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1 Jan, 2019

Facility Spotlight: Dominion Self-Storage At Verrado

Strategically located in the heart of the award-winning master planned community of Verrado in Buckeye, Ariz., is a unique self-storage facility with a modern and innovative design tailor-made for the surrounding upscale desert community. With a prime...

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1 Dec, 2018

Bulletproof Planning

Is Dedicate Gun Storage A Good Fit For Your Facility?

While the national debate over gun laws and safety continues, the fact remains that a large percentage of Americans own guns. Per a study conducted in 2015, nearly one in every three Americans own at...

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1 Oct, 2018

Mixed-Use Storage

Mixing And Matching To Gain NOI

By Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell

Mixed-use storage, or the practice of combining other businesses on a facility’s property, is a practice that is becoming more common as land prices continue to increase and municipalities...

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1 Sep, 2018

Enveloping New Profits

Add-On Services That Provide Customer Conveniences

As self-storage facilities become more customer oriented, many owners and operators are seeking ways to provide one-stop shopping for their tenants. One way is to offer ancillary services. Two of the...

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1 Aug, 2018

Uncorking The Possibilities

How To Make Wine Storage Work 

It’s been said that you can make bad wine from good grapes, but you can’t make good wine with bad grapes. The same principal holds true for wine storage. In the wrong market, even the best wine storage facilities will do...

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1 Jun, 2018

On The Rise

Will Self-Storage See Sky-High Construction Costs?

By Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell

When President Donald Trump announced a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum in March, prices had already been climbing for quite some...

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1 Jun, 2017

Specialty Storage: 20 Products To Meet Your Customers’ Needs

How very interesting our industry has become. Gone are the days of drive-up only storage developments as we say hello to a multitude of specialty storage products and types. Even amenities have gone upscale as we see an ever-changing landscape of...

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