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1 Nov, 2018

What's The Difference Between A "Clickwrap" And A "Browsewrap"?

In that so many self-storage companies are moving to online lease transactions, it is becoming...

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1 Oct, 2018

The "Creepy Tenant Dude" Syndrome

What’s A Self-Storage Manager To Do? As odd as these stories have become, the solution to the type...

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1 Aug, 2018

Something Fishy Is Going On Here

Handling Suspicion Of Criminal Activity At Your Facility Law enforcement commonly describes...

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30 Jun, 2018

Firearms: Gun Storage Becomes A Unique Specialty Niche

While the national debate over gun laws and safety continues, the fact remains that a large...

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1 Jun, 2018

Sexual Harassment

Not Just In Hollywood Or In Congress Over the last few months, the country has certainly seen a...

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1 Feb, 2018

Legislative Victories

Enhancing Self-Storage Operations Around the Country 2017 saw some positive changes relating to...

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1 Nov, 2017

What's A Waiver Of Subrogation?

A “Waiver of Subrogation” is a common provision found in most self-storage rental agreements. It...

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1 Oct, 2017

Keeping Pace With Spare Space

Challenges Confront The Peer-To-Peer Self-Storage Disrupters There has been some noise recently in...

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1 Oct, 2017

Natural Disasters Continue To Impact Self-Storage Operators

Once again, I find myself writing about natural disasters that have impacted our country. After...

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1 Sep, 2017

Data Breaches: What The Law Says

As it currently stands, there is no specific federal law addressing a business’s obligations when...

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1 Aug, 2017

What's The Law On The "Salary Question"?

What’s The Law On “Banning The Box”? Salary “What’s your current salary?” may seems like an...

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1 Aug, 2017

Workplace Drug Abuse

Reducing the Risk of Impaired Workers Workplace drug abuse can threaten your bottom line in many...

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1 Aug, 2017

Online Crime

Are You Prepared For The Next Cyber Attack? Cybercrime has dominated news headlines this year,...

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1 Jun, 2017

A Storage Owner's Rights:

When a Rental Truck Damages Their Facility The use of a rental truck is a common occurrence in the...

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1 May, 2017

Surplus Uncertainties

Handling Excess Lien Sale Proceeds It’s been more than six years since Storage Wars, a reality...

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1 Mar, 2017

After A Lien Sale

Dealing With The Return Of Personal Property The situation is not that uncommon. At the...

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1 Feb, 2017

Payroll Pitfalls

Which Workers Are Overtime Eligible? As in many industries, employers in the self-storage business...

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1 Feb, 2017

Lawsuit Tsunami

Thousands Of ADA Compliance Claims Flood Phoenix California and some other states have dealt with...

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1 Jan, 2017

Proceeds From A Lien Sale

Following State Law Rules Although the expectation of having proceeds from a lien sale (defined as...

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1 Jan, 2017

2016: An Off-Year

The Slow Moving Legislative Agenda Although the phrase “legislative activity” could be considered...

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1 Jan, 2017

Presidential Projections

Will Trump Be A Boon For Self-Storage? Here is something to consider as we move into the Trump Era...

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1 Dec, 2016

Overtime Issues In Self-Storage

Understanding The Regulations An ongoing issue in the self-storage industry is addressing the...

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1 Jun, 2016

Stay In The Know!

Lien Sale Legislative Updates Lien sales are an unfortunate part of the self-storage industry that...

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1 Jun, 2016

A Growing Concern

Class Action Litigation In The Self-Storage Industry In the last few years we have seen a strong...

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1 Jun, 2016

The Americans With Disabilities Act

What It Is And Why It’s Important For Self-Storage Operators Most everyone in the United States...

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1 Jun, 2016

ViewPoint: What do you see as the most pressing legal issue currently facing the self-storage industry?

Question: What do you see as the most pressing legal issue currently facing the self-storage...

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1 Apr, 2016

Increasing The Value Of Stored Goods:

An Amendment To The Limitation Of Value Provision One crucial provision contained in a...

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1 Jan, 2016

Americans With Disabilities Act:

Tax Incentives For Self-Storage Operators Self-storage operators are subject to all the ADA...

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