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  • Harvard Study Shows Air Pollution Cuts Life Expectancy
    People living in cities where air pollution decreased in recent decades saw their life expectancy increase an average of five months as a result of cleaner air, a new study from the Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham Young University strongly suggests. ...More
    January 22, 2009 Posted in News
  • More Consumers Seeking Green Products
    More consumers are seeking green products, especially those that focus on energy and water efficiency, and there is every indication that trend will only get stronger, according to home building industry product suppliers who spoke at a press conference Jan. 22 during the ...More
    January 22, 2009 Posted in Articles
  • Arizona Self Storage Association Holds 11th Annual Conference, May 12-13
    The Arizona Self Storage Association (AZSSA) will hold its 11th annual conference and tradeshow at the Marriott Buttes Hotel in Tempe, Ariz., May 12-13. ...More
    January 22, 2009 Posted in News
  • Sommer and Good Named MiniCo VPs
    Hardy Good, chairman and CEO of MiniCo Inc., has announced the promotions of Dan Sommer and David Good. Sommer has been named vice president, publishing, marketing and communications, as well as chief marketing officer. Good has been promoted to vice president, information ...More
    January 22, 2009 Posted in News
  • Life Storage Center Drops Lawsuit Against Libertyville
    The city of Libertyville, Ill., settled a lawsuit brought by Life Storage Center that will allow plans to move forward on an upscale self-storage facility the company originally proposed in 2007. ...More
    January 22, 2009 Posted in News
  • Self-Storage Tenant Background and Credit Checks
    Most self-storage owner and operators shudder at the thought of conducting tenant background and credit checks. Perhaps it’s the fear of losing business. But checking out your tenant before he rents could save you money down the road. ...More
    January 22, 2009 Terri and Ed Heil Posted in Articles, Legal Issues
  • Certain Food Pairings Leads to Better Health
    In "Natural Selections" in Men's Health's Best Life magazine, February 2009 issue, epidemiologist David Jacobs calls these combinations food synergy. He says evolution has tested food pairings and that's why they're healthier for us. ...More
    January 22, 2009 Posted in News
  • Sea Watch Realty Brokers $1.1M Self-Storage Sale
    Sea Watch Realty in New Bedford, Mass., brokered the sale of Pleasant Street Self Storage in West Bridgewater to North Shore Capital Partners LLC. The 302-unit facility, located adjacent to Route 24, sold for $1.1 million. The storage facility was sold by Augusta Realty Co. ...More
    January 21, 2009 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • Spotlight on Top Operators
    The hotel and restaurant industries have Mobil Travel Guides and AAA to paste them with stars. Siskal and Ebert made movie critiques nearly as famous as movie-going itself with a thumbs up or thumbs down. Forbes has its list of the world's richest people, and each year ...More
    January 21, 2009 Drew Whitney Posted in Blogs
  • Obama's First Day as President
    After a day of celebrations, including an evening gala, President Barack Obama is ready for work. Obama began the first full day of his presidency with a prayer service at the National Cathedral in northwest Washington. He is expected to meet with his economic team and top ...More
    January 21, 2009 Posted in News