• Adventures in Storage
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    April 2, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • THOUGHTS FROM THE ROAD
    Second chances. Do-overs. Mulligans. Benefits of the doubt. These are all hallmarks of businesses and individuals that recognize that people sometimes make mistakes. however, at what point should compassion and understanding stop? You don’t want your business to be taken ...More
    April 2, 2007 Jim Chiswell Posted in Articles
  • Facility Spotlight: Cornville Country Storage
    When Isaac Asimov wrote I Robot in 1959, he portrayed a future where artificial intelligence relieved humans of the day-to-day drudgery of life. Although not quite a robot, a talking self-serve kiosk is driving the success of two newcomers to the storage industry. Michelle ...More
    April 2, 2007 Elaine Foxwell 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. Lewis Joins BETCO Sales Staff Ryan Lewis has joined BETCO as ...More
    April 2, 2007 Posted in Articles, Construction
  • REAL ESTATE ROUNDUP
    Our roundtable of experts this month discusses the self-storage market in the Southeastern United States. William Barnhill, Representing the Florida Panhandle Omega Properties Inc., Mobile, Ala. Occupancy levels in northwest Florida have benefited from additional demand ...More
    April 2, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • Hungry for Development?
    People with a track record in other business types often think self-storage is no different than anything else. Investors who enter the business with an open mind and a willingness to learn from experts have a much greater chance to meet goals quickly and successfully. True ...More
    April 2, 2007 Ray McRae Posted in Articles, Development
  • Media Watchdog
    As the self-storage industry permeates our communities, it receives increasing attention from mainstream media outlets—and not always favorably. As industry professionals, we should be aware of how self-storage is presented to the public. Media Watchdog is devoted to ...More
    April 2, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • ISS Flash Report
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    April 2, 2007 Self Storage Data Services Inc. Posted in Articles, Development
  • FROM THE EDITOR
    The last time I saw a live Rolling Stones concert was probably at least a dozen years ago, during the second-to-last (or was it the third?) final tour for the band. Shea Stadium’s bleachers were flooded with fans, some of whom were dripping off the higher tiers to the ...More
    April 2, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • ISS 2007 Scholarship Winners
    A new roster of college students has won assistance from Inside Self-Storage. The ISS Scholarship Program encourages educational pursuits and rewards the hard work of students closely affiliated with self-storage. Entrants are required to work in the industry or have ...More
    April 2, 2007 Elaine Foxwell Posted in Articles