• February 25, 2024

Poppy Behrens

13 Dec, 2021

Goodwill Auctions: Storage Partnerships Support Charities

What started as a business partnership has developed into a mission to collectively impact people...

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8 Dec, 2021

2021 New Facility Of The Year Winner: Rockwell Storage, Mill Creek, Utah

Many studies have found that people want to purchase experiences more than things, but what...

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8 Dec, 2021

2021 Facility of the Year Construction Winner: Life Storage at the Promenade, Scottsdale, Arizona

From its earliest planning, the team that brought to fruition Life Storage at The Promenade in...

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8 Dec, 2021

The 2021 Facility of the Year Overall Winner! Compass Self Storage - Jupiter, Florida

One day back in 2014, Todd Amsdell got a return phone call from a broker about a property in...

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8 Dec, 2021

2021 Facility Of The Year Specialty Winner: Vineburg Wine & Self Storage, Sonoma, California

Greg Van Cleave has always had a philosophy about life: “If something is supposed to happen, it...

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11 Nov, 2021

A Legacy Lives On: Westport Properties Keeps Community at Its Core with Charity Storage

Many non-profits nationwide lack adequate funding to serve the communities or causes they support....

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8 Nov, 2021

Family Ties ...The Parhams’ Lasting Legacy

Faith is more than a five-letter word. It’s a commitment, like the one made between husband and...

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28 Oct, 2021

Cap Rate Compression Continues - Newmark Investors Survey Q3 2021

The self-storage asset class is now generally considered CORE or CORE+ commercial real estate,...

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29 Sep, 2021

Cyber Connections: Effective Networking In A Virtual World

With the shift to our new virtual world, you have probably found it more difficult to build and...

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9 Sep, 2021

Spotting Impaired Workers: Employers Tackle Costly Drug Misuse

The employee’s request had a certain degree of logic. He had just received a prescription for...

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8 Sep, 2021

All-Ability Access: The Dos And Don’ts Of Website Accessibility

By Let’s take a poll. When you need to know something about a business, where do you look? Call...

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1 Sep, 2021

An Eye For Danger: Mitigating Risk In Self-Storage

When you hear the term “risk mitigation,” what comes to mind? “Mitigating risk is really about...

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Self Storage Data

24 Aug, 2021

Information Influx: Making Dollars And Sense Of Data

The dictionary defines data as “facts and statistics collected together for reference or...

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20 Aug, 2021

Converter Conundrum: Thieves Set Up Shop In Self-Storage Units

Precious metals, catalytic converters, and self-storage might seem like an unlikely combination,...

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14 Jun, 2021

Neighborhood Start-Up: An Industry Disruptor or Passing Trend?

Neighbor Storage Inc. started with the simple premise that people with extra space in their homes,...

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14 Jun, 2021

Workplace Violence: How to Reduce the Risk of Tragedy

It’s a nightmare scenario that haunts every business owner: A troubled individual’s simmering...

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28 May, 2021

Look Who’s Talking – Tron Jordheim, Managing Partner of Self Storage Strategies and the Host fo the Self Storage Hawai’i unConference

Thirteen years ago, during the tail-end of the Great Recession, the self-storage industry was...

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20 May, 2021

Cybercrime 101: Identifying And Combatting Cyber Risks

The amazing power and flexibility that information technology brings to the marketplace and to...

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20 May, 2021

Five Keys To Unlocking The Power Of Solar | MSM

There’s no doubt the opportunity for RV and boat storage facilities is tremendous today. The...

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RV and Boat Storage

11 May, 2021

RV & Boat Storage: Understanding The Industry

In days gone by, if you owned an RV or boat you would typically park it in your driveway or your...

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11 May, 2021

RV And Boat Storage Facility Design

In a booming economy, expendable income fuels ancillary purchases. RV sales in the past decade...

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10 May, 2021

RV & Boat Storage Due Diligence and Feasibility Studies

Before a business can work, any project has to be thoroughly studied to see if it will eventually...

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10 May, 2021

Overcoming Environmental Challenges of RV and Boat Storage Centers

RV and boat storage centers are an attractive property ownership type within the self-storage...

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4 May, 2021

Look Who’s Talking – Ramey Jackson, CEO, Janus International Group

There’s no denying that technology is here to stay. It has become a permanent part of our daily...

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4 May, 2021

Recipe For Disaster: Extreme Weather, COVID-19, And Rising Construction Costs

Natural disasters, COVID-19, and rising construction costs are proving to be the perfect storm,...

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13 Apr, 2021

Planting Storage Seeds: Grow Your Business With Grassroots Marketing

Large or small, brand new or older properties, we are all in need of a constant stream of...

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13 Apr, 2021

Lights, Camera, Action! Video Is A Marketing Star

Video tours of real estate and resort properties have long been used in those industries to help...

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8 Apr, 2021

2021 Legal Update: Managing The “New Normal”

There was a collective sigh of relief as we reached the end of 2020. Between the pandemic and a...

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8 Apr, 2021

Retrain Your Brain! How to Sustain Flexible Thinking & Nimble

To survive the pandemic, companies were forced to adapt very quickly to radically new...

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self storage auction

29 Mar, 2021

Before The Hammer: Hits Preparing For Lien Sales And Auctions

Reality television shows such as “Storage Wars” have popularized self-storage auctions. To the...

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