• Inside Self-Storage Expo Highlights Car-Washing as an Add-On Profit Center
    As part of its emphasis on successful add-on profit centers for self-storage operations, the Inside Self-Storage Las Vegas Expo will partner with Modern Car Care Magazine and Expo to provide resources for professionals interested in planning, building or expanding a ...More
    September 12, 2007 Posted in News
  • The Golden Egg
    [A guest blot spot by ISS Editor Drew Whitney.] In the springtime, as you may recall, my family proudly adopted six chicks. We turned one of our barn stalls into a coop, nailed chicken wire to posts to form a safe, outdoor pen, and began reading profusely about chicken ...More
    September 10, 2007 Drew Whitney Posted in Blog
  • Metro Storage Moves Headquarters, Updates Corporate Website
    Metro Storage LLC, operating under the trademark Metro Self Storage, has moved its corporate headquarters and redesigned its corporate website. ...More
    September 10, 2007 Posted in News
  • StorageMart Launches ‘Build it Green Design Challenge’ for Self-Storage
    StorageMart Self Storage, which operates more than 60 storage facilities in North America, has launched a Build it Green Design Challenge, a competition to recognize the best green-building designs and ideas for self-storage units and properties. ...More
    September 6, 2007 Posted in News
  • Fortune Cookie Economics
    [A guest blog spot by ISS Managing Editor Elaine Foxwell.] I am once again putting together the annual Inside Self-Storage U.K./Europe supplement issue. I approached this project with anticipation and a little trepidation. How will we be received this year? The value of the ...More
    September 4, 2007 Elaine Foxwell Posted in Blog
  • Idaho Self Storage Association Welcomes New Officers and Board, Celebrates Successful Conferences
    The Idaho Self Storage Association (IDSSA) recently held annual conferences for self-storage operators in North and South Idaho. Members gathered in Boise on Aug. 15 and in Coeur d’Alene on Aug. 16 to participate in educational sessions and elect new officers and board ...More
    September 4, 2007 Posted in News
  • A New Angle on Roofing
    The self-storage industry has quickly evolved from the simple CMU walls with corrugated tin roofs of yesteryear to the modern, multi-story, climate-controlled facilities of today. While the design focus has always been on the economical security of building contents, ...More
    September 1, 2007 Nolan Lange Posted in Articles
  • Facility Spotlight: First & River Self Storage
    The newest self-storage facility in Tucson, Ariz., is everything one would expect from a development/ management firm bearing the name Professional Self Storage Management Co., which claims more than 40 properties throughout the Southwest. “The entire site was built with ...More
    September 1, 2007 Drew Whitney Posted in Articles
  • Real Estate
    If you have a sale, grand opening, groundbreaking or other transaction you would like listed here, e-mail detailed information and a high-resolution digital photo, if available, to storagenews@vpico.com . Equibase Capital Group, a private equity real estate investment firm ...More
    September 1, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • Products & Services
    If you have a product or service you would like featured in this section, e-mail detailed information and a high-resolution digital photo, if available, to storagenews@vpico.com. OpenTech Alliance Inc.Insomniac for eMove Storage OpenTech Alliance Inc.’s Insomniac ...More
    September 1, 2007 Posted in Articles