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  • Trachte Partners With ISS to Provide Free Self-Storage Webinars
    Trachte Building Systems, a manufacturer and supplier of pre-engineered steel building systems, has partnered with Inside Self-Storage(ISS) to provide a free, four-part webinar series open to all industry professionals. ...More
    March 7, 2007 Posted in News
  • Safeguarding Your Self-Storage Investment: Lease Agreements & Insurance Coverages
    You've invested substantial time, money and energy into your self-storage project. Now, how are you going to ensure it stays protected from liability? ...More
    March 6, 2007 Posted in Reports
  • Key Cameras
    With its ascension in the public eye, self-storage has made new friends ... and new enemies. Negative press aside, the world at large now understands a few things about how this business is run: In most cases, you have a quiet facility with minimal manpower. Last week in ...More
    March 5, 2007 Posted in Blog
  • Digitech Presents ‘Security Reseller of the Year’ Award
    Digitech International Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of self-storage access-control and security systems, named Nu-Enterprises and owner Scott Underbrink its Reseller of the Year. ...More
    March 5, 2007 Posted in News
  • Ancillary Services Take Blows
    The Zoning Board of Appeals for Springfield, Mass., this week denied the request of a new self-storage owner to offer U-Haul truck rentals as an adjunct to his business. After being being denied a permit for the use by his building inspector, Robert Kushner appealed to the ...More
    March 2, 2007 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog
  • Extra Space CEO to Present at Citibank Global Property Conference
    Kenneth Woolley, chairman and CEO of Extra Space Storage Inc., will conduct a roundtable presentation at the Citibank 2007 Global Property CEO Conference in Naples, Fla., on March 7, 2007. ...More
    March 1, 2007 Posted in News
  • Real-Time IP Surveillance
    Imagine stopping a potential theft instead of discovering it on recorded video footage ... or protecting your facility without needing an army to stand guard. It’s possible with the emerging security solution of real-time Internet Protocol (IP) surveillance.Real-time ...More
    March 1, 2007 Luz A. Berg Posted in Articles
  • Maintaining Sanity While Shopping for DVRs
    "If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane."~Jimmy Buffet In the world of digital video recording of surveillance cameras, Jimmy Buffet’s lyrics couldn’t ring truer. Gone are yesteryear’s multiplexers, VCRs and composite monitors. Today, we are more concerned with ...More
    March 1, 2007 Jon Mitchell Posted in Articles, Technology
  • People
    If you have a staff-related announcement such as a promotion, new hire or award you would like to include in the magazine, send an e-mail to storagenews@vpico.com . High-resolution, digital photos are appreciated. Sentry Self Storage Announces Staff Changes Florida-based ...More
    March 1, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • Truck-Rental Leases
    If I wanted to offer truck rentals at my facility, wouldn’t I simply become a dealer for U-Haul, Budget or Penske? Or better yet, why not just buy a truck, get insurance and rent it out myself? These are all good questions if you’re considering entering the truck-rental ...More
    March 1, 2007 Kirk W. Nash Posted in Articles