MSM Exclusives

self storage data

21 Jun, 2024

Empowering Insights: Why Owning Your Data Matters In Self-Storage

In today’s digital age, data has become one of the most valuable assets for businesses, including...

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cactus

19 Jun, 2024

Embracing The Cactus: A Guide To Navigating Thorny Conversations

“I don’t like confrontation, but I’m tired of his abuse. He signed me up for another committee...

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StorQuest Self Storage

18 Jun, 2024

Brand Building With StorQuest: Turning Self-Storage Into a Lifestyle

Self-storage is widely considered a need-based product. While many people might associate...

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Hiring Online

12 Jun, 2024

The Digital Divide: Hiring, Onboarding, and Training Online

A decade to two ago, managers from Universal Storage Group in Atlanta, Ga., let their feet do the...

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Storable Chuck Gordon

11 Jun, 2024

Founded In Friendship: The Story of Storable

Rewind to August 2005. George W. Bush is in his second term as president. Hurricane Katrina is...

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Ken Nitzberg, Devon Self Storage

11 Jun, 2024

Dynamic Alliance: Inland & Devon Self Storage

Everyone in the industry is aware that divorce is one of the many demand drivers for self-storage....

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Kelly Gallacher

10 Jun, 2024

Remote Management: A Snail’s Pace Of Acceptance

In the year 2000, a not so well-known revenue option came to the forefront of the self-storage...

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Haviland Storage Services

7 Jun, 2024

Women In Self-Storage, Sue Haviland, Haviland Storage Services

According to McKinsey & Co’s “Women in the Workplace 2023” report, the number of women in C-suite...

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Christian Sonne

5 Jun, 2024

Who's Who In Self-Storage: R. Christian Sonne, Newmark

As an avid boater, and a former self-storage facility owner, R. Christian Sonne, CRE, MAI, FRICS,...

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NSA Storage Pros

5 Jun, 2024

National Storage Affiliates Internalization: PRO Perspectives

National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA), the Colorado-headquartered REIT that owns, operates, and...

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self storage consolidation

29 May, 2024

Chain Of Command: What Hospitality Consolidation Means For Self-Storage

There are an estimated 700,000 hotels in the world – that’s about 18 million guest rooms. For many...

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self storage fire

29 May, 2024

Hidden Dangers: How Lithium-ion Batteries Can Start Fires

From fireworks to firearms, many owner-operators prohibit potentially dangerous items from being...

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Guarda Brasil Self Storage

28 May, 2024

Guarda Brasil Self Storage: Revolutionizing Humanitarian Aid

In April, the state of Rio Grande do Sul, in Brazil, got hit by a flood described as the biggest...

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PPF Method

22 May, 2024

The PPF Method: Refining Your Operational Strategy

Far too often, there is a lot of hope in operating self-storage sites. Hoping that the lease-up...

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Carolina Buitrago

22 May, 2024

Making History: Keep&Go CEO Now First Female Association President

Born and raised in Cali, Colombia, Carolina Buitrago, partner and CEO of the Colombian self-storage...

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online reviews

20 May, 2024

Managing Online Reviews: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Online reviews have the power to make or break a business. Good ones can bring in new customers,...

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self storage charity

15 May, 2024

Make An Impact: Learn How To Give Back

Have you ever wondered how you can get more involved in your local community and be a part of...

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self storage architecture

13 May, 2024

Self-Storage Design: Balancing Functionality, Aesthetics & Cost

In an era where self-storage facilities are no longer merely practical spaces but integral...

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U-Haul Red Cross

13 May, 2024

U-Haul's Disaster Relief Efforts Past And Present

In the last month alone, a series of natural disasters have wreaked havoc to certain parts of...

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remote management

8 May, 2024

The Ups and Downs Of Remote Management

The storage industry went through a huge boom after the pandemic. A few interesting things happened...

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portable storage container

8 May, 2024

Should Relocatable Storage Units Legally Count As Self Storage?

Legal definitions have significant ramifications: permitted uses, safety implications, and tax...

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TLW Construction

7 May, 2024

New Directions: TLW Construction Forms New Partnership

Over 40 years ago, when the industry was new, Ted Williams formed TLW Construction in Gilbert,...

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self storage customer service

3 May, 2024

How Customer Service Impacts Self-Storage Retention Rates

It is important to be aware of the role of customer service in enhancing self-storage facility...

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Self Storage News

1 May, 2024

Why We're Sending The New York Times Our Self-Storage Almanac

Last week, the New York Times published the story “Square Feet: Americans Went All-In on...

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ginny stengel ssa

30 Apr, 2024

Women in Self-Storage: Ginny Stengel, SSA Education & Events

Formed in 1975, the Self Storage Association (SSA), a not-for-profit tax-exempt organization, has...

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self storage investing

29 Apr, 2024

4 Common Methods For Investing In Self-Storage

The self-storage industry offers an exceptional opportunity for investors looking for stable and...

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ramey jackson, janus

23 Apr, 2024

Who's Who in Self-Storage: Ramey jackson, CEO of Janus International

Ramey Jackson is the CEO of Janus International Group, a leading global manufacturer and supplier...

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self storage call center

23 Apr, 2024

Leaving Money On The Line: Do You Need A Call Center?

Imagine preparing to move and needing to rent a self-storage facility. While researching...

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vertical self storage

16 Apr, 2024

Sky-High Storage: The Rise Of Vertical Self-Storage Solutions

In the densely populated cores of cities, where land is a premium commodity, the self-storage...

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