• Storage-To-Go
    Whether you call it portable self-storage, storage-to-go or pick-up and delivery, it is probably the hottest new wrinkle in the self-storage business since climate-control. The idea is as simple as self-storage itself: The storage facility delivers a storage container to ...More
    October 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • United Composites and the East Fishkill Project
    United Composites and the East Fishkill ProjectStenniTM Aggregate panel is lightweight, attractive and convenient By Jim Tallia Aesthetic requirements for a self-storage project led to the choice of a stone-finish aggregate panel. The town of East Fishkill, N.Y., is a ...More
    October 1, 2001 Jim Tallia Posted in Articles
  • Porta il vino, por favore
    Porta il vino, por favore During college, I spent a semester living in the walled medieval city of Siena, Italy, a sleepy, traditional town just an hour-long train ride from Florence. From our fifth-floor palazzo apartment, nestled on Via San Martino, my flatmates and I ...More
    October 1, 2001 Teri L. Lanza Posted in Articles
  • Best in Class
    Best in ClassA tribute to small operators By RK Kliebenstein What does it really mean to be No. 1? That your facilities comprise the most square feet? The most units? The most land? The most employees? Are any of these important enough to make you No. 1? I was recently ...More
    October 1, 2001 RK Kliebenstein Posted in Articles
  • Evolution & Elevators
    Evolution & ElevatorsElevator placement in a multistory self-storage building By Nicholas Jodhan During the past three decades, the evolution of the self-storage building type from the traditional garden-variety, single-story facility to the more visible multistory ...More
    September 1, 2001 Nicholas Jodhan Posted in Articles
  • Inside Self-Storage Magazine 09/2001: London Calling
    London Calling By RK Kliebenstein The first order in examining this market profile was to determine the proper etiquette regarding the name of the country. Is it England, the United Kingdom, Great Britain, the U.K.? Foolish as that question may seem, I did not want to ...More
    September 1, 2001 RK Kliebenstein Posted in Articles, Development
  • Construction and Security
    Construction and SecurityPlanning sites with security efforts in mind By Anthony Gardner Security in the self-storage business has undergone a dramatic evolution. No longer are padlocks and a chainlink fence enough to keep burglars out of a facility and away from tenants' ...More
    September 1, 2001 Anthony Gardner Posted in Articles
  • Inside Self-Storage Magazine 09/2001: Online Marketing Secrets
    Online Marketing SecretsWhat every self-storage owner should know By Fred Gleeck I have been studying Internet marketing for the past two years. I've found it to be a tremendous tool in my own business, and I think it can be of great use to self-storage owners. The key is ...More
    September 1, 2001 Fred Gleeck Posted in Articles
  • Inside Self-Storage Magazine 09/2001: Phone Skills, Call Tracking & Lists
    Phone Skills, Call Tracking & Lists By David Fleming I'd like to begin this month by thanking all of the people who have shown support for this column, which is written by managers, about managers, for managers. Your input is sincerely appreciated. This is intended to ...More
    September 1, 2001 David Fleming Posted in Articles
  • Inside Self-Storage Magazine 09/2001: Keeping Vacating Summer Tenants
    Keeping Vacating Summer Tenants By Pamela Alton The summer holidays and graduations have all passed, students are getting ready to return to school and the weather is getting cooler--all sure signs that summer is coming to an end. That rush of rentals you experienced in ...More
    September 1, 2001 Pamela Alton Posted in Articles