• Developer Overcomes Challenges to Build Ebenezer Climate Storage
    What some owners go through to develop a self-storage facility can sometimes be stranger than fiction. Take the case of partners Ed Drummond and Hal Bibee in Tennessee. A successful real estate development team, they decided that since land costs were rising and ...More
    October 28, 2008 Terry Campbell Posted in Articles, Construction
  • Reward Your Charity
    As my editorial director, Teri Lanza, wrote in her blog last week: Now is the time to reach out and make an impact in your community. Not only do I encourage you to heed her words, but you should also toot your own horn, so to speak. Teri suggests spreading the word ...More
    October 27, 2008 Posted in Blogs
  • Software Training Makes Records Management a Snap
    The right software, and the ability to use it properly, simplifies the business of records management. ...More
    October 27, 2008 Christine Spisto Posted in Articles
  • Records-Storage Management: Diversifying Product to Meet Growing Demand
    Over the past several decades, the self-storage industry has become a hub for all sorts of storage, including the storage and management of records. The product is no longer just "do it yourself," but can include a menu of services. The question is: Why become a custodian ...More
    October 26, 2008 Cary McGovern Posted in Articles, Marketing
  • The Future of Canadian Self-Storage
    Although the credit crunch has created a pause in lending, the self-storage industry in Canada has remained healthy—occupancy and rental rates are climbing, and development is being absorbed. Operators are expected to begin focusing on building local portfolios. ...More
    October 25, 2008 Mike Foy Posted in Articles, Development, Finance
  • Guardian Self Storage Collects Winter Coats for the Needy
    For the eigth year running, New York-based Guardian Self Storage is participating in the annual coat drive conducted by Dutchess Outreach Inc., a Poughkeepsie, N.Y., organization that assists needy individuals and families. ...More
    October 24, 2008 Posted in News
  • What's Your Holiday Giving Plan?
    Every year, Guardian Self Storage of New York participates in drive to collect clean, gently used winter coats and jackets to donate to those in need. Conducted by Poughkeepsie, N.Y.-based organization Dutchess Outreach, the drive resulted in the collection and ...More
    October 24, 2008 Teri L. Lanza Posted in Blogs
  • Offering Carwash Services: Understanding the Basics Leads to Bigger Profit
    A growing number of self-storage owners are experimenting with adding carwashes to their sites. There is no denying this might be a tremendous opportunity, but it demands close scrutiny because making money washing cars is more complicated than simply installing equipment. ...More
    October 24, 2008 Robert Andre Posted in Articles
  • Movable Additional Storage Structures (MASS)
    Janus International introduced MASS, a line of Movable Additional Storage Structures. ...More
    October 23, 2008 Posted in News
  • SpaceGuard
    Trac-Rite Door Inc. released its improved lock and latch system, SpaceGuard, to increase the security of roll-up doors. ...More
    October 23, 2008 Posted in News