to exceed the intent of state laws governing the self-storage industry, protecting tenants and bidders alike. For more information please and