• Adventures in Storage
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    June 1, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • World View
    Canada’s First Storage REIT Expands InStorage Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) agreed to purchase a portfolio of 11 self-storage properties in Alberta, Ontario and Saskatchewan for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $110 million. The facilities operate under ...More
    June 1, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • From the Editor
    I have a security system installed in my home and a safe for important documents. I also keep a baseball bat and several blades stashed throughout the house. My truck is fitted with an alarm system and LoJack. My PC and laptop are password-protected, as is my cell phone. ...More
    June 1, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • Electronic Door Locks
    Self-storage experiences growing demands from customers for increased convenience, security and accessibility. The industry is also under mounting financial pressure due to increasing fixed and variable costs. To compete, many owner/ operators are entering the era of ...More
    June 1, 2007 Tim Seyfarth Posted in Articles, Technology
  • Special Operations
    Most self-storage operators don’t regularly audit their operations. Unfortunately, if you’re not reviewing key areas, you’re most likely failing to make necessary improvements as well. Without an audit, it’s difficult to identify and improve functions that lead to increased ...More
    June 1, 2007 Brad North Posted in Articles
  • 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. Salkovitch Joins Supply Source One Gregg Salkovitch, a ...More
    June 1, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • News
    Please submit your news releases to storagenews@vpico.com . Facility Launches Online RV/Boat Survey Lake Havasu RV & Boat Storage of Lake Havasu, Ariz., launched a survey designed to gather data on facilities that offer boat and RV storage. This information will help ...More
    June 1, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • On the Record
    As I write this article, I’ve just returned from the Inside Self-Storage Expo in Las Vegas, where I participated in two seminars, “Why Records Management Is Hot” and “Mining Gold in a Gold Mine,” both focusing on records management. These sessions were well-received and ...More
    June 1, 2007 Ian Thomas Posted in Articles
  • Products & Services
    If you have a product or service you would like featured in this section, e-mail detailed information and a high-resolution digital photo, if available, to storagenews@vpico.com. Extreme CCTV24V UFLED Infrared Illuminator Extreme CCTV’s 24V UFLED Infrared Illuminator is an ...More
    June 1, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • Facility Spotlight: Constables on Patrol
    Security today is a sophisticated technology designed to make the self-storage customer feel his goods are safe. Ronald Rhodes, owner of Brown Road Self Storage and Moving Supplies in Hephzibah, Ga., went one step further—by building a police substation into his site. ...More
    June 1, 2007 Elaine Foxwell Posted in Articles