• Valad Property Group Opens Queensland Office
    Valad Property Group, an investor in multiple property types including self-storage, opened a new Brisbane, Australia, office to manage and expand its growing Queensland portfolio. ...More
    November 15, 2006 Posted in News
  • Webinar on Self-Storage Rules and Regs to Take Place Nov. 14
    On Tuesday, Nov. 14, 11:30 a.m. ET, Inside Self-Storage and industry expert Jeffrey Greenberger will present the next free webinar in their Legal Learning Series: "Facility Rules and Regulations." ...More
    November 13, 2006 Posted in News
  • Are you laying down the law?
    You may tell tenants what they can and cannot store at your site, but can you actually ENFORCE it? What about all those other operational provisions included in your rental agreement? Let's take it a step further: What are you doing to implement the lesser policies that ...More
    November 10, 2006 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog
  • U-Haul Offers Free Storage to Flood Victims
    U-Haul companies across the Pacific Northwest are offering 30 days of free storage to families that have been affected by recent flooding. ...More
    November 10, 2006 Posted in News
  • Texas Self Storage Association Elects New Officers
    At its recent convention and tradeshow in Galveston, Texas, the Texas Self Storage Association elected a new president, and appointed new officers and directors. ...More
    November 8, 2006 Posted in News
  • Let There Be Cake
    Yes, you can have your cake and eat it too! Here’s how to cash out but keep the revenue flowing and equity growing in your self-storage business. If you stuff thousands of dollars under your mattress, it can’t earn you a penny. It’s similar to trapped equity. Many ...More
    November 7, 2006 Bill Walton Posted in Articles, Finance
  • Time for a Checkup!
    My calendar reminded me it was time to schedule my regular dental checkup. While the prospect of another lecture about flossing wasn’t appealing, I called for an appointment because I wish to avoid serious problems in the future. We know it’s important to maintain our ...More
    November 7, 2006 Amy Hitchingham Posted in Articles
  • Car Wash Financing
    Children’s literature star Chicken Little, renowned for predicting the sky is falling, also moonlights as economist, pragmatist, accountant and loan officer. The diminutive alarmist isn’t referring to the literal sky but is forewarning us about the importance of fiscal ...More
    November 7, 2006 Fred Grauer Posted in Articles, Finance
  • Real Estate
    If you have a sale, grand opening, groundbreaking or other real estate transaction you would like listed here, e-mail storagenews@vpico.com. Locke Acquisition Group LLC represented Sovran Self Storage Inc.in the purchase of 26 storage properties during the second quarter of ...More
    November 7, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • News
    To submit a news release, e-mail storagenews@vpico.com. DSI Expands New Divisions San Clemente, Calif.-based Development Services Inc. (DSI) expanded two new divisions, enabling the company to provide services nationwide. Jay Graham will serve as vice president of the new ...More
    November 7, 2006 Posted in Articles, Real Estate, Technology