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Toy Storage Nation

16 May, 2023

Toy Storage Nation Tour

Following a blockbuster, sold-out event in Las Vegas this April, Toy Storage Nation is heading...

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economy and self storage

9 May, 2023

Fed Rate Hikes Impact Self-Storage

Uncertainty regarding the economy has hung over the United States and the world since the...

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27 Apr, 2023

How to Build a Class A Storage Facility

Self-storage has evolved over the last 40-plus years. In bygone days, developers had a relatively...

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5 Apr, 2023

Prices Moderate as Panic Buying Eases

For diesel buyers, price relief can’t come soon enough. Essential to truck fleet operations and a...

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5 Apr, 2023

How To Survive A Bear Attack: Extra Space And Life Storage Build A Bigger Bear

There’s an old wilderness survival rhyme that goes like this, “If the bear is brown, lie down; if...

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3 Apr, 2023

Extra Space Storage & Life Storage Combine to Form the Preeminent Storage Operator

SALT LAKE CITY and BUFFALO, N.Y., April 3, 2023/PRNewswire/ — Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE: EXR)...

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29 Mar, 2023

Defying Autism: Looking Beyond The Diagnosis

Most people in the self-storage industry know me as the lady in the red dress. At home, the most...

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21 Mar, 2023

West Coast Self-Storage And Charity Storage Give Back

I had the good fortune to meet John Eisenbarth, vice president of operations for Everett,...

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21 Mar, 2023

Valuation for development, sales and acquisitions

What’s it worth? That’s the ultimate question when it comes to determining valuation for...

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18 Mar, 2023

Kings Of Customer Service: 2022 Managers Of The Year

Many businesses live by the notion that “the customer is king” and strive to provide exceptional...

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7 Mar, 2023

Look Who’s Talking – Travis M. Morrow, CEO of Storelocal® Media Corporation

In this digital age, when we have an overabundance of free information at our fingertips, why do...

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7 Mar, 2023

What Is A “Virtual” Self-Storage Facility?

It is exciting to see the self-storage industry evolve to capture the growth of available...

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21 Feb, 2023

StoragePRO® Management is the first management company to join Everbrite’s Top Operator Program

Rancho Cordova, CA, January 20, 2023 – Everbrite Coatings, the manufacturer of the industry’s most...

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14 Feb, 2023

Getting Up To Speed: Eight Tips For Creating A Smart Site

With each passing year, more and more self-storage facilities are making the leap and integrating...

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14 Feb, 2023

You Better Shop Around: Finding The Right Tax Pro For Every Occasion

When it comes to seeking advice or preparing the self-storage operation’s tax returns, the...

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27 Dec, 2022

The Last Word: Wrenches In Construction

If you are a business owner exhausted of renting commercial real estate and considering purchasing...

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mold self storage

20 Dec, 2022

Liability Issues Involving Mold

Mold is a naturally occurring condition arising from moisture. In self-storage, that moisture can...

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30 Aug, 2022

Cuts And Conditions: Tax Plans For 2022

With the self-storage operation’s 2021 taxes finished or postponed until later, it’s time to think...

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19 Jul, 2022

Take A Safe Route: Mapping Out The Lien Sale Process For Titled Property

Selling personal property from a self-storage unit is one thing, but what happens when there is...

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5 Oct, 2021

MiniCo Insurance Agency Helps Facility Owners Insure Their Investments And Manage Risk

Since its founding in 1974, MiniCo Insurance Agency has focused on providing specialty insurance...

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5 Oct, 2021

District Manager’s Dynamic Revenue Management Gives Operators New Tools To Compete With REITs

During the economic downturn in 2008-09, the self-storage industry appeared to be in a “race to...

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5 Oct, 2021

Global Reach With Storage Expertise CBRE, Self Storage Advisory Group

As the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, CBRE Group, Inc., a...

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5 Oct, 2021

With .STORAGE, Self-Storage Now Has A Home Of Its Own Online

The problem with the tried-and-true dot-com domain is that most of the good names are taken. In...

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5 Oct, 2021

The SAFE Co Introduces Revolutionary Containers With 4-Point Delivery System

The SAFE Co, a Canadian company, has introduced a line of revolutionary portable storage units...

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5 Oct, 2021

SkyView Advisors Focuses Services Exclusively To Self-Storage Clients

SkyView Advisors (formerly BayView Advisors) may appear to be the new kid on the block in the...

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13 Jul, 2021

Prorize The Science Of Pricing: Using Data To Adjust Prices And Maximize Revenue At Self-Storage Facilities

When they initially invested in self-storage facilities in 2014, Stein Investment Group found it...

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13 Jul, 2021

Mako Steel Engineering Services Designed For Economical And Efficient Self-Storage Construction

Following the stoppage of virtually all construction during the initial months of the COVID-19...

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9 Jul, 2021

Store Space Self Storage Third-party Management Platform Gives Operators Robust Technology Tools To Level Playing Field

By David Lucas As a self-storage owner or member of an independent group that owns and operates...

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9 Jul, 2021

Janus MASS Relocatable Units Add Instant Income To Unproductive Land

By David Lucas After acquiring a Class-C self-storage facility in San Antonio, the new operator...

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9 Jul, 2021

MiniCo-Powered SEO Helps Owner/Operators Boost Online Visibility For Profit

By David Lucas Many self-storage operators have developed their own websites and perhaps...

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