MSM Exclusives

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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Ryan Lorenzini

1 Dec, 2023

Who's Who in Self-storage: Ryan Lorenzini, Director of the Claremont Companies

Put yourself in your customers’ shoes. Take the same journey that your customers must navigate to...

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Steve Mirabito StoragePro

30 Nov, 2023

Are Rent Caps Coming? Steve Mirabito, President of StoragePRO, Weighs In

I fear our industry faces a potentially existential public relations and business threat caused by...

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sustainable self storage

27 Nov, 2023

Going Green: 10 Ways to attract Eco-Conscious Younger Consumers

In August, a group of young environmental activists celebrated a trailblazing legal victory when...

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self storage financing

27 Nov, 2023

Finding Financing in a post-pandemic world

While it has become somewhat more difficult to obtain financing for new self-storage construction...

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Joe Margolis Extra Space

27 Nov, 2023

Who's Who in Self Storage: Joe Margolis, CEO of Extra space

With the approval of both companies’ shareholders, Extra Space Storage and Life Storage completed...

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Silver Creek Self Storage

27 Nov, 2023

Groundbreaking Development: Silver Creek Self Storage, San José, CA

Located approximately 0.5 miles from the offramp fed by the highly traveled 101 freeway, this...

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27 Nov, 2023

The Game-Changing Benefits of Third-Party Remote Management

Investing in self-storage facilities can be a lucrative venture. However, it is also important to...

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kelly maas moove in storage

21 Nov, 2023

Manager of the Year 2nd Runner Up, Kelly Maas, Moove In Self Storage

For a decade, Kelly Maas has been exceeding everyone’s expectations at York, Pa.-based ...

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Ron Pell Morningstar Storage

21 Nov, 2023

Manager of the year Runner-up: Ron pell, Morningstar Storage

Within four years, Ron Pell has become a pillar of his community through his position as a...

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ginny sutton tssa

21 Nov, 2023

Women in self-storage: Ginny Sutton, Executive director of tSSA

Did you know that only 35 percent of organizations have a formalized succession planning process...

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Jenny Rodriguez Ohana Self Storage

20 Nov, 2023

Manager of the year: Jenny Rodrigues of ‘Ohana Self Storage

For those living on the mainland, family is typically defined as blood relatives. On the Hawaiian...

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Storage Box

17 Nov, 2023

Groundbreaking Development: Storage Box, San Antonio, TX

Situated on an L-shaped lot in San Antonio, Texas, Storage Box offers three stories of modern...

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self storage data sharing

15 Nov, 2023

Sharing Is caring: 10 reasons to share your self storage data

“Sharing is caring” may sound like a lazy platitude, but when it comes to your data, sharing does...

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pam domingue self storage

15 Nov, 2023

Organic Growth: Sowing Storage Solutions

Ideas are like seeds. When planted in the mind of a determined woman, and cultivated with...

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Holiday marketing ideas

12 Nov, 2023

10 Marketing Ideas to Help Avoid the winter season sales slump

When the weather turns cold, business tends to cool down as well for many self storage operators....

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Charity Storage

9 Nov, 2023

Holiday Giving Guide: Five Ways To Give Back To Your Community

November ushers in the beginning of a very familiar season. On top of turkeys, treats, and together...

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Community Support

1 Nov, 2023

6 Ways to Boost Your Business By Becoming a Community Hub

Although contactless rentals and remote management are growing in popularity within the self...

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Nathan Davenport

27 Oct, 2023

Who's Who in Self Storage: Nathan Davenport, PTI Security Systems

Are you a “digital native?” Even if you aren’t one, there’s a good chance that approximately...

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3D Printing in Self Storage

25 Oct, 2023

3D Printing in Self Storage: Parts, Prototypes & Properties

Could your next self-storage facility be printed? It could be the next big industry trend. After...

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cancer research

23 Oct, 2023

Proud To Wear pink: Donna Morgan-Esquibel’s Survival Story

Most everyone knows someone whose life has been impacted by cancer, but they never expect it to...

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neighbor self storage

18 Oct, 2023

Meet Your Neighbor: Interview with joseph woodbury,  Neighbor.com

They say necessity is the mother of invention, and when it comes to Neighbor.com, this old adage...

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