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  • Stocks Falter Friday
    After a three-week advance, stocks dropped slightly Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average (INDU) fell 149 points, or 1 percent, according to early tallies. The S&P 500 (SPX) index lost 17 points, or 2 percent. The Nasdaq composite (COMP) lost 42 points, or 2.2 ...More
    March 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Fire Damages 36 Units at Ironbridge Self Storage in Chesterfield
    Ironbridge Self Storage in Chesterfield, Va., suffered a fire this week that damaged 36 units but resulted in no injuries. ...More
    March 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Homeless Attempt to Live in Oahu Self-Storage Units
    As the number of homeless people on Oahu, Hawaii, increases to the thousands, self-storage companies are struggling to keep them from living in their units. ...More
    March 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Your Newest Competitor: Residential Neighbors
    There's ongoing debate in the self-storage industry over the issue of mobile storage. Is it an add-on service that can help your business, or downright competition for your customer base? I think the answer is both. But now there may be a new competitor on the horizon: your ...More
    March 27, 2009 By Amy Campbell Posted in Blogs
  • Consumer Spending Rises in February
    Despite the down economy, consumer spending increased n February, rebounding the second month in a row after falling for six straight months, according to government figures released Friday. Spending by individuals rose 0.2 percent, after increasing a revised 1.0 percent in ...More
    March 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Three Types of Self-Storage Liability Coverage
    Many cost-cutting decisions and changes can positively impact a self-storage owner’s bottom line, but they may also have a much more adverse effect on employees, partners, investors and business. A few areas of concern highlighted in this article are fiduciary liability, ...More
    March 27, 2009 Mike Gong Posted in Articles
  • Treasury Secretary Calls for Overhaul of Financial Regulations
    One day after President Obama presented Democrats with a $3.6 trillion budget, the Obama Administration detailed its plan to overhaul financial regulations in regards to hedge funds and traders of exotic financial instruments. ...More
    March 26, 2009 Posted in News
  • COWs Mobile-Storage Dealership Program
    The COWs Dealership Program, launched in 2009 by Miami-based TrailPods LLC, is a low-cost entry into the mobile-storage industry designed as an add-on business to an existing self-storage or moving company. ...More
    March 26, 2009 Posted in News
  • Bill to Repeal Arkansas Self-Storage Tax Heads to House Floor
    A measure that would repeal the Arkansas state tax on mini-warehouses and self-storage services is headed to the House floor for a vote. ...More
    March 26, 2009 Posted in News
  • Wolf River Partners Buys Cleveland Self-Storage Property
    Wisconsin-based management company Wolf River Partners acquired a self-storage property in Cleveland for $1.1 million. ...More
    March 26, 2009 Posted in News