• Buchanan’s Challenge for Children Raises $573K for Local Charities
    Buchanan Storage Capital raised $573,000 to support local charities during its seventh annual Challenge for Children fundraiser, which put more than 400 real estate professionals head to head in athletic events. ...More
    October 4, 2007 Posted in News
  • Guardian Self Storage Supports Annual Coat Drive
    Guardian Self Storage is sponsoring the 2007 annual coat drive held by Dutchess Outreach Inc., a Poughkeepsie, N.Y., organization that assists needy individuals and families. ...More
    October 3, 2007 Posted in News
  • Elite Tracking Techniques: How to Know If Your Marketing Is Working ... or Wasting Money
    Marketing is a significant investment for most self-storage owner/operators, but few know how to accurately track the performance and return of their efforts. This causes millions of dollars to be wasted each year in the self-storage industry, and it's likely affecting your ...More
    October 3, 2007 Posted in Webinars
  • Handy Lock Self Storage of Daphne, AL Receives Beautification Award
    Handy Lock Self Storage of Daphne, Ala., has received a beautification award recognizing its impressive landscaping and architecture. ...More
    October 2, 2007 Posted in News
  • CEO of OB Cos./Simply Self Storage Forms Cancer Foundation
    Kurt O’Brien, CEO of OB Cos./Simply Self Storage has formed the Kurt O’Brien (KOB) Foundation, raising money to educate children and young adults on issues of cancer prevention and healthy living. ...More
    October 1, 2007 Posted in News
  • Your Guide for Getting Into Portable Storage
    Self-storage operators around the country are taking notice of portable storage and wondering if it’s a logical extension to their current operations. With the number of containers stationed in driveways or seen transported on highways and streets, those with an ...More
    October 1, 2007 Steve Hajewski Posted in Articles
  • The eBay Drop-Off Service
    The concept of eBay drop-off and sales has been a hot topic for the self-storage industry this year, and many facility operators are reaping the benefits. However, the vast majority don’t know what the service is or how it fits into their business. eBay drop-offs are ...More
    October 1, 2007 Aaron Mueller Posted in Articles
  • Mobile-Storage Franchising
    Mobile storage is quickly changing the way people store and move belongings. It’s gained tremendous recognition over the past few years by combining the benefits of self-storage with the conveniences demanded by today’s consumers. What may have begun as a unique way for ...More
    October 1, 2007 Michael McAlhany Posted in Articles
  • Cell-Tower Lease Income for Storage Facilities
    Cell-tower leases represent a potential, long-term revenue source for self-storage operations. Just make sure you know the intricacies of this profit center before signing on. A cell site typically consists of a transmitter and antennas, and may be attached to a rooftop, ...More
    October 1, 2007 Ken Schmidt Posted in Articles
  • Pack and Ship = Profit for Self-Storage!
    Savvy self-storage operators go to great lengths to maximize their revenue on the storage side of the business. Super successful operators also pay very close attention to the profit that can be generated from add-on sales. The storage industry has matured in many ways, the ...More
    October 1, 2007 RK Kliebenstein Posted in Articles