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  • Is Now the Time to Sell?
    Is Now the Time to Sell? By Mike McCune Great markets are wonderful, but we all know they will eventually end. What does that mean, in general, for self-storage owners? First of all, it doesn't mean you should panic. After spending 27 years in the commercial real-estate ...More
    January 1, 1998 Mike McCune Posted in Articles
  • State of the Industry
    State of the Industry Will the Boom Continue? By Cecile Blaine They say hindsight is 20/20. That's why we must look to the past in order to anticipate the future. It is especially true in gauging the health of the self-storage industry. Since self-storage is a real-estate ...More
    January 1, 1998 Cecile Blaine Posted in Articles
  • A New Supervisor? Don't PanicTurn change into a positive for your position
    A New Supervisor? Don't PanicTurn change into a positive for your position By Kim Alton In an increasingly competitive and overgrown market, many self-storage owners take a hard look, not only at their facilities, but also at the team of people who help operate them. A ...More
    January 1, 1998 Kim Alton Posted in Articles
  • Waterwood Self Storage
    Waterwood Self Storage Edmond, Okla. By Jeff Sacks Bill Howard is a modest man to say the least. After all, he runs several successful self-storage facilities in Edmond, Okla., and attributes his good fortunes to nothing more than the fact that Edmond has virtually doubled ...More
    January 1, 1998 Jeff Sacks Posted in Articles
  • Valuing Your Facility
    Valuing Your Facility Part II By R.K. Kliebenstein There are three basic approaches to valuation that are commonly recognized in commercial real estate. The first is the income approach, which we discussed in detail in the September issue. The second method of evaluation is ...More
    January 1, 1998 R.K. Kliebenstein Posted in Articles
  • A Strict Liability Tort
    By D. Carlos Kaslow According to an article that appeared in the July/August 1997 issue of The Self Storage Legal Review, the tort of conversion is the most dangerous claim storage operators face. It can be likened to civil theft of property and is the one tort claim in ...More
    January 1, 1998 D. Carlos Kaslow Posted in Articles
  • Inside Self-Storage 1/98
    I'm Going to Explode! Dear Waldmans: My storage facility has been in operation for a little more than a year. We are still trying to decide why we need to do this, or how we need to do that. I have a wonderful manager, but it seems the busier we get, the more we lose ...More
    January 1, 1998 Posted in Articles
  • Inside Self-Storage 1/98
    The National Institute of Self Storage Education (NISSE)™ provides all levels of education and training to the self-storage industry. NISSE originated through the concepts and input of respected self-storage industry leaders across the country to ensure accurate and ...More
    January 1, 1998 Posted in Articles
    CORPORATE PROFILE DCAL Computer Systems has acquired all rights, assets and product offerings of Acorn Management Systems, including UNItroller management and UNIkey access control products, and has established the "Acorn Products Division" to market and support ...More
    January 1, 1998 Posted in Articles
      RECORDS MANAGEMENT ISSUES AND OPPORTUNITIES RECORDS MANAGEMENT IN 1998 By Cary McGovern Records management in the second half of the '90s offers self-storage entrepreneurs new opportunities to expand their business and increase revenue. Whether you realize it or not, ...More
    January 1, 1998 Cary McGovern Posted in Articles