• February 21, 2024

Greens Storage

20 Feb, 2024

2023 Green Facility Of The Year: Greens Storage – Escondido, CA

California is well-known for its strict environmental regulations, and those regulations can be...

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Mr. B Self Storage

20 Feb, 2024

2023 International Facility Of The Year: Mr.[B] – Costa Rica

Constructing self-storage in different countries is a challenge, but Mr.[B]’s Self Storage makes it...

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Superior Storage

18 Feb, 2024

2023 Smart Facility Of The Year: Superior Storage – Tyler, TX

In the seemingly endless evolution of technology, the limelight shines the brightest on the “smart”...

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Valley Storage

18 Feb, 2024

2023 New Facility Of The Year: Valley Storage – Knoxville, TN

The owners of Valley Storage in Knoxville, Tenn., spared no expense in offering a visually...

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John Traver XPS

18 Feb, 2024

Who's Who in Self-Storage: John Traver, CEO of XPS Solutions

Since it’s flu season, let’s contemplate this hypothetical situation: A full-time property manager...

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Mike Burnam, Storagemart

16 Feb, 2024

The Last Word: Mike Burnam, CIO & President of StorageMart

It’s odd that I ever get the “last word,” especially at my house, so I guess it is apropos that...

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StoreEase Self Storage

14 Feb, 2024

2023 Unmanned Facility of the Year: StoreEase – Tooele, UT

Back in October of 2020, Kelly Gallacher, owner of a facility in Tooele, Utah, managed by...

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Morningstar Storage

14 Feb, 2024

2023 Construction Facility of the year: Morningstar – Baltimore, MD

Morningstar Storage took on an unusual construction challenge when it decided to develop its Union...

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Arizona Self Storage

14 Feb, 2024

2023 Overall Facility of the Year: Arizona Self Storage At Tucson Foothills

Tucson is well-known for many marvels. It is surrounded by five mountain ranges and several...

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Amy Amideo AZSA

7 Feb, 2024

Women in Self-Storage: Amy Amideo, AZSA

For nearly 30 years, the Arizona Self-Storage Association (AZSA) has been strengthening the...

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military self storage

7 Feb, 2024

Army Ends Free Storage Program, Presenting Self-Storage Opportunity

Many active military members and military families stay on the move. Their service takes them to...

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self storage development

6 Feb, 2024

Plot Plan: Finding the Right Site for Your Facility

Self-storage development is an expensive gamble.

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self storage rate hikes

31 Jan, 2024

Aggressive Rate Hikes 3: Without Data, We’re Just Rolling The Dice

By now, you have the background on REIT rate hikes, and you’ve seen what happened when we...

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remote management self storage

29 Jan, 2024

Remote Management Technology: Can It Benefit Your Business?

As with so many other industries, the self-storage industry is on the brink of an evolution as...

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self storage rates

24 Jan, 2024

Aggressive Rate Hikes 2: We Tried it. Here's What Happened.

The REITs new pricing strategy – lowering web rates and then implementing dramatic increases just a...

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mikey taylor self storage

23 Jan, 2024

Gleaming the Cube: Mikey Taylor's New Grind

In the 1989 film “Gleaming The Cube,” Brain Kelly, a 16-year-old skateboarder played by Christian...

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storage rate hikes

17 Jan, 2024

Aggressive Rate Hikes Part 1: How These Strategies Can Harm The Self-Storage Industry

The self storage industry is in a precarious position and it all has to do with pricing and...

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self storage technology

17 Jan, 2024

Storing for the Future: 7 Innovations Transforming the Industry

Self-storage is not an industry that is known for operating at the cutting edge of technology....

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boat self storage

10 Jan, 2024

10 Ways To Sell Boat Owners On The Benefits Of Self-Storage

There’s a saying in Florida that there are two types of people: Those who are boaters and those who...

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self storage development

2 Jan, 2024

Development Delusions: Five Misconceptions About Self-Storage

Self-storage development has taken on a life of its own, particularly after the Great Recession....

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self storage abandonment

2 Jan, 2024

Abandoned Property in Self Storage: What the law says

The question of “abandonment” of stored property is challenging in the self-storage industry....

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self storage retail

30 Dec, 2023

Retail Rules: Making The Most Of Your Merchandise

“Convenience is king,” declared the Wall Street Journal recently, noting that, more often than not,...

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setting goals

29 Dec, 2023

New Year's Resolution Goals: From Dream To Reality

It’s January, and hopes are high for the new year. Goals are set, enthusiasm is high, and it’s...

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facility data

27 Dec, 2023

Understanding Facility Data: Don't Leave Money on the Table!

Imagine going into your doctor’s office and hearing medical jargon when they are giving you test...

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data sharing

27 Dec, 2023

Sync To Share: Arriving at the Data Sharing Era

In recent months, MSM has been highlighting the importance of data sharing in the self-storage...

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Arizona Self Storage

20 Dec, 2023

Groundbreaking Development: Arizona Self Storage, Peoria, AZ

After approximately two years under development, Arizona Self Storage, a state-of-the-art, Class-A...

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Arlen Nordhagen NSA

20 Dec, 2023

RM Isn't Right: Arlen D. Nordhagen, Founder & Vice Chairman, NSA

We’ve all heard the hype about how the latest and greatest revenue management (RM) system can...

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AI in self storage

13 Dec, 2023

AI Pulse: AI in Modern Storage by Jim Ross

Welcome to the inaugural edition of “AI Pulse: AI In Modern Storage,” a recurring column that...

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13 Dec, 2023

Women in self-storage: Liz Raun Schlesinger, CEO of Merit Hill Capital

Within the self-storage industry, there is one rags-to-riches story that everyone should applaud....

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self storage pricing

7 Dec, 2023

How To Fight And Win The Self-Storage Pricing War

The self-storage industry experienced a surge in demand during the pandemic, but that robust growth...

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