• Industry Veterans Form Self-Storage Association of Michigan
    Approximately 25 self-storage owners and operators have banded together to form the Self-Storage Association of Michigan (SSAM), the first organization supporting the industry in the state. ...More
    August 28, 2007 Posted in News
  • Go Mini's Ranks 49 on Inc. 5000 List of Growing Companies
    Go Mini’s, a provider of portable-storage solutions for commercial and residential markets, ranked No. 39 on the newly released “Inc. 5000,” Inc. Magazine’s annual list of the “Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America.” ...More
    August 27, 2007 Posted in News
  • After the Funeral
    [A guest blog spot by ISS Editor Drew Whitney.] I recently attended a funeral for a person who passed away at the age of 50. He was a rather nomadic character who had lived out West and in New England. His death was shockingly unexpected, as he seemed to be the picture of ...More
    August 24, 2007 Drew Whitney Posted in Blog
  • Exhibit Space Nearly Sold Out for Inside Self-Storage Vegas Expo
    Exhibit space for the Inside Self-Storage Las Vegas Expo, the industry's largest conference and tradeshow, is nearly sold out. More than 75 percent of the booth space is filled, with 150-plus vendors on board for the show. ...More
    August 23, 2007 Posted in News
  • Living in a Box
    It's not unheard of for a person to be living in a storage unit, and it's not always a homeless person or a prostitute or some criminal on the lam. I well remember, back in college, dating a guy who bunked out in his band's rented practice space after he and his roomates ...More
    August 22, 2007 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog
  • Buchanan Storage Capital Hosts 7th Annual 'Challenge for Children' Fundraiser
    On Sept. 14, Buchanan Storage Capital, a provider of financial resources to self-storage owners nationwide, will host its seventh annual "Challenge for Children" fundraiser. ...More
    August 20, 2007 Posted in News
  • Inside Self-Storage Las Vegas Expo to be Held at Venetian Resort
    The Venetian Hotel Resort Casino and Sands Expo & Convention Center will serve as the new home of the 2008 Inside Self-Storage Las Vegas Expo, the industry’s largest conference and tradeshow, Feb. 5-8. ...More
    August 16, 2007 Posted in News
  • Rabco Corp. Appoints New President
    Emmett “Buster” Owens III has been named the new president of The Rabco Corp., a full-service provider of self-storage building systems based in Winter Garden, Fla. ...More
    August 15, 2007 Posted in News
  • Struggle for Storage REITS?
    An entry posted this morning by Hilary Kramer to BloggingStocks discusses the status of Public Storage (PSA) stock, which has dropped in price by about 35 percent in recent months. According to Kramer, "The company's net income in 2006 was well below what it was in 2005, ...More
    August 13, 2007 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog
  • SIA Shares Results of 2007 Self-Storage Owner Survey
    Overbuilding and oversupply of facilities are the key macroeconomic issues facing the self-storage industry in 2007, according to an annual survey of facility owners conducted by Storage Investment Advisors (SIA). ...More
    August 10, 2007 Posted in News