• Mele Storage Group Warns of Setback in CMBS Market
    Marcus & Millichap's Mele Storage Group is warning investors that the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) market is experiencing a minor setback. ...More
    June 19, 2007 Posted in News, Finance
  • Wow, Did You See That!?
    [A guest blog spot by ISS Associate Editor Elaine Foxwell.] Currently, I'm writing an article on a new facility that looks like an elegant hotel complete with a graceful adobe archway over the drive, a bell tower and fountains. This is not the first time I have seen ...More
    June 18, 2007 Elaine Foxwell Posted in Blog
  • Tech-Fast Opens SoCal Office
    Tech-Fast Metal Systems Inc., which specializes in construction design, materials supply and labor services for the self-storage industry, has opened a new satellite office in Southern California. ...More
    June 15, 2007 Posted in News
  • On Ogling, Googling and Chickens
    [A guest blog spot by ISS Managing Editor Drew Whitney.] There was a time when competitors looking to see what “the other guy” was doing would check the ad in the phone book and then give the site a call and pretend, best they could, that they were prospective tenants ...More
    June 14, 2007 Drew Whitney Posted in Blog
  • 7 Quick Steps to Records-Management Success
    Offsite records storage housed in self-storage used to be a solution for small businesses running out of room for cardboard boxes jammed with files. Self-storage managers were happy to rent them a unit and leave them to their own devices. Things have changed. Today, records ...More
    June 13, 2007 Ian Thomas Posted in Articles
  • Upgrading to Super Software
    At the end of January, Microsoft announced the release of its next-generation PC operating system, Windows Vista. This is the first desktop operating system the company has released since Windows XP, and it contains many innovations. One of the most visible improvements is ...More
    June 13, 2007 Chris Lautenbach Posted in Articles, Technology
  • Grandbridge Capital Ready for Business
    A new company, Grandbridge Capital LLC, has been formed to focus on middle-market recourse and non-recourse bridge and construction loans, mezzanine financing and joint-venture equity investments. ...More
    June 13, 2007 Posted in News, Finance
  • Mako Steel Sponsors Minor League Baseball Team
    Mako Steel Inc. has sponsored minor-league baseball team The Mako Steel Sharks of North San Diego County for the spring and summer seasons. ...More
    June 12, 2007 Posted in News
  • A Stanford Research Project
    [A guest blog spot by Megan Eckert, executive vice president of USstoragesearch.com. ] Hi Storage Speak readers, its Megan Eckert from USstoragesearch.com. I’m excited to be the first-ever sponsor of this blog. I’m sure I’ve met a lot of you at one of the many great ISS ...More
    June 12, 2007 Megan Eckert Posted in Blog
  • Florida Self Storage Association Collects Charity Funds
    On May 31, the Florida Self Storage Association (FSSA) raised more than $300 for the fund recently created by its Charitable Committee. ...More
    June 6, 2007 Posted in News