• Another Testament to the Power of Security
    Last week, after a Florida facility holdup was caught on tape, I wrote a post about using video cameras at self-storage facilities to deter crime. Here's a quick addendum, in case you need any more convincing. And this one addresses the issue of padlocks too. Two men were ...More
    March 12, 2007 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog
  • Morningstar Aligns With HSRE for Carolina Acquisitions, Development
    Morningstar Properties has formed a strategic joint venture with Harrison Street Real Estate Capital to focus on the acquisition, development and redevelopment of self-storage facilities primarily in the Carolinas. ...More
    March 12, 2007 Posted in News, Development, Real Estate
  • Tax Troubles?
    This time of year, taxes are on everyone's mind. Returns can be a grueling task, even for the most organized business operators. But what about the tax issues you face day-to-day? By now most of you understand the precarious situation facing New Jersey operators since the ...More
    March 7, 2007 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog
  • Trachte Partners With ISS to Provide Free Self-Storage Webinars
    Trachte Building Systems, a manufacturer and supplier of pre-engineered steel building systems, has partnered with Inside Self-Storage(ISS) to provide a free, four-part webinar series open to all industry professionals. ...More
    March 7, 2007 Posted in News
  • Safeguarding Your Self-Storage Investment: Lease Agreements & Insurance Coverages
    You've invested substantial time, money and energy into your self-storage project. Now, how are you going to ensure it stays protected from liability? ...More
    March 6, 2007 Posted in Reports
  • Key Cameras
    With its ascension in the public eye, self-storage has made new friends ... and new enemies. Negative press aside, the world at large now understands a few things about how this business is run: In most cases, you have a quiet facility with minimal manpower. Last week in ...More
    March 5, 2007 Posted in Blog
  • Digitech Presents ‘Security Reseller of the Year’ Award
    Digitech International Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of self-storage access-control and security systems, named Nu-Enterprises and owner Scott Underbrink its Reseller of the Year. ...More
    March 5, 2007 Posted in News
  • Ancillary Services Take Blows
    The Zoning Board of Appeals for Springfield, Mass., this week denied the request of a new self-storage owner to offer U-Haul truck rentals as an adjunct to his business. After being being denied a permit for the use by his building inspector, Robert Kushner appealed to the ...More
    March 2, 2007 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog
  • Extra Space CEO to Present at Citibank Global Property Conference
    Kenneth Woolley, chairman and CEO of Extra Space Storage Inc., will conduct a roundtable presentation at the Citibank 2007 Global Property CEO Conference in Naples, Fla., on March 7, 2007. ...More
    March 1, 2007 Posted in News
  • Real-Time IP Surveillance
    Imagine stopping a potential theft instead of discovering it on recorded video footage ... or protecting your facility without needing an army to stand guard. It’s possible with the emerging security solution of real-time Internet Protocol (IP) surveillance.Real-time ...More
    March 1, 2007 Luz A. Berg Posted in Articles