MSM Exclusives

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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9 Feb, 2023

Public Storage Targets Life Storage

On Feb. 5, 2023, Public Storage made it known that the publicly traded real estate investment...

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7 Feb, 2023

Public Storage makes hostile takeover bid for self-storage rival

Public Storage made an unsolicited offer to buy rival Life Storage for around $11 billion in...

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7 Feb, 2023

Make The Grade: Dos and Don’ts Of Marketing To Students

Summer means backyard barbeques, swimming pools, and vacations. For self-storage facilities...

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31 Jan, 2023

Look Who’s Talking – Eric Blum, president, BMSGRP

“Do your homework.” It’s a phrase that anyone who’s developed a self-storage facility has likely...

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Prime Group

31 Jan, 2023

Prime Group Closes Self-Storage Fund at Record $2.5B

Prime Group Holdings, LLC, a private equity real estate firm based in Saratoga Springs, NY, has...

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23 Jan, 2023

Out-Of-The-Office Advice: Ten Tips For Managing Remote Employees

The landscape of the American workforce is changing. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, Zippia, a...

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23 Jan, 2023

Care Requirements: What Are The Duties Of A Self Storage Tenant?

Self-storage rental agreements are very clear that owners and operators do not assume bailment for...

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17 Jan, 2023

Central States Manufacturing, Inc. Acquires Storage Structures, Inc. To Strengthen Enterprise

Tontitown, AR: Central States Manufacturing, Inc., a leading manufacturer of metal building...

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17 Jan, 2023

A Cloudy Forecast: Will A Volatile Interest Rate Climate Dampen Deals In 2023?

Predicting the movement of interest rates is like blowing on the dice before you toss them to the...

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9 Jan, 2023

Public Perception: Three Ways To Polish The Industry’s Image

In October of 2022, Netflix released a new TV series just in time for Halloween. Guillermo del...

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3 Jan, 2023

Look Who’s Talking – Kraig Haviland, co-founder of Haviland Storage Services

Within the self-storage industry, many of the most successful operators live by the notion that...

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3 Jan, 2023

Leveling The Playing Field: The Evolution Of StoragePRO Management®

Though it’s not always immediately apparent, evolution is all around us. The items we use are...

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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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20 Dec, 2022

Look Who’s Talking – Nicole Posten-Thompson, RA, owner/architect, On Point Architecture 

What do you get when you give a young girl a tub of Legos and a blank drawing pad? A future...

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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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13 Dec, 2022

2022 Facility of the Year - New Facility: Storelocal Hercules

Located along the coast of San Pablo Bay, Calif., just north of San Francisco and Oakland, is the...

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12 Dec, 2022

2022 International Facility of the Year Mr.[B] – Lope de Vega, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 

There are many challenges when introducing self-storage to new markets anywhere in the world, but...

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5 Dec, 2022

2022 Facility Of The Year Overall Winner: Home Team Storage, Galveston, Texas

With miles of sun-kissed beaches, a treasure trove of alluring attractions, and countless...

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5 Dec, 2022

Facility Of The Year Construction Winner: Storelocal Iowa, Cedar Rapids

In the Kingston neighborhood of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a sleek, modern building stands on a one-acre...

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29 Nov, 2022

Rights And Obligations: New Consumer Privacy Laws Impact Businesses

The passing of consumer privacy laws by state legislatures, which establish new consumer privacy...

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21 Nov, 2022

Marketing Made Easy: The 10 Steps To A Foolproof Marketing Plan

Marketing your facility an important aspect to success, but it’s also one that baffles many...

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15 Nov, 2022

Conscientious Conversions: Revitalizing The Past With Adaptive Reuse

Growth in a community is great; it means more jobs, a growing population, new and fun restaurants,...

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10 Nov, 2022

StorageGives Supports Susan G. Komen Foundation

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

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